• Al Jazeera

    British PM faces cabinet showdown as divided Labour Party gathers

    London, England - Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May faces a cabinet showdown on Monday with fears among some ministers that the ties binding Northern Ireland and Scotland to the United Kingdom are now at risk. The meeting comes after May's humiliating trip to Salzburg, Austria, where EU leaders rejected the prime minister's proposals for a future relationship with the bloc. Members of May's cabinet are expected to demand that she comes up with a "Plan B". She had crafted her ill-fated "Chequers" blueprint to resolve deep divisions within her party over the UK's relationship with Europe that have been exacerbated by the issue of the border between Northern Ireland, which is controlled by

  • CNN

    Duchess of Sussex reveals her 'something blue'

    London (CNN)The Duchess of Sussex has revealed she hid a romantic memento to the first date she had with Prince Harry as the "something blue" within her wedding outfit. The new royal shared details from her big day with British broadcaster ITV as part of a new two-part show honoring Queen Elizabeth II. In a sneak peak of "Queen of the World," Meghan is seen reunited with her bridal outfit for the first time since she wed Prince Harry ahead of it being displayed in an exhibition in October. "Somewhere in here there is a piece of, did you see? There's a piece of blue fabric that's stitched inside? It's my something blue," Meghan revealed while gently inspecting the bridal ensemble. "It's fabric

  • CNN

    Saudi woman becomes first female news anchor

    A journalist in Saudi Arabia has made history by becoming the country's first female news anchor.

  • english.alarabiya.net

    Iran threatens UAE after tweet by Emirati writer on Ahwaz attack

    Iran on Sunday summoned the top diplomat of the United Arab Emirates over a tweet attributed to a UAE writer on the weekend’s attack on an Iranian military parade in Ahwaz province. The Emirati charge d’affaires was summoned to the foreign ministry over what Iran is considering as “blatant support” for Saturday’s attack in the city of Ahwaz that killed 29 people, said the ministry’s spokesman Bahram Ghasemi.

  • CNN

    The untold story of Dubai's first skyscraper

    1966Photo: Dubai Petroleum Oil discovered Oil is discovered offshore in Fateh. Extraction operations begin in 1969 and in the 1970s three giant submarine tanks are completed, each capable of holding half a million barrels and known as the "Three Pyramids of Dubai." 1972Photo: Nasser Younes/AFP/Getty Port Rashid opens Dubai consolidates its position as a key maritime hub for the Gulf, constructing a deepwater harbor with 11 berths, rising to 35 with further development. 1979Photo: Rabih Moghrabi/AFP/Getty Dubai World Trade Centre inaugurated The city welcomes the Dubai World Trade Centre. Designed by British architect John Harris, the 489-foot structure dominates the sparsely populated skyline

  • BBC News

    'He walked me home then raped me'

    Where do you turn for help if you're sexually assaulted at university? After she was raped by a fellow student, former University of Bristol undergraduate Hannah Price felt she didn't get the support she needed. Hannah eventually spoke up about what happened, but only after she graduated. She set up a campaign group, Revolt Against Sexual Assault, to use her story to encourage universities to strengthen their support for victims of sexual assaults. You can see more on this on BBC Inside Out West on BBC One on Monday at 7.30pm.

  • BBC News

    Look in mirror after attack, US tells Iran

    The US ambassador to the UN has urged Iran to "look in the mirror" for the causes of an attack on a military parade that killed 25 on Saturday. Nikki Haley said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had "oppressed his people for a long time". She was responding to Mr Rouhani's fierce criticism of the US, in which he blamed it for enabling the attack. Two separate groups have claimed they carried out the shooting, but neither has provided evidence. Four gunmen opened fire at Revolutionary Guard troops in the south-western city of Ahvaz on Saturday, killing 25 people including soldiers and civilians watching a commemorative parade. One of the victims was a four-year-old girl. Who is blaming who? An