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Fidel Castro: As divisive in death as he was in life

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Fidel Castro: As divisive in death as he was in life

As divisive in death as he was in life, the announcement of Fidel Castro’s demise was greeted with despair or delight – depending on which side of the political aisle you sat. Perhaps the most telling testament was issued by the United States, where the incoming and outgoing presidents

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Meet Fidel Castro’s family: torn by bitterness, rows and dysfunction

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Meet Fidel Castro’s family: torn by bitterness, rows and dysfunction

Fidel Castro’s rule of nearly five decades split many a Cuban family between exile and solidarity with the communist revolution – including his own. While brother Raul was his closest confidant and successor as president, sister Juana, exiled in south Florida, called Fidel a

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Fidel Castro, Cuba’s communist revolutionary, dead aged 90 – latest news, world’s reaction, and what his death means for the county

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Fidel Castro, Cuba’s communist revolutionary, dead aged 90 – latest news, world’s reaction, and what his death means for the county

Fidel Castro’s death aged 90 announced by Raul, the President Leaders pay tribute to former president Expat Cubans celebrate in Miami Fidel Castro, a revolutionary hero – obituary ​ Video profile: The life, times and legacy of Fidel Castro Fidel Castro: in

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Prince Harry serenaded by schoolchildren in St Vincent

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Prince Harry serenaded by schoolchildren in St Vincent

Prince Harry stops off in St Vincent for his royal tour. He claps and sings along as a group of schoolchildren sing him the son "I love you St Vincent". Video block text

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‘Fidel Castro is dead!’ proclaims Donald Trump as Twitter reacts to Cuban leader’s death

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‘Fidel Castro is dead!’ proclaims Donald Trump as Twitter reacts to Cuban leader’s death

Political figures and leaders from across the globe have written their responses to Fidel Castro’s death, which  happened on Friday. President-elect Donald Trump was among the first major  US political figures to comment with the rather pithy: Fidel Castro is dead! — Donald J.

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Jeremy Corbyn: Castro brought a different set of values

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Jeremy Corbyn: Castro brought a different set of values

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn reacts to news of Fidel Castro’s death – while in Oxford, launching the Labour Party’s NHS National Campaign day. Video block text

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Government advisor accuses environmentalists of exploiting fears over use of antibiotics in farming

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Government advisor accuses environmentalists of exploiting fears over use of antibiotics in farming

A senior Government advisor has accused environmental campaigners of exploiting fears over the use of antibiotics in farming to promote the sales of organic food. Dr Ian Brown, chair of the Advisory Committee on Animal Feedstuffs, criticised what he called an “orchestrated campaign” to

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Calls renewed for river safety measures as police find body in search for Henry Burke

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Calls renewed for river safety measures as police find body in search for Henry Burke

Police searching for a missing student have pulled a body from a city centre river. It is the eleventh death on the same stretch of water in recent years, with locals issuing renewed calls for safety measures. Henry Burke, a rugby-playing 19-year-old, vanished in the early hours of Friday

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Drone captures devastation in Mashhad, Syria

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Drone captures devastation in Mashhad, Syria

Drone footage released by a Syrian media centre shows the utter devastation of a town near Aleppo after it was hit by a ballistic missile. Video block text

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How social media reacted to Fidel Castro’s death

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How social media reacted to Fidel Castro’s death

Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader, died on Friday at the age of 90. Throughout his life  he split opinion, and as people react to his death, debates have raged online about his actions as President of Cuba.  It’s not all arguments about whether communism works; some are bringing

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