Nine rail workers were just seconds from death after being given no warning that an 80mph passenger train was bearing down on them, rail accident investigators have said.

Missing plane hunt 'to take months'

The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but is likely to take many months because of the huge ...

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Sweden calls off submarine search after 'foreign underwater activity' reported

Swedish authorities have called off their week-long search for a submarine in the Stockholm archipelago.

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Brain cancer patient Ashya begins proton therapy

Brain cancer patient Ashya King is set to undergo his last dose of proton therapy after his condition improved, the clinic treating him has said.

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Ottawa gunman was not on 'high-risk' list

The gunman who shot dead a soldier in the Canadian capital was not under surveillance or on a list of around 90 individuals deemed to be a “high risk”, police have ...

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Hong Kong protesters to hold spot referendum

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are to hold a spot referendum on whether to stay on the streets or accept government offers for more talks and clear their protest ...

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EU leaders pledge cut in greenhouse gas emissions

European leaders have agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the 28-nation bloc to at least 40% below 1990 levels by 2030.

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Doctor disgnosed with Ebola in New York

A doctor who returned to New York after treating Ebola patients in west Africa has tested positive for the virus - the first confirmed case in the city and America's ...

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