Incredible time-lapse of North Korea parade Play

Incredible time-lapse of North Korea parade

North Korea’s military parades are an impressive sight. They can also give away important information about the regime’s capabilities and ambitions. After the heavy equipment and brigades of tightly-coordinated, goose-stepping soldiers pass by, thousands of North Korean civilians bring up the rear of the parade, carrying flags and walking alongside colourful floats. Divided into work units, they prepare for months for this day. As they move past their leader Kim Jong-uns balcony some are overcome with emotion and cry. Others look exhausted. Apr 26, 2017
Francois Hollande calls on French to back Emmanuel Macron Play

Francois Hollande calls on French to back Emmanuel Macron

French President Francois Hollande on 24 April, called on voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the second round of the presidential election. Hollande gave a warning of dangerous consequences if far-right candidate Marine Le Pen were to win, and said he would vote for his former economy minister as he believes Macron was best placed to unite France. Apr 24, 2017
Theresa May: ‘We must not be complacent’ Play

Theresa May: ‘We must not be complacent’

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has warned her supporters that they cannot be complacent in the upcoming general election, despite a strong leader over Labour in the polls. Some pollsters have put Labour over 20 points behind the Conservatives. May pointed to incorrect polling in the 2015 election and the 2016 EU referendum as examples of how these polls can be wrong. Apr 25, 2017