Mail bomb investigators check Florida leads

The FBI has searched a mail facility near Miami, as investigators try to find who is behind a series of suspected explosive packages. Devices have been sent to eight high-profile people, including ex-President Barack Obama...

Falling stars challenge: China’s twist on the young rich millennial meme

One of the hottest online trends of the summer - the #fallingstarschallenge - has now made an appearance in China and it is inevitably being reinvented by Chinese millennials who never pass up an...

Sydney high school students hurt in syringe ‘prank’

A student wielding a syringe has pricked eight teenagers in a "prank" at a high school in western Sydney, Australian authorities have said. Several ambulances were called to Plumpton High School on Thursday following reports...

Donald Trump attacks ‘media hostility’ after mail bombs

President Donald Trump has called on the media "to stop the endless hostility", after suspected explosives were posted to high-profile US figures. He was speaking after parcels were sent to CNN and top Democrats, including...

Hurricane Willa makes landfall in Mexico

Hurricane Willa, a storm described by forecasters as "life-threatening" and "potentially catastrophic", has made landfall in western Mexico. Currently a category three storm, it has maximum winds of 195km/h (120mph) and is causing "an extremely...

Six children dead in virus outbreak at US health centre

A viral outbreak at a New Jersey long-term medical care centre has killed six children and left a dozen more infected. State officials confirmed a total of 18 cases of adenovirus among paediatric patients at...

Trump calls Khashoggi murder ‘worst cover-up in history’

US President Donald Trump has called Saudi Arabia's response to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi "the worst cover-up ever". He added that whoever organised the plot "should be in big trouble". Secretary of State Mike...

Why did this lioness kill the father of her cubs?

A lioness at a US zoo has killed the father of her three cubs in their pen - an incident experts say is shocking and unprecedented. The pair had lived in the same enclosure at...

World’s longest sea crossing: Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge opens

Chinese President Xi Jinping has officially opened the world's longest sea crossing bridge, nine years after construction first began. Including its access roads, the bridge spans 55km (34 miles) and connects Hong Kong to Macau...

Khashoggi death: US meets Saudi crown prince despite criticism

A senior US official has held talks with Saudi Arabia's crown prince in Riyadh, despite growing concern over the Saudis' role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met Mohammed...

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