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Mexico murder rate soars as 25,000 are killed

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 15:03
The number of people murdered in Mexico reached a record high in 2017 as a wave of violence sweeps across the country.

Turkish troops move into Kurdish area in Syria

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 14:38
Turkish troops, armoured vehicles and special forces have moved five kilometres (three miles) inside the Kurdish-controlled Afrin area of northern Syria.

Dolores O'Riordan's body in public repose

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 13:11
Hundreds of people are gathering to pay their respects to Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan whose body is in public repose.

British number two reaches Australian Open quarters

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 12:55
Kyle Edmund recorded the most significant victory of his career by beating Andreas Seppi in four sets to reach his maiden Grand Slam quarter-final.

Macron: French would 'probably' vote to leave EU

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 12:32
France would "probably" have voted to leave the EU if it had held an in/out referendum, according to the country's leader.

Elephants charge at police in foiled stakeout

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 10:09
Police officers were charged by elephants while staking out a suspected cannabis farm, dropping an automatic rifle amid the chaos.

Key vote set to be held to reopen US government

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 09:13
A key vote is set to be held in a last-ditch attempt to reopen the US government before hundreds of thousands of federal workers are forced to start the working week with no pay.

Make-or-break vote on Merkel coalition talks

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 02:46
The fate of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the direction of European politics will become clearer after a vote by 600 members of Mrs Merkel's opposing party, the Social Democrats (SPD).

Obama aide hits out at 'cruel' Trump policies

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 01:02
America's former ambassador to the United Nations has told Sky News that she is "heartbroken" over the "coldness and the cruelty" of Donald Trump's foreign policy decisions.

Two die and dozens injured in Prague hotel fire

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 21:24
Two people have died and dozens have been injured after a fire took hold of a hotel in central Prague.

Gunmen kill at least five at luxury Kabul hotel

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 19:37
Several people have been killed after gunmen launched a deadly assault on a luxury hotel in Kabul.

Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 19:37
A group of gunmen have attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, leaving casualties on several floors, according to witnesses.

US deadlock continues amid furious blame game

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 19:23
Donald Trump will not negotiate with his rivals over the US government shutdown until they "stop playing games", the White House has insisted.

Markings show billionaire couple 'were murdered'

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 18:43
A leading tycoon who made billions in the pharmaceutical business was murdered along with his wife, private investigators hired by the couple's children have claimed.

Police searching for weapons find a crocodile

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 17:36
Police got a nasty surprise when they were searching a home for weapons - and found a crocodile in the basement.

'Glad it's over!' Ice Maidens tackle Antarctica

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 15:48
Six British soldiers have become the first all-female group to cross the Antarctic using nothing but muscle power.

North Korea will send 22 athletes to Olympics

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 14:11
North Korea will send 22 athletes to next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang where they will join South Korean teammates as they march together at the opening ceremony, organisers say.

Undersea volcanoes found off Australia's coast

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 14:03
Scientists have discovered volcanoes from millions of years ago under the sea south of Australia.

Sydney fires: 1,000 flee popular tourist spot

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:40
Around 1,000 people were reportedly forced to flee from an Australian national park as two bushfires burned out of control.

Nice present! Trump hits out at federal shutdown

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:23
Donald Trump has blamed Democrats for the failure of budget talks that have forced the US government to shut down.