US & World

Yemen war: Fighting resumes at key port of Hudaydah

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Battles have resumed in the port city of Hudaydah, a strategic location in the Yemeni conflict Fighting has broken out in the Yemeni city of Hudaydah despite both the Saudi-led military coalition and Houthi rebels agreeing to halt offensives. Coalition warplanes resumed bombing following clashes between rebels and pro-government […]


Airbnb removes Israeli West Bank listings

Image copyright Getty Images Airbnb says it will remove from its listings all homes in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. The US firm said it made the decision because settlements were at the “core of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians”. The move has been welcomed by Palestinians but Israel has called it […]

UK News

Portsmouth power cut leaves thousands in darkness

Image copyright @Keith63685164 Image caption Thousands of homes were plunged into darkness A major power outage plunged large areas of Portsmouth into a blackout earlier this evening. A fault at a network primary substation caused a power cut to 50,000 homes and businesses across Portsmouth, Waterlooville and Gosport. The area was without power for 30 […]