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Uber chief executive Kalanick resigns

Uber boss Travis Kalanick has resigned as chief executive after pressure from shareholders. Mr Kalanick will remain on the board of the firm, however, during what he says is a “difficult time” for him. His resignation comes after a review of practices at the firm and scandals including complaints of sexual harassment. Last week he said he was taking an ...

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Saudi king replaces crown Prince with his son

Saudi Arabia’s king has appointed his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince – replacing his nephew, Mohammed bin Nayef, as first in line to the throne. King Salman’s decree also means Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 31, will become deputy prime minister while continuing as defence minister. Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, 57, has also been removed from his role as ...

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Finsbury Park Mosque: ‘Several hurt’ as van hits pedestrians

Several people have been injured after a van struck a crowd of pedestrians near a north London mosque in what police have called a “major incident”. One person was arrested following the collision near Finsbury Park Mosque in Seven Sisters Road. Officers were called at 00.20 BST and remain at the scene, the Metropolitan Police said. The Muslim Council of ...

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