Puigdemont abandons bid to return as Catalan leader
Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont said he is ending his bid to return to office, and has instead appointed MP Jordi Sànchez
At least 26 people killed in Azerbaijan health centre fire
At least 26 killed, and another found wounded in a fire at a drug rehabilitation centre in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku
South Africa's Jacob Zuma steps down

The South African President resigned after days of defying orders from the African National Congress

The South African President resigned after days of defying...

Updated | [WATCH] At least 17 dead in Florida high school shooting

The sixth school shooting of the year has left at least 17 dead and many more...

The sixth school shooting of the year has left at least 17...

Prince Henrik of Denmark passes away at 83

Known for his very thick French accent, Queen Margrethe's...

Known for his very thick French accent, Queen...

Man shot dead in West Belfast

The victim is believed to have been shot in the chest in front of children, in a republic area of west Belfast 

The victim is believed to have been shot in the...

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces bribery allegations

Israeli police have recommended that the Prime minister be indicted on charges...

Israeli police have recommended that the Prime minister be...

Boko Haram militant involved in Chibok 2014 kidnapping jailed

Boko Haram militant, Haruna Yahaya is the first member to be sentences...

Boko Haram militant, Haruna Yahaya is the first member...

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi goes on trial

Ahed Tamini, 17, appeared in court over a video featuring her slappingan...

Ahed Tamini, 17, appeared in court over a video...

Commonwealth group to meet amid reports of succession plans

The Commonwealth group is set to meet amid reports that they will discuss who...

The Commonwealth group is set to meet amid reports that...

Jacob Zuma refuses ANC's decision to resign

The South African president refused the African National Congress plea to...

The South African president refused the African...

Pakistani Taliban deputy killed in drone strike

The Pakistani Taliban says a senior militant was killed in a US drone attack...

The Pakistani Taliban says a senior militant was killed in...

London City Airport closes as WW2 bomb found in Thames

A 500kg World War Two bomb was found near the runway in the River Thames 

A 500kg World War Two bomb was found near the runway in the...

South Africa's ANC executives to decide on President Jacob Zuma's future

The African National Congress are due to meet to decide on President Jacob Zuma's future after numerous allegations of corruption 

The African National Congress are due to meet to...

Three Britons killed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash

Three Britons died, and three other were taken to hospital when the...

Three Britons died, and three other were taken to...

New York state sues Weinstein Company over sexual harassment

New York prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein's...

New York prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against Harvey...

Islamic State jihadi duo ‘Beatles’ ‘should be tried at The Hague’

British ISIS fighters should be put on trial in international criminal court, UK defence minister says

British ISIS fighters should be put on trial in...

Israeli F-16 hit by Syrian fire after raid on Iranian facilities

Israel says both pilots ejected safely after their F-16 fighter jet was...

Israel says both pilots ejected safely after their F-16...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invites South Korean counterparts for historic talks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in responds: “Let us make it happen by creating the necessary conditions in the future”.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in responds: “Let us...

Oxfam pressed over allegations senior aid staff used prostitutes in Haiti

The UK charity has been asked to provide details of allegations that senior aid workers used prostitutes in Haiti 

The UK charity has been asked to provide details of...