World leaders express solidarity in wake of Barcelona attack

World leaders sent messages of support and condolences to Spain on Thursday after a van struck a crowd in the busy Las Ramblas district of Barcelona, killing at least 13 people and wounding scores more in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

Brigitte Macron: A ‘first lady’ in all but title

In an interview with the French magazine Elle — to be published on Friday — French President Emmanuel Macron's wife Brigitte declared that her official role would “not be specified by a law, but by a transparency charter.”

Hundreds feared dead in Sierra Leone mudslide

Hundreds of people are believed to have been killed in a mudslide in the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, Vice-President Victor Foh said Monday, as state TV showed footage of relatives digging through mud in search of their loved ones.

Yacht owners flee French Riviera over tax changes

Rich and famous yacht owners are fleeing the French Riviera, choosing Italy and Spain over France's high taxes and irksome regulations, local officials have said in an open letter to President Macron.