Nigerian vote in governor elections

Image copyright AFP Image caption The governor race in the largest city of Lagos is among those highly contested Nigerians are heading to the polls to elect state and local representatives, two weeks after the presidential poll. The exercise will take place in 29 of the country’s 36 states. In oil-rich Nigeria, some state governors […]


Leeds man charged in ‘extreme right-wing’ terror probe

A man has been charged with terror offences linked to “extreme right-wing activity”, police have said. Pawel Golaszewski, 33, from Leeds, is accused of possessing materials containing information likely to be useful in committing or preparing an act of terrorism. He faces a total of six charges, Counter Terrorism Policing North East said. Mr Golaszewski […]


UK pledges £400m to Syrian crisis

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Many in Syria are living in makeshift camps The UK government is to pledge an additional £100m for Syria crisis response this year, on top of the £300m already allocated for 2019. The £400m will support ongoing aid “to those most in need” both in Syria and in the neighbouring […]