Queen Elizabeth and the British royal family are set to nearly double the funding they receive in government handouts after the government agreed to increase pay into a 369 million pound refurbishment of Buckingham Palace.
The French president has reshuffled his cabinet after losing an absolute majority in parliamentary elections last month. Some had to leave after losing their seats, others are facing different problems.
Police in Denmark have said a shooting in a Copenhagen shopping mall in which three people were killed does not appear terror-related. A 22-year-old, known to mental health services, was arrested soon after the incident.
Fitch Ratings says it expects Nigeria’s economy to witness a 3.1 per cent growth this year, as it expects rising inflation, estimated at 17 per cent this year, may dampen the country’s economic growth.