Brexit PM May evokes ‘implementation period’

In her first prime minister’s questions since the election Theresa May says Britain could need an implementation period to smooth its exit from the EU. But, she insisted this would not be an unlimited transition and Brexit would go ahead. British Prime Minister Theresa May: “For very practical reasons, when we know what the future …

Paddington author Michael Bond dies

Michael Bond, the author of the Paddington series of books, has died at the age of 91, following a short illness. He turned his hand to writing in the 1950s after a spur-of-the-moment teddy bear purchase for his wife one Christmas Eve. They named it Paddington, as the couple lived near the London station of …

Portugal remembers forest fire victims

Portugal has paid tribute to the victims of the country’s worst ever forest fires with a fund raising concert in Lisbon entitled “Together for Everyone.” Stars from Portugal’s rich array of musical talent performed in a night of high emotion. a benefit concert is happening right now for the victims of the fire in portugal …

Hanging out at Hellfest

Every year thousands of fans of all heavy metal sub-genres gather for three days of “heavy sound therapy” near a quiet French village. What are the top stories today? Click to watch: euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! euronews is available in 13 languages: In English: Website: Facebook: Twitter: Google+: VKontakte:

Global cyber attack hits Australian chocolate factory

A Cadbury chocolate factory has become the first Australian business to be hit by a global cyber attack. The latest ransomware extortion campaign has crippled computers running Microsoft Windows by encrypting hard drives and overwriting files, then demanding $300 in bitcoin to restore access “The most probable cause is that the operating system, the software …

Republicans delay healthcare vote

US President Donald Trump summoned all 52 Republican Senators to the White House after eight rebels vowed to oppose his healthcare overhaul. A vote on the bill has now been delayed until after the July 4 holiday, when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will have two weeks before the summer break to try to get …