LeBron James takes on role in Space Jam 2

Basketball star LeBron James is to appear in a sequel to the 1996 film Space Jam which featured Michael Jordan and Looney Tunes characters.

Posted 2018/09/20 10:43:00

Nosebleeds as flight crew forget to flick pressure switch

Passengers on a Jet Airways flight in India suffered nosebleeds and ear pain after the flight crew reportedly forgot to flick a switch to maintain air pressure on the plane.

Posted 2018/09/20 08:03:00

Gas-filled yoga ball killer jailed for life

An anaesthetist has been jailed for life in Hong Kong for killing his wife and daughter by placing a yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide into their car.

Posted 2018/09/20 07:55:00

Artist wrongly convicted of murder freed after 27 years

An artist who spent 27 years in jail for the murder of a teenager has been freed after his conviction was overturned.

Posted 2018/09/20 01:53:00

Trump defends nominee over sex assault claims

Donald Trump has cast doubt on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Posted 2018/09/19 14:45:00

Merkel removes spy chief to quell racism row

Germany's leader Angela Merkel has removed her spy chief to end a row over immigration which threatened to destroy her fragile coalition.

Posted 2018/09/18 20:16:00

Bert and Ernie are not gay, says Sesame Street

The makers of Sesame Street have denied that the classic characters Bertie and Ernie are homosexuals.

Posted 2018/09/18 20:05:00

Egypt hotel deaths: Pair moved grandchild to another room

A British couple who died while on holiday in Egypt moved their granddaughter out of their room when she complained of a "musty smell" that made her feel unwell, an inquest has heard.

Posted 2018/09/18 15:47:00

Hunt is first UK minister to give speech in Japanese

Jeremy Hunt has been praised for becoming the first UK minister to give a speech in Japanese.

Posted 2018/09/18 13:51:00

Macron pledges cash boost for French health system

Emmanuel Macron has promised a cash injection to provide much-needed relief to France's healthcare system.

Posted 2018/09/18 12:57:00

Murder charge after body of golf star found on course

A man has been charged with murder following the discovery of a champion golfer's body on a US course.

Posted 2018/09/18 10:43:00

Russia blames Israel after Syria shoots down plane

Russia has blamed Israel and threatened retaliation after one of its military planes was shot down by Syrian missiles in a "friendly-fire" incident.

Posted 2018/09/18 05:27:00

Kim Jong Un hugs South Korean leader in Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has welcomed South Korea's president Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang for their historic summit.

Posted 2018/09/18 00:14:00

China retaliates in Trump trade war escalation

China has announced a series of retaliatory tariffs on $60bn (£45.6bn) of US imports after Donald Trump raised the stakes in his trade war with Beijing.

Posted 2018/09/17 22:41:00

Serena Williams breaks silence on umpire sexism row

Serena Williams has opened up in her first interview since accusing a US Open umpire of sexism, insisting she did not conspire to cheat with her coach.

Posted 2018/09/16 17:37:00

Hopes fade for trapped miners after Typhoon Mangkhut

Hopes are fading for dozens of people trapped after a major landslide in the Philippines following the devastation caused by Typhoon Mangkhut.

Posted 2018/09/16 15:16:00

Babies among 17 dead in US as Florence death toll rises

Two babies are among 17 people who have died as rain and flooding from storm Florence continues to devastate the US east coast.

Posted 2018/09/16 10:49:00

Marathon record smashed by more than a minute

Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge has set a new world record, winning the Berlin marathon in 2 hours, 1 minute and 39 seconds.

Posted 2018/09/16 09:23:00

Belongings of missing WikiLeaks worker found at sea

The personal belongings of a WikiLeaks associate who has been missing for three weeks have been found at sea.

Posted 2018/09/12 10:36:00

Plastic-eating fungus could help fight against waste

A fungus that can "eat" plastic in weeks rather than years could help fight the growing plastic waste problem, according to a report by Kew Gardens.

Posted 2018/09/12 10:01:00