In Video: Rookie policeman saves man on train tracks

In Video: Rookie policeman saves man on train tracks The man was apparently oblivious to the oncoming danger. The man fled the path of the train with just seconds to spare (AP) A rookie police officer saved...

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...

Four killed and dozens injured in fire at Tokyo building site

Four killed and dozens injured in fire at Tokyo building site More than 20 people were seriously injured in the blaze. Smoke rises from a building under construction in Tokyo (Kyodo News/AP) Four people have been killed...

Woman whose family perished in Greek fire files lawsuit

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A woman whose family perished in a deadly Greek forest fire filed a criminal lawsuit Friday against seven officials, including Greece’s interior minister, asserting they share the blame for the...

The unlikely story of the badger who fell off a cliff and was rescued...

The unlikely story of the badger who fell off a cliff and was rescued on a kayak A tale worthy of a Hollywood script. A badger on the beach after having been rescued off the coast...

Greece says ‘serious indications’ of arson behind deadly wildfire that killed at least 83...

Greece says 'serious indications' of arson behind deadly wildfire that killed at least 83 people Many missing after fire near Athens kills at least 83 Authorities suspect arson Rescuers, volunteers continue door-to-door search Relatives desperate,...

Mary Ellis – last of the WWII women Spitfire pilots – dies aged 101

Mary Ellis - last of the WWII women Spitfire pilots - dies aged 101 Mary Ellis flew 400 Spitfires after she joined up in 1941. Photo: PA The last surviving female Spitfire pilot - who flew...

Frantic relatives search for missing family members following Greece wildfires

Frantic relatives search for missing family members following Greece wildfires (Thanassis Stavrakis/AP) Rescue crews and volunteers are continuing to search on land and at sea for potential further victims from Greece's deadliest forest fires for decades. Frantic...

9 very strange football results that have pre-season written all over them

9 very strange football results that have pre-season written all over them Walsall did WHAT against Ajax?! Manchester City midfielder Leroy Sane dribbles the ball against Liverpool – (Julio Cortez/AP) Pre-season friendlies are the Alice in Wonderland...

‘Bethany loved life and had a heart of gold’ – ‘heartbroken’ parents of girl...

'Bethany loved life and had a heart of gold' - 'heartbroken' parents of girl (14) who died in suspected drugs-related death Bethany Devlin-McCrone The parents of a 14-year-old girl who died in a suspected drugs-related death...

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