France hunts gunman as alert level raised

France hunts gunman as alert level raised

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPater Fritz describes hearing gunshots and helping a victim of the Strasbourg shootingFrance has issued a maximum level of alert as police hunt a gunman who opened fire at a Christmas market in the eastern city of Strasbourg. Three people were killed and 13 wounded, eight of…

Fears over US military data in cloud

Fears over US military data in cloud

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Pentagon – the world’s largest office building – is the United States’ military headquarters A technology company bidding for a Pentagon contract to store sensitive data has close partnerships with a firm linked to a sanctioned Russian oligarch, the BBC has learned. The Jedi project, a huge cyber-cloud which…

Trump rolls back clean water protections

Trump rolls back clean water protections

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption American bullfrog floating at the surface of a farm pond in Kentucky USA The Trump administration has taken aim at removing environmental federal protections for wetlands and isolated streams from pollution. The Environmental Protection Agency unveiled a proposal redefining US waters under the Clean Water Act. Farm and agriculture…