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Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith is a London-based editor and reporter for NBC News Digital.

Patrick Smith is a London-based editor and reporter for NBC News Digital.

Latest from Patrick Smith

NATO invites Finland, Sweden to join as alliance eyes 'direct threat' from Putin

NATO invited Finland and Sweden to join the alliance in the wake of Putin's war as Biden announced new American military deployments at a Madrid summit.
1d ago

8-year-old boy who was missing for days found alive in German sewer

An 8-year-old boy who went missing for over a week has been found alive in the sewer system near his home in northwestern Germany, police said.
7d ago

U.S. woman left fearing for her life after being denied abortion in Malta

American woman Andrea Prudente has been left fearing for her life after she was denied an abortion in Malta despite suffering the symptoms of a miscarriage.
9d ago

Travel chaos as biggest rail strike in 30 years brings Britain to a standstill

Britain was hit by the biggest rail strike in 30 years on Tuesday, with major disruption across the country as tens of thousands of workers walked out.
10d ago

From fringe to mainstream: Far right breaks through in French election shock

Marine Le Pen's far-right has sent a shockwave through France after Sunday's parliamentary elections as President Emmanuel macron lost his majority.

Putin dismisses sanctions, says Western order collapsing in speech attacking U.S.

Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Friday that the Western order was collapsing amid the war in Ukraine and said Western sanctions had failed in a speech at a St. petersburg economic forum.
14d ago

Archaeologists race against time to study crumbling 1,300-year-old shipwreck

A 1,300-year-old shipwreck so fragile that air could destroy it has been unearthed in southern France and archeologists face a race against time to reveal its
15d ago

Newly found Chinese artifacts illuminate mysterious ancient kingdom

A trove of artifacts discovered in sacrificial pits at the Sanxingdui archaeological site shed new light on China's ancient Shu kingdom.
17d ago

Bodies of a missing journalist and an Indigenous expert found in Amazon, family members say

Brazil’s search for Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira and journalist Dom Phillips, who disappeared in the Amazon, advanced with the discovery of belongings in the river.
20d ago

Pope Francis postpones Africa trip 'at the request of his doctors'

Pope Francis has canceled a planned trip to Africa for health reasons, the Vatican said in a statement Friday.

Putin compares himself to Peter the Great in fight to expand Russia

President Vladimir Putin has compared himself to Peter the Great, saying he shares the the 18th-century tsar's goal of returning "Russian lands."