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Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca was unable to identify company owners

Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca was unable to identify company owners

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The 2016 Panama Papers revealed the tax havens of the world’s elite A new leak of documents from the offshore service provider at the centre of the Panama Papers scandal reveals the company could not identify the owners of up to three quarters of companies it administered. Two months […]

Former WWE wrestler star Vader dies at 63

Former WWE wrestler star Vader dies at 63

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Leon White pictured with his son Jesse in 2004; Jesse also became wrestler under the name Jake Carter Former US professional wrestling superstar Leon White – better known as Vader by his fans – has died aged 63. His son tweeted: “Around a month ago my father was diagnosed […]

Instagram longer videos: How new IGTV feature will work

Instagram longer videos: How new IGTV feature will work

Image copyright Instagram Instagram has released a long-form video feature which allows users to post hour-long clips. IGTV lets users create content exceeding the current maximum 60-second clip limit for the first time. It’s not clear if the longer videos would include adverts or if users would be paid for their content as they are […]

New Jersey school sued over bullied girl's suicide

New Jersey school sued over bullied girl's suicide

Image copyright Dianne Grossman Image caption Mallory had faced months of cyber-bullying from her classmates The parents of a 12-year-old girl in the US state of New Jersey who took her own life are suing the school district, saying it failed to prevent bullying. Dianne and Seth Grossman say the school ignored repeated complaints that […]

Hungary passes 'Stop Soros' law banning help for migrants

Hungary passes 'Stop Soros' law banning help for migrants

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hungary erected fences after the big migrant influx in 2015 and few asylum seekers have been accepted The Hungarian parliament has passed new legislation that criminalises lawyers and activists who help asylum seekers. Anyone “facilitating illegal immigration” will face a year in jail. Viktor Orban’s government has dubbed the […]

Migrant children: Trump speaks of plan to halt separations

Migrant children: Trump speaks of plan to halt separations

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Children are seen inside a recently erected tent city in Texas US President Donald Trump has promised action to “keep families together” amid fury over separations of undocumented child migrants from adults. “I’ll be signing something in a little while that’s going to do that,” he told reporters at […]

Syria war: War crimes committed in Eastern Ghouta battle – UN

Syria war: War crimes committed in Eastern Ghouta battle – UN

Image copyright Reuters Image caption About 1,700 people were killed in the government offensive on the Eastern Ghouta this year Syrian pro-government forces committed a crime against humanity and war crimes during their siege of the Eastern Ghouta region, UN investigators say. A new report says troops caused serious mental and physical suffering to the […]

Migrant children: Global outcry rises over US border separations

Migrant children: Global outcry rises over US border separations

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: US child detention “disturbing” and “wrong” International condemnation is growing against the US policy of separating migrant families at its border. UK Prime Minister Theresa May said holding children “in what appear to be cages [is] deeply disturbing” and “wrong”. Pope Francis said he supported […]

Bithumb: Hackers 'rob crypto-exchange of $32m'

Bithumb: Hackers 'rob crypto-exchange of $32m'

Image copyright EPA Image caption Local reports describe Bithumb as South Korea’s biggest crypto-currency exchange A leading crypto-coin exchange has halted trade after declaring that hackers had stolen some of the digital currencies it stored. Seoul-based Bithumb said that 35bn won (£24m; $31.6m) worth of cyber-cash had been “seized” overnight, adding that it would fully […]

XXXTentacion: Controversy rages after rapper's shooting death

XXXTentacion: Controversy rages after rapper's shooting death

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Before his death the 20-year-old found fame online, racking up hundreds of millions of streams The killing of US rapper XXXTentacion has set social media ablaze: vicious arguments have broken out about how to memorialise such a problematic figure, as fans pore over conspiracy theories about the perpetrator and even […]

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