ABUJA A Nigerian police chief has denied involvement in what a U.S. indictment describes as an elaborate scheme to defraud a Qatari businessperson of more than $1 million, masterminded by a celebrity fraudster known as "Hushpuppi".
LAGOS/LONDON Shehu Ismaila Gbadebo has worked as a barber for two decades. The money he made at his rented stall in a bustling suburb of Nigeria's megacity, Lagos, used to be plenty for him to pay bills and set aside some savings. Now, he relies on donated food and sometimes skips meals to feed his family. | Video
ABUJA, June 15 The World Bank urged Nigeria to
provide a clearer and more predictable foreign exchange
management system on Tuesday, suggesting that its response to
Abuja's request for a $1.5 billion loan would be linked to how
the issue was handled.
MADRID/LONDON As its vaccination drive reaches a third of adults and COVID-19 infections ease, Europe is starting to reopen cities and beaches, raising hopes that this summer's holiday season can be saved before it is too late.
LONDON (Reuters) -British travel company Jet2 said it was cancelling holidays until late June, blaming uncertainty in UK government plans for restarting international travel, which were condemned by airlines. | Video
LONDON, April 8 Britain will confirm in early
May whether it will allow international travel to resume from
May 17 and which countries will fall into the red, amber or
green categories in a new traffic light system based on COVID-19
LONDON More than 10,000 young people in Britain have recounted what they say are teenage experiences of sexual harassment and abuse by fellow teens in an outpouring described by a senior police officer as a "#MeToo movement" for schools. | Video
LONDON A year to the day after they were first ordered to stay at home to contain the spread of COVID-19, Britons on Tuesday remembered more than 126,000 people who lost their lives to the disease, a toll few people could have imagined in March 2020. | Video
LONDON A Scottish parliamentary committee said on Tuesday First Minister Nicola Sturgeon had misled it over evidence she gave on her handling of sexual harassment complaints, the latest twist in a row that could sink her hopes for an independent Scotland.
LONDON, March 23 A year to the day after they
were first ordered to stay at home to contain the spread of
COVID-19, Britons will remember the more than 126,000 people who
have lost their lives to the virus, a toll few could have
imagined in March 2020.