Corporate Dispatch End of Day News Roundup

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Boris Johnson summoned to court over misconduct claims

Boris Johnson has won a challenge against a court summons over claims he misled the public during the Brexit campaign. READ MORE HERE

Ethiopian leader arrives in Sudan

Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed arrived in Khartoum on Friday to meet the chief of Sudan’s ruling military council in a bid to mediate. READ MORE HERE

 

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A couple in the UK were subjected to a homophobic attack and left covered in blood after refusing to kiss on a bus. READ MORE HERE

 

 

US Navy aircraft carrier strike group in Hong Kong

The U.S. Navy said  a Russian destroyer almost collided with one of its guided missile cruisers in the East China Sea in an incident it denounced as “unsafe and unprofessional”. READ MORE HERE

32nd African Union Summit

The African Union (AU) has suspended Sudan’s membership after this week the country’s military launched a brutal crackdown on protesters. READ MORE HERE

British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports

Passengers will be able to carry liquids and laptops through security at Heathrow inside their hand luggage after new security scanners are installed. READ MORE HERE

Suspected explosion damages buildings in Swedish town of Linkoping

Swedish police are investigating the source of a powerful explosion that damaged buildings in the centre of Linkoping, a town in southern Sweden. READ MORE HERE

Ship sinks in River Danube in Budapest

The captain of a cruise ship involved in a fatal crash in Budapest last week was behind a similar collision in the Netherlands in April. READ MORE HERE

'Miguel' storm in northern Spain

Storm Miguel started moving in on western France Friday morning with winds expected to reach 130km/h. READ MORE HERE

A view of the Statfjord A platform

Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor announced that it has evacuated oil workers from its Statfjord A platform in the North Sea after it was hit by a transport vessel. READ MORE HERE

Facebook's 2nd quarter 2018 revenue, user growth disappoints

Reuters reports that Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones. READ MORE HERE

British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street for Prime Ministers Questions

British Prime Minister Theresa May will today step down as leader of her Conservative Party, formally triggering the race for a successor. READ MORE HERE

Brexit Party host press conference in Central London

The Labour party has denied the Brexit party its first parliamentary seat after an election in Peterborough in eastern England. READ MORE HERE

E-scooter rental start in the Ruhr area

Authorities in the French capital Paris are cracking down on electric scooters. READ MORE HERE

Cocaine seizures on Portugal coast

Europe is seeing signs of an increase in cocaine availability, with seizures of the drug at record levels. READ MORE HERE

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The Portuguese Immigration and Borders Service (Serviço de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras), supported by Europol, arrested eight suspected members of an international organised criminal group trafficking human beings for sexual exploitation. READ MORE HERE

British Prime Minister May meets German Chancellor Merkel in Berlin

The Times reported that most European Union governments are ready to back another Brexit delay regardless of who becomes the next British prime minister. READ MORE HERE

Carles Puigdemont to present his candidature and Junts per Catalunya list for the European elections.

The former Catalan president, Charles Puigdemont, has been denied his temporary accreditation as an elected member of the European Parliament. READ MORE HERE

Security in Libyan capital Tripoli

Reuters reports that ISIS claimed responsibility for two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit belonging to the eastern forces of the Libyan National Army. READ MORE HERE

Pope Francis visit to Romania

Pope Francis told participants at a Congress for the Pastoral Care of Vocations in Europe not to be afraid to take up the challenge of religious vocation. read more here

African migrants rescued by Libyan coastguard

50 persons were saved as they were trying to cross the Mediterranean to reach reach the European coast. READ MORE HERE

Ships sabotaged near UAE territorial waters

The United Arab Emirates has told the UN Security Council that a “state actor” was most likely behind attacks on four tankers off its coast. READ MORE HERE

Bus crash in Ghana

Two Canadian women working for a local aid agency in Ghana, the Youth Challenge International NGO, were kidnapped at a golf club. READ MORE HERE

 

 

 

 

 

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