World News

Four dead and more than 30 feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:19:00 +0100

At least four people have been killed and more than 30 are feared trapped in the rubble of a four-storey residential building which has collapsed in Mumbai.

Croatia festival blaze causes thousands to flee island

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:01:00 +0100

British tourists in Croatia have spoken of the chaos that ensued when a fire broke out at the Fresh Island music festival on Tuesday.

MEPs to vote on first female EU Commission president

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:42:00 +0100

The European Parliament will decide later whether or not to block the appointment of Ursula von der Leyen as the new president of the European Commission.

Passenger caught with cocaine worth £27k under his wig

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:06:00 +0100

A Colombian man was arrested at Barcelona's international airport after cocaine worth £27,000 was found under his toupee.

Warning over 'gamechanging' Ebola case in DR Congo

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 15:07:00 +0100

An Ebola case in a Congolese city of two million people has been called a "potential gamechanger" by health officials.

Ceasefire measures agreed in Yemen, UN says

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 18:51:00 +0100

New ceasefire measures have been agreed between the Iran-backed rebels and the Saudi-backed government in Yemen, the UN has said.

Missile seized in terror raids on Italian far-right suspects

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 15:29:00 +0100

Anti-terror officers in Italy have seized an air-to-air missile and a huge stash of automatic weapons during a series of raids on far-right groups.

Wales takes world's steepest street title from New Zealand

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 22:19:00 +0100

Just days after they lost the Cricket World Cup, New Zealand has suffered a second major blow - this time at the hands of Wales.

'You can leave': Trump steps up war of words amid race row

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:08:00 +0100

Donald Trump has said anyone unhappy with life in the US can leave the country amid a row over "disgraceful" and "disgusting" tweets about a number of Democrat congresswomen.

Google walkout leader leaves company after 'retaliation'

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:42:00 +0100

Meredith Whittaker, one of the Google employees who led global walkouts at the tech giant over sexual harassment claims, has left the company following allegations of a fallout against the protest's organisers.