A 42-year-old woman has been charged with three counts of murder after the death of three children.

Israel puts a halt to peace talks

The Israeli government said it has decided to halt peace talks with the Palestinians in response to a new unity agreement between rival Palestinian factions.

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Russia announces military exercises near Ukrainian border

Russia’s defence minister has announced new military exercises along the Ukrainian border just hours after Ukrainian troops killed at least two pro-Russia insurgents ...

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Bucket-list teen Stephen 'still fighting'

A terminally-ill teenager who has raised more than £1.6m (€1.94m) for charity has said he is “still fighting” as donations from the public continue to roll in thanks ...

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Obama backs Japan over islands

US president Barack Obama has confirmed that the US will defend Japan in a potential confrontation with China over a set of disputed islands.

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Dave Lee Travis pleads not guilty

Veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis has pleaded not guilty to indecently assaulting a woman.

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Mother of deceased disabled children 'struggled to cope'

Friends of the investment banker's wife suspected of murdering her three young disabled children have told of her struggle to care for her family.

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Stowaway teen who survived five-hour flight 'was homesick for Africa'

The father of a teenager who survived a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jet’s wheel well has said his son missed Africa, where he used to ...

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City Hall in eastern Ukraine cleared of pro-Russian protesters

Police have cleared a city hall in south-eastern Ukraine of pro-Russian protesters who had been occupying it for more than a week, Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen ...

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Shore debris not from missing Malaysian Airlines plane

Debris that washed ashore in south-west Australia is not from the missing Malaysian Airlines plane, experts have said.

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