WORLD NEWS

December 25, 2017

Putin critic barred from Russian election

Vladimir Putin’s biggest political opponent Alexei Navalny has been formally blocked from running against the Russian President in next year’s presidential election. Source: world
December 25, 2017

Two dead after Xmas Day river flooding named

Two men who died when their SUV was swept away in a river on Christmas Day after a night out with friends have been named. Source: […]
December 26, 2017

Footballer George Weah seeks Liberian presidency

Liberians are voting to choose a successor to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is stepping down after serving 12 years as Africa’s first elected woman leader. Source: […]
December 26, 2017

Countdown to $10m art theft reward deadline

The deadline for a hot tip worth $10m (£7.4m) to solve one of the world’s biggest art thefts is just days away. Source: world