World Update: Daily Commute

World Update: Daily Commute


A daily digest of news and features presented by Dan Damon.


Brexit Watch: On the Road - Part 3 - Down on the Docks  

In the last of our three-part road trip looking at how Brexit could effect different industries, we go to the docks and see how the haulage industry is prepared for Brexit. (IMAGE: The port of Dover at night CREDIT: merlinpf)

Manchester Attack: Police 'Not Sharing Information With US'  

UK officials are said to be furious after photos of the aftermath of the attacks are leaked to the New York Times. What damage has been done? Also: Death of a 20-year-old protestor in Venezuela; A lab frozen in time in Tanzanian jungle (Image: The New York Times says this evidence was gathered at the scene of the attack Credit: New York Times)

Three Arrests in Manchester Attack  

British authorities say Monday's suicide bombing was likely carried out by more than one person. Also: How Muslim extremism goes unnoticed in the UK (Photo: A woman being consoled as she looks at floral tributes during an evening vigil in Manchester, England on 23 May 2017, the day after a suicide bomber killed 22 people and himself at Manchester Arena. Credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images)

22 Dead in Manchester Suicide Attack  

The blast happened in the foyer of the Manchester Arena at 22:35 BST on Monday at the end of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande. (Picture: Pictures of a wounded man with leg injuries being supported by others at the venue with leg Credit: Goodman/LNP/Rex/Shutterstock)

Trump Visits Israel on First Presidential Tour  

Mr Trump will hold talks with both Israeli and Palestinian leaders during the course of his two-day stop. Also: Facebook's vetting procedures under scrutiny; Venezuelans leave home to find work in Chile (Picture: Mr Trump standing on red carpet at Tel Aviv airport with his wife, President Netanyahu and aides Credit: Reuters)

The Sunday Feature:Discovering London's Roman Past  

Anu Anand explores the traces of the Roman Empire left in London. Roger Tomlin of Oxford University describes his work deciphering inscriptions excavated in the heart of the city and Jackie Keily of the Museum of London shows off the remains of London's Roman Amphitheatre. (Picture: Artist's impression of London's Roman Amphitheatre. Credit: City of London)

Weekend Extra  

Violence in Baltimore; Skydiving great-grandfather; A treasure trove of new plant discoveries

Sweden Drops Assange Rape Investigation  

Director of public prosecutions drops the investigation into Wikileaks founder. Also: Donald Trump goes to Saudi Arabia; Is social media making you sad? (Image:Julian Assange Credit: AFP)

Brexit Watch: On the Road - Part 2 - Ramsgate Harbour  

Dan Damon continues his road trip looking at the possible effects of Brexit on three different industries. In part two, Dan takes us to Ramsgate Harbour, and meets the fisherman who was a big campaigner to leave the EU. (IMAGE: A pro-Brexit flag flies on a fishing boat as a crew member washes their catch in Ramsgate on June 13, 2016 - CREDIT: CHRIS J RATCLIFFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Election: Former FBI Boss to Lead Russia Inquiry  

The appointment of Robert Mueller was widely endorsed by politicians from both sides. Also: Northern Ireland and the UK general election; Joan Crawford's trusted photographer (Picture: Robert Mueller Credit: Getty Images)

Trump 'Asked FBI to Drop Flynn Inquiry'  

The US president is accused of asking for the investigation into a former aide to be abandoned Also: Iran elections; Paris eager to host 2024 Olympics (Image: James Comey (left) was sacked as FBI chief by Mr Trump (right) Credit: GETTY IMAGES)

Trump 'Shared Classified Information with Russia'  

Senior Trump administration figures have flatly rejected the allegations. Also: Cathedral stages 'humiliating' Richard III play; The world's worst case of plastic pollution (Picture: Mr Trump (centre) jokes with Mr Lavrov (left) and Ambassador Sergei Kislyak Credit: AFP)

Microsoft: Cyber Attack Is 'Wake-Up Call' for Governments  

It said many organisations had failed to keep their systems up-to-dateallowing viruses to spread. Also: China's new Silk Road; Norway's enduring crime mystery (Picture: Image of computer screen hit by virus Credit: PA)

The Sunday Feature: 50 years of Pink Floyd  

It's been 50 years since the iconic band, Pink Floyd, released its first single, 'Arnold Layne'. To celebrate this, the V&A in London has launched a major retrospective. The exhibition is an audio-visual journey through Pink Floyd's unique worlds, chronicling the music, design and staging of the band from the 1960s through to the present day. (Photo: The cover of Pink Floyd's 'Animals' album showing Battersea Power Station. Credit: Pink Floyd Music Ltd)

Weekend Extra  

Macron's victory; Deadly protests in Venezuela; Rare Caxton discovery

US and China Sign Trade Deal  

Washington says the deal should reduce China's trade surplus with the US by the end of the year. Also: Venezuela protests continue; Released Chibok girls (Photo: President Xi and President Trump (right) Credit: Getty Images) :

Brexit Watch: On The Road - Part 1 - Down on the Farm  

Dan Damon goes on the road for a three-part series looking at the possible effects of Brexit on three different industries. In part 1, Dan visits an urban farm where the dairy cows took a particular interest in Dan. (IMAGE: Jersey cows graze in a field. CREDIT: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Macron To Release Candidate List  

Emmanuel Macron to reveal his party's candidates Also: UK election - the view from Scotland; Masculinity and Muslim identity (Image: Emmanuel Macron Credit: GETTY IMAGES)

South Korea Special Programme  

Dan Damon is live in Seoul as the new leader, President Moon is sworn in. How will the country move forward following the corruption case of its last president and amongst heightened regional tensions? (Image: President Moon (right) pledged to unify the country Credit: REUTERS)

Jakarta Governor Ahok Guilty of Blasphemy  

A Christian, he was accused of insulting Islam by referring to a verse in the Koran during a campaign speech. Also: Politics and the Eurovision Song Contest; What the Dickens? (Picture: Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok Credit: AFP)

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