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
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...

European hostages freed in military operation in Cameroon

Eighteen hostages, including 12 Europeans, seized in south-western...

Eighteen hostages, including 12 Europeans, seized in...

British MPs call for tighter violence control in London as two teenagers die in 24 hours

MPs and campaigners call for tighter violence control in the British capital after two teenagers, a 17-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy, die within 24...

MPs and campaigners call for tighter violence control...

Five Star Movement rejects Berlusconi before formal talks

Five Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio said he was not open to talks with...

Five Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio said he was...

Three shot at California YouTube HQ, female suspect dead

A woman shot and wounded three people at YouTube HQ, before killing herself, in...

A woman shot and wounded three people at YouTube HQ, before...

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela passes away, aged 81

South African's former first lady famously fought for the rights of black...

South African's former first lady famously fought for...

Carlos Alvarado wins Costa Rica's presidency in vote fought on gay rights

Costa Rica’s centre-left presidential candidate, Carlos Alvarado, is set to be the country’s next leader after elections on Sunday.

Costa Rica’s centre-left presidential candidate,...

China hits backs at Trump tariffs by targeting US imports worth $3bn

China has implemented retaliatory tariffs of up to 25% on 128 US imports,...

China has implemented retaliatory tariffs of up to 25% on...

China's Tiangong-1 plummets down over South Pacific

The space station re-entered the atmosphere around 00:15 GMT on Monday, with...

The space station re-entered the atmosphere around 00:15...

Chinese space station will fall in the early hours of Monday but it’s unlikely to land on your roof

Scientists have reached the limit of their ability to forecast when the uncontrolled Chinese space station will make a fiery re-entry to earth, with the last...

Scientists have reached the limit of their ability to...

UN secretary general calls for an independent investigation into Gaza clashes

At least 16 people have been killed by Israeli fire and hundreds more wounded during protests at the Gaza border, Palestinian officials say

At least 16 people have been killed by Israeli fire and...