Venezuela to hold parliamentary elections in December

Polls to be held for expanded number of seats in new National Assembly as main opposition parties announce boycott. Venezuela will hold elections in December to renew the National Assembly, the only institution where the opposition has a majority, the

Trump rejects calls to drop Confederate base names

US President Donald Trump says he will “not even consider” renaming military bases named for Confederate generals. He tweeted that the bases were part of “a Great American heritage”. Mr Trump’s remarks follow reports that top military officials were open

Paris comes back to life with new normal

Fear isn’t something 88-year-old Mathilde gives into easily. Sitting on the terrace of her local bistro in Paris, hours after it reopened this week, she sipped a fizzy drink, as the morning sunshine drew perspiration from her glass. “I’ve been

Drop plan to reopen primaries to all, minister told

School governors want ministers to drop plans for all primary pupils in England to return before the summer holidays. The first wave of children is due back from Monday but the government wants all primary pupils in class for the

Man told to wear mask shoots Aurora Waffle House cook

A man is accused of shooting and wounding a Waffle House employee in suburban Denver the night after being asked to wear a face covering inside the restaurant, authorities said. Police in Aurora arrested Kelvin Watson, 27, on Monday on