Rescue crews search for more victims following Greece wildfires

Rescue crews search for more victims following Greece wildfires A fire broke out north east of Athens in the area of Rafina. The wildfire destroyed many houses in Mati, east of Athens (Antonis Nikolopoulos/Eurokinissi via AP) Rescue...

Explainer: The world is on fire – and here’s why

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Former cricketer Imran Khan declares victory in Pakistan elections

Former cricketer Imran Khan declares victory in Pakistan elections Mr Khan’s message of a ‘new’ Pakistan resonated with young voters. Imran Khan has claimed victory in the elections (Anjum Naveed/AP) Cricket star turned politician Imran Khan has...

Theresa May’s Brexit plans ‘dead’ after EU’s chief Brexit negotiator blows hole in Chequers...

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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...

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...

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...

India to probe whether Cambridge Analytica misused Facebook data

India to probe whether Cambridge Analytica misused Facebook data Authorities will determine whether the company violated Indian laws to manipulate the electoral process. Indian authorities are investigating whether Facebook users’ data was compromised (Dominic Lipinski/AP) Indian authorities...

Cricket star declares victory in tense elections

Cricket star declares victory in tense elections Supporters of cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e- Insaf (PTI), gesture to party songs, as they celebrate a day after the general election in Karachi, Pakistan. Photo:...

Facebook shares fall amid slowdown in revenue and user growth

Facebook shares fall amid slowdown in revenue and user growth Facebook’s monthly active user count was 2.23 billion, slightly behind the 2.25 billion forecast by analysts. Facebook shares were down (Niall Carson/PA) Facebook shares fell by more...

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