World's last male northern white rhino dies
The world's last survivng male northern white rhino has died, leaving only two females to save the subspecies from extinction 
Cambridge Analytica accused of harvesting and using personal data
Cambridge Analytica and Facebook are under pressure after being accused of using personal data of 50 million Facebook members to influence US 2016 election • UK's...
Warnings issued over Mount Shinmoedake volcano

Mount Shinmoedake volcano eruption has Japanese authorities issuing health...

Mount Shinmoedake volcano eruption has Japanese...

Advance by Syrian army in Eastern Ghouta splits rebel enclave in three

Reports have emerged that the Syrian government army has advanced further into rebel-held Eastern Ghouta 

Reports have emerged that the Syrian government army has...

Gunman, three women dead after standoff in Napa Valley veterans' home

A facility in Yountville was the scene of a police stand-off that has left four...

A facility in Yountville was the scene of a police...

Ireland's government approves abortion referendum bill

The Irish Government has agreed the wording of the national referendum on...

The Irish Government has agreed the wording of the national...

Trump to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un

The two leaders are to meet in person as early as May, to discuss the...

The two leaders are to meet in person as early as May, to...

Iranian woman who removed headscarf jailed for two years

The prosecutor said that he would no longer accept such behaviour, and...

The prosecutor said that he would no longer accept...

Russian spy Skripal was deliberately poisoned with nerve agent

The police officer who first attended to Sergei Skripal and his daughter when...

The police officer who first attended to Sergei Skripal and...

Vatican to host first ever hackathon to tackle global issues

Inspiration for the event came from Pope Francis's remark in a...

Inspiration for the event came from Pope...

Key Trump economic adviser Gary Cohn resigns

His resignation is the latest in a series of high-profile departures from the...

His resignation is the latest in a series of high-profile...

Russian military transport plane crashes in Syria

All 26 passengers and six crew members believed to have been on board have...

All 26 passengers and six crew members believed to have...

France to set age of sexual consent after rape outcry

France's government is to set the age of sexual consent at 15, after a...

France's government is to set the age of sexual consent...

Child marriages dropped significantly in past decade, UNICEF says

Unicef has estimated that 25 million child marriages have been presented in the...

Unicef has estimated that 25 million child marriages have...

Former Russian spy critically ill in the UK after 'exposure to substance'

Former Russian spy, Sergei Skripal, was found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury, after 'suspected exposure to unknown substance'  Police are now...

Former Russian spy, Sergei Skripal, was found unconscious...

Syria: Aid convoy enters Eastern Ghouta

46 trucks carrying urgently needed supplies has entered the Syrian enclave despite air strikes 

46 trucks carrying urgently needed supplies has entered the...

Papua New Guinea earthquake death toll rises, reaching 67

The 7.5 magnitude earthquake has caused three aftershocks, each stronger than...

The 7.5 magnitude earthquake has caused three aftershocks,...

Merkel secures fourth term in government as SPD backs coalition deal

Germany’s Social Democratic party (SPD) have agreed to form another...

Germany’s Social Democratic party (SPD) have agreed...

China, EU, Canada threaten retaliation if US starts trade war

US partners, including the EU and Canada, react to ‘unacceptable’...

US partners, including the EU and Canada, react to...

Germany: Social democrats vote in favour of coalition

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be forming her fourth government after...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be forming her fourth...

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