AT&T acquisition of Time Warner cleared by judge

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 00:18
A federal judge has cleared AT&T's planned acquisition of Time Warner, the entertainment company that owns HBO, Turner and Warner Bros.

Concern grows in Ireland over plastic pollution

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 23:13
The people of Ireland, Europe's biggest plastic polluter, are becoming increasingly concerned about the impact that plastic is having on their environment.

US makes video to persuade Kim to do deal

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 21:02
Donald Trump showed Kim Jong Un a film he had made about a vision for North Korea without nuclear weapons.

Three Lions arrive in Russia amid racism row

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 19:11
England's footballers have arrived in Russia for the World Cup as campaigners criticised a leading FIFA official for defending its lenient punishments for racist incidents.

WAGs to have 'much lower profile' at World Cup

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 17:21
The wives and girlfriends of the England squad will keep a "much lower profile" than in previous World Cups, as the team arrives in Russia for the tournament.

'My grandparents didn't like it': Shoebox vase sells for £14m

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 16:55
An 18th century Chinese vase left in a shoebox in an attic has sold for €16.2m (£14.3m) at an auction in Paris.

How scientists are predicting the World Cup winner

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 16:06
Ahead of the World Cup kicking off on Thursday, scientists have offered up their predictions for the eventual winner.

Louboutin wins key legal battle over red soles

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 13:37
Shoe maker Christian Louboutin has won a key European legal battle to protect his products' signature red soles as a trademark.

Viral G7 picture 'was friendly', Trump claims

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 13:06
President Trump insists a picture taken at the G7 summit which shows him with his arms folded and Angela Merkel looming over him was "very friendly".

Are we getting dumber? Study shows drop in IQ scores

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 11:46
Younger generations may be getting dumber by the year, according to a study which suggests the trend of IQs going up with each generation may be reversing.

Spain to take 629 migrants snubbed by Italy

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 10:25
Hundreds of stranded migrants on board a rescue vessel which Italian authorities refused to allow into its docks are to be taken to Spain - by Italian ships.

Shark head impaled on railings stuff with fag butts

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 09:49
A severed shark head stuffed with cigarette butts was found impaled on a fence at an Australian marine rescue office.

What have Trump and Kim signed up to?

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 09:07
Donald Trump appears to have secured a commitment from North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un to denuclearise the secretive state.

Seoul stands still as Trump and Kim make history

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 08:47
It's no doubt an extraordinary summit but, for Koreans, today's meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un is personal.

Trump's body language hints at desperation

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 07:01
Donald Trump is "desperate to be seen to be in charge" as he meets with Kim Jong Un in Singapore, according to a body language expert.

Kim gets what he wanted - but Trump needs more

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 06:26
Donald Trump has spent a lifetime in front of the cameras and since his election met countless world leaders. He looked calm and relaxed as he met Kim Jong Un, but perhaps not quite as much as the other man.

Trump confident of 'terrific relationship' with Kim

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 03:12
Donald Trump says he will have a "terrific relationship" with Kim Jong Un as they appear together for the first time in Singapore.

Popstars and sisters: Meet Kim's entourage

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 03:03
The entourage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un includes four high-powered women - including his sister and a popstar - and several elderly lieutenants.

Key Trump aide suffers a heart attack

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 02:44
One of Donald Trump's closest aides has suffered a heart attack.

'A changed era': How N Korea is reporting summit

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 02:06
North Korea's state media has described the talks between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump as part of a "changed era" - the secretive state's first comment on the momentous summit.

Concern over Trump and Kim's plan to meet alone

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 00:41
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will hold a one-on-one meeting for 45 minutes during their summit - with retired American officials warning the high-stakes talks pose an "unacceptable danger to US national security".

Schedule for Trump-Kim summit revealed by US

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 23:25
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are embarking on last-minute preparations ahead of their summit in Singapore.

UK teens hurt after elderly man's car hits bus

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 22:22
Nine British teenagers were injured after a 90-year-old man lost control of his car and crashed head on into their double-decker bus in Germany.

Mother and stepfather 'sold their boy for sex'

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 18:40
A mother and stepfather accused of selling their nine-year-old boy for sex have gone on trial in a case that has horrified Germany.

Kim 'takes his own toilet' to Singapore summit

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 17:51
Kim Jong Un has reportedly taken his own toilet to the Singapore summit where he is due to have nuclear talks with Donald Trump.

Russia keen to avoid World Cup 'ultras' scandal

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 17:23
The Russian 'ultra' - or football hooligan - has acquired an almost mythical infamy since the European Championships in 2016.

US sanctions more Russians over cyber attacks

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 16:34
The US has issued new sanctions against Russians who it says assisted the Kremlin in developing offensive cyber activities.

Kim enjoys pre-summit stroll in Singapore

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 16:29
A smiling Kim Jong Un has been pictured enjoying a late-night stroll in Singapore ahead of his landmark meeting with Donald Trump.

Star striker Salah meets 'torturer' Kadyrov

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 16:07
Premier League star striker Mohamed Salah's arrival at the World Cup has been overshadowed by a meeting with a man accused of "torture and extrajudicial killings".

Man gets 16 years for kidnapping British model

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 14:37
A Polish man has been found guilty and sentenced to 16 years in jail for kidnapping a British model in Italy.

Trump's most senior WMD expert with him at summit

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 13:06
Donald Trump's most senior expert on weapons of mass destruction is with him in Singapore for tomorrow's historic summit, the US has revealed, as it admitted it has been "fooled before" by North Korea.

French wedding 'murder' police reopen cold cases

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:02
French police investigating the murder of a nine-year-old girl have appealed for information about two missing people who may be linked to the suspect.

Referees using slo-mo 'more likely to give red cards'

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 10:03
Football referees are more likely to hand out harsher penalties when replaying situations in slow motion, a new study has found.

Williams to perform at World Cup after song controversy

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 09:05
Robbie Williams will perform at the World Cup opening ceremony in Moscow, two years after his controversial song about Russia sparked anger in the country.

'Fair trade now fool trade': Trump hits back at G7

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 04:39
Donald Trump has taken a fresh swipe at key allies after a war of words broke out following the US president's decision not to endorse the conclusions of a G7 summit.

US fighter jet crashes into sea off Japan - reports

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 01:20
A US fighter jet has crashed into the sea off the Japanese island of Okinawa, according to reports.

Harry and Meghan's first overseas tour revealed

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 00:05
Harry and Meghan are following in the footsteps of Harry's parents in their first confirmed overseas tour.

Italy shuts ports to rescue ship carrying migrants

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 23:42
A group of more than 600 migrants appear to have become the first subjects of the new Italian government's tough immigration stance without having even set foot on Italian soil.

Trump meeting Singapore PM ahead of N Korea talks

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 23:28
Donald Trump is at Singapore's government house talking with the country's leader Lee Hsien Loong.

Confirmed: Denuclearisation on Trump/Kim summit agenda

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 23:28
Kim Jong Un will discuss denuclearisation with Donald Trump at their Singapore summit, North Korean state media has confirmed.

Kim doesn't want aid - he wants investment

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 23:17
What does Kim Jong Un want from the negotiations with the Donald Trump? Well, he has already told the world: economic development.

Vince Vaughn arrested on suspicion of drink driving

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 21:01
Hollywood star Vince Vaughn has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving and resisting arrest.

Iraq ballot warehouse on fire ahead of recount

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 17:32
A fire has torn through Iraq's largest ballot warehouse, ahead of a controversial recount prompted by allegations of fraud.

Stage set for landmark Trump-Kim summit

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 15:51
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have both arrived in Singapore ahead of a landmark summit aimed at ending a nuclear stand-off that has threatened to escalate into armed conflict.

Meghan's friend Priyanka Chopra accused of being a traitor

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 15:35
Indian actress Priyanka Chopra has been accused of being a traitor after the US TV drama she appears in featured a story about Indian nationalists framing Pakistan.

Florida 'didn't do gun background checks for a year'

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 15:08
A Florida commissioner has promised "extra eyeballs" in his office after a report showed background checks on applicants wishing to carry concealed weapons were not reviewed for a year.

North Korea's dictator comes in from the cold

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 15:01
Off a plane, out of the cold, and into sauna-like temperatures.

Gang break into home and shoot man dead

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 14:09
A man has been shot dead and his girlfriend seriously injured after a gang of men burst into their home in the middle of the night.

Man shot dead and girlfriend seriously injured

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 14:09
A man has been shot dead and his girlfriend seriously injured after a gang of men burst into their home in the middle of the night.

Who said what? Tense quotes from G7 summit

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 13:51
Instagram posturing, trade tariffs, too-firm handshakes and even false accusations that Canada burned down the White House have all made this year's G7 summit a more tense affair than usual.

Macron attacks Trump's 'fits of anger' in G7 row

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 13:03
Emmanuel Macron has warned Donald Trump about "fits of anger" after the US president refused to endorse a joint communique of G7 leaders.

Assad: The UK and US are prolonging Syria's civil war

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 10:57
The UK and the US are responsible for prolonging the civil war in Syria, Bashar al Assad has claimed.

No panic in Singapore as summit approaches

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 04:42
You would never know something as historic as the Trump-Kim summit was about to happen in the city state of Singapore.

US troops in Sth Korea 'prepared for anything'

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 03:00
In the hills of South Korea, near the northern border, US soldiers are training for war.

Trump's personality politics left May invisible

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 00:05
So much of Donald Trump's political approach is personal, and his curtain-raising comments ahead of the G7 summit in Quebec were no exception.

Trudeau: We won't be pushed around by Trump

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 22:47
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has closed the G7 summit by stating he "won't be pushed around" by Donald Trump on trade.

Photos hint at tension behind scenes at G7

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 22:01
A photo shared on Angela Merkel's official Instagram page appears to hint at some of the billed tension at the G7 summit in Canada.

'Mission of peace': Trump leaves for Kim summit

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 15:53
Donald Trump said he is on a "mission of peace" as he prepares to leave the G7 summit for Singapore to meet Kim Jong Un.

Reporting on the most secret states in the world

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 15:37
A former Sky News correspondent has recounted her time covering the most secretive countries on earth.

Parent's shock at nursery rhyme about gun attacks

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 13:46
A nursery school in the US has turned its emergency lockdown drill into a rhyme so youngsters know what to do if there is a shooting.

All systems go for historic summit, Singapore says

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 13:33
Singapore is preparing for the historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un as more than 3,000 members of the media arrive.

Protests in Seoul ahead of Trump and Kim's summit

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 12:04
They're being told it's a new chance for peace, but not everyone in Seoul is excited about Tuesday's summit.

TV chef Anthony Bourdain 'broke the mould'

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 11:23
Fans of Anthony Bourdain have been joined by former US president Barack Obama and UK celebrity chefs in mourning his loss.

Power lines caused California's devastating fires

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 05:21
Around a dozen of the fires that devastated northern California's wine country last year were sparked by power lines, according to state officials.

Trump-Kim summit deal has an outside chance

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 04:41
It was the American screenwriter William Goldman who said famously: "Nobody knows anything."

Alligator captured after woman's disappearance

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 04:24
A woman who disappeared while walking her dogs is believed to have been bitten and killed by an alligator.

Canada's environment minister backs plastics message

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 03:04
Canada's environment minister has encouraged G7 leaders to do more to cut the use of single-use plastics and tackle the pollution of our oceans.

Trump's call to reinstate Russia to G7 rejected

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 21:53
European members of the G7 have rejected Donald Trump's call to reinstate Russia to the group.

China hackers 'steal US plans for supersonic missiles'

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 20:34
China's state hackers have reportedly stolen a large amount of highly-sensitive US navy data on its undersea warfare, including plans for supersonic anti-ship missiles on submarines.

Lottery winner turns up in emoji mask to hide identity

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 20:29
A Jamaican lottery winner could not stop smiling - and winking - as she bagged just over 180m Jamaican dollars (£1m).

Belgium and Netherlands to jointly buy 16 warships

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 19:57
Belgium and the Netherlands have agreed to buy 16 warships together at a cost of around four billion euros (£3.5bn).

Barnier's jibe at PM as Brexit impasse remains

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 16:47
The EU and UK have failed to move beyond a Brexit impasse after Brussels rejected significant parts of Theresa May's proposed backstop solution to the Irish border issue.

Trump 'may pardon' boxing great Muhammad Ali

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 14:34
US President Donald Trump has said he is considering a pardon for the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali.

Memes 'will be banned' under new EU law

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 14:22
A new copyright law from the European Union would lead to the banning of memes on the internet, campaigners are warning.

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain dies aged 61 - CNN

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 13:26
US celebrity chef and TV host Anthony Bourdain has died in an apparent suicide aged 61, says CNN.

Google makes salad emoji suitable for vegans

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 12:16
Google has removed the egg from its salad emoji in order to make it more inclusive for vegans.

Uranium found in Indian drinking water

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:17
Scientists have discovered widespread uranium pollution in drinking water supplies in India.

Facebook privacy bug hit 14 million users

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:00
Facebook has apologised after admitting that a software bug changed the privacy settings of 14 million users' posts.

Migrants foiled by customs in Istanbul

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:37
Seven migrants were caught by customs officers after wrapping themselves in aluminium foil in an attempt to evade x-ray detection.

Fake Kim Jong Un told to skip Trump summit

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:05
An Australian comedian best known for impersonating Kim Jong Un claims he has been told to stay away from the highly anticipated summit between the North Korean leader and Donald Trump.

Guatemalan volcano warnings 'came too late'

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 08:51
Officials in Guatemala have admitted that they were slow to warn the public of the danger posed by the eruption of the country's Volcano of Fire.

Argentina gets $50bn rescue loan from IMF

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 06:48
The International Monetary Fund has agreed to give Argentina $50bn (£37bn) in standby loans to tackle soaring inflation that is crippling the economy. 

US embassy issues new alert over mystery illness

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 05:54
The US embassy in China has issued a new alert over a mystery illness affecting some of its diplomats.

Woman gored by bison at Yellowstone Park

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 05:39
A woman has been gored by a bison at a national park in the US.

Newborn baby buried alive for seven hours

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 05:10
A newborn baby has survived seven hours of being buried alive by her family.

Isolated Trump to face confrontation from G7

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 04:20
Donald Trump will fly headlong into a confrontation with some of America's closest allies today, as the row over tariffs and fears of a trade war continue to intensify.

Med tourists leave 'toxic legacy' of plastic pollution

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 02:40
Summer holidaymakers are responsible for sharp spike in the amount of plastic ending up in the Mediterranean Sea, new research shows.

No guarantee from PM of Brexit backstop end date

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 23:48
The prime minister has refused to guarantee her proposed Brexit "backstop" will end in December 2021, despite the date being stated as an expectation in a government negotiating paper.

G7: May urges Trump re-think on steel tariffs

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 23:30
Theresa May will briefly leave her government's Brexit turmoil behind to persuade Donald Trump to re-think US steel imports.

Woman rescued from Outback after days without food

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 23:06
A South Korean tourist who survived for nearly a week without food in the Australian Bush after falling from a steep cliff has been found.

Trump will invite Kim to US if summit goes well

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 19:23
Donald Trump says he will invite Kim Jong Un to the US if their summit in Singapore is a success.

New Spanish government is dominated by women

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 13:47
Spain has sworn in a new government which for the first time in the country's history includes more women than men.

Stockholm lorry attacker jailed for life

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 13:09
A man who killed five people when he drove a stolen lorry into a crowd in Stockholm last year has been given a life sentence.

Scientists find 540-million-year-old footprints

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 12:34
Scientists have discovered the earliest footprint of an animal on Earth, dating back 541 million years.

Cossacks 'to report gay World Cup visitors kissing'

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 12:10
Gay couples seen kissing in public by Russian Cossacks during the World Cup will be reported to police, it is being claimed.

Family axe killer given three life sentences

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 10:56
A South African man who killed his mother, father and brother with an axe has been given three life sentences.

Dead snake's severed head 'attacks' Texas man

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 08:56
A man suffered seizures and internal bleeding after the severed head of the rattlesnake he had just killed bit him and released its venom.