California wildfires: Trump to visit state's deadliest wildfire
BBC News, 17 November at 18:02
US President Donald Trump is heading to California to survey the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in the state's history. The Camp Fire in northern California has killed at least 71 people. More than 1,000 people are reported to be missing
Woman killed during French fuel tax protests
Financial Times, 17 November at 17:37
A protester has been killed in France and nearly 50 people wounded after more than 2,000 separate demonstrations took place across the country, sparked by motorists angry at the government's decision to increase fuel taxes. On Saturday some 125,000 ...
BBC newsreader Richard Baker dies aged 93
The Guardian, 17 November at 17:32
Richard Baker, who introduced the first BBC television news bulletin in 1954 and became a leading news presenter, has died at the age of 93. Known for his rich, deep tones and calm, avuncular manner, Baker was closely associated for many years with the ...
France's climate change commitments trigger rising diesel prices and street protests
Washington Post, 17 November at 17:24
PARIS — The French president is under fire again, this time over rising fuel prices. On Saturday, more than 100,000 protesters clad in yellow vests not only took to the streets, but attempted, literally, to take the streets, according to the French
The CIA's big finding on Jamal Khashoggi's death pits a disbelieving Trump against his intelligence community -- again
Washington Post, 17 November at 17:03
This post has been updated. It has been abundantly clear from Day One that President Trump does not want to blame Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for Jamal Khashoggi's death. Trump has even said as much. “I hope that the king and the ...
French protests against fuel tax hikes see one protester killed, scores injured
ABC News, 17 November at 16:45
A motorist accidentally hit and killed a protester taking part in a campaign of road blockades across France on Saturday, while 47 others were injured as thousands gathered on motorways in a backlash against higher fuel taxes.
Former BBC newsreader Richard Baker dies aged 93
BBC News, 17 November at 15:51
Former BBC newsreader Richard Baker has died aged 93. The son of a plasterer, London-born Baker introduced the BBC's first TV news bulletin broadcast in July 1954. He went on to front the Last Night of the Proms and present on Radio 2 and 4.
Obituary: Richard Baker
BBC News, 17 November at 15:45
The voice of Richard Baker introduced the first news bulletin broadcast on BBC television. But it was a year before he was actually seen on screen, going on to become one of the most familiar faces on TV. A keen music lover, he branched out to present
Chaos in France: One killed as mass protests break out across France over fuel prices
Express.co.uk, 17 November at 15:44
The demonstrators, part of a grassroots movement dubbed the "yellow vests", caused logjams on highways and blocked roundabouts as they railed against the fuel tax hikes introduced by Mr Macron, whose approval rating has plummeted according to recent ...
Extinction Rebellion protests block London bridges
BBC News, 17 November at 15:38
Protesters have blocked off five major bridges in central London as part of a so-called "rebellion day". Hundreds of people have gathered in central London to demand the government takes greater action on climate change. Demonstrators have occupied ...
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