Getty Images US actress Lisa Banes has died aged 65 after being involved in a scooter collision in New York, police confirmed on Tuesday. Banes was perhaps best known for playing Marybeth Elliott, the mother of Amy – the titular Gone Girl in David Fincher’s 2019 psychological thriller. She also appeared in films like Cocktail
HO via EPA The pilot of a flight that was diverted to Belarus, allowing the arrest of an opposition journalist, had been warned that a bomb would detonate if it continued to Lithuania, according to Ryanair’s boss. Michael O’Leary said the pilot tried to seek advice from the airline, but was given false excuses by
AFP A refugee in the Netherlands has gone on trial for war crimes over a killing carried out during the Syrian conflict. Ahmad Al K, 49, and his family arrived in the Netherlands in 2019. He was arrested in 2019 after he was identified in a video showing the murder of an unarmed Syrian soldier.
Reuters Airlines have reported about 3,000 cases of unruly passengers to US aviation authorities this year as bad behaviour on flights takes off during the coronavirus pandemic. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said 2,300 of those reports were about people who refused to wear masks. Videos of rows over mask requirements on flights have been
AFP A French court has ordered Ikea to pay a fine of €1m (£860,000; $1.2m) after the Swedish furniture chain was found guilty of spying on staff in France. The former CEO of Ikea France, Jean-Louis Baillot, was given a two-year suspended jail term and €50,000 fine. The French subsidiary was found to have used
Dates: 11 June-11 July. Venues: Amsterdam, Baku, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Glasgow, London, Munich, Rome, Seville, St-Petersburg. Coverage: Live on BBC TV, BBC Radio 5 Live, iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and app. Click here for more details Christian Eriksen says he is “fine under the circumstances” and posted a picture from his hospital bed
Getty Images China has accused Nato of slandering its peaceful development after alliance leaders warned about “systemic challenges” coming from Beijing. China’s actions, including expanding its nuclear arsenal, threatened “rules-based international order”, Nato said. It was the first time Nato had placed China at the centre of its agenda. In its response, China said its
You may be mourning your daily commute because it was time to be alone with your thoughts and decompress, you might miss social outings and the joy they brought, or you may miss being able to volunteer and feel a sense of purpose. All of that can create disenfranchised grief. “Grief is a reaction to
AFP India’s Supreme court has closed criminal cases against two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in February 2019. Last year, an international arbitration court said that Salvatore Girone and Massimiliano Latorre are entitled to immunity from prosecution. But the panel also said India was entitled to claim compensation. The Indian government decided
EPA A Republican lawmaker has apologised for likening coronavirus mask rules to the treatment of Jews in Nazi Germany. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia disavowed her comments after a visit to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC. The conservative firebrand said it was important for her to acknowledge she had made “offensive remarks”.