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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...

Australia sexual abuse: National apology delivered to victims

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has given a national apology to victims of child sexual abuse. Hundreds of people gathered in Canberra on Monday to hear Mr Morrison deliver the emotional address in parliament. It follows...

Russia nuclear treaty: Gorbachev warns Trump plan will undermine disarmament

Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev says US President Trump's plan to withdraw from a key Cold War nuclear weapons treaty is a reversal of efforts to achieve nuclear disarmament. Mr Gorbachev - who signed the...

Jamal Khashoggi death: Saudi Arabia says journalist was murdered

Saudi Arabia says that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, blaming a "rogue operation" for a killing that has sparked an international outcry. Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told Fox News the act was a "tremendous mistake"...

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