Catholic bishop accused of raping nun arrested by Indian police

Franco Mulakkal is the bishop of the northern Indian city of Jalandhar.

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3D gun blueprint manufacturer wanted in US for underage sex is held in Taiwan

Cody Wilson has been selling plans for the guns online despite concerns they could be used by terrorists or other criminals.

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South Africa reports ‘dramatic decline’ in killing of rhinos

Figures suggest a 26% fall in deaths from the equivalent period last year.

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Wreck found off Rhode Island could be Captain Cook’s Endeavour

The ship was scuttled off the US coast during the Revolutionary War to blockade the French navy.

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‘Snapchat queen’ who shared clip of dying boyfriend jailed in England

Fatima Khan filmed Khalid Safi as he lay dying in the street and posted it on Snapchat.

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Man arrested after online video shows emus being killed by a car

Animal welfare groups had called for the culprit to be traced.

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Tory and Labour politicians unite in criticism of Theresa May’s approach to Brexit

The British Prime Minister was urged to ditch her Chequers proposals.

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What are the ‘two big issues’ behind the Brexit ‘impasse’?

The British Prime Minister blamed two sticking points.

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Donald Trump backs Supreme Court nominee and criticises accuser

The president tweeted to question why police had not been informed at the time Christine Blasey Ford says Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her.

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How many people died worldwide from alcohol abuse in 2016?

Figures suggest the problem was particularly acute for men.

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Theresa May: EU and UK a 'long way apart' on two issues in Brexit talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said there are two main issues where the EU and UK remain a “long way apart” in their Brexit negotiations.

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Japanese spacecraft sends rovers towards asteroid Ryugu

It is hoped the mission will provide clues to the origins of the solar system.

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European Court to decide if UK can revoke Article 50 in ‘bombshell’ ruling

The Court of Session ruled the question of whether the UK can unilaterally revoke Article 50 will be referred to the Court of Justice of the EU.

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Update: More than 100 dead after ferry capsizes on Tanzania's Lake Victoria

At least 44 people died when after a passenger ferry capsized on Lake Victoria, a Tanzanian official has said.

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Croatia’s Dubrovnik suffering from overload of tourists after Game Of Thrones showing

As many as 13 cruise ships a day have been known to dock at the world heritage site well known to Game Of Thrones fans.

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Scotland Yard ‘admitted knowing about undercover officer’s relationship’

Environmental activist Kate Wilson has accused Met Police supervisors of conspiring to ‘deceive and abuse’ her.

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Vietnamese president dies at 61

Tran Dai Quang died after a serious illness, the government said.

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Emeritus Pope Benedict denies his resignation was a ‘carnival joke’

German media reports have revealed the former pontiff’s reply to a letter from a cardinal who is a critic of Pope Francis.

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Salisbury Novichok suspects ‘were detained in Netherlands earlier this year’

Dutch authorities are yet to comment on the findings of an investigative group.

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Sir Elton John and David Furnish accept libel damages over ‘dog attack’ slur

The couple sued News Group Newspapers (NGN) over an article in The Sun on Sunday.

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What are Theresa May’s options after Salzburg?

The Prime Minister must decide whether to press ahead with her Brexit plans or change tack in the hope of securing a deal.

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Breast milk helps premature babies’ brain development, study suggests

Researchers say helping mothers to provide breast milk could improve the prospects for babies born early.

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Philippine villages at risk of landslides forcibly evacuated

About 270 government troops and policemen were deployed to prevent residents from returning to high-risk villages.

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Barrier Reef tourists warned after two shark attacks in two days

A 46-year-old woman and a 12-year-old girl have been attacked while swimming from yachts off Whitsunday Island.

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Papers in the UK have their say on May’s Salzburg Brexit ‘humiliation’

The EU’s rejection of the Chequers plan is on nearly all the front pages.

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Suge Knight admits manslaughter over fatal confrontation

Knight’s attorneys have said he was acting in self-defence.

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Blindness-causing eye infection sparks contact lens warning

There has been a rise in the number of cases of Acanthamoeba keratitis.

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US sanctions Chinese military agency for buying Russian arms

The purchase violated a 2017 law intended to punish the government of Vladimir Putin for allegedly interfering in US elections and other activities.

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Former Trump lawyer Cohen providing ‘critical information’ in Russia probe

Michael Cohen could be a vital witness for prosecutors as they investigate whether the president’s campaign co-ordinated with Russians.

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Vietnam president Tran Dai Quang dies aged 61

He died due to a serious illness, media reports said.

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Ivanka Trump calls space crew on tour of Nasa centre

Her visit to the centre in Houston came during a stop on her campaign tour of Texas.

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Pledge of no extradition could resolve Julian Assange impasse, lawyer says

The WikiLeaks founder has been living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London for the past six years.

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Four dead, including suspect, after Maryland shootin

Three other wounded people were being treated at a hospital.

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Dozens dead after ferry sinks on Lake Victoria

Rescue efforts have been suspended until daybreak Friday.

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Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser willing to testify ‘if terms are fair’

Lawyer Debra Katz wrote that Ms Ford’s “strong preference” remains a full investigation before she testifies.

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Grenfell fire commander feared residents would die if evacuated

Andrew Walton told the inquiry the stay-put policy was based on the building’s structure, meaning it was not designed to enable evacuations.

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I was married to evil, admits widow of Westminster attacker

Khalid Masood’s wife Rohey Hydara has given evidence to the inquest into his victims’ deaths.

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London five-star hotel evacuated after chemical spill

Early indications suggest the leak of the cleaning agent at the Milestone Hotel in west London was accidental

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EU leaders warn Theresa May she must rethink Chequers blueprint

Donald Tusk said that while there were positive elements in the Chequers plan they could not accept any proposal which threatened the single market.

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Drunk burglar used giraffe sculpture to smash his way into shop

Edward Galbraith fell asleep at the crime scene, Worcester Magistrates’ Court was told.

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Murder accused father kicked out at police giving him first aid, court told

William Billingham denies murdering Mylee Billingham and making a threat to kill her mother, Tracey Taundry.

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Amazon set to unveil new Echo smart speakers

The technology giant is likely to use a surprise event on Thursday to reveal a new line-up of smart products featuring Alexa.

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Vodafone shows how 5G could be used to make live holographic calls

The network demonstrated a live hologram call with England Women’s football captain Steph Houghton.

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Pakistan’s Imran Khan backing moves to ease tensions with India

The premier has written to his New Delhi counterpart.

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UK police identify what caused the Croydon cat deaths mystery

Hundreds of pets were mutilated in and around London over a three-year period.

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Robbers use forklift truck to steal ATM in Scotland

The three suspects escaped in a car which had been specially adapted to fit the ATM in the boot.

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Pairing zebrafish by personality can boost reproductive success, study finds

Scientists at the University of Stirling found fish with a ‘proactive’ personality had most success.

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Japan’s Shinzo Abe calls for revision of post-war constitution after staying in post

The prime minister fended off a party leadership challenge from a former defence minister.

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South Korean leader to discuss Kim Jong Un’s peace proposals with Donald Trump

Moon Jae-in briefed the media on the outcome of his three-day visit to North Korea amid hopes the Korean War can formally be ended.

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Two 15-year-old boys arrested in England in terror preparation probe

The pair were arrested at their homes in Ramsgate.

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