“Twenty-two per cent of our fresh produce turnover is from organic produce” according to...

Category manager Andreas Allenspach of Coop Switzerland: “Twenty-two per cent of our fresh produce turnover is from organic produce” It’s as if summer refuses to end in Switzerland. “It’s truly bizarre. This many plums, apples and...

Melbourne plane crash: Pilot error in fatal shopping centre incident

Pilot error was responsible for a small plane crash which killed five people in Melbourne last year, Australian authorities say. The plane hit a shopping centre after take-off, killing pilot Max Quartermain and his four...

Ebola outbreak in Congo grows; at least 3 killed

The number of confirmed cases in Congo's new outbreak of the Ebola virus has risen to 13, including three deaths, the health ministry said late Saturday. The World Health Organization has warned that this new...

Pope in Ireland: Francis faces call to resign over abuse cover-up claim

The pontiff faces criticism in a bombshell letter published as he begs for forgiveness at the end of his historic Ireland visit. A former Vatican official has claimed Pope Francis had known about allegations of...

Dellen Millard killed father as he slept and inherited millions

A former Canadian millionaire and twice-convicted murderer has been convicted of killing his father, whose death was initially ruled a suicide. Dellen Millard wept when he heard the judge pronounce him guilty of murdering his...

Widowed bride’s final photos with her groom

At first glance, it's a normal, sweet wedding album - tearful parents, friends applying make-up to a nervous bride, children giggling. But on closer inspection, it becomes clear that someone is missing. Kendall Murphy, the groom,...

Climate change: Oceans ‘soaking up more heat than estimated’

Researchers say that the world has seriously underestimated the amount of heat soaked up by our oceans over the past 25 years. Their study suggests that the seas have absorbed 60% more than previously thought. They say...

Brett Kavanaugh: Sexual assault accuser ‘needs more time’

The lawyer for a woman who accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has said the Senate's "rush" to a hearing is "unnecessary". Lisa Banks says her client, Christine Blasey Ford, is...

Eleven killed as ‘avalanche of water’ hits Italy’s Raganello Gorge

Rescuers try to find stranded hikers but it is difficult to know exactly how many people were in the area when the floods hit. Six women and five men have died after floods hit the...

US surgeon and girlfriend suspected of multiple drug rapes

A California surgeon and his girlfriend have been charged with two sexual assaults, and investigators suspect there could be "hundreds" more victims. Grant William Robicheaux, 38, and Cerissa Laura Riley, 31, allegedly attacked two women...

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