Qualcomm sued in US over claims of unfair phone chip patent deals

Qualcomm sued in US over claims of unfair phone chip patent deals

Image copyright Getty Images Qualcomm, the world’s biggest producer of mobile phone chips, forced Apple to exclusively use its products in return for lower fees, US regulators claim. Details of the alleged deal were listed by the competition watchdog, the Federal Trade Commission, as part of a lawsuit against the chipmaker. The Apple deal is […]

Manning ‘should not have spent a single day in prison’ – Greenwald

President Barack Obama has commuted Chelsea Manning’s sentence for leaking documents to Wikileaks in 2010. Speaking to BBC Newsnight, journalist Glenn Greenwald, who broke the Edward Snowden leaks on secret US surveillance, says Manning “did a great deal of public good”. Manning ‘should not have spent a single day in prison’ – Greenwald

Tsukiji fish seller: ‘My family has sold tuna for 170 years’

Tokyo’s legendary Tsukiji fish market, which supplies the city’s finest sushi restaurants and the general public, is set to be closed down and moved to a bigger, more modern site. Toichiro Iida, a third-generation tuna wholesaler, explains how families like his made the market what it is today. Tsukiji fish seller: ‘My family has sold […]

US President Barack Obama: Nine African highlights

As Barack Obama’s presidency comes to an end, BBC Africa looks back at his most significant visits to the continent. He has made many trips to the continent, including visits to his Kenyan family members. US President Barack Obama: Nine African highlights

Nigeria air strike error kills dozens in refugee camp

Nigeria air strike error kills dozens in refugee camp

Image copyright AFP PHOTO/DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS (MSF) Image caption More than 100 people are said to have been injured A Nigerian military jet has mistakenly bombed a camp for displaced people in the north-east, killing at least 52 people and injuring many more. Aid workers are among the dead in Rann, with the Red Cross […]

Brexit: Boris Johnson says countries ‘queuing up’ for trade deals

Brexit: Boris Johnson says countries ‘queuing up’ for trade deals

Image copyright PA Other countries are “queuing up” to sign trade deals with the UK once it leaves the EU, Boris Johnson has said. The foreign secretary also said the UK would not be “hauling up the drawbridge” despite new migration controls promised by Theresa May. Mrs May set out her Brexit strategy – which […]

Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence

Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence

Image copyright AP Image caption Manning declared her new identity the day after sentencing President Barack Obama has commuted Chelsea Manning’s sentence for leaking documents to Wikileaks in 2010. The 29-year-old transgender US Army private, born Bradley Manning, will be freed on 17 May instead of her scheduled 2045 release. She was sentenced to 35 […]

Drone footage shows huge Antarctic ice crack

Drone footage shows an Antarctic ice crack which opened late last year. The British Antarctic Survey is to pull all staff out of its space-age Halley base in March because of the crack. Footage courtesy British Antarctic Survey Drone footage shows huge Antarctic ice crack

The Gambia’s president declares state of emergency

The Gambia’s president declares state of emergency

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Yahya Jammeh seized power in the tiny West African country in 1994 Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has declared a 90-day state of emergency a day before his official mandate ends. He decried “extraordinary” foreign interference in his country’s affairs and December’s election. Regional leaders have been unsuccessfully trying to persuade […]