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French tycoon Vincent Bolloré indicted over suspected Africa corruption
A French judge has indicted businessman Vincent Bollore in a corruption investigation related to his group’s businesses in two countries in Africa, the company said on Wednesday.



Danish inventor Peter Madsen convicted of journalist's murder, handed life term
A Copenhagen court on Wednesday found Danish inventor Peter Madsen guilty of the premeditated murder and sexual assault of Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his homemade submarine last year, handing him a life sentence.



Politician-fuelled 'hatred of journalism threatens democracies', says Reporters Without Borders
Press freedom around the world is under threat from a triple whammy of US President Donald Trump, Russia and China's bid to crush all dissent, a watchdog said Wednesday.



Prince William's wife Kate gives birth to baby boy
Kate, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a boy on Monday at a hospital in London, the third child for the British royal couple.



Germany's Social Democrats elect Andrea Nahles first female leader
Germany's centre-left Social Democrats on Sunday elected Andrea Nahles, a combative and outspoken former labour minister, as the first woman leader of the 155-year-old party.



Macron seeks Merkel's support for EU reform in Berlin talks
French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Berlin Thursday for talks with Angela Merkel aimed at winning support from the German chancellor for his ambitious reform plans for the European Union.



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