Trump Putin: US president defends meeting and press conference

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The president said “Trump Derangement Syndrome” was to blame for the criticism US President Donald Trump has lashed out at “haters” who condemned his meeting with Russia’s president. On Twitter, Mr Trump said his critics were suffering from “Trump Derangement Syndrome”. The broadside came a day after he said he …

A win for Sir Cliff, but is media freedom the ultimate loser?

This is the first time a court has had to decide whether a person under investigation by the police has a reasonable expectation of privacy. As a matter of general principle, Mr Justice Mann ruled, a suspect does now have that human right. It is understandable, the judge added, that suspects would not wish people …

Sir Cliff Richard wins £210,000 damages from BBC

The 77-year-old singer sued the broadcaster following its coverage of a South Yorkshire Police raid on his home in Sunningdale, Berkshire, in August 2014. Officers were investigating an allegation of historic child sex abuse against him, which Sir Cliff has always denied. The star was never arrested or charged with any offence. Image: Sir Cliff’s …

Sir Cliff Richard: Reaction to the High Court ruling

Image copyright PA The High Court ruling on Sir Cliff Richard’s privacy case against the BBC has prompted reaction from media, police and friends of the singer. Here’s what’s being discussed. What has the BBC said? While the BBC has apologised to Sir Cliff Richard for the distress caused by coverage of the raid on …

Cliff Richard: Singer wins BBC privacy case at High Court

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSir Cliff: ‘It’s going to take quite a little while to get over the whole emotional factor’ Sir Cliff Richard has won his privacy case against the BBC over its coverage of a police raid on his home. High Court judge Mr Justice Mann awarded an initial …

Dennis Rodman plans to invite Kanye West to North Korea to write a new song

Retired NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman has said he would like to introduce rapper Kanye West to Kim Jong Un so he can write a song about North Korea. Rodman, 57, is a long-time friend of the North Korean leader, and one of the few Westerners to have met the North Korean dictator and regularly …

Elon Musk apologies to Thai cave diver for Twitter attack

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Elon Musk said he had “spoken in anger” Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has apologised to a British cave diver he called a “pedo guy” in a row over the cave rescue in Thailand. He said he had “spoken in anger” after Vern Unsworth ridiculed a mini-submarine he had commissioned for …

Sir Cliff Richard to hear judgement in case against the BBC

Sir Cliff Richard is to hear whether he has been successful in his years-long court battle against the BBC. The singer is suing the broadcaster over television coverage of a police raid made on his home in August 2014. The police were investigating historical allegations of sexual abuse, for which Sir Cliff was never arrested …