Prince Charles to become next head of Commonwealth
While the role is not hereditary, the Queen said it was her 'sincere wish' to see Prince Charles succeed her in the role
Woman dies in care home fire in northeast London
The fire broke out during the night at a home for people with learning disabilities at Connington Crescent, Chingford in London
Algeria's deadliest plane crash leaves 257 people dead

247 passengers, made up of Algerian soldiers and their relatives, died along...

247 passengers, made up of Algerian soldiers and their...

Theresa May summons cabinet to decide on Syria response

British prime minister Theresa May is set to make a decision...

British prime minister Theresa May is set to make a...

Seven Myanmar soldiers sentenced for Rohingya killings

Seven Myanmar soldiers have been sentenced to 10 years in prison for...

Seven Myanmar soldiers have been sentenced to 10 years in...

Sudan's president orders release of political prisoners

Hundreds of opposition activists, leaders and protesters were arrested in...

Hundreds of opposition activists, leaders and protesters...

Russia warns US against military action as response to chemical attack in Syria

Russia and the Western allies were unable to compromise during the UN security council on Tuesday evening, with each side voting against the other’s...

Russia and the Western allies were unable to compromise...

Yulia Skripal discharged from hospital

The daughter of the former Russain spy, Sergei Skripal, has been discharged from Salisbury District Hospital and taken to a secure location 

The daughter of the former Russain spy, Sergei Skripal, has...

Kim Jong-un makes official mention of US-North Korea talks

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made the first official mention of a talk...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made the first official...

Trump pledges 'forceful' US action over Syria chemical attack, as Russia warns of 'grave repercussions'

Tensions between Russia and the West are rising over the alleged chemical attack in Syria, as Russia warns that any US military action would have 'grave...

Tensions between Russia and the West are rising over the...

French police start evacuating eco-activitists in woods near Nantes

French police have used teagas during a raid in Notre-Dame-des-Landes to...

French police have used teagas during a raid in...

Six arrested in Berlin after police foil alleged half marathon attack

Six men aged between 18 and 21 were arrested after police foiled an alleged...

Six men aged between 18 and 21 were arrested after police...

Hungary PM Viktor Orban re-elected for third term

Hungary’s Eurosceptic Prime Minister Viktor Orban declared...

Hungary’s Eurosceptic Prime Minister Viktor...

Syrian State media reports missile attacks on airbase in Homs

Several people have died or were hurt after a Syrian military airport was hit...

Several people have died or were hurt after a Syrian...

At least 70 dead is suspected chemical attack in Syria

Syrian government calls allegations of chemical attack, in Syrian town Douma, a...

Syrian government calls allegations of chemical attack, in...

Three dead in Germany as van ploughs into crowd in Muenster

Several people have been been killed in the city of Muenster, in western...

Several people have been been killed in the city of...

Journalist killed by Israeli forces while covering protests

Yaser Murtaja, 30, was shot by an Israeli sniper despite wearing a jacket which...

Yaser Murtaja, 30, was shot by an Israeli sniper despite...

14 dead after truck hits junior hockey team bus in Canada

Canada’s Royal Mounted Police has confirmed that 14 people were killed...

Canada’s Royal Mounted Police has confirmed that 14...

10 dead, over 1,000 wounded as Gaza protests wind down

More than 20,000 protesters are estimated to have gathered on Israel's...

More than 20,000 protesters are estimated to have gathered...

Sergei Skripal no longer in critical condition

Skripal, 66, is "responding well to treatment" and is "improving...

Skripal, 66, is "responding well to treatment"...