Facebook status update fails to spook investors

Facebook's shares rose in after-hours trading after its latest results showed user growth has remained stable.

Posted 2018/10/30 19:53:00

Protests as Trump visits Pittsburgh after shooting

Donald Trump is visiting Pittsburgh to pay his respects to those mourning loved ones killed in a mass shooting at a synagogue.

Posted 2018/10/30 19:36:00

Mob boss Whitey Bulger killed in prison - reports

Mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger has been killed after being moved to a new prison, according to US media.

Posted 2018/10/30 16:18:00

Ecuador throws out Assange mistreatment claim

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's claim that Ecuador is violating his "fundamental rights" in its London embassy has been thrown out by the country.

Posted 2018/10/30 15:18:00

Leicester match at Cardiff will go ahead, club says

Leicester City have confirmed Saturday's match at Cardiff will go ahead after thousands of people turned out to sign books of condolence.

Posted 2018/10/30 15:02:00

Couple die while taking selfie from Yosemite cliff edge

An Indian couple who fell to their deaths from a cliff edge at Yosemite National Park were taking a selfie, a relative has revealed.

Posted 2018/10/30 13:46:00

Crane crashes into aircraft carrier: One person missing

The Admiral Kuznetsov, Russia's only aircraft carrier, has been damaged after the floating dry dock she was in collapsed and sank and a crane crashed onto her deck.

Posted 2018/10/30 12:47:00

11 dead in Italy as Venice water level hits 10-year high

At least 11 people have been killed and four were seriously injured as severe storms battered northern Italy.

Posted 2018/10/30 10:20:00

Briton charged with killing husband may face death sentence

A British woman has been charged with murdering her husband, who was found stabbed to death on the Malaysian island of Langkawi.

Posted 2018/10/30 07:39:00

WWF: This is last generation that can save the planet

Life on earth is being wiped out by humans living beyond the planet's means, according to a new report from conservation organisation WWF.

Posted 2018/10/30 01:39:00

Humans have wiped out 60% of animals since 1970

Life on earth is being wiped out by humans living beyond the planet's means, according to conservation organisation WWF.

Posted 2018/10/30 01:39:00

Far-right candidate wins Brazil election

Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro has won Brazil's presidential election following a divisive campaign.

Posted 2018/10/28 22:15:00

Syrian museum reopens after 6 years of closure

The National Museum of Damascus has reopened for the first time since the raging Syrian civil war forced its closure in 2012.

Posted 2018/10/28 14:45:00

Synagogue shooting: Oldest victim was 97

The oldest victim of the shooting inside a synagogue in Pittsburgh was 97, authorities have confirmed.

Posted 2018/10/28 13:26:00

South African minister: Sex tape used to blackmail me

South Africa's home affairs minister has said a video of a "sexual nature" meant for him and his wife is being used as blackmail.

Posted 2018/10/28 09:40:00

Harry and Meghan get traditional Maori welcome in NZ

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have received a traditional Maori welcome on their arrival in New Zealand.

Posted 2018/10/28 06:46:00

What we know about synagogue suspect Robert Bowers

The man suspected of storming a Pittsburgh synagogue said a Jewish refugee charity brought "invaders in that kill our people" into the US.

Posted 2018/10/28 01:55:00

At least 10 killed in antisemitic shooting at synagogue

At least 10 people have been killed after a gunman opened fire during a baby naming ceremony inside a synagogue in Pittsburgh.

Posted 2018/10/27 19:38:00

Straight-faced leaders make joint Syria statement

It's hard to think of anything these four leaders agree on, but they appeared together at a joint news conference in Istanbul, an hour and a half late, but waving a joint statement on Syria.

Posted 2018/10/27 18:31:00

Got enough candles? Julia enjoys 118th birthday

Live music, cake and her favourite pasta dish were all enjoyed by Julia Flores on her 118th birthday.

Posted 2018/10/27 13:56:00