Putin thanks Trump for foiling terror plot

President Putin has thanked Donald Trump for the US's help in foiling a plot to attack the city of Saint Petersburg.

Posted 2017/12/17 17:28:00

Assange told to keep out of Catalonia crisis

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been told to keep out of Catalonia's separatist crisis.

Posted 2017/12/17 16:00:00

US prisoner recaptured after Bali manhunt

An American man who had escaped from a prison in Indonesia has been recaptured after a five-day manhunt.

Posted 2017/12/17 15:06:00

Crew repair yacht mast while racing in rough seas

A skipper whose boat is taking part in a round-the-world yacht race has told Sky News of his relief after a mast repair worked on the second attempt.

Posted 2017/12/17 11:01:00

Around the world in 42 days: Sailor breaks record

A French sailor has smashed the record for travelling around the world single-handed, completing the journey in just 42 days and 16 hours.

Posted 2017/12/17 10:37:00

Oz man charged with acting as N Korea agent

A South Korean-born Sydney man has been charged with acting as an agent for North Korea in Australia.

Posted 2017/12/17 04:01:00

The truth is out there: US ran UFO programme

The Pentagon has confirmed it had a UFO investigation programme, but says it was ended in 2012 to fund "higher priority issues".

Posted 2017/12/16 23:35:00

Argentina fires head of navy over missing sub

Argentina has fired the head of its navy a month after one of its submarines vanished with 44 crew members on board.

Posted 2017/12/16 15:43:00

Why is S Africa is at a political crossroads?

The ANC party that has governed South Africa since Mandela defeated apartheid is meeting to choose a new leader amid warnings its future is under threat.

Posted 2017/12/16 14:56:00

Saudi will allow women to drive trucks and bikes

Women in Saudi Arabia will be able to drive trucks and motorcycles as well as cars when new rules are introduced next June.

Posted 2017/12/16 14:04:00

Hide and seek goes wrong as boy gets locked in safe

A nine-year-old boy playing hide and seek at his grandfather's home had to be rescued by firefighters after he hid in a safe.

Posted 2017/12/16 11:02:00

Far-right party to enter Austrian government

Austria is set to become the only western European country with a far-right party in government.

Posted 2017/12/16 10:40:00

Billionaires found dead in their mansion basement

A Canadian billionaire and his wife have been found dead in the basement of their Toronto mansion.

Posted 2017/12/16 06:54:00

Police shoot knifeman at Amsterdam airport

Dutch police have shot a man wielding a knife at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport.

Posted 2017/12/15 16:15:00

Six children die as train hits school bus

At least six children have died after a school bus was split in two in a collision with a train in southern France.

Posted 2017/12/14 16:47:00

Earthquake hits southeast Iran

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has hit Kerman Province in southeast Iran, state media has reported.

Posted 2017/12/12 09:05:00

Mysterious object probed for signs of alien life

Astronomers are to scan a huge cigar-shaped interstellar object for signs of alien life, amid claims it could be some kind of artefact.

Posted 2017/12/12 07:00:00

France to ban mobile phones from schools

Mobile phones will be banned from schools in France from next September, the country's education minister has announced.

Posted 2017/12/11 22:19:00

Celebrities rally around bullied schoolboy

Celebrities including Chris Evans, Snoop Dogg and Mark Hamill have offered support to a young boy being bullied at school.

Posted 2017/12/11 15:16:00

Spacey replacement nominated for Golden Globe

Christopher Plummer has been nominated for a Golden Globe after re-shooting a role played originally by Kevin Spacey.

Posted 2017/12/11 14:18:00