Like it happened in the Falkland Islands earlier in the month a group of up to 145 pilot whales have died after becoming stranded on a beach on Stewart Island in New Zealand. The animals were discovered by walkers late on Saturday, strewn along the beach of Mason Bay.
Cash-strapped Venezuela settled a US$1.2 billion arbitration claim that will prevent a creditor from stripping away its crown jewel foreign asset, the U.S.-based Citgo Petroleum Corp refining business, according to Canadian court documents.
President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said his government would not send back the tens of thousands of Venezuelans who have sought refuge in Brazil from the economic breakdown in their populist ruled homeland.
The U.S.-Mexico border at the San Isidro Port of Entry was closed in both directions for more than five hours on Sunday after hundreds of migrants rushed the area, prompting federal authorities to launch tear gas in an apparent attempt to get the group to disperse.
EU leaders have approved an agreement on the UK's withdrawal and future relations - insisting it is the “best and only deal possible”. After 20 months of negotiations, the 27 leaders gave the deal their blessing after less than an hour's discussion.
The UK Parliament used a rarely-used procedure to compel an app developer to seize a number of internal Facebook documents related to the company’s decision-making process preceding the Cambridge Analytica scandal, reports The Guardian. The documents reportedly contain “significant revelations” about the decisions that set the stage for the Cambridge Analytica case.
First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon has warned of broken promises overfishing as EU leaders agreed to Theresa May's Brexit deal. A document published by the remaining 27 EU countries made clear they hoped to negotiate access to UK waters based on existing rights.
French President Emmanuel Macron has lashed out at demonstrators who clashed with police in Paris during the latest protests sparked by rising fuel prices. Shame on those who attacked officers he tweeted... There is no place for violence in the [French] Republic.
The government's Brexit deal would leave the UK £100bn a year worse off by 2030, analysis by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) has claimed. The study commissioned by the People's Vote, which wants a second referendum, said GDP would shrink by 3.9% annually.
UK Defence Minister Stuart Andrew has announced the name of a future world-beating British warship as HMS Sheffield. Built on centuries of history, the state-of-the-art submarine hunter will be the fourth ship to carry the name and will be Britain’s fifth state-of-the-art Type 26 frigate.