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Tunisia Sign Deal With The EU To Tackle “Irregular” Migration

Tunisia and the EU have signed a deal to tackle “irregular” migration – meaning those moving in breach of rules. Tunisia has become the main departure point for migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe. The EU has been struggling to cope, with 72,000 migrants making the journey this year alone, mostly to Italy. […]

Potential Record-breaking Heatwave Sweeps Across Southern Europe and North-west Africa

A heatwave is sweeping across parts of southern Europe and north-west Africa, with potential record-breaking temperatures in the coming days. Temperatures are expected to surpass 40C in parts of Spain, France, Greece, Croatia and Turkey. The Cerberus heatwave – named by the Italian Meteorological Society after the three-headed monster that features in Dante’s inferno – […]

Taylor Swift Adds 14 Shows To Her Eras Tour

Taylor Swift has announced 14 extra European dates for her Eras tour, including three in the UK. The pop star will play extra nights in Liverpool, Edinburgh and London next June, in addition to the 10 dates she had already announced. However, the new shows rule out the possibility of Swift’s heavily-rumoured headline slot at […]