At least 100 Palestinians have been killed in fighting in Gaza today, according to a health official, as Israel escalated its military offensive in the coastal strip.

Mothers turn to Google for medical advice before GP

Mothers are more likely to turn to “Dr Google” than their family doctor to seek advice if their child is poorly, a UK-based poll suggests.

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British man convicted of killing girlfriend's baby

A man has been found guilty by a UK court of killing his girlfriend's baby.

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Woman killed by herd of charging cows

A woman has been attacked and killed by a herd of cows in Austria.

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Even slow, lazy jogging for seven minutes reduces death risk

Running for just a few minutes each day can reduce the risk of dying from heart disease, research has shown.

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Aviation bosses discuss risks of war zone flight

The risk to passenger planes flying over war zones following the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be discussed at a special meeting of world aviation ...

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US accuses Russia of breaking nuclear arms treaty

The Obama administration has stepped up tensions with Russia, accusing Moscow of conducting tests in breach of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty.

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'Friendly' local handyman in Maine murders family

A handyman with financial problems has shot dead his wife and three children before committing suicide, in what police in Maine say is one of the worst cases of ...

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Last chance to avoid Argentina's debt default

Argentina’s government is to make another effort to reach a deal with US. creditors before a looming deadline that risks sending the country into its second default ...

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American boy held by Israel for 'leading violent protests'

A 15-year-old American boy is being held by Israel for allegedly playing a leading role in violent East Jerusalem protests.

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Israeli bombs hit Hamas media centre

Israel’s bombardment of Gaza has continued with missile strikes on a Hamas-run TV and radio station.

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