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

Lloris fined £50,000 after admitting drink-driving

Tottenham Hotspurs' captain Hugo Lloris has been fined £50,000 and banned from driving for 20 months after admitting drink-driving.

Posted 2018/09/12 09:45:00

Saudi princess has $900k of jewels stolen in Paris

A Saudi princess has reported the theft of $900,000 (£690,000) worth of jewellery from her suite at the Ritz hotel in Paris, according to a police source.

Posted 2018/09/12 08:15:00

School reinstates corporal punishment with paddle

A school in Georgia, US, has brought back the paddle as a form of punishment to misbehaving pupils.

Posted 2018/09/12 07:41:00

X-Men actress missing amid tax fraud allegations

There is growing speculation that China's highest-paid movie star Fan Bingbing, who has not been seen for months, may have been detained for tax fraud.

Posted 2018/09/12 06:08:00

Defiant paper runs Serena cartoon on front page

An Australian newspaper has defended its decision to publish a controversial cartoon of Serena Williams with a special front page attacking the "self-appointed censors" who found it racist and sexist.

Posted 2018/09/12 02:38:00

Subway station reopens 17 years after 9/11

A New York City subway station has re-opened almost two decades after it was destroyed in the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

Posted 2018/09/09 01:39:00

Olympic great Michael Johnson recovering from mini-stroke

Michael Johnson is in recovery after suffering a mini-stroke.

Posted 2018/09/08 19:56:00

Officer entered wrong flat and shot black man dead

A policewoman mistakenly entered the wrong apartment and shot dead a black man who lived there, officials in Dallas have said.

Posted 2018/09/08 14:24:00