Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin marks Apollo 11 anniversary at launch site

Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin marks Apollo 11 anniversary at launch site

The golden anniversary is being celebrated at events across the US.

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Astronauts blast off on moon landing anniversary

Astronauts blast off on moon landing anniversary

They are on a fast-track trip to the International Space Station.

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British Airways suspends flights to Cairo as security ‘precaution’

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo as security ‘precaution’

Flights to the Egyptian capital have been halted for seven days.

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Funeral service held for 86 Muslims killed by Serbs

Funeral service held for 86 Muslims killed by Serbs

The victims were aged between 19 and 61.

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Famed architect Cesar Pelli dies aged 92

Famed architect Cesar Pelli dies aged 92

The Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, are among Pelli’s best-known works.

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Tests carried out on bones in search for missing Vatican teenager

Tests carried out on bones in search for missing Vatican teenager

The missing girl, Emanuela Orlandi, vanished in 1983 aged 15.

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‘No to Boris, yes to Europe’: Protesters gather in London for march against Brexit

‘No to Boris, yes to Europe’: Protesters gather in London for march against Brexit

The protest saw a giant blimp modelled on Boris Johnson fly in Parliament Square on Saturday.

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Germany marks 75th anniversary of plot to kill Hitler

Germany marks 75th anniversary of plot to kill Hitler

Painted as traitors by the Nazis, they are now seen as heroes.

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Police hunt two men after gas is released on Tube train in London

Police hunt two men after gas is released on Tube train in London

Passengers were treated for coughing and lack of breath but there are no further concerns for their health.

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Timeline: The rise of political tensions in the Persian Gulf

Timeline: The rise of political tensions in the Persian Gulf

The US, UK and Iran have been involved in several incidents in recent months.

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Explosion at gas factory in central China kills at least 10

Explosion at gas factory in central China kills at least 10

The blast was not in the gas tank areas, and all production has been stopped.

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Theresa May vows to remain loyal to her successor as British prime minister

Theresa May vows to remain loyal to her successor as British prime minister

She said she would do ‘everything I can’ to ensure there is a Conservative government.

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One giant leap for mankind: World marks 50 years since first step on the moon

One giant leap for mankind: World marks 50 years since first step on the moon

Neil Armstrong became first person to walk on the moon at 3.56am Irish time on July 21.

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British government ‘deeply concerned’ by seizure of oil tanker in Persian Gulf

British government ‘deeply concerned’ by seizure of oil tanker in Persian Gulf

The British government has held an emergency Cobra meeting over the incident.

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Mini tornado hits village in the UK

Mini tornado hits village in the UK

The unusual weather phenomenon left a trail of destruction behind.

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Judge orders R Kelly moved to New York for court hearing

Judge orders R Kelly moved to New York for court hearing

He is being held in a Chicago jail without bail.

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Hunt ‘extremely concerned’ by seizure of two oil tankers in Persian Gulf

Hunt ‘extremely concerned’ by seizure of two oil tankers in Persian Gulf

The UK's Foreign Secretary confirmed that he will attend a meeting of the Government’s emergency Cobra committee tonight.

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Drivers interviewed after cars crash into crowds at UK charity meet

Drivers interviewed after cars crash into crowds at UK charity meet

A total of 17 people were injured in the collision in Stevenage.

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Iranian authorities ‘seize British tanker in Persian Gulf’

Iranian authorities ‘seize British tanker in Persian Gulf’

Stena Bulk said the UK-registered tanker was in international waters at the time but now appeared to be heading north towards Iran.

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‘Fanatical’ neo-Nazi terrorist group member who called for ‘race war’ jailed

‘Fanatical’ neo-Nazi terrorist group member who called for ‘race war’ jailed

Daniel Ward, a father-of-two, was sentenced to three years in prison for being part of National Action.

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Trump meets Apollo 11 astronauts on 50th anniversary of moon landing

Trump meets Apollo 11 astronauts on 50th anniversary of moon landing

Mr Trump told them ‘we are bringing the glamour back’ to the space programme.

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Pro-Brexit group founder wins appeal against €22k EU referendum fine

Pro-Brexit group founder wins appeal against €22k EU referendum fine

Darren Grimes hit out at the election watchdog after the court decision in his favour.

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Japanese animation studio fire suspect named by police

Japanese animation studio fire suspect named by police

Witness accounts suggested Shinji Aoba, 41, had a grudge against Kyoto Animation.

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Man climbs down side of 19-storey building to escape fire

Man climbs down side of 19-storey building to escape fire

The blaze in Philadelphia injured four residents and three police officers.

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17 people injured after two cars crash at UK charity car meet for bereaved families

17 people injured after two cars crash at UK charity car meet for bereaved families

Organiser Rix Sidhu said the Cruise-Herts group have decided not to hold any future events

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People run into streets as 5.3-magnitude earthquake hits Athens

People run into streets as 5.3-magnitude earthquake hits Athens

The quake was felt just after 2pm local time.

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Ex-president Jacob Zuma pulls out of South Africa corruption inquiry

Ex-president Jacob Zuma pulls out of South Africa corruption inquiry

The commission is probing wide-ranging allegations of corruption in government and state-owned companies.

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Gibraltar chief meets Iranian officials in bid to defuse tanker row

Gibraltar chief meets Iranian officials in bid to defuse tanker row

Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said the meeting was ‘constructive’.

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‘Predatory paedophile’ jailed for life for Lucy McHugh murder in UK

‘Predatory paedophile’ jailed for life for Lucy McHugh murder in UK

Stephen Nicholson was handed a minimum of 33 years.

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Angela Merkel criticises Donald Trump’s ‘go back’ comments on Democratic lawmakers

Angela Merkel criticises Donald Trump’s ‘go back’ comments on Democratic lawmakers

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was questioned at her annual summer news conference.

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Chancellor fires warning shot at Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit

Chancellor fires warning shot at Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit

Philip Hammond is preparing to return to the backbenches under the incoming administration.

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Ant McPartlin has five months cut from driving ban after completing course

Ant McPartlin has five months cut from driving ban after completing course

The star was pictured behind the wheel of his Range Rover in London.

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Dutch troops partially liable for Srebrenica massacre, court rules

Dutch troops partially liable for Srebrenica massacre, court rules

About 350 Bosnian Muslim men were killed by Bosnian Serb forces during the 1995 massacre.

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Challenges mount for Boris Johnson amid minister’s signal on no-confidence vote

Challenges mount for Boris Johnson amid minister’s signal on no-confidence vote

Health minister Stephen Hammond signalled he could vote against the Government if it pursues no deal.

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Iran denies US claims it destroyed Iranian drone near Persian Gulf

Iran denies US claims it destroyed Iranian drone near Persian Gulf

The incident marks a new escalation of tensions between the countries.

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Johnson promises to end Brexit delay ‘bad dream’

Johnson promises to end Brexit delay ‘bad dream’

Boris Johnson is the favourite to win the Tory leadership contest and become prime minister.

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At least 14 people injured after two cars crash in UK

At least 14 people injured after two cars crash in UK

The incident happened at about 9.45pm on Thursday.

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Six people injured as gas explosion destroys New Zealand home

Six people injured as gas explosion destroys New Zealand home

Neighbours thought a plane or earthquake had hit the area.

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Experts: UK government’s laissez-faire approach to salt will kill or maim thousands

Experts: UK government’s laissez-faire approach to salt will kill or maim thousands

Researchers say that unless urgent action is taken by 2025, then more than 40,000 extra cases of disease and cancer may have occurred.

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Cigarette butts hamper plant growth, study suggests

Cigarette butts hamper plant growth, study suggests

The presence of cigarette butts in the soil reduces the germination success and shoot length of grass and clover, researchers say.

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Britons share touching memories of Apollo 11 moon landing

Britons share touching memories of Apollo 11 moon landing

Hundreds of people have submitted newspaper cuttings, photos and personal stories of how Apollo 11 impacted on their lives 50 years ago.

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Majority believe Scots would understand variable deposit return scheme – survey

Majority believe Scots would understand variable deposit return scheme – survey

In May, Scotland became the first part of the UK to announce plans to bring in a deposit return scheme in a bid to boost recycling.

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Diabetes increases risk of heart failure more in women than men – study

Diabetes increases risk of heart failure more in women than men – study

Type 1 diabetes is associated with a 47% excess risk of heart failure in women compared to men.

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Branson ‘ready to head into space’ after few more Virgin Galactic tests

Branson ‘ready to head into space’ after few more Virgin Galactic tests

The British billionaire celebrated his 69th birthday at Nasa’s Kennedy Space Centre.

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Hamilton creator joins protests against Puerto Rico governor

Hamilton creator joins protests against Puerto Rico governor

Lin-Manuel Miranda led about 200 people, many from Puerto Rico, at a rally in Manhattan’s Union Square

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US warship destroyed Iranian drone, says Trump

US warship destroyed Iranian drone, says Trump

The USS Boxer took defensive action after the drone closed to within 1,000 yards of the warship, the president said.

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12 Israelis remanded over alleged rape of British teenager in Cyprus

12 Israelis remanded over alleged rape of British teenager in Cyprus

The alleged rape occurred early on Wednesday at a hotel in the popular Cyprus resort town of Ayia Napa.

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Three sentenced to death in Morocco for killing Scandinavian hikers

Three sentenced to death in Morocco for killing Scandinavian hikers

Maren Ueland, 28, from Norway, and Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, from Denmark, were stabbed to death in December.

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Trump says he was unhappy with supporters chanting ‘send her back’

Trump says he was unhappy with supporters chanting ‘send her back’

The president criticised a young Democratic congresswoman and suggested she should leave the US.

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KLM criticised for asking breastfeeding mothers to cover-up

KLM criticised for asking breastfeeding mothers to cover-up

Dutch airline KLM has come under fire for requesting breastfeeding mothers cover up to prevent other passengers being offended.

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