Far-flung French territory rejects independence

French president Emmanuel Macron has spoken of his "immense pride" after one of the country's most far-flung territories voted against breaking away.

Posted 2018/11/04 13:39:00

Fifteen people dead after lorry ploughs into cars

At least 15 people have died after a truck lost control and ploughed into cars at a toll booth in northwest China.

Posted 2018/11/04 09:57:00

At least 12 people killed in Sicily floods

At least 12 people have been killed in floods on the island of Sicily after fierce storms battered Italy.

Posted 2018/11/04 08:28:00

The collective rage of women could tip the US midterms

The colossal rage felt by progressive women has been a dominant theme since Donald Trump's shock 2016 victory.

Posted 2018/11/04 06:24:00

Revisiting the resting place of first and last UK casualties of WW1

This week marks the centenary of the end of a war which cost the lives of a staggering 16 million people.

Posted 2018/11/03 21:27:00

Christian woman accused of blasphemy seeks UK asylum

The husband of a Christian Pakistani woman who was accused of blasphemy has asked Theresa May to grant them asylum in Britain.

Posted 2018/11/03 20:30:00

Diver dies searching for plane crash victims

A rescue diver who died in the salvage operation for a passenger jet that crashed off Indonesia, killing all 189 people on board, has been hailed "a humanitarian hero".

Posted 2018/11/03 13:07:00

North Korea threatens to restart nuclear weapons programme

North Korea has warned it could revive its policy of building up its nuclear arsenal if the United States does not lift economic sanctions against the country.

Posted 2018/11/03 11:41:00

Brexit fraying UK-Irish relations, Varadkar warns

Brexit is fraying Britain's relationship with Ireland, the country's prime minister Leo Varadkar has warned.

Posted 2018/11/03 11:32:00

Yoga class members tackled gunman who killed two women

A gunman who shot dead two women at a yoga studio in Florida was tackled by class members before killing himself, police have said.

Posted 2018/11/03 09:41:00

Man-eating tigress shot dead in India

A tigress who is believed to have killed more than a dozen people in the last two years has been shot dead in India.

Posted 2018/11/03 09:26:00

Trump echoes Game of Thrones in cinematic warning to Iran

Donald Trump has tweeted a dramatic picture of himself in the style of TV show Game of Thrones as he alludes to upcoming Iran sanctions.

Posted 2018/11/02 16:10:00

NFL cheerleader kneels during national anthem

A San Francisco 49ers cheerleader appeared to kneel during the US national anthem at an NFL game.

Posted 2018/11/02 15:27:00

Trump defends anti-immigrant video that blames Democrats

Donald Trump has defended a video he tweeted in which the Democrats are blamed for a Mexican migrant who is boasting about killing police officers.

Posted 2018/11/02 13:00:00

Prime ministers battle for power in Sri Lanka feud

Sri Lanka's political crisis has deepened as a feud which has left the country with two rival prime ministers shows no signs of easing.

Posted 2018/11/02 10:51:00

Markets jump on hopes of China-US trade deal

European and Asian stocks rose sharply on Friday on hopes of a trade deal between the United States and China. 

Posted 2018/11/02 07:05:00

Fight between woman and driver caused deadly bus crash

A bus crash that killed 13 people was sparked by a fight between the driver and an angry passenger, according to Chinese state media.

Posted 2018/11/02 04:47:00

Black box from downed Lion Air plane retrieved

One of the black boxes from the Lion Air flight that crashed off Indonesia has been found.

Posted 2018/11/01 04:27:00

Sisters bound together were Saudi and seeking asylum

Two sisters whose bodies were found bound together were Saudi nationals who may have been seeking asylum in the US.

Posted 2018/10/31 17:49:00

Babies born without arms or hands sparks France inquiry

France has launched an investigation into why some 24 babies have been born without hands or arms in some rural areas since 2000.

Posted 2018/10/31 16:58:00