Testosterone row athlete fights 'irrational' rule change

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 21:10
A world and Olympic champion is fighting new rules that she says force her to alter her body to compete.

Four wounded in Malmo shooting

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 20:59
Four people have been injured in a shooting in the Swedish city of Malmo.

Will Trump push on with family separations?

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 20:23
Donald Trump has had it in mind for some time.

Trump orders Pentagon to create US 'space force'

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 19:08
Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to create a US "space force", which he said would become the sixth branch of the American military.

Trump: 'US will not be a migrant camp'

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 18:30
US President Donald Trump has defended his policy of detaining child migrants, saying the US will "not be a migrant camp".

Man crushed to death by mother's falling coffin

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:14
A man has been crushed to death by his mother's coffin, police in Indonesia have said.

Man charged with stealing human toes from exhibition

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:15
A man has appeared in court charged with stealing two human toes from an exhibition displaying human bodies.

BA owner in German dogfight for Norwegian Air

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 14:02
Shares in Norwegian Air soared almost 10% after the boss of Lufthansa said the German carrier was interested in making a bid for the low-cost airline. 

Audi boss detained over dieselgate inquiry

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:47
The chief executive of Audi has been detained by German authorities investigating the 'dieselgate' scandal at parent firm Volkswagen.

King Felipe's brother-in-law jailed in Spain

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:03
King Felipe of Spain's brother-in-law has begun an almost six-year prison sentence for crimes including tax fraud and embezzlement.

Puppy abuse shifts election agenda in Turkey

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 10:39
The torturing and killing of a puppy has shifted the political agenda in Turkey ahead of its general election.

One dead after van hits people at music festival

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 10:01
Police are searching for the driver of a white van that struck people at a music festival in the Netherlands, killing one and injuring three others.

Children sleep on floor in cages of US border 'prison'

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 08:22
Young migrant children, many of whom have been taken from their parents' arms, are being kept in cages in facilities along the southern US border, according to journalists who were allowed inside.

Three dead, 41 injured after Japan earthquake

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:46
A nine-year-old girl is among three people to have died after a 6.1 magnitude earthquake in and around the Japanese city of Osaka.

Melania Trump 'hates' scenes at US border

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 03:39
Melania Trump has waded into the row over a controversial White House clampdown on immigration that has seen thousands of children separated from their families at the US border.

Red card for widely mocked Ronaldo statue

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 01:12
An infamous bust of Cristiano Ronaldo mocked for its resemblance to former Sunderland striker Niall Quinn and The Head from Art Attack has been replaced by a new model.

Five killed in crash during US Border Patrol chase

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 00:49
At least five people were killed and several others injured after a vehicle carrying 14 people crashed while being chased by US Border Patrol agents in Texas.

Mexico football fans may have caused earthquake

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 21:32
Mexico football fans are believed to have caused a minor earthquake as they celebrated their team's shock win over Germany at the World Cup.

Cambodian prince injured and wife killed in crash

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 21:17
The former Cambodian prime minister has been seriously injured in a car crash which killed his wife and injured at least seven others on Sunday.

World Cup holders Germany lose opening match in Russia

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 18:08
World Cup holders Germany have lost their opening match at this year's tournament after they were beaten 1-0 by Mexico.

Merkel's leadership under threat over migrant policy

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 17:45
Angela Merkel's leadership is under threat after her alliance partner gave her two weeks to agree to turn away refugees at Germany's borders.

Protests in Greece as Macedonia is renamed

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 14:58
Greek protesters have clashed with riot police while a historic deal to end a 27-year name dispute was signed.

Ceasefire over as Taliban vows to continue fight

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 12:13
The Taliban has said it will continue to fight after Afghanistan's first ceasefire since 2001 ends on Sunday night.

Seventeen killed in nightclub stampede

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 09:26
Seventeen people have been killed in a Venezuelan nightclub following a stampede triggered by a tear gas canister exploding inside, said officials.

Volgograd will offer warm welcome to England fans

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 08:11
England kick off their World Cup campaign against Tunisia on Monday night here in Volgograd and this proud old Russian city is getting ready for its big moment.

Actress films moment Telsa Model S catches fire

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 06:17
West Wing actress Mary McCormack has shared a video of her husband's Tesla which caught fire "out of the blue".

Company bosses to stand trial over employee suicides

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 02:45
A spate of suicides at a leading French company will see a number of top executives stand trial over alleged workplace bullying.

Hadron Collider upgrade to unlock more 'God particles'

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 22:46
A  major upgrade to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is under way, with scientists hoping to produce four times more "God particles" a year and unlock further secrets about the universe's existence.

Hundreds of migrants on rescue ship arriving in Spain

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 21:43
Three ships carrying 630 people who have become the focus of a pan-European disagreement over migration are due to dock in the Spanish port of Valencia in the next few hours.

Eight injured after taxi hits crowds in Moscow

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 18:55
Eight people have been injured after a taxi drove into a crowd of people including Mexico World Cup supporters in central Moscow.

Sinn Fein members back liberalising abortion law

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 18:05
Sinn Fein members have voted in favour of liberalising abortion law in a change to the party's policy.

Messi v Ronaldo: Who is football's greatest player?

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 18:03
It is a debate that continues to rage among football fans around the globe.

England fans arrive in Russia ahead of first game

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 17:35
England fans have received a warm welcome after arriving in Russia ahead of the Three Lions' first World Cup game against Tunisia on Monday.

Woman swallowed whole by giant 23ft python

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 16:57
A woman has been swallowed whole by a giant python as she gardened in Indonesia.

Taliban and Afghans hug in unprecedented ceasefire

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 16:43
Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces hugged in astonishing scenes during an unprecedented ceasefire in the war-torn country.

Migrant ship arriving in Spain after diplomatic row

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 15:05
Hundreds of migrants on the Aquarius rescue ship are set to arrive in Spain following the diplomatic row over their future.

2,000 families separated at US border in six weeks

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 11:05
A controversial clampdown on immigration has caused nearly 2,000 children to be separated from their families at the US border over a six-week period.

Government troops 'capture Yemen's airport'

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 10:40
Saudi-led forces leading an assault on Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeida have seized control of its international airport.

Trump 'threatens to send Mexicans to Japan'

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 04:12
Donald Trump told the Japanese prime minister that he could send him 25 million Mexicans to teach him about migration issues, according to reports.

Oxfam 'cuts operations' as funding drops after scandal

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 22:37
Oxfam is reportedly making cuts to its operations due to a drop in funding after a sex abuse scandal led to it being kicked out of Haiti.

Ronaldo hat-trick sets World Cup alight

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 21:50
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick against Spain, including a late equaliser as their World Cup match finished 3-3.

FSB accused of torturing suspects with electric shocks

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 19:48
Somewhere behind the sorry-looking compound walls of Remand Prison no. 6, an hour's drive south of St Petersburg, sits a 23-year-old fresh-faced computer programmer called Viktor Filinkov.

Ex-Trump aide Manafort jailed ahead of trial

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 17:48
Donald Trump's former campaign manager will be held in jail before his trial after a judge revoked his bail.

Boyzone to split after final album and tour

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 16:47
Boyzone have announced that they are splitting up, 25 years after forming as a band.

Super tall basketball star, 12, dominates court

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 16:31
A 6ft 10in 12-year-old boy has become a global sensation after video emerged of him towering above his opponents and dominating a basketball match.

Seven celebrities who bounced back from bankruptcy

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 15:49
Boris Becker is not the first celebrity to face financial woes as he claims diplomatic immunity in his fight against bankruptcy proceedings.

Trump: I have 'largely solved' North Korea issue

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 15:30
Donald Trump says he has "largely solved" issues with North Korea and revealed Kim Jong Un now has his direct phone number.

'Most wanted' who ordered attack on Malala is killed

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 15:07
The commander of the Taliban in Pakistan has been killed in a US drone strike in Afghanistan.

Trump announces 25% tariff on Chinese imports

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:09
US president Donald Trump has announced a 25% tariff on $50bn in Chinese imports.

Banksy print worth thousands stolen from exhibition

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:48
A Banksy print worth an estimated £26,000 has been stolen from an unauthorised exhibit of the mysterious British graffiti artist's work in Toronto.

Astronomers watch a black hole eating a star

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:03
For the first time, astronomers have directly imaged the jet of material ejected when a black hole eats a star.

'Special' amber fossil of prehistoric frog found

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 11:17
In the film Jurassic Park, dinosaur DNA is extracted from mosquitoes which had been preserved in amber.

DNA leads to arrests in France over 1987 murder

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:43
Police investigating the death of a four-year-old girl 30 years ago say they have identified the victim and arrested her parents.

New Snapchat feature to rival 'login with Facebook'

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 09:57
Snapchat users will soon be able to use their account on the messaging service to log in to their other favourite apps.

Child migrants 'abused by French guards' - Oxfam

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 04:11
Children as young as 12 have been physically abused, detained and forcibly returned to Italy by French border guards in a breach of international standards, Oxfam has claimed.

Becker claims bankruptcy immunity with Africa envoy role

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 00:56
Tennis legend Boris Becker is claiming diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings in the UK.

'Insubordinate' Comey criticised over Clinton emails

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 23:03
The FBI and its former director James Comey have been criticised for their handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation by the Justice Department's watchdog.

Bloodbath likely in Yemen after Saudi attack

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 21:08
It is already the world's worst humanitarian disaster, and the situation in Yemen may be about to deteriorate even further.

'Dead man' turns up alive after family wrongly ID body

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 20:53
A man whose family thought he was dead after wrongly identifying a body has turned up alive after a year.

Kardashian meets woman she helped free from prison

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 20:29
Kim Kardashian West has met the woman she helped free from prison after 21 years.

Ryanair boss warns of flight 'meltdown' over strikes

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 19:45
Ryanair and Europe's air traffic control are at loggerheads, with the airline blaming it for more than 1,000 flights cancelled in May.

Quiz of the Week: Kim, Queen and the World Cup

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 17:34
From the historic Singapore summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, to the opening of the World Cup in Russia, it has been a big week for news.

Russian MP tells women to make babies with footie fans

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 16:58
From Russia With Love is how the saying goes - and one politician is trying to make this a reality at the World Cup.

McGregor 'regrets' backstage scuffle in New York

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 16:46
Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor has told a court that he "regrets" a backstage brawl at an arena.

Handcuffed footballers in court over 'sex assault'

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 16:15
Two Charlton Athletic footballers have been taken to court in handcuffs over an alleged sex assault on a British tourist at a hotel in Ibiza.

British LGBT campaigner detained by Russian police

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 14:41
British LGBT campaigner Peter Tatchell has been detained by Russian police in Moscow ahead of the opening ceremony of the World Cup.

Putin invites Kim to Russia in September

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 14:29
Vladimir Putin has invited Kim Jong Un to Russia in September following his meeting with US President Donald Trump.

Thousands without power as winds up to 100mph hit

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 14:16
A woman is in hospital and tens of thousands of people have been left without power as winds of up to 100mph have swept through parts of the UK.

Migrant rescue ship diverted on its way to Spain

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:37
The migrant rescue ship that was rejected by the Italian government has been rerouted on its way to Spain because of bad weather.

He's got 100 problems now: Jay-Z sued over royalties

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:05
Jay-Z is being sued by a music producer who says the rapper owes him a decade of royalties from his 1996 debut album Reasonable Doubt.

Three baby planets spotted around infant star

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 11:00
Two independent teams of astronomers have discovered three baby planets forming around an infant star using a new technique.

Australian soldiers flew Nazi flag in Afghanistan

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:35
Australian soldiers flew a Nazi swastika flag over their jeep during an operation in Afghanistan, an investigation has revealed.

Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:10
Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by two Norwegian politicians after his historic meeting with Kim Jong Un.

Messi hair day? Barber shaves player into fans' hair

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:07
Football fans looking to show their support during the World Cup can now sport their favourite player in their haircut.

Rebel Wilson's £2.7m defamation payout slashed

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 08:33
Hollywood actress Rebel Wilson's record Australian defamation payout of $4.6m (£2.7m) has been slashed to $600,000 (£338,000) on appeal.

Sanctions stay until nukes go, US tells North Korea

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 05:42
The US has said it will not be easing sanctions until on North Korea until it has denuclearised - despite claims made by Pyongyang state media.

Apple to stop police breaking into iPhones

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 04:47
Apple has said it will change iPhone settings to block a method used by police and intelligence agencies to break into devices.

President rejects retitling Macedonia amid protests

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 03:29
Macedonia's president has refused to sign a historic deal that would change the country's name.

Migrants row deepens as Macron condemns Italy

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 00:11
Italy has postponed high-level talks with France after Paris accused Rome of acting "irresponsibly" by turning away hundreds of stranded migrants on board a rescue boat.

VW fined €1bn over diesel emissions scandal

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:22
Carmaker Volkswagen says it has been fined €1bn by German authorities in connection with the diesel emissions scandal.

French National Front founder in hospital amid trial

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:17
The founder and former leader of France's far-right National Front is being treated in hospital for exhaustion, after being rushed in on the day a verdict was due in his hate speech trial.

Sarin and chlorine 'used on civilians in Syria'

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 17:11
The global chemical weapons watchdog has said it is "very likely" that gas was used on civilians in Syria during attacks in March.

United States, Canada and Mexico to host World Cup

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 14:30
The United States will be joined by Canada and Mexico in hosting the 2026 World Cup, FIFA has announced.

Hundreds banned from World Cup have passports seized

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:32
More than 1,200 UK football fans banned from travelling to the World Cup have handed over their passports or had them seized to stop them attending the tournament.

Trump: World is safer after North Korea summit

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:11
Donald Trump has told the world it can "sleep well tonight" as he landed back in the US following his summit with Kim Jong Un.

Mag uses sexy Meghan pics to claim royals court fame

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:19
Images of the Duchess of Sussex flipping burgers in hotpants and a crop top will be used as evidence in a court appeal over the Duchess of Cambridge's topless photo settlement.

British woman falls to her death 'taking selfie'

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:01
A British woman and her Australian partner have fallen to their deaths while taking a selfie on a wall at a beach in Portugal, according to local media.

<a href=''>Who will host the 2026 World Cup?</a>

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 10:42
FIFA is deciding between Morocco and a joint bid from Canada, the US and Mexico.

Saudi-led coalition attacks Yemen aid port

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 10:36
A Saudi-led coalition has begun an assault on the Yemen port city of Hodeida with aid agencies warning 300,000 children are at risk of being killed or maimed.

Spain sack head coach day before World Cup

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 10:32
Spain have sacked head coach Julen Lopetegui on the eve of the World Cup and just days after he was named as the new boss at Real Madrid.

Macedonia agrees to change name to end Greece row

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 07:34
Macedonia has agreed to change its name to end a 27-year dispute with Greece.

FBI agent who dropped gun while dancing charged

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 05:38
An FBI agent accused of accidentally firing a gun as he danced at a bar has been charged with second-degree assault.

The world laughed at Kim - they aren't laughing now

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 05:12
Perhaps now the international community will admit just how badly it underestimated Kim Jong Un.

Confusion as North Korea says US will lift sanctions

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 03:35
North Korea's state media has reported that Donald Trump has "expressed his intention" to lift crippling sanctions against the country - despite the US president saying that they will remain until "nukes are no longer a factor",

Lesbian couple kicked out of Uber for kissing

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 02:22
An Uber driver has had his livery licence suspended after he forced two kissing women to get out of his car.