Austin Powers star Verne Troyer dies aged 49
Verne Troyer was 81 cm tall and starred in a variety of roles 
International order for mass Boeing 737 engine inspections
Inspections of 700 Boeing 737 engines ordered following fatal Southwest Airlines flight on Tuesday 
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"...

German court releases Carles Puigdemont on bail

The court rejected 'rebellion' as grounds to extradite Catalonia's...

The court rejected 'rebellion' as grounds to...

Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye guilty of abuse of power

The former South Korean president stands charged with 21 separate crimes...

The former South Korean president stands charged with...

Yulia Skripal tells cousin 'everything is ok', Russian TV report

Russian state TV has aired a recording of a telephone call between Yulia...

Russian state TV has aired a recording of a telephone call...

Philippines shuts down holiday island Boracay over environmental concerns

The Philippines has announced that the best-known holiday island will be closed over concerns that the beaches have been transformed into a 'cesspool'

The Philippines has announced that the best-known holiday...

Former Brazilian president Lula to face jail for corruption

The former Brazilian president faces 12 years in jail on charges of...

The former Brazilian president faces 12 years in jail...