Arkansas executes fourth inmate in eight days

Arkansas has executed Kenneth Williams, the fourth inmate it has put to death in eight days.

Posted 2017/04/28 04:15:00

Google shrugs off boycott as profits surge

Google's parent company Alphabet shrugged off pressure over online hate videos as it posted a 29% rise in quarterly profits.

Posted 2017/04/27 21:10:00

United settles with passenger dragged off plane

United Airlines has reached a settlement with a Kentucky doctor who was filmed being dragged forcibly from a flight in Chicago.

Posted 2017/04/27 19:21:00

Trump orders review of national monuments

Donald Trump has ordered a review of the protected status of several national monuments to "end another egregious abuse of federal power".

Posted 2017/04/27 12:07:00

Russian warship sinks after freighter crash

A Russian warship has sunk after colliding with a freighter in the Black Sea off the Turkish coast.

Posted 2017/04/27 11:43:00

Brit IS suspect held in Turkey spoke to Sky News

A Briton suspected of being an Islamic State militant spoke to Sky News last month and said living under the terror group's command was like being in "a prison".

Posted 2017/04/27 09:58:00

China and Europe in talks about moon base

The European Space Agency and China are discussing a potential collaboration for a human base on the moon.

Posted 2017/04/27 06:11:00

Silence Of The Lambs director dies aged 73

Film director Jonathan Demme has died aged 73, his publicist has confirmed.

Posted 2017/04/26 17:38:00

Video referees could be used at Russia World Cup

Video referees could be used at next year's World Cup in Russia for the first time, the head of FIFA has said.

Posted 2017/04/26 16:59:00

Boos for Macron after Le Pen upstages him

Emmanuel Macron was booed and jeered by striking factory workers during a chaotic campaign visit in northern France.

Posted 2017/04/26 15:21:00

North and South Korea show off military power

Large-scale military exercises have been held in both North and South Korea over the last five days.

Posted 2017/04/26 10:40:00

Ten arrests over Paris supermarket siege

Ten people have been arrested in connection with a terrorist attack on a kosher store in Paris where a gunman shot dead hostages.

Posted 2017/04/26 08:04:00

Turkey hits Iraq and Syria in anti-PKK campaign

Turkey has said it killed around 70 militants in the Iraqi town of Sinjar and in northern Syria, as it stepped up its campaign against groups linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).

Posted 2017/04/25 16:36:00

Last male northern white rhino needs a mate

When Sudan says on his Tinder profile that the fate of his species depends on him, he is not exaggerating.

Posted 2017/04/25 14:45:00

First double execution in US since 2000

Two inmates have been given lethal injections as Arkansas completed the first double execution in the US since 2000.

Posted 2017/04/25 03:41:00

Plastic waste on beaches underestimated by 80%

The amount of ocean plastic washing up on beaches around the world could be underestimated by up to 80%, according to new research being carried out in Australia.

Posted 2017/04/24 22:32:00

Sky Ocean Rescue: How you can be an ocean hero

Three months after the launch of the Sky Ocean Rescue campaign we're asking you to do your bit to protect our oceans.

Posted 2017/04/24 21:12:00

The palliative stage of the plastic problem

The moment you realise something terrible has happened can be a very physical experience. 

Posted 2017/04/24 20:26:00

British man dies after paragliding accident

A British man has died after a paragliding accident in New Zealand's South Island.

Posted 2017/04/23 15:45:00

French election: Macron beats Le Pen in round one

Emmanuel Macron has won the first round of the French presidential election, Interior Ministry figures showed.

Posted 2017/04/23 14:12:00