Jury told Jeffrey Epstein’s girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell “preyed on young girls” - BBC News

Jury told Jeffrey Epstein’s girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell “preyed on young girls” – BBC News

Prosecutors have alleged that the socialite Ghislaine Maxwell and former girlfriend of convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein were “partners in crime” and that she groomed vulnerable young girls for him to sexually abuse. Ms Maxwell appeared in court in New York…

UK calls for joint patrols with France after 27 people drown in English Channel - BBC News

UK calls for joint patrols with France after 27 people drown in English Channel – BBC News

The UK government has called on France to allow British security staff to conduct joint patrols on French beaches. It follows the deaths of 27 people in the English Channel when their inflatable boat sunk as they tried to make…

31 people drown crossing English Channel as inflatable dingy capsizes - BBC News

31 people drown crossing English Channel as inflatable dingy capsizes – BBC News

31 people, including five women and a little girl, died on Wednesday after their rubber boat capsized while they attempted the sea crossing from France to Britain. It’s the worst disaster on record involving migrants in the English Channel. Two…

UK warns France it may retaliate over fishing threats - BBC News

UK warns France it may retaliate over fishing threats – BBC News

Boris Johnson is to meet the French President Emmanuel Macron this weekend to try to defuse growing tensions over post-Brexit fishing rights. Both leaders are in Rome attending a G20 summit, admit acrimony been the UK and France over access…

200,000 children assaulted by French Catholic clergy over past 70 years says report - BBC News

200,000 children assaulted by French Catholic clergy over past 70 years says report – BBC News

A report into sexual abuse within the French Catholic Church has estimated that more than 200,000 children were assaulted by clergy over the past 70 years. The independent commission said the church had been guilty of negligence, cruel indifference and…

French clergy sexually abused 216,000 minors: Report

French clergy sexually abused 216,000 minors: Report

A bombshell report reveals clergy in the French Catholic Church sexually abused 216,000 minors from 1950 to 2020. CBS News foreign correspondent Chris Livesay joins CBSN’s Tanya Rivero from Rome for more on the story. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7…

French navy accuses UK of “ingratitude” over migrant crossing patrols  - BBC News

French navy accuses UK of “ingratitude” over migrant crossing patrols – BBC News

More than 17,000 migrants have crossed the English Channel I’m small boats in 2021, that’s double the number for all of 2020. The UK government has threatened to withhold millions of pounds in funding from the French authorities unless they…

WorldView: North Korea tests another short-range missile

WorldView: North Korea tests another short-range missile

North Korea fired another short-range missile test. South Korea’s president considers banning dog meat. A protester throws an egg at French President Emmanuel Macron. A man is facing charges in the U.K. in connection to the killing of a teacher.…

Chinese outrage at new US-UK-Australian security pact - BBC News

Chinese outrage at new US-UK-Australian security pact – BBC News

China has strongly criticised a new defence and security pact between the United States, UK and Australia. The AUKUS agreement is intended to help deliver stablility in the Indo-Pacific region, which has come under increasing Chinese influence. The deal will…