Netherlands police arrests foil ‘major terrorist attack’

Police in the Netherlands have arrested seven men over an alleged plot to carry out what they describe as a major terrorist attack involving guns and explosives. Police say the men were trying to source...

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...

Elon Musk sued for libel by British Thai cave rescuer

A British cave diver is suing tech billionaire Elon Musk for defamation after his repeated claims the diver is a child abuser. Vernon Unsworth helped with the rescue of 12 Thai teenagers from a flooded...

Indonesia tsunami and quake: Bodies found in church buried by landslide

The bodies of 34 Indonesian students have been found under a church which was buried by a mudslide after the quake in Palu, say aid workers. At least 844 people are confirmed to have died...

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...

Brett Kavanaugh ‘sexual assault victim’ speaks out

A woman who alleged she was sexually assaulted by US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, has identified herself. Christine Blasey Ford told the Washington Post Mr Kavanaugh had pinned her to a...

China says tests of human immunoglobulin are HIV negative

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities said tests of a batch of human immunoglobulin for intravenous injection, reportedly contaminated with the HIV antibody, showed negative presence of the virus. “Shanghai authorities have run virus tests for...

Greek bailout ends, but Europe’s debt problem goes on

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Greece officially completes its bailout program on Monday, after eight years of cutbacks enforced in return for massive loans and an economic collapse on the scale of the Great Depression. The...

Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana

Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise possession and use of recreational cannabis. The nationwide market for cannabis opened Wednesday at midnight amid lingering questions about the impact on health, the law...

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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