Serious flooding will affect parts of England for days, the environment agency has warned, after a third weekend of downpours and relentless rain.
The UN’s envoy to Syria has repeated calls for an immediate ceasefire as the humanitarian situation in the north west of the country continues to deteriorate.
“Kirk Douglas retained his movie star charisma right to the end of his wonderful life” – the words of film director Steven Spielberg, following the death of his friend at the age of 103.
Campaigners want to know why her background wasn’t checked out.
It was stolen more than twenty years ago – its disappearance shrouded in mystery. But now a masterpiece by the artist Gustav Klimt has turned up.
Lava has begun to flow from a volcano in the Philippines leading to warnings from scientists that a major eruption could happen in the next few days.
‘Our enemy is right here’ is the chant from protesters in Iran tonight. Thousands of people are demonstrating for a second night, angry about the shooting down of a passenger plane. Authorities in Iran have admitted the Ukrainian plane was shot down in error killing all 176 people on board.
US officials have labelled the UK’s request to extradite the wife of an American diplomat “highly inappropriate”. Last night the Home Secretary formally asked for American Anne Sacoolas to be flown back to the UK to face charges of causing death by dangerous driving following the death of 19-year-old Harry Dunn.
The couple whose legal battle helped changed the law have become one of the first mixed-sex couples in England and Wales to enter a civil partnership.
A British woman is facing jail in Cyprus after being found guilty of lying about being raped by a group of Israeli men.
Just a few seconds – enough time to give hedge fund traders a crucial advantage.
It could hardly have been a worse night for Labour – as one by one, that so-called ‘red wall’ of rock solid heartlands crumbled into dust.
Protesters have poured on to the streets of the Algerian capital to demonstrate against what they say is a “sham” presidential election. Riot police blocked streets in Algiers as protesters called for sweeping political reforms. Abdelaziz Bouteflika was toppled earlier this year after two decades in power in Africa’s largest country. Protesters are unhappy that…
Five people have been killed when a volcano erupted off New Zealand. Eight people are still missing on White Island where tourists were walking inside the volcano’s crater moments before the eruption.
The political row over why Usman Khan was free to launch his deadly knife attack on Friday intensified today.