Turkey's president has sharply criticised Western countries that expressed concern about possible human rights violations in Turkey's sweeping crackdown after an attempted coup.

Deadly blast strikes demonstration in Kabul; at least 31 dead

An explosion struck a large demonstration march in the Afghan capital, Kabul, today, causing multiple casualties.

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Rip tide blamed as two men pulled un conscious from water in England

Two people are being treated by paramedics attending an "ongoing" incident on an English beach.

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Russian balloonist ‘lands new round the world record’

Russian balloonist Fedor Konyukhov has landed safely in the Australian Outback.

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Munich gunman had no links to ‘Islamic State’ or recent refugee intake

The gunman had been in psychiatric care and was treated for depression, police said.

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Surfer suffers 'vicious' crocodile attack at Costa Rica beach

An American surfer was in serious but stable condition after he was attacked by a large crocodile at a popular tourist beach in Costa Rica.

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Witnesses recall 'pandemonium' of Munich attack

Eyewitnesses have described the "pandemonium" of the Munich attack with people "screaming, shouting and running everywhere".

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Hillary Clinton chooses Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as running mate

Hillary Clinton named Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the ...

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Drivers face long delays as Dover tightens security after French attacks

Terror fears have led to severe delays at the English port of Dover, reportedly leaving hundreds of motorists stranded overnight.

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Munich massacre gunman was German-Iranian teenager who acted alone; 9 dead, 16 hurt, including children

A gunman who murdered nine people and injured 16 others including children at a Munich shopping centre was an 18-year-old German-Iranian, police believe.

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Munich shopping centre shootings: What we know so far

Munich police suspect there were three gunmen involved, with at least nine people dead.

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Public figures offer condolences after Munich shooting attack

Public figures have offered their condolences to people in Munich following the shopping centre shooting.

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Baton Rouge police officer remembered as hero at funeral

A Baton Rouge police officer has been remembered as a hero by the city's mayor, who urged people to respect the police and avoid the "us vs them" mentality that ...

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Twitter users offering refuge to people in Munich after shooting centre attack

Refuge is being offered to people stranded near Munich through social media.

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Ex-Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke to run for US Senate

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has announced he plans to run for the US Senate in Louisiana.

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LATEST: Munich massacre gunman who killed nine people is dead and acted alone

Latest: Police in Munich have given a "cautious" all-clear after identifying a suspect who killed himself near the scene of the massacre. The suspect is believed ...

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You know it's not a good sign for Donald Trump when a study compares him to Lord Voldemort

Apparently, reading Harry Potter lowers Americans’ opinions of the Republican presidential hopeful.

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IMF chief to stand trial after €400m compensation deal for business magnate

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde must stand trial in France over a 2008 arbitration ruling that handed €400m to a politically connected business ...

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Grumpy Cat went on a sightseeing tour of London... and was not impressed

She visited all the important landmarks and wasn’t happy about it. Obviously.

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You need to see this spectacular video of humpback whales breaching

Woman shares stunning footage of the majestic animals in action.

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Ben Butler lodges appeal over conviction for murdering daughter Ellie

Ben Butler has lodged an appeal after being convicted of murdering his six-year-old daughter Ellie, judges have been told.

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Flying high? BA flight makes emergency landing after 'cannabis-like smell' fills the cabin

Passengers complained of smelling a foul odour during the flight from Gatwick to Greece.

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Young boy taken to IS part of Syria showed marked interest in guns, judge told

A little boy whose mother took him to an area of Syria controlled by Islamic terrorists showed a marked and persistent interest in guns and shooting people when ...

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Shooting of black therapist: Officer 'thought autistic patient was going for gun'

It has been claimed the officer who shot a black therapist who was trying to calm an autistic patient meant to shoot the patient instead.

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Youngsters praised for 999 call over fire - while adults filmed blaze

Two youngsters have been praised for phoning 999 to report a fire - while adults filmed and took pictures of the blaze.

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Nice authorities refuse police request to delete CCTV images of lorry attack

Authorities in Nice have refused a request from French anti-terror police to delete surveillance camera images of last week's deadly truck attack.

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Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 to be suspended

The Boeing 777 vanished more than two years ago while on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

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Genetic switch 'could pave the way towards preventing asthma'

Scientists have discovered a genetic switch which could pave the way for preventing asthma at the origin of the disease.

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Strong evidence links alcohol to seven types of cancer

There is strong evidence that alcohol causes seven types of cancer and probably others, a review has concluded.

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Trump vows to save US from crisis as he accepts presidential nomination

Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president, declaring America in crisis and promising its people they will be safer and richer if he is elected ...

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Zimbabwe's war veterans turn against Robert Mugabe

Veterans of Zimbabwe's independence war made a significant break with President Robert Mugabe for the first time, calling him dictatorial, manipulative and egocentric. ...

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Five charged over Nice truck attack

Five suspects have been charged over the Nice beachfront truck attack that killed 84 people.

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Here's what you need to know about the UK's first double hand transplant

The surgery can take up to 12 hours.

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UK's first double hand transplant patient looks forward to clutching a beer

He also wants to start trimming the hedge and riding a bike.

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CCTV footage shows thugs attacking diners in McDonald's brawl

Police released the video in a bid to identify the man and woman, who can be seen kicking victims as they lay on the ground.

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Shock and condemnation after Trump questions Nato commitments

Alarm and condemnation erupted from European capitals, the White House and leaders of Donald Trump's own party after the Republican presidential nominee suggested ...

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17 bodies found as 1,128 migrants rescued from Mediterranean

Rescue boats have recovered the bodies of 17 migrants and plucked 1,128 survivors from the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily, a day after 22 corpses were found at ...

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2016 on track to be hottest year on record

The first six months of this year have continued to shatter global heat records, putting 2016 on track to be the Earth's hottest year on record, the World Meteorological ...

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Man set alight in 'gay hate' attack in church grounds

A man has been set on fire in what police are describing as a homophobic hate crime.

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Ex-addict to be buried for three days in premature deaths warning

A recovered alcoholic and drug addict will be buried for three days to raise awareness of premature deaths caused by addiction.

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Reports of rape in London clubs and bars have increased by 136%

The information was obtained by Broadly through a Freedom of Information request.

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Truck attack driver planned Nice atrocity 'for months'

The man behind the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice planned the atrocity for months and was helped by accomplices, French prosecutors have said.

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Several arrested in Brazil over Olympic terror attack fears

Police in Brazil have detained 10 people said to have pledged allegiance to Islamic State amid fears they were planning an attack on the Rio Olympics.

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Man arrested after six-hour police stand-off in New York City

A man suspected of throwing a hoax bomb through the open window of a police car in New York's Times Square has been taken into custody after an overnight stand-off. ...

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UK Police 'unable to discount terrorism' as motive after RAF base abduction bid

Police investigating the attempted knifepoint abduction of an RAF serviceman have said they are "unable to discount terrorism" as a motive.

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Turkey to suspend human rights laws as state of emergency follows failed coup

The Turkish government has announced plans to suspend human rights laws as it prepares to implement the country's new state of emergency following the failed coup.

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Palmerston vs. Larry: temporary ceasefire reached in the battle for Downing Street dominance

Forget the war going on in the Labour party; Larry and Palmerston are fighting it out for Top cat of Downing St.

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80 women and children rescued from Boko Haram in Nigeria

The Nigerian military has rescued 80 children and women held captive by the Boko Haram extremist group in a remote village.

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Donald Trump to close Republican convention with bid to unite party

Donald Trump is set to make his case to America - and to the many rattled doubters within his own party.

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