Two security guards have been jailed for kidnapping a man who later died after they ejected him from a music festival.

India heatwave death toll passes 1,800 - and there is a massive shortage of water

Did you know thousands of people are dying from dehydration or being forced to suck onions to survive in India right now?

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Volcano suddenly erupts on Japanese island

A volcano has erupted on a small island in southern Japan today, spewing out rocks and sending black clouds of ash nearly 6 miles (9km) into the sky.

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Smuggled ivory destroyed by China

Chinese authorities have destroyed 1,460lb of ivory that was seized after being smuggled in the country as part of a crackdown on the illegal trade.

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Thousands fewer children seriously ill since English smoking ban, research finds

Many thousands of children may have been spared serious illness and admission to hospital by the smoking ban in England, research has shown.

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Girl, six, rescues kitten after firefighters are too big for job

Firefighters were too big to rescue a kitten from a storm drain, but a six-year-old girl’s size proved to be just right.

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