Daily News Briefing: A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know!

Pakistan train fire: At least 46 dead after cooking accident sparks blaze

BRIEF – ME! – DAILY NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, CIA-backed Afghan units have carried out illegal killings, enforced disappearances and other abuses according to a human rights group. In Cameroon, a 12-year-old girl has been pulled from the rubble after a landslide claimed the lives of 42 people. And in Pakistan, at least 46 people […]

Daily News Briefing: A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know!

Iraqi protesters pack Baghdad’s Tahrir Square

BRIEF – ME! – DAILY NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, tens of thousands of protesters have gathered on Baghdad’s Tahrir Square. In Lebanon, the PM has decided to step down after nearly two weeks of protests. And a White House adviser tells lawmakers he was so alarmed by the Trump-Ukraine call he told a White House […]

Joker movie make-up and masks have been adopted by protesters worldwide

Joker makeup being worn at protests worldwide

Todd Phillips’ controversial Joker has inspired protesters worldwide to adopt the Joaquin Phoenix makeup/mask from the film. Despite getting mixed response from critics and audiences, the new take on the iconic Batman villain continues to clean up at the box office. But Chinese theatres probably won’t screen the film at all as protesters have begun […]

Daily News Briefing: A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know!

California wildfires

BRIEF – ME! – DAILY NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, the US-Afghan envoy is taking the push for peace to Pakistan despite Trump not wanting to resume peace talks with the Taliban. In Australia, an 11-year-old has been charged after she stabbed a school teacher. And celebrities have been forced to flee their homes as the […]

EU agrees to extend Brexit until 31 January 

Brexit: EU prepares to grant UK three-month extension

EU leaders have agreed in principle to extend Brexit until 31 January 2020. It means the UK will not leave as planned on Thursday. Donald Tusk said it was a “flextension” – meaning the UK could leave before the deadline if a deal was approved by parliament.  Despite the prime minister insisting the UK will […]

Trump booed and greeted with ‘lock him up’ chants at World Series

Trump booed and 'lock him up' chants at World Series

President Trump attended Sunday night’s baseball game in Washington DC. Game 5 of the world series first pitch was thrown by Washington DC chef Jose Andres, a vocal critic of Trump. Andres has regularly attacked Trump’s immigration policies and his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.  But the night only got worse for […]

Sunday Papers Review

Essex Lorry deaths in the Sunday Papers

Brief.Me Sunday Papers – WEEKEND Briefing     In today’s briefing update, much of the Sunday papers front pages focus is on Essex lorry deaths. Politics and England’s rugby victory also feature on the Sunday front splashes. Plus, a cold case disappearance and lottery fraud.  In our special feature, we take a closer look into […]

England beat New Zealand to reach rugby world cup final

England's rugby victory -Sunday Papers

England beat New Zealand to reach rugby world cup final after a 12-year wait England beat New Zealand to reach rugby world cup final England are into their first Rugby World Cup final after a 12-year wait beating New Zealand in Yokahama. England got an early 10-0 lead after a blistering first half, a long-range […]

Entertainment Briefing: Catch up with this week’s Film, TV and Music news

Eminem investigated by Secret Service for Anti-Trump lyrics

BRIEF – ME! – ENTERTAINMENT NEWS BRIEFING Entertainment Briefing, Catch up with this week’s top stories from the world of music, film and TV. Eminem faced a visit from the secret services following his anti-Trump lyrics. Selena Gomez is back with a new Bieber-inspired track. Millie Bobby Brown is set to turn her hand to […]

Two held on suspicion of manslaughter – London Lorry driver deaths

As the investigation intensifies over the London Lorry driver deaths.

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of the manslaughter of 39 people found dead in a refrigerated lorry in Essex. As the investigation intensifies over the London Lorry driver deaths. The man and woman, both 38, from Warrington, Cheshire, were also held on suspicion of conspiracy to traffic. Detectives are still questioning the lorry […]

Daily News Briefing: A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know!

Lasat chance to climb Australia's Ulura

BRIEF – ME! – DAILY NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, Lebanese protesters have rejected the president’s plea for talks. We head to the U.S with news president Trump has suggested Syrian Kurds should relocate. It comes after the news the U.S is considering deploying armoured vehicles to protect oil fields. And on the other side of […]

39 bodies found in Essex lorry were Chinese nationals

Essex lorry deaths: Police continue to question lorry driver

The 39 people found dead in a refrigerated trailer in Essex were Chinese nationals.  The lorry driver Mo Robinson, 25 is still being questioned on suspicion of murdering the eight women and 31 men. Mr Robinson’s home in Laurelvale in County Armagh has been raided. As well as two other properties in Northern Ireland he […]

Several people killed after fierce flooding in southern France

Three people have died after several days of heavy storms that sent rivers flooding over their banks across southern France

Several people have been found dead after fierce flooding in southern France After several days of heavy storms that sent rivers flooding over their banks across southern France, causing “significant damage,” the interior minister said Thursday. Eight departments in France were placed on high alert for flash floods. So far official reports have said rescue […]

Daily News Briefing: A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know!

Indian troops kill 3 senior Kashmiri militants

BRIEF – ME! – DAILY NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, Indian troops have killed three Kashmiri militants in a counterinsurgency operation. The deaths have reportedly wiped out the militant group. The Kurdish military chief has thanked Russia as they welcome Russian peacekeeping patrols. The peacekeepers will patrol the border alongside Syrian troops and Russian military police. […]

Selena Gomez returns with new track ‘Lose You to Love Me’ 

Selena Gomez back with new track

Selena Gomez has dropped her first solo single of 2019, “Lose You to Love Me.” In a statement, Gomez said: “This song was inspired by many things that have happened in my life since releasing my last album. “I thought it was important to share the music, as I know many can relate to the […]

Francis Ford Coppola says Scorsese was being kind – ‘Marvel movies are despicable’

FFC backs Martin Scorsese

The Godfather and Apocalypse Now director Francis Ford Coppola has joined Martin Scorsese in dismissing superhero films.  The legendary director was speaking to journalists in Lyon following his acceptance of the Prix Lumiere for his contribution to cinema. He said: “When Martin Scorsese says that the Marvel pictures are not cinema, he’s right because we […]

Jobbing actors shouldn’t be shamed for taking normal jobs says soap stars

Jobbing actors eastenders normal jobs

Jobbing actors shouldn’t be shamed for taking normal jobs says soap stars Soap actors have come to the defence of former Eastenders actor Katie Jarvis after she became a front-page story for working a “normal” job. The Daily Star’s Sunday front page revealed the actress, who played Hayley Slater in Eastenders, was now working as a […]

World News Briefing: Canada, Trump – Turkey & Hong Kong make today’s headlines 

Trudeau’s Liberals to form Canadian minority government: TV projections

BRIEF – ME! – WORLD NEWS BRIEFING In today’s briefing update, Justin Trudeau’s Liberals will form a Canadian minority government.  Mike Pompeo says Trump is “fully prepared” to take military action against Turkey. Chinese state-run media says Western countries are paying the price for supporting the Hong Kong riots.  ALL in today’s WORLD news briefing – A […]

Sunday Papers – The Brexit Conundrum

no-deal brexit

Brief.Me Sunday Papers – WEEKEND Briefing     In today’s briefing update, much of the Sunday papers front pages focus is on Brexit.  Boris Johnson refuses to sign the letter he’s sent to the Eu asking for a Brexit delay.  The prime minister fights “Brexit wreckers” with defiant letters.  The PM won’t allow there to […]

Entertainment Briefing: Harry Styles, Martin Scorsese, Mark Ronson, Adele, Nicki Minaj and more

The Irishman becomes Martin Scorsese’s most acclaimed film of all-time after receiving a 100 per cent rating

BRIEF – ME! – ENTERTAINMENT NEWS BRIEFING Entertainment Briefing, The Irishman becomes Martin Scorsese’s most acclaimed film.  Homeless man found guilty of stalking Harry Styles. Elton calls Disney’s 2019 Lion King remake “a huge disappointment.” Jennifer Aniston breaks Instagram with a little help from her FRIENDS. Mark Ronson on why we should listen to albums […]