German court releases Carles Puigdemont on bail
The court rejected 'rebellion' as grounds to extradite Catalonia's former leader, but said he could still face corruption charges in Spain
Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye guilty of abuse of power
The former South Korean president stands charged with 21 separate crimes including bribery, abuse of power and coercion, and could face up to 30 years in jail 
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...

[WATCH] Falling Chinese space station's re-entry expected on Easter Sunday

The new re-entry time window forecast by the European Space Agency for the uncontrolled Chinese space station is now Easter Sunday and this is no...

The new re-entry time window forecast by the European Space...

Russia test-launches new 'Satan 2' ballistic missile

Video from the Russian Defence Ministry shows its new ICBM's second...

Video from the Russian Defence Ministry shows its new...

Thousands of Palestinians gather in protest at Gaza-Israel border

Palestinians in Gaza march to Israeli border at start of protest planned to...

Palestinians in Gaza march to Israeli border at start of...

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