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    These were the 10 most-viewed ads on YouTube this year


    YouTube has released a rundown of the 10 most-viewed adverts of 2018, with a star-studded campaign for Amazon’s Alexa coming out on...

    YouTube has released a rundown of the 10 most-viewed adverts of 2018, with a star-studded campaign for Amazon’s Alexa coming out on top.

    Quiet kennels could keep dogs relaxed during fireworks


    Ford has designed a noise-cancelling kennel for dogs to ease the stress created by fireworks displays celebrating the New...

    Ford has designed a noise-cancelling kennel for dogs to ease the stress created by fireworks displays celebrating the New Year.

    Protesting Hungarian MPs ejected from state broadcasting HQ


    Security forces have physically ejected Hungarian opposition politicians from the headquarters of the Hungarian state broadcaster MTVA in...

    Security forces have physically ejected Hungarian opposition politicians from the headquarters of the Hungarian state broadcaster MTVA in Budapest.

    Google reveals billion-dollar expansion in New York City


    oogle is rolling out a major expansion in New York City, spending more than $1 billion (£790 million) on a new campus along the Hudson...

    oogle is rolling out a major expansion in New York City, spending more than $1 billion (£790 million) on a new campus along the Hudson River.

    Asos’s profit warning sends shares of rivals lower


    Retail stocks tumbled after Asos warned full-year profits will be lower, blaming a “significant deterioration” in November...

    Retail stocks tumbled after Asos warned full-year profits will be lower, blaming a “significant deterioration” in November trading.

    Powerful bomb explodes outside private Greek TV station


    A powerful bomb has exploded outside private Greek television station Skai, causing extensive damage but no...

    A powerful bomb has exploded outside private Greek television station Skai, causing extensive damage but no injuries.

    Amazon workers on strike in Germany a week before Christmas


    Workers at two Amazon distribution centres in Germany have gone on strike as part of a push for improved work conditions, leading to fears that Christmas orders may not arrive in...

    Workers at two Amazon distribution centres in Germany have gone on strike as part of a push for improved work conditions, leading to fears that Christmas orders may not arrive in time.

    Polish president says Strasbourg attack victim tried to protect others


    Poland’s president has said a Polish victim of last week’s shooting attack in Strasbourg, France, had been trying to protect other...

    Poland’s president has said a Polish victim of last week’s shooting attack in Strasbourg, France, had been trying to protect other people.

    Philippines celebrates as Catriona Gray crowned Miss Universe


    The Philippines’ Catriona Gray has been named Miss Universe 2018 in Bangkok, beating contestants from 93 other countries and delighting her home...

    The Philippines’ Catriona Gray has been named Miss Universe 2018 in Bangkok, beating contestants from 93 other countries and delighting her home nation.

    Investor Cat Rock digs claws into Just Eat over performance


    Just Eat has been described by one of its shareholders as the worst-performing online food firm in the world as it called for a radical...

    Just Eat has been described by one of its shareholders as the worst-performing online food firm in the world as it called for a radical shake-up.
    New aide called Trump 'a terrible human being'

    New aide called Trump 'a terrible human being'


    Video has emerged of Donald Trump's latest chief of staff describing his new boss as "a terrible human...

    Video has emerged of Donald Trump's latest chief of staff describing his new boss as "a terrible human being".
    Strasbourg gunman supported Isil, says dad

    Strasbourg gunman supported Isil, says dad


    The father of the gunman who embarked on a deadly shooting spree at a Christmas market in Strasbourg has said his son was an Isil...

    The father of the gunman who embarked on a deadly shooting spree at a Christmas market in Strasbourg has said his son was an Isil supporter.

    Dozens hurt as huge explosion destroys restaurant


    More than 40 people have been injured in an explosion that destroyed a restaurant in Sapporo, northern...

    More than 40 people have been injured in an explosion that destroyed a restaurant in Sapporo, northern Japan.
    Family of girl who died at border deny she had no food or water

    Family of girl who died at border deny she had no food or water


    The family of a seven-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in US Border Patrol custody are disputing US officials' claims she had not been given food or water for...

    The family of a seven-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in US Border Patrol custody are disputing US officials' claims she had not been given food or water for days.

    'Over my dead body' - Giuliani blocks attempt to question Trump


    Donald Trump and his lawyer have unleashed a fresh series of attacks on the probe into alleged Russian collusion, ruling out the possibility of a presidential interview with special counsel Robert...

    Donald Trump and his lawyer have unleashed a fresh series of attacks on the probe into alleged Russian collusion, ruling out the possibility of a presidential interview with special counsel Robert Mueller.

    Biden emerges as early 2020 front-runner for the Democrats


    Former US vice-president Joe Biden has emerged as an early front-runner among Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination with a dominant lead among voters in Iowa, the first state that will express its preference next...

    Former US vice-president Joe Biden has emerged as an early front-runner among Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination with a dominant lead among voters in Iowa, the first state that will express its preference next year.
    Theresa May's team warned talk of a second referendum is 'insane'

    Theresa May's team warned talk of a second referendum is 'insane'


    British Prime Minister Theresa May's chief of staff and her de-facto deputy have been branded "completely insane" by cabinet ministers after allegedly talking up the prospect of a second...

    British Prime Minister Theresa May's chief of staff and her de-facto deputy have been branded "completely insane" by cabinet ministers after allegedly talking up the prospect of a second referendum.
    'Small steps' as 200 nations back transparent rules on climate change

    'Small steps' as 200 nations back transparent rules on climate change


    Nearly 200 countries at the UN climate talks have agreed universal, transparent rules on how nations can cut greenhouse gas emissions and curb global warming, putting the principles of the 2015 Paris climate accord into...

    Nearly 200 countries at the UN climate talks have agreed universal, transparent rules on how nations can cut greenhouse gas emissions and curb global warming, putting the principles of the 2015 Paris climate accord into action.

    Violent clash outside EU HQ in protest over migrant pact


    Belgian riot police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse thousands of people protesting in Brussels against a UN migration...

    Belgian riot police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse thousands of people protesting in Brussels against a UN migration pact.

    Saturday Night Live satirises Theresa May’s week after confidence vote


    Saturday Night Live has taken aim at Prime Minister Theresa May and former Conservative party leader David Cameron in a political Christmas...

    Saturday Night Live has taken aim at Prime Minister Theresa May and former Conservative party leader David Cameron in a political Christmas sketch.
    Girl (15) arrested after double stabbing

    Girl (15) arrested after double stabbing


    A 15-year-old girl has been arrested following a double stabbing in the...

    A 15-year-old girl has been arrested following a double stabbing in the UK.

    Fifth victim of Strasbourg market attack dies


    The Paris prosecutor's office said on Sunday that a fifth person had died from their wounds following Tuesday's Strasbourg Christmas market...

    The Paris prosecutor's office said on Sunday that a fifth person had died from their wounds following Tuesday's Strasbourg Christmas market shooting.

    It's Five Weddings and a Funeral as film's cast head down the aisle again


    The cast of Four Weddings and a Funeral were reunited last Friday with a grey-haired Hugh Grant as the father of the bride. Some 25 years after the original film was released, Richard Curtis is making a follow-up in aid of next year's Red Nose...

    The cast of Four Weddings and a Funeral were reunited last Friday with a grey-haired Hugh Grant as the father of the bride. Some 25 years after the original film was released, Richard Curtis is making a follow-up in aid of next year's Red Nose Day.
    UN climate change summit agrees details to implement the Paris deal

    UN climate change summit agrees details to implement the Paris deal


    Nearly 200 nations overcame political divisions late yesterday to agree on rules for implementing a landmark global climate deal - but critics say it is not ambitious enough to prevent the dangerous effects of global...

    Nearly 200 nations overcame political divisions late yesterday to agree on rules for implementing a landmark global climate deal - but critics say it is not ambitious enough to prevent the dangerous effects of global warming.
    Obituary: Selma Engel

    Obituary: Selma Engel


    Selma Engel, who has died aged 96, was a Dutch Jewish woman who found love in the Sobibor death camp and took part in a remarkable escape with her future husband, Chaim, a Polish Jew, during an uprising of inmates in 1943. Their story was told in Escape...

    Selma Engel, who has died aged 96, was a Dutch Jewish woman who found love in the Sobibor death camp and took part in a remarkable escape with her future husband, Chaim, a Polish Jew, during an uprising of inmates in 1943. Their story was told in Escape from Sobibor, a book by Richard Rashke that was made into a television film in 1987.

    Serbia threatens war after Kosovo approves new army


    Serbia has threatened military action against neighbouring Kosovo after the Kosovan parliament approved the creation of a new army. Kosovan MPs voted this weekend to expand the existing Kosovo Security Force into a 5,000-troop army, plus 3,000...

    Serbia has threatened military action against neighbouring Kosovo after the Kosovan parliament approved the creation of a new army. Kosovan MPs voted this weekend to expand the existing Kosovo Security Force into a 5,000-troop army, plus 3,000 reservists.

    Jennifer Lawrence denies lawsuit claim she had sex with Weinstein


    Harvey Weinstein bragged about sleeping with Jennifer Lawrence after another actress rejected his advances, a lawsuit...

    Harvey Weinstein bragged about sleeping with Jennifer Lawrence after another actress rejected his advances, a lawsuit alleges.

    How murder conspired to give peace a chance


    The number of people killed by the fighting in the war in Yemen jumped to 3,068 in November, the first time it has exceeded the 3,000 mark in a single month since the start of the four-year conflict. This is about the same number as were being killed in...

    The number of people killed by the fighting in the war in Yemen jumped to 3,068 in November, the first time it has exceeded the 3,000 mark in a single month since the start of the four-year conflict. This is about the same number as were being killed in Iraq at the height of the slaughter there in 2006.

    These two squirrels battling to reach the top of the tree is an extreme sport


    When you think of inner-city sport you probably imagine five-a-side cages or city runs, but how about two squirrels grappling for supremacy on a tree...

    When you think of inner-city sport you probably imagine five-a-side cages or city runs, but how about two squirrels grappling for supremacy on a tree trunk?

    Police and anti-migration protesters clash at EU headquarters


    Police fired tear gas and water cannons on demonstrators who congregated around the EU’s headquarters in Brussels after marching against a new United Nations migration...

    Police fired tear gas and water cannons on demonstrators who congregated around the EU’s headquarters in Brussels after marching against a new United Nations migration pact.

    Strasbourg remembers victims of Christmas market attack


    The people of Strasbourg filled a square on Sunday to show respect and sympathy for the victims of last week’s shooting attack near the city’s famous Christmas market, as the death toll rose to...

    The people of Strasbourg filled a square on Sunday to show respect and sympathy for the victims of last week’s shooting attack near the city’s famous Christmas market, as the death toll rose to five.
    Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes 1,000 km off Australian city of Perth

    Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes 1,000 km off Australian city of Perth


    A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck around 1,000 km north-northwest of the Australian city of Perth, the U.S. Geological Survey reported on...

    A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck around 1,000 km north-northwest of the Australian city of Perth, the U.S. Geological Survey reported on Sunday.
    Four dead after rescue helicopter crashes in mountainous area in Portugal

    Four dead after rescue helicopter crashes in mountainous area in Portugal


    A medical helicopter crashed in a mountainous area near Porto, Portugal's second biggest city, killing two pilots, a doctor and a nurse on board, the country's INEM emergency service said on...

    A medical helicopter crashed in a mountainous area near Porto, Portugal's second biggest city, killing two pilots, a doctor and a nurse on board, the country's INEM emergency service said on Sunday.
    Pete Davidson makes brief appearance on Saturday Night Live after concern over disturbing Instagram post

    Pete Davidson makes brief appearance on Saturday Night Live after concern over disturbing Instagram post


    Police became so concerned about Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson after he wrote on Instagram “I don’t want to be on this earth anymore” that they visited him to make sure he was...

    Police became so concerned about Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson after he wrote on Instagram “I don’t want to be on this earth anymore” that they visited him to make sure he was OK.

    Sri Lankan president reinstates prime minister he sacked


    Sri Lanka’s president has re-appointed Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister, nearly two months after firing him and setting off a long political stalemate in the South Asian island...

    Sri Lanka’s president has re-appointed Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister, nearly two months after firing him and setting off a long political stalemate in the South Asian island nation.

    Giggling Squid to keep spreading tentacles despite being hampered by Brexit


    Thai restaurant chain Giggling Squid has said Brexit uncertainty has held back its expansion plans, but vowed to keep opening sites as rivals...

    Thai restaurant chain Giggling Squid has said Brexit uncertainty has held back its expansion plans, but vowed to keep opening sites as rivals retrench.

    Indonesian volcano erupts sending thick ash into sky


    A volcano in central Indonesia has erupted, sending columns of thick ash as high as 7,500 metres into the...

    A volcano in central Indonesia has erupted, sending columns of thick ash as high as 7,500 metres into the sky.

    Police visit Saturday Night Live star after Instagram post


    Police became so concerned about Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson after he wrote on Instagram “I don’t want to be on this earth anymore” that they visited him to make sure he was...

    Police became so concerned about Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson after he wrote on Instagram “I don’t want to be on this earth anymore” that they visited him to make sure he was OK.

    New rules governing Paris climate accord get mixed reception


    The agreement of a set of rules to govern the 2015 Paris climate accord has received a mixed reaction from environmental groups and...

    The agreement of a set of rules to govern the 2015 Paris climate accord has received a mixed reaction from environmental groups and politicians.

    Family of migrant girl disputes official story on her death


    The family of a seven-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in US Border Patrol custody is disputing an account from US officials who said she had not been given food or water for...

    The family of a seven-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in US Border Patrol custody is disputing an account from US officials who said she had not been given food or water for days.

    Former Strictly Come Dancing contestants congratulate Stacey Dooley on 2018 win


    After documentary maker Stacey Dooley and her dance partner Kevin Clifton were announced as this year’s Strictly Come Dancing champions, former contestants took to Twitter to send messages of...

    After documentary maker Stacey Dooley and her dance partner Kevin Clifton were announced as this year’s Strictly Come Dancing champions, former contestants took to Twitter to send messages of congratulations.

    Diplomats at UN climate talks agree on reporting emissions


    Officials from around the world have agreed upon a set of rules to govern the 2015 Paris climate accord after two weeks of UN talks in...

    Officials from around the world have agreed upon a set of rules to govern the 2015 Paris climate accord after two weeks of UN talks in Poland.

    Meet Barclay, the future assistance dog making a big impact in the NHL


    A puppy being trained as an assistance dog has captured the hearts of the St Louis Blues as well as rival teams in the National Hockey...

    A puppy being trained as an assistance dog has captured the hearts of the St Louis Blues as well as rival teams in the National Hockey League.

    Police use tear gas on the Champs-Elysees, but fewer Paris protesters


    Police used tear gas on the Champs-Elysees after a day of largely peaceful demonstrations in Paris on the fifth straight weekend of protests by France’s “yellow vest”...

    Police used tear gas on the Champs-Elysees after a day of largely peaceful demonstrations in Paris on the fifth straight weekend of protests by France’s “yellow vest” movement.

    Cambridge United’s groundsman goes festive with Christmas pitch pattern


    Cambridge United and Yeovil Town fans were treated to a seasonal sight during their League Two fixture after the home groundsman went the extra...

    Cambridge United and Yeovil Town fans were treated to a seasonal sight during their League Two fixture after the home groundsman went the extra mile.
    Zoo staff working to locate animals after fire tears through enclosure

    Zoo staff working to locate animals after fire tears through enclosure


    Zoo staff are working to account for all species after fire destroyed much of the vast plastic roof covering Chester Zoo's Monsoon Forest...

    Zoo staff are working to account for all species after fire destroyed much of the vast plastic roof covering Chester Zoo's Monsoon Forest area.

    Trump's interior secretary Zinke to step down amid ethics probes


    US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who has sought to open US offshore waters to oil and gas drilling despite environmental protests, will be leaving his post at the end of the year, President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday, the latest high-profile...

    US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who has sought to open US offshore waters to oil and gas drilling despite environmental protests, will be leaving his post at the end of the year, President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday, the latest high-profile departure from his administration.

    4,400-year-old priest’s tomb uncovered in Egypt


    A private tomb thought to be more than 4,000 years and built for a senior official from the 5th dynasty of pharaohs has been discovered in...

    A private tomb thought to be more than 4,000 years and built for a senior official from the 5th dynasty of pharaohs has been discovered in Egypt.

    President Trump says Interior Secretary is leaving administration


    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke – who is facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest – will leave the administration at the end of the year, President Donald Trump...

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke – who is facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest – will leave the administration at the end of the year, President Donald Trump said.

    Thousands of 'yellow vests' hit French streets in fifth Saturday of protests


    Thousands of protesters took to the streets of French cities on Saturday in the fifth weekend of nationwide demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron's government, despite calls to hold off after a shooting in Strasbourg earlier this...

    Thousands of protesters took to the streets of French cities on Saturday in the fifth weekend of nationwide demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron's government, despite calls to hold off after a shooting in Strasbourg earlier this week.

    US judge rules Obamacare is unconstitutional


    A US federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act – also known as “Obamacare” – is...

    A US federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act – also known as “Obamacare” – is unconstitutional.

    Sri Lanka’s disputed prime minister resigns to end political impasse


    Sri Lanka’s disputed prime minister resigned on Saturday, saying he wanted to end a long political impasse over his appointment and allow the president to form a new...

    Sri Lanka’s disputed prime minister resigned on Saturday, saying he wanted to end a long political impasse over his appointment and allow the president to form a new government.

    US judge rules Obamacare is unconstitutional


    A US federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act – also known as “Obamacare” – is...

    A US federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act – also known as “Obamacare” – is unconstitutional.

    Australia recognises west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital


    Australia has decided to formally recognise west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but will not move its embassy until there is a peace settlement between Israel and Palestinians, Prime Minister Scott Morrison...

    Australia has decided to formally recognise west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but will not move its embassy until there is a peace settlement between Israel and Palestinians, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced.

    Shakira accused of avoiding up to €14.5m in tax while 'living in Barcelona'


    Spanish prosecutors have charged pop star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than €14.5m between 2012 and 2014. The Colombian singer denied the...

    Spanish prosecutors have charged pop star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than €14.5m between 2012 and 2014. The Colombian singer denied the charges.
    Girl (7) dies of dehydration in custody of US Border Patrol

    Girl (7) dies of dehydration in custody of US Border Patrol


    A seven-year-old girl who crossed the US-Mexico border with her father last week died hours after being taken into the custody of the US Border Patrol, federal immigration authorities...

    A seven-year-old girl who crossed the US-Mexico border with her father last week died hours after being taken into the custody of the US Border Patrol, federal immigration authorities confirmed.
    Branson celebrates as rocket plane reaches space and returns home safe

    Branson celebrates as rocket plane reaches space and returns home safe


    A Virgin Galactic rocket plane has reached space and returned safely to the California desert, capping years of testing to become the first US commercial human flight to breach Earth's atmosphere since America's shuttle programme ended in...

    A Virgin Galactic rocket plane has reached space and returned safely to the California desert, capping years of testing to become the first US commercial human flight to breach Earth's atmosphere since America's shuttle programme ended in 2011.
    Trump knew it was 'wrong' to pay hush money: Cohen

    Trump knew it was 'wrong' to pay hush money: Cohen


    Michael Cohen has claimed his former boss Donald Trump was aware that giving hush money to two women claiming affairs during the 2016 election campaign was "wrong" but directed him to make the payments...

    Michael Cohen has claimed his former boss Donald Trump was aware that giving hush money to two women claiming affairs during the 2016 election campaign was "wrong" but directed him to make the payments anyway.
    Yellow Vests' fury might now fade but they've shown limits of Macron's reform agenda

    Yellow Vests' fury might now fade but they've shown limits of Macron's reform agenda


    After weeks of sometimes violent protests, often hinging on slogans denouncing Emmanuel Macron as "president of the rich", it may not have been the best choice to have him address the nation this week from behind a gilded desk in one of the Elysée...

    After weeks of sometimes violent protests, often hinging on slogans denouncing Emmanuel Macron as "president of the rich", it may not have been the best choice to have him address the nation this week from behind a gilded desk in one of the Elysée palace's most opulent rooms.

    Bill Cosby denied bail while he appeals against sex assault conviction


    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has rejected a request from Bill Cosby to be released on bail while he appeals against his sexual assault...

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has rejected a request from Bill Cosby to be released on bail while he appeals against his sexual assault conviction.

    UK sailor Susie Goodall back on dry land after ocean ordeal


    Sailor Susie Goodall is back on dry land after being rescued by a cargo ship in the southern Pacific Ocean where her boat capsized during a solo round-the-world...

    Sailor Susie Goodall is back on dry land after being rescued by a cargo ship in the southern Pacific Ocean where her boat capsized during a solo round-the-world race.
    Paedophile Irish priest heads to Rome after serving sentence for child abuse in Chile

    Paedophile Irish priest heads to Rome after serving sentence for child abuse in Chile


    An Irish-born priest, who was convicted of sexually abusing a girl in his care at a religious school in Santiago but served no jail time for the offense, left Chile on Friday for Rome after serving a four-year...

    An Irish-born priest, who was convicted of sexually abusing a girl in his care at a religious school in Santiago but served no jail time for the offense, left Chile on Friday for Rome after serving a four-year sentence.

    #ChristmasJumperDay: Football gets festive for charity


    A host of Premier League footballers have been getting in the festive spirit by wearing Christmas jumpers for...

    A host of Premier League footballers have been getting in the festive spirit by wearing Christmas jumpers for charity.

    FTSE 100 in the red on global growth fears


    London’s blue-chip index was in the red on Friday as investors fretted about global growth and an economic slowdown in...

    London’s blue-chip index was in the red on Friday as investors fretted about global growth and an economic slowdown in China.

    Israeli army kills Palestinian in West Bank clashes


    Israel has arrested dozens of Hamas activists in the West Bank, and a Palestinian was killed in clashes with troops, as the Israeli military pressed ahead with a crackdown after a pair of deadly shootings blamed on Hamas...

    Israel has arrested dozens of Hamas activists in the West Bank, and a Palestinian was killed in clashes with troops, as the Israeli military pressed ahead with a crackdown after a pair of deadly shootings blamed on Hamas militants.

    How Twitter reacted to a week of Brexit chaos


    Christmas may be drawing near but the last week in Westminster has been suspiciously absent of festive spirit, featuring a cancelled Commons vote, furious MPs, a no-confidence bid and heated exchanges in...

    Christmas may be drawing near but the last week in Westminster has been suspiciously absent of festive spirit, featuring a cancelled Commons vote, furious MPs, a no-confidence bid and heated exchanges in Brussels.

    Hamleys circled by Mike Ashley and The Entertainer


    Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has emerged as a prospective bidder for Hamleys as the toy store’s Chinese owner looks for an...

    Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has emerged as a prospective bidder for Hamleys as the toy store’s Chinese owner looks for an exit.

    Sandy Hook school evacuated after receiving bomb threat on shooting anniversary


    Sandy Hook Elementary School has been evacuated after a bomb threat on the sixth anniversary of the massacre that killed 20 first-graders and six...

    Sandy Hook Elementary School has been evacuated after a bomb threat on the sixth anniversary of the massacre that killed 20 first-graders and six educators.

    LSE names Experian’s Don Robert as chairman


    London Stock Exchange Group has appointed Experian’s Don Robert as chairman, a year after a bitter public dispute within the company’s...

    London Stock Exchange Group has appointed Experian’s Don Robert as chairman, a year after a bitter public dispute within the company’s boardroom.

    Fourth person dies after Strasbourg market attack


    A fourth person has died after Tuesday’s attack on a Christmas market in Strasbourg, prosecutors...

    A fourth person has died after Tuesday’s attack on a Christmas market in Strasbourg, prosecutors said.
    Police prepared as further Paris 'yellow vest' protests predicted this weekend

    Police prepared as further Paris 'yellow vest' protests predicted this weekend


    Armoured vehicles and thousands of officers are to be deployed again in Paris on Saturday and Sunday as police anticipate a fifth straight weekend of violent...

    Armoured vehicles and thousands of officers are to be deployed again in Paris on Saturday and Sunday as police anticipate a fifth straight weekend of violent protests.

    Trump knew hush money payments were wrong, says disgraced lawyer


    Donald Trump’s long-time personal lawyer has said Mr Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 campaign because he was concerned about how their stories of alleged affairs would affect the...

    Donald Trump’s long-time personal lawyer has said Mr Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 campaign because he was concerned about how their stories of alleged affairs would affect the election.
    'What did you call me? You called me nebulous' - Theresa May's heated exchange with EU's Juncker

    'What did you call me? You called me nebulous' - Theresa May's heated exchange with EU's Juncker


    Theresa May remonstrated with Jean-Claude Juncker at a Brussels summit on Friday and the EU chief executive had to placate the prime minister for having publicly called Britain's Brexit demands "nebulous" the night...

    Theresa May remonstrated with Jean-Claude Juncker at a Brussels summit on Friday and the EU chief executive had to placate the prime minister for having publicly called Britain's Brexit demands "nebulous" the night before.

    ‘You called me nebulous’: Heated exchange between May and Juncker goes viral


    Theresa May and European Commission President Jean Claude-Juncker were filmed having a heated exchange in Brussels on Friday morning, leading to a torrent of online speculation as to what the pair were...

    Theresa May and European Commission President Jean Claude-Juncker were filmed having a heated exchange in Brussels on Friday morning, leading to a torrent of online speculation as to what the pair were discussing.

    Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira


    Spanish prosecutors have charged pop star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros (£13 million) between 2012 and...

    Spanish prosecutors have charged pop star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros (£13 million) between 2012 and 2014.

    Post-mortem to be carried out on migrant girl who died in US border custody


    A port-mortem examination will be performed to determine the cause of death of a seven-year-old migrant girl who suffered seizures in immigration custody on the US-Mexico border and spiked a high fever, officials...

    A port-mortem examination will be performed to determine the cause of death of a seven-year-old migrant girl who suffered seizures in immigration custody on the US-Mexico border and spiked a high fever, officials said.
    Cohen says hush money was paid over Trump election concerns

    Cohen says hush money was paid over Trump election concerns


    Donald Trump's former personal lawyer says he bought the silence of two women because Mr Trump was "very concerned" about how their stories of alleged affairs with him would affect his election...

    Donald Trump's former personal lawyer says he bought the silence of two women because Mr Trump was "very concerned" about how their stories of alleged affairs with him would affect his election chances.

    Cohen: I paid off two women because Trump was concerned about election


    Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer says he bought the silence of two women because Mr Trump was “very concerned” about how their stories of alleged affairs with him would affect his election...

    Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer says he bought the silence of two women because Mr Trump was “very concerned” about how their stories of alleged affairs with him would affect his election chances.

    Syrian Kurdish-led fighters take last town held by Islamic State


    US-backed, Kurdish-led fighters have captured the last town held by the Islamic State group after days of intense battles in the militants’ remaining enclave in eastern Syria, activists...

    US-backed, Kurdish-led fighters have captured the last town held by the Islamic State group after days of intense battles in the militants’ remaining enclave in eastern Syria, activists said.

    Michael Gove and Ed Balls filmed dancing Gangnam Style at Christmas party


    Cabinet minister Michael Gove has been filmed throwing off the shackles of the government crisis and dancing Gangnam Style with former Labour minister Ed...

    Cabinet minister Michael Gove has been filmed throwing off the shackles of the government crisis and dancing Gangnam Style with former Labour minister Ed Balls.

    Police prepared as further Paris protests predicted


    Armoured vehicles and thousands of officers are to be deployed again in Paris on Saturday and Sunday as police anticipate a fifth straight weekend of violent...

    Armoured vehicles and thousands of officers are to be deployed again in Paris on Saturday and Sunday as police anticipate a fifth straight weekend of violent protests.