Rival protests over migrants row in Germany

Thousands have marched through a German city after racist violence flared up following the arrest of an Iraqi and a Syrian over a fatal stabbing.

Posted 2018/09/01 22:22:00

McCain tributes echo with criticism of Trump

A memorial service for senator and war hero John McCain was marked by the presence of three former presidents - and the absence of the current one.

Posted 2018/09/01 16:52:00

US ends aid to UN agency for Palestinian refugees

The US is stopping its funding for a UN organisation that helps Palestinian refugees, calling it an "irredeemably flawed operation".

Posted 2018/09/01 07:49:00

Lana Del Rey drops out of Israel concert

Lana Del Rey has postponed her appearance at a musical festival in Israel until she can "schedule visits for both [her] Israeli and Palestinian fans".

Posted 2018/09/01 02:37:00

Aretha Franklin: A fitting goodbye to the Queen of Soul

Just how do you say goodbye to the Queen of Soul?

Posted 2018/08/31 23:10:00

Zoo to install human cages in tiger enclosure

Human-sized cages are being installed in a zoo's tiger and bear enclosures to catch people who fall into them.

Posted 2018/08/31 21:20:00

Syrian rebels blow up bridges as state troops close in

Syrian opposition fighters have blown up bridges linking rebel-held territories to government-controlled areas in anticipation of a military offensive to take their last stronghold.

Posted 2018/08/31 20:15:00

Donald Trump to visit Ireland in November

Donald Trump will visit Ireland in November.

Posted 2018/08/31 20:07:00

EU will scrap biannual clock changes, says Juncker

The EU will scrap biannual clock changes, Jean-Claude Juncker has pledged, in a move that poses another headache for Brexit negotiators.

Posted 2018/08/31 15:18:00

Rhino calf mourns mother killed by poachers

A rhino calf is recovering after being attacked with machetes after poachers shot his mother and stole her horns.

Posted 2018/08/31 14:24:00

Suspect shot and injured after train station stabbing

Police have said "all possible scenarios are being kept open" after officers shot and injured a man who attacked people with a knife at a busy rail station in Amsterdam.

Posted 2018/08/31 10:57:00

Marvel stars unite for teen boy with cancer

The Avengers have re-assembled with a few extra superheroes in tow to send a cancer-stricken teenage boy some heartwarming messages to help him through his treatment.

Posted 2018/08/31 09:05:00

Top sports presenter charged with armed robbery

One of Belgium's best-known football TV presenters has been charged with armed robbery after a raid near Brussels, prosecutors said.

Posted 2018/08/31 06:17:00

Trump threatens to pull US out of WTO

President Donald Trump has threatened to pull the United States out of the World Trade Organisation and is ready to impose more tariffs on China.

Posted 2018/08/31 05:12:00

Tape used to plug Space Station air leak

Astronauts used tape to temporarily patch up an air leak discovered on the Russian side of the International Space Station.

Posted 2018/08/30 16:59:00

Iran still complying with nuclear deal - UN watchdog

Iran is still complying with the 2015 nuclear deal despite the withdrawal of the US, the UN's nuclear watchdog has said.

Posted 2018/08/30 14:40:00

Hunt criticises Google over failures on child abuse content

Google has been criticised for being prepared to censor its content in order to break into China as the same time as it is refusing to take action on child abuse content.

Posted 2018/08/30 13:08:00

Man charged with murdering Playboy model

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murdering a former Playboy model who was found strangled to death at her home.

Posted 2018/08/30 12:57:00

May in testy Brexit exchange with Sky correspondent

Theresa May has again refused to say whether she thinks Britain will be better off after Brexit, asking a journalist why they were putting the question to her if they claimed to already know what she would say.

Posted 2018/08/30 11:50:00

Tennis star plays down US Open sexism row

The tennis player at the centre of a sexism row at the US Open has expressed surprise at the uproar generated by an incident in which she was penalised for briefly exposing her sports bra on court.

Posted 2018/08/30 08:35:00