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Audi boss arrested over diesel scandal

The chief executive of German carmaker Audi, Rupert Stadler, has been arrested in connection with an investigation into the diesel emissions scandal. A spokesman for Volkswagen, which owns Audi, confirmed he had been arrested on Monday.…

First ladies urge child migrant action

The former US First Lady Laura Bush has condemned a controversial policy that splits up families who illegally enter the country. Writing in the Washington Post, she describes the separation of children from their parents as cruel, immoral…

Spain welcomes disputed Aquarius migrants

The Spanish port of Valencia has seen the arrival of the first ship carrying migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea and turned away by Italy and Malta. The first of three vessels entered harbour soon after dawn. Some of the 629…

Trump imposes 25% tariff on Chinese goods

US President Donald Trump has imposed 25% tariffs on $50bn worth of Chinese goods, accusing Beijing of intellectual copyright theft. The US will impose further tariffs if China retaliates, the White House said. The tariffs affect more…

Egypt safer than US and UK – Gallup poll

Egypt has been ranked the safest country in Africa and higher than both the UK and US, according to a new global poll. The annual Gallup Global Law and Order asked if people felt safe walking at night and whether they had been victims of…