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June 23, 2017 7:20 PM Manchester United close in on Monaco star Fabinho

Manchester United have moved a step closer to securing the signing of Monaco star Fabinho after reports in Italy claim a fee has been agreed between the two clubs. The Brazilian midfielder was one of the star performers for the French club last season after helping them win the Ligue 1 title and reaching the semi-finals of the Champions League 2

June 23, 2017 6:17 AM Arsenal Transfer News: Kylian Mbappe and Alexandre Lacazette claims, Jack Wilshere update

STARSPORT brings you the latest transfer news and gossip from the Emirates. Reports emerged today claiming Paris St-Germain have tabled a massive offer of around £119m for the Monaco forward. And, according to, they along with Spanish giants Real Madrid are in pole position to pull off a deal. But the Gunners are said to have grown "increasingly 1

June 22, 2017 3:26 AM Macron Reports to EU From Frontline of Fight Against Populism

French President Emmanuel Macron heads to his first European Union summit in Brussels Thursday with a message for his fellow leaders: the bloc needs to do a better job of sticking up for its workers. In many ways the plea reflects France’s traditional position with the 28-nation EU. But it’s also informed by a bruising presidential election in which 3

June 21, 2017 5:49 PM The Latest: Macron retools Cabinet after corruption scandals

French President Emmanuel Macron has brought in little-known figures to his government in a reshuffle after corruption scandals started tarnishing his young Cabinet. Macron had planned to rearrange the government after his centrist party won a majority in parliamentary elections Sunday. He was forced to make more changes than expected because four ministers 1

June 21, 2017 4:56 PM Macron faces bigger reshuffle after justice minister quits

Justice Minister Francois Bayrou's departure is the latest drama to hit Macron's presidency. He's one of four ministers who have announced this week they're leaving the government. Bayrou announced his resignation Wednesday following allegations of misuse of European Parliament funds by the centrist party he founded, the Modem. Even more embarrassing 2

June 20, 2017 8:01 AM On World Refugee Day, 5 correspondents reveal what it’s like to cover the crisis

World Refugee Day is observed each year on June 20. On this day, refugee advocates urge people to focus on the plight of those who have been displaced by famine, war and oppression. By the end of 2016, more than 65 million people worldwide were forced to leave their homes due to conflict and persecution, data published by the U.N. Refugee Agency reveals 3

June 19, 2017 1:28 PM Britain seeks 'special' EU ties as Brexit talks start

BRUSSELS Britain's negotiators came to Brussels seeking a "new, deep and special partnership with the European Union" on Monday as talks on the unprecedented British withdrawal from the European Union finally got under way. A beaming Brexit Secretary David Davis, a veteran campaigner against EU membership, told a sombre Michel Barnier, the EU's chief 2

June 19, 2017 1:19 PM France’s Macron wins strong majority for reform

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Paris, France, Jun 18 – President Emmanuel Macron was poised to forge ahead with his pro-EU, pro-business reforms Monday after his centrist party redrew France’s political map with a resounding victory in parliamentary elections. Although it fell short of a predicted landslide, Macron’s Republic on the Move (REM) and its allies 5

June 19, 2017 7:26 AM Emmanuel Macron wins a strong parliamentary majority in French elections

President Emmanuel Macron won a commanding majority in France's parliamentary election on Sunday, sweeping aside traditional parties and securing a powerful mandate for pro-business reforms. The result, based on official figures and pollster projections, redraws France's political landscape, humiliating the Socialist and conservative parties that alternated 1

June 18, 2017 3:44 PM Portugal forest fires: Three days of mourning for 61 victims

Portugal has declared three days of mourning for the 61 victims of one of the country's deadliest forest fires. Four children are among the victims, many of whom were found dead inside their cars as they tried to flee the central forested region of Pedrógão Grande. Hundreds of firefighters are continuing to tackle the blaze on several fronts. Prime Minister 4