Boris Johnson tops first Tory leadership contest ballot
Boris Johnson receives the support of 114 MPs in the first round, outstripping his closest rival Jeremy Hunt who got 43 votes
New Ebola outbreak in DRC is 'truly frightening', says Wellcome Trust director
The head of a major medical research charity has called the latest outbreak of Ebola in central Africa 'truly frightening'.
Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz ousted in no-confidence vote

Austria's parliament has removed Chancellor Sebastian Kurz from office in a...

Austria's parliament has removed Chancellor Sebastian...

Child among three dead in Japan knife attack

A group of schoolchildren waiting for a bus have been attacked by a...

A group of schoolchildren waiting for a bus have been...

UK government may face court action after EU citizens denied vote

People were reportedly turned away from European election polling booths due to...

People were reportedly turned away from European election...

US playing 'dangerous game' in Gulf showdown

Foreign minister slams the US move to shift military hardware to the region,...

Foreign minister slams the US move to shift military...

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque attacker with terrorism

The man accused of killing 51 people in the Christchurch mosques attack has...

The man accused of killing 51 people in the Christchurch...

Sea-Watch vessel confiscated after disembarking 65 rescued migrants in Lampedusa

47 people disembarked in cooperation with Italian Coast Guard and Guardia di Finanza, but Sea-Watch 3 taken into “probationary confiscation”

47 people disembarked in cooperation with Italian Coast...

Battle over Vincent Lambert's life support to come to an end

A man whose case has been central to the right-to-die debate in France for over...

A man whose case has been central to the right-to-die...

Google restricts Huawei's use of Android

Google has barred phone maker Huawei from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a blow to the Chinese firm

Google has barred phone maker Huawei from some updates to...

Taiwan parliament approves same-sex marriage

Taiwan's parliament has become the first in Asia to legalise same-sex...

Taiwan's parliament has become the first in Asia to...

Three Britons and a South African killed in Dubai air crash

Four people have been killed after a small plane crashed three miles to the...

Four people have been killed after a small plane crashed...

Trump declares national emergency over IT threats

President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect US computer...

President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to...

Alabama passes bill banning abortion

Alabama lawmakers have passed a bill to outlaw abortion outright in the state, set to be the strictest such US law, even rejecting exemptions for cases of rape...

Alabama lawmakers have passed a bill to outlaw abortion...

Two more bodies found in inquiry into German crossbow deaths

German police probing the deaths of three people shot with crossbow arrows in a...

German police probing the deaths of three people shot with...

WhatsApp discovers 'targeted' surveillance attack

Hackers were able to remotely install surveillance software on phones and other...

Hackers were able to remotely install surveillance software...

Film star Doris Day dies aged 97

The actress was known for a number of successful musicals and romantic comedies, including Pillow Talk, and for a singing career which saw her record 29...

The actress was known for a number of successful musicals...

Gunmen kill six during Catholic mass in Burkina Faso

Gunmen have killed six people including a priest as Mass was being celebrated...

Gunmen have killed six people including a priest as Mass...

Saudi oil tankers show 'significant damage' after sabotage attack

One vessel was bound for the US and comes after warnings that Iran or its...

One vessel was bound for the US and comes after warnings...

Chelsea Manning released after 62-day confinement in jail

Former US intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from prison,...

Former US intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been...