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Merkel bids emotional farewell to CDU party

GBnews 24 desk// German Chancellor Angela Merkel has given an emotional farewell speech to her ruling Christian Democrats (CDU), as she steps down as party leader. "Our liberal values must be defended, internally and externally," she…

Trump chief of staff Kelly to leave WH job

GBnews 24 desk// President Donald Trump has announced that his chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job by the end of the year. There have been persistent reports for several days that Mr Kelly was under pressure to go, reports…

Hundreds arrested in Paris as protests unfold

GBnews 24 desk// Police in Paris have fired rubber bullets and tear gas as a fourth weekend of anti-government protests across France turned violent. Almost 1,000 people have been taken into custody nationwide. Parisian hospital…

Saudi crown prince crazy: US senator

GBnews 24 desk// US senators say they are more certain than ever after a private CIA briefing that the Saudi crown prince had a role in the murder of a journalist. In a blistering attack, Senator Lindsey Graham said he had "high…

No jail time sought for Trump ex-adviser Michael Flynn

GBnews 24 desk// The office investigating alleged Russian collusion in the 2016 US election has said it is not pursuing a jail sentence for ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office said Mr…

New Mafia boss arrested in Sicily

GBnews 24 desk// Italian police on Tuesday arrested new Mafia boss Settimino Mineo and dozens of other suspects in a major swoop against a resurgent Cosa Nostra. Police arrested jeweller Mineo, 80, and at least 45 others in Sicily…