Giant solar flare detonated mines during Vietnam War

Magnetic radiation from giant solar storms caused the sudden and nearly instantaneous detonation of dozens of sea mines in Vietnam in the 1970s, research has confirmed.

Posted 2018/11/09 11:07:00

One killed in Melbourne knife rampage terror attack

A man has killed one person and wounded two others in a knife rampage in Melbourne that police are treating as a terror attack.

Posted 2018/11/09 07:59:00

Thousand Oaks shooting: Victims of bar attack

The victims of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, include army veterans, students and a police officer.

Posted 2018/11/09 05:09:00

Surgeon removes kidney after mistaking it for tumour

A woman undergoing surgery for back pain left hospital missing a kidney after it was mistaken for a tumour.

Posted 2018/11/09 00:07:00

Doctors struggling to deal with ebola outbreak

It takes 15 minutes to don an ebola-proof protective suit and we watched a team of doctors and nurses in the Congolese city of Beni struggle with their straps, goggles and thick plastic boots. 

Posted 2018/11/08 10:43:00

Blow for Trump as Congress is split in US midterms

Donald Trump has hailed the Republicans' performance in the US midterm elections as a "tremendous success" - despite losing overall control of Congress.

Posted 2018/11/07 05:11:00

Cruz holds back the Democrat Texas tide - for now

They had billed it as a "victory" event for Ted Cruz well before the polls had even closed in Texas.

Posted 2018/11/07 04:47:00

Macron calls for European army to defend against US

A "real European army" is needed to defend itself against Russia and even the United States, Emmanuel Macron has said.

Posted 2018/11/06 15:50:00

Ex-SS guard on trial over concentration camp deaths

A former SS guard has been charged with being an accessory to murder at a Nazi concentration camp - in what is likely to be one of the last trials of its kind.

Posted 2018/11/06 11:37:00

Islamic State left 200 mass graves in Iraq - UN

More than 200 mass graves containing up to 12,000 victims were left behind by Islamic State in Iraq, the UN has said.

Posted 2018/11/06 10:42:00

Mafia convict holds five hostage at post office

A man who was upset after being sentenced to 19 years in prison for mafia links held five people hostage at a post office for eight hours.

Posted 2018/11/06 09:22:00

Three bodies found in rubble of Marseille buildings

Rescuers have found three bodies in the rubble of two buildings that collapsed in Marseille.

Posted 2018/11/06 09:11:00

Fourth body found in rubble of Marseille buildings

Rescuers have found a fourth body in the rubble of two buildings that collapsed in Marseille.

Posted 2018/11/06 09:11:00

Girl, 10, charged with killing six-month-old boy

A 10-year-old girl has appeared in court in Wisconsin charged with killing a six-month-old boy.

Posted 2018/11/06 07:16:00

Newlyweds die in helicopter crash hours after wedding

Two newlyweds have died in a helicopter crash just hours after tying the knot at their ranch in Texas.

Posted 2018/11/05 16:03:00

TV host announces split from deputy PM with intimate photo

An Italian TV presenter has been criticised after announcing she had split from the country's deputy prime minister by posting an intimate photo of them in bed.

Posted 2018/11/05 15:30:00

Man critical after shark attack off Queensland coast

A man has been left critically injured after being attacked by a shark near an island harbour on Australia's Great Barrier reef.

Posted 2018/11/05 13:22:00

Oil, carpets and banks: What are the US sanctions on Iran?

The US has reimposed a series of sanctions on Iran that it relaxed after the 2015 nuclear deal.

Posted 2018/11/05 11:34:00

US midterms: How California could prove key

The mural on the exterior wall of a liquor store in Los Angeles tells you everything you need to know about how California views Donald Trump.

Posted 2018/11/04 21:25:00

North Korea rejects sexual abuse claims

North Korea says a report containing allegations of widespread sexual abuse of women in the country is "an extremely dangerous provocation".

Posted 2018/11/04 15:10:00