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Pope Francis marries couple on Chile flight

Pope Francis marries couple on Chile flight

Pope Francis marries couple on Chile flight 18 January 2018 Image copyright Reuters Image caption The couple asked Pope Francis to simply bless their marriage, but he had other ideas Pope Francis has made history by performing a wedding ceremony for two flight...

Palestine slap video teen remanded until trial

A military judge has ruled that Ahed Tamimi, who was filmed slapping two Israeli soldiers, will be held in custody until her trial. The 16-year-old was arrested in December on 12 charges including assault, stone throwing and incitement, after a video of her slapping...
Trump's mental health given thumbs up by doctor

Trump's mental health given thumbs up by doctor

Donald Trump asked for a cognitive test to be carried out as part of his first medical check-up as President, his physician has revealed. Keen to put an end to rumours about his mental health, which peaked when he appeared to slur his words as he announced that the US...
US to cut $65m in aid to Palestinian refugees

US to cut $65m in aid to Palestinian refugees

The US will give a UN agency $ 60m in aid for Palestinian refugees but withhold a further $ 65m “for future consideration”, the State Department says. The decision would sustain schools and health services, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said...
Android malware can steal WhatsApp messages

Android malware can steal WhatsApp messages

Security researchers have discovered powerful new malicious software which is capable of stealing WhatsApp messages from Android devices. The malware is designed for targeted cyber-surveillance and includes hacking abilities which have never been seen before outside...
A happy family? Photos of chained siblings

A happy family? Photos of chained siblings

Mystery continues to surround an American family after 12 siblings were found shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks – but do family photos posted online tell a different story? A Facebook account, which appears to belong to both the mother and father...
Top Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic shot dead

Top Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic shot dead

Top Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic shot dead 16 January 2018 Image copyright AFP Image caption Ivanovic was standing trial for war crimes committed in 1999 A prominent Kosovo Serb politician, Oliver Ivanovic, has been shot dead outside his party offices in the...
Biles: I was abused by US team doctor

Biles: I was abused by US team doctor

Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles says she was sexually abused by former USA gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar. Nassar was jailed in December 2017 for 60 years for possession of child abuse images and is also awaiting sentencing after admitting to assaulting...
Young Calais migrants still trying to get into UK

Young Calais migrants still trying to get into UK

Nearly 1,000 people are still camped out in Northern France desperately hoping to get into Britain, despite the demolition of the Calais jungle 15 months ago.  Sky News has witnessed the daily attempt by some of the young migrants to access trucks bound for the UK,...
Saudi Ritz 'gilded jail' hotel to reopen

Saudi Ritz 'gilded jail' hotel to reopen

15 January 2018 Image copyright AFP Image caption The hotel has been a luxury detention centre since early November A luxury Saudi hotel which has been a detention centre for dozens of princes and top officials held in a corruption drive since November is to reopen....

Referee aims kick at player, then sends him off

Referee Tony Chapron appeared to aim a kick at Nantes’ Diego Carlos Paris St-Germain’s latest Ligue 1 win ended in controversy as the referee aimed a kick at a Nantes player after they collided – then sent him off. Nantes finished the game with 10...
Baghdad double suicide attack kills many

Baghdad double suicide attack kills many

Baghdad double suicide attack kills many 15 January 2018 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Officials say the death toll could rise At least 35 people have been killed in a double suicide bombing in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, officials say, the second attack in...
Palestinian girl to hear fate after slapping video

Palestinian girl to hear fate after slapping video

A 16-year-old Palestinian girl is expected to find out on Monday whether she gets bail after a video of her slapping and hitting Israeli soldiers went viral. Ahed Tamimi, who has become a heroine of the Palestinian cause, was indicted on 12 charges, including assault,...
'No hope of survivors' on sinking Iranian tanker

'No hope of survivors' on sinking Iranian tanker

There is “no hope of finding survivors” on a stricken Iranian oil tanker which has been burning off China’s east coast for more than a week, officials have said. The Sanchi tanker has been ablaze since it collided with Hong Kong-registered freight...

British woman found dead in 'murder-suicide'

The body of a British woman in her 20s has been discovered in a flat in Sydney. She was found dead alongside a man in his 30s in the apartment in the Newtown area of the city, in what police believe was a murder-suicide. Emergency services were alerted at about 5.30pm...
Colombia's ELN rebels kidnap oil worker

Colombia's ELN rebels kidnap oil worker

Colombia’s ELN rebels kidnap oil worker 14 January 2018 Image copyright AFP A Colombian oil worker was kidnapped by the country’s last rebel group, the ELN, after peace talks with the government broke down and a truce expired. Police said the man was...
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