Four children including a baby girl were among 71 refugees found dead in the back of a lorry left abandoned at the side of a motorway in Austria, police say.
The unrelenting tragedy of people trying to reach a better life is laid bare once again, as hundreds of people are feared to have died when two boats capsized off the coast of Libya.
The lift David Cameron has given to the Tories today in appointments to the Lords won't be enough to make a difference in votes, but could it be the beginning of increasing Conservative numbers in thi
Up to 50 refugees are found dead in a parked lorry in eastern Austria. On the scene Channel 4 News International Editor Lindsey Hilsum says there's a "terrible" stench of death.
Despite a Tory pledge to bring net migration to the UK down to 100,000, new figures show it has reached record levels.
A Russian website publishes what appear to be official figures showing that more than 2,000 soldiers have died fighting in eastern Ukraine, as Moscow insists its regular forces are not involved.
Which Labour leadership candidate would print money? Who wants to build 2 million houses? Who thinks George Osborne might be right about running a surplus?
Virginia TV shooting suspect Vester Lee Flanagan, who appears to have posted a video online showing the shooting of two WDBJ journalists, has died from self-inflicted shooting.
Hungary says it is sending an extra 2,000 police officers to its border with Serbia, and may dispatch troops, as it seeks to control the record number of migrants arriving in the country.
The high street shop Lush, has been accused of 'insulting' residents in London after releasing a new fragrance called Lavender Hill Mob 'inspired by' the 2011 London riots.
Two members of a US news crew are killed in a gun attack during a live TV broadcast in Virginia. After a chase the suspected gunman - a former reporter - shot himself and later died.
The party announced their intention to resign from Northern Ireland's mandatory coalition bringing the future of the administration into serious doubt.
Labour leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn is criticised over a proposal to introduce women-only train carriages to protect women from harassment.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says he would consider a coalition against Islamic State, but this would be unlikely to include those backing rebel groups in his country.