A 56-year-old man in England has been left housebound after his mobility scooter was stolen.

Pentagon mistakenly sends live anthrax spores to labs

US officials are investigating after the Pentagon mistakenly shipped live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, as ...

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Mankini ban cuts anti-social behaviour in UK town

A crack down on booze-fuelled anti-social behaviour and revealing garments like the mankini has turned Newquay around.

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Elephant numbers 'down by a half'

Conservationists say the elephant population in Mozambique has dropped nearly 50% in the last five years because of poaching, but cite good news from Uganda, where ...

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Death toll rises above 1,400 as temperatures reach 47C in India

Eating onions, lying in the shade and crowding into rivers, Indians are doing whatever they can to stay cool amid a brutal heatwave that has killed more than 1,400 ...

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US homeowners begin clean-up after major floods

Homeowners were cleaning up after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma left at least 21 people dead and 11 others missing.

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1,400 now dead as heatwave hits India

Eating onions, lying in the shade and crowding into rivers, Indians are doing whatever they can to stay cool amid a brutal heatwave that has killed more than 1,400 ...

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See the Action Man and Star Wars toy haul that made £180k at auction

Boxes of unsold and unwanted Action Man and Star Wars toys that lay untouched in a retired salesman’s garage for decades fetched huge amounts at auction.

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