A British man has reportedly drowned in Salou in north eastern Spain.
An 82-year-old sailor has been rescued from the North Sea, following a long operation by the UK and Norwegian coastguard.More
The British-born gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon university killed himself in front of students after two police officers wounded him in a shoot-out, ...
Suicide bombers killed at least 18 people in three dawn attacks including in a mosque in the north-eastern Nigerian town of Damaturu, officials and witnesses said.
Toyota has spoken with US officials about the prominent use of its vehicles by militants in Syria, Iraq and Libya.More
German chancellor Angela Merkel and French president Francois Hollande have urged European politicians to pull together amid multiple crises in a highly unusual ...More
Workers who operate security scanners at Stansted Airport are to take fresh strike action in a row over pay.More
Women are unable to do some jobs that men can do because they are too sensitive to cope with failure according to one female entrepreneur.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has spent his 63rd birthday on the ice, playing hockey with NHL stars against Russian officials and tycoons.More
Syrian government troops have launched a ground offensive in the country’s central region under cover of Russian air strikes, a Damascus official said.More
Controversial changes to the UK national lottery come into play this weekend which will see the number of balls increase to 59 and the chance of winning the jackpot ...More
The fires are out of control and hurting humans and animals.More
Russia is using warships in the Caspian Sea to target the so-called 'Islamic State' state group in Syria, defence minister Sergei Shoigu said.More
Remember your poop bag when you take the dog for a stroll, or you might regret it.
Now you can calculate exactly how the human race has transformed our planet in your lifetime.More
Sweden’s Tomas Lindahl, American Paul Modrich and US-Turkish scientist Aziz Sancar have won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for “mechanistic studies of DNA repair”.
Doctors Without Borders is appealing to the United States, Afghanistan and other countries to launch an independent fact-finding mission under rules of the Geneva ...More
A German woman has died after being stung by a box jellyfish on a popular Thai resort island, the third reported fatality in Thailand in 14 months from one of the ...More
Lots of rain. A waterfall of rain.
Heavy fighting has broken out in central Syria as government troops backed by Russian air strikes battle insurgents, activists said.More
The company that made an engine that caught fire as a British Airways plane was taking off from Las Vegas is inspecting other engine parts.More
Police in Australia have arrested four people during a series of raids in connection with the murder of a civilian police worker that is believed to be terror-linked. ...More
We’re sure Charles Darwin is thrilled at being immortalised in emoji.More
The mother of a gunman who killed nine people and himself at an Oregon community college allowed her troubled son to have guns.More
Authorities working with the FBI in eastern Europe have foiled four attempts in the past five years by gangs with suspected Russian connections to sell radioactive ...More
Experts say there are too many “confusing” and “contradictory” messages about drinking while pregnant.More
American companies like Facebook will no longer be able to access the personal online data of EU citizens.More
A United Airlines flight from Houston to San Francisco has diverted to Albuquerque, New Mexico, after the co-pilot passed out.More
A yacht carrying two Britons, an American, a Canadian and a Filipino disappeared while sailing in waters that were lashed by a storm last week, the Philippine coast ...
Attacks targeting exiled Yemeni officials and Saudi-led troops fighting in the country’s civil war have killed at least 15 people in the port city of Aden, authorities ...
Officials of the eastern Ukraine regions under the control of Russia-backed separatists say they will postpone local elections that were to be held in the next few ...
A former president of the United Nations General Assembly has been arrested and charged with accepting over one million dollars in bribes from a billionaire Chinese ...
The deadly American attack on a hospital in northern Afghanistan occurred despite “rigorous” US military procedures designed to avoid such mistakes, the top commander ...
The airline stepped in to foot the £1,000 quarantine bill.More
Fourteen elephants have been poisoned by cyanide in Zimbabwe in three separate incidents, two years after poachers killed more than 200 elephants by poisoning, officials ...More
Did you see that ghostly lady on Mars?! Here are some other times space has haunted our dreams.More
Oscar Pistorius’s family say the South African athlete’s rights are being “undermined” by delays in deciding whether he should be released from jail and moved to ...More
Volkswagen’s new chief executive has told more than 20,000 gathered workers that the company will have to review planned investments and contain costs as it works ...More
An audio recording has emerged of the moment a co-pilot took charge of an American Airlines flight after the pilot became ill.
The new species of mammal, which has a long, pointed nose, was found in Indonesia.More
Nato’s secretary-general has rejected Moscow’s claim that its military incursion into alliance airspace over Turkey was not intentional or important.More
An 11-year-old boy faces a murder charge after witnesses say he killed his eight-year-old neighbour because she would not let him see her puppy.
A young doctor with incurable cancer that runs in his family has raised thousands of pounds to fund a researcher to examine the disease.More
The British-born gunman who murdered nine people at an Oregon community college before killing himself ranted about not having a girlfriend and thinking everyone ...More
An American Airlines flight to Boston has made an emergency landing in New York after the captain became ill and later died.More
Turkey's foreign ministry claims a Russian warplane strayed into Turkey's air space for a second time yesterday.
Massive crowds have gathered in and around Manchester Cathedral to hear Jeremy Corbyn speak against Conservative cuts.
New research shows algae was genetically programmed to survive outside water and evolve into plants.More
At least 55 fighters have been killed and more than 100 injured in battles in Yemen’s Marib province, according to security officials