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Italy ends 10-day standoff with migrants on rescue ship

Italy has allowed the migrants stranded aboard a ship in Sicily to disembark, 10 days after they were rescued in the Mediterranean Sea.
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Posted 2018/08/26 09:44:00

John McCain dies after ending cancer treatment

Veteran US senator and former presidential candidate John McCain has died at the age of 81.
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Posted 2018/08/26 00:19:00

YouTube star among three killed in wrong-way crash

A teenage YouTube celebrity known as McSkillet is believed to have been killed alongside two others when his sports car collided head-on with an SUV in California.
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Posted 2018/08/25 15:00:00

Trump praises Kanye but ignores gravely ill John McCain

Donald Trump has been criticised for praising Kanye West at his latest rally, while failing to acknowledge gravely ill senator John McCain.
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Posted 2018/08/25 07:24:00

Elon Musk U-turns on plan to take Tesla private

Tesla founder Elon Musk has announced he no longer wishes to take his company private.
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Posted 2018/08/25 06:48:00

Ex-Playboy model strangled to death at home

A former Playboy model has been found strangled to death at her home in a Philadelphia suburb, just days after a reported robbery.
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Posted 2018/08/25 06:32:00

Hurricane Lane downgraded but still dangerous

Hurricane Lane has been downgraded to a tropical storm as it approaches Hawaii, but officials say the storm remains dangerous.
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Posted 2018/08/25 03:30:00

Trump tells Pompeo to cancel North Korea trip

Donald Trump has told secretary of state Mike Pompeo to cancel his planned trip to North Korea.
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Posted 2018/08/24 17:41:00

Twenty hygiene cases against hotel where couple died

At least 20 people have brought legal claims against a hotel in Egypt where a British couple died, it has emerged.
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Posted 2018/08/24 17:37:00

Raped Rohingya women have to give birth in refugee camps

Shafika will never tell her two-month-old son the real circumstances of his conception. She says it would break him.
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Posted 2018/08/24 13:03:00

Buried WW2 ammo risk as wildfire burns near Berlin

Hundreds of people have fled their homes as a wildfire the size of 400 football pitches continues to spread on the outskirts of Berlin.
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Posted 2018/08/24 07:53:00

Hawaii in lockdown as centre of hurricane nears

Hawaii has been told to brace for potentially life-threatening impact and people are preparing for lockdown as the centre of Hurricane Lane moves dangerously close to the islands.
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Posted 2018/08/24 04:37:00

Morrison replaces Turnbull as Australian PM

Treasurer Scott Morrison has been sworn in as Australia's prime minister to replace Malcolm Turnbull after a Liberal Party coup.
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Posted 2018/08/24 02:53:00

Morrison replaces Turnbull as Australian PM

Scott Morrison has been sworn in as Australia's prime minister, replacing Malcolm Turnbull after a Liberal Party coup.
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Posted 2018/08/24 02:53:00

Venezuelans turn to sex work to survive amid economic crisis

Venezuelan women are being driven into the sex trade in Colombia in order to survive, a Sky News investigation has found.
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Posted 2018/08/23 20:40:00

Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King dies aged 68

The former Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King, who helped write the hit Sweet Home Alabama, has died of cancer aged 68.
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Posted 2018/08/23 19:53:00

Irish PM to press Pope on child abuse

Irish Taioseach Leo Varadkar has said he will press Pope Francis for full disclosure on child abuse by Catholic priests.
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Posted 2018/08/23 18:12:00

Irish PM to press Pope on child abuse

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said he will press Pope Francis for full disclosure on child abuse by Catholic priests.
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Posted 2018/08/23 18:12:00

Popemobile returns to Dublin ahead of papal visit

A refurbished Popemobile from 1979 has been unveiled in Dublin along with a new waxwork of Pope Francis ahead of his visit to Ireland.
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Posted 2018/08/23 14:06:00

Trump wades in on South Africa farm seizures

South Africa has hit out at efforts to "divide" the nation after US President Donald Trump waded into the country's debate about land reform.
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Posted 2018/08/23 13:28:00