May’s government survives no confidence vote

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May survives a challenge from Jeremy Corbyn to bring down her government by 325 to 306 votes. UK Prime Minister Theresa May has seen off a bid to remove her government from power, winning a no confidence vote by 325 to 306. Rebel Tory MPs and […]

Iran says US illegally detained reporter Marzieh Hashemi

Image copyright Sarah Hasheminiasari/Facebook Image caption Ms Hashemi was reportedly visiting family in the US Iran has called on the US to release one of its journalists who, it says, was illegally arrested by the FBI while making a family visit. American-born reporter Marzieh Hashemi was reportedly taken into custody upon landing in St Louis […]

Goldman boss apologises for 1MDB scandal

Image copyright Getty Images Goldman Sachs new boss has apologised to Malaysia for the role an ex-partner played in the corruption scandal at one of the country’s wealth funds. However, chief executive David Solomon also distanced the bank from the scheme, which saw billions embezzled from the state development fund, 1MDB. He said Goldman, which […]