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Notting Hill carnival: a love letter to London's biggest parade

Notting Hill carnival is the biggest street party in Europe and happens every summer in west London. Press coverage often focuses on negative aspects of the gathering and can miss the celebration of the local community and culture that makes carnival so unique to London. The Guardian asks Radio 1’s …

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Macron tells Putin truce in Syria's Idlib must be respected

French President Emmanuel Macron has told Vladimir Putin that it is “vital” a ceasefire goes into force in northwest Syria, where Moscow-backed government forces are leading a military offensive against rebels. Macron, who on Monday hosted Putin at his summer residence on the southern French coast days before a G7 …

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Italian PM Conte faces removal as Salvini flexes political muscle

The fate of Italy’s government is to be decided on Tuesday with Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte expected to resign after far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini pulled the plug on the dysfunctional coalition. Conte could be on the cusp of handing in his resignation after the coalition between the far-right League …

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Trump's Elton John crowd size boast is actually true

CNN’s Don Lemon takes a look at President Trump’s history of crowd size claims after the president said he beat singer Elton John’s crowd size record at a campaign rally in New Hampshire. CNN has confirmed the crowd at his rally did break the attendance record. #CNN #News

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