Mummy discovered in unexplored Egyptian tomb

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a new mummy in a previously unexplored tomb near the city of Luxor.

Posted 2017/12/09 15:04:00

Kim strolls on sacred mount to mark missile launch

The leader of North Korea has celebrated the country's recent missile launch by visiting a sacred mountain where his father was said to be born.

Posted 2017/12/09 11:11:00

Qatar announces deal to buy 50 Airbus planes

Qatar is to buy 50 Airbus a321neo planes with an option for a further 30.

Posted 2017/12/07 10:00:00

VW manager jailed over emissions scandal

A senior Volkswagen manager has been jailed for seven years in the US for covering up a scheme to evade pollution limits on diesel vehicles.

Posted 2017/12/07 07:41:00

Naples pizza twirling joins UNESCO list

Naples pizza twirling has joined a UNESCO list of global "intangible heritage", alongside traditions including a language made up only from whistling.

Posted 2017/12/07 07:22:00

Oz MPs sing after voting for same-sex marriage

Australian MPs have endorsed the nation's vote to allow same-sex couples to marry - before bursting into song in parliament.

Posted 2017/12/07 07:06:00

Hamas urges uprising over Trump Jerusalem move

The leader of Hamas is calling for a new uprising, while Israel's army deploys reinforcements in the West Bank after Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital city.

Posted 2017/12/07 03:45:00

Trump not averse to dangerous gamble in Israel

When, back in May this year, Donald Trump became the first sitting US President to visit the Western Wall, one of the holiest sites in Judaism, the Israelis were delighted.

Posted 2017/12/07 01:41:00

Trump: US recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Donald Trump has said the US "officially recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel", sparking warnings it will lead to violence and seriously harm the Middle East peace process.

Posted 2017/12/06 18:08:00

UN commits to stopping ocean plastic pollution

The world's environment ministers have pledged to stop plastics seeping into the planet's oceans in a step "towards a pollution-free planet".

Posted 2017/12/06 17:13:00

Mayor urges Govt to apologise for India massacre

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has urged the Government to apologise for a colonial-era massacre in India in which hundreds of people were killed.

Posted 2017/12/06 13:24:00

Instagram issues abuse warnings over animal selfies

Remember the young dolphin that died after beachgoers took it from the sea to pose for photographs with it?

Posted 2017/12/06 11:01:00

TV blockbuster halts production amid California wildfires

The production of two blockbuster TV shows has been halted by wildfires in California.

Posted 2017/12/06 07:54:00

Why is Trump moving the US embassy in Israel?

​​​​​​​Why does Donald Trump want to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem?

Posted 2017/12/05 17:38:00

Vaginal mesh campaigner dies from sepsis

Vaginal mesh campaigner Chrissy Brajcic has died reportedly from sepsis after a four-year battle with persistent infections.

Posted 2017/12/05 03:54:00

Hunter killed by wild boar he was trying to shoot

A hunter has been killed by a wild boar which attacked him as he tried to shoot it, say police in Germany.

Posted 2017/12/04 20:34:00

Angela Merkel set for new coalition talks

Angela Merkel is set for crucial new talks in her latest bid to form a government, more than 10 weeks after Germany went to the polls.

Posted 2017/12/04 17:47:00

Goalie makes history with last-minute equaliser

An Italian football team have ended a 14-game losing streak and secured their first ever Serie A point after their goalkeeper scored a last-minute diving header against AC Milan.

Posted 2017/12/04 15:27:00

Russia denies ex-Trump aide influenced Putin

Russia has denied Vladimir Putin was influenced by Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn when he decided against retaliating to US sanctions.

Posted 2017/12/04 14:31:00

Bollywood legend Shashi Kapoor dies aged 79

Veteran Bollywood actor and producer Shashi Kapoor has died aged 79 after a long illness.

Posted 2017/12/04 13:54:00