Spain’s Defence Ministry says a Greek F-16 fighter jet has crashed into other planes on the ground during Nato manoeuvres in south eastern Spain, killing at least 10 people.


Testing times ahead for new Greek government

Syriza had run on a campaign of renegotiating the country’s €240bn international bailout deal, and pledged to reverse many of the reforms pushed through to qualify for the rescue loans that have kept Greece financially afloat for the past four years.


Syriza on course for absolute majority

Greece’s left-wing Syriza appeared on course last night to trounce the ruling conservatives in yesterday’s snap election and could win the absolute majority it wants to fight international creditors’ insistence on painful austerity measures.


Clashes leave 15 dead four years on from Arab Spring

Supporters of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president fought street battles with police in Cairo and other cities yesterday, on the fourth anniversary of the country’s 2011 uprising, as clashes left at least 15 people dead and dozens injured.


‘No regrets’ says Howard Marks on inoperable cancer

Notorious former drug smuggler and author Howard Marks has been diagnosed with inoperable bowel cancer, he announced at the weekend.


Shock in Japan as hostage executed

Under fire Japanese PM leads calls for release of second hostage

A Russian man swims in the icy water in St Petersburg, marking the 71st anniversary of breaking the Nazi siege of Leningrad.

Events to remember the Holocaust

Thousands of people will gather at events around the globe tomorrow to remember the millions killed in the Holocaust and in subsequent genocides.


Fears after 7m tweets in a month referred to cannabis

Experts have raised fears about a thriving Twitter cannabis culture.


Stress ‘affects growth of unborn baby’

Stress during pregnancy may affect an unborn baby’s development in the womb, research suggests.


Nigel Farage hits out at Ukip defector

Nigel Farage has promised to use money saved by quitting the EU to inject extra cash into the NHS as he sought to limit the damage caused by a Ukip MEP defecting to the Tories.


Quirky World ... Lavish dress torn to shreds as Bridezillas clash at fair

Romania: Cut-price bridal gowns brought wedding organisers in Romania more than they bargained for, when two brides-to-be scrapped over a lavish dress.