Snowboarder Mark McMorris wins a bronze medal at the Olympics less than a year after he nearly died in an accident.
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSenator Schumer: ‘Trump the deal maker sat on the sidelines’ The US government partial shutdown is set to end after Senate Republicans and Democrats voted to approve a temporary funding bill. Senator Chuck Schumer said Democrats would support the bill if Republicans addressed a programme that shields […]
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro (L) greeting the head of the Russian state-owned oil giant Rosneft, Igor Sechin Venezuela has awarded licences to Russian energy giant Rosneft to develop two offshore gas fields. The deal allows its subsidiary, Grupo Rosneft, to export gas produced at the Patao and Mejillones fields in […]
Image copyright Getty Images An Israeli advocacy group has launched a lawsuit against two New Zealanders for allegedly convincing pop singer Lorde to cancel a concert in Israel. It is thought to be the first case filed under a 2011 Israeli law allowing civil lawsuits against anyone calling for a boycott of the country. Critics […]