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Bus plunges into river in India killing 15

At least 15 people have died and eight remain missing after a bus they were travelling in plunged 380ft into a river gorge in northern India. Seven people were also injured in Tuesday’s accident in Uttarakhand state, situated almost 250 miles northeast of New...

Cyberattack: Probe into N Korea-linked hackers

Two companies say they are looking into clues that suggest a North Korea-linked group may be behind last week’s cyberattack. Symantec and Kaspersky are investigating whether hackers from the Lazarus Group were responsible for infecting an estimated 300,000...
Syria: Safe zones plan comes into force

Syria: Safe zones plan comes into force

Syria: Safe zones plan comes into force 5 May 2017 From the section Middle East Related Topics Syrian civil war Image copyright AFP Image caption Violence has continued unabated in places despite the declared ceasefire A deal unveiled by Russia’s military to set...
Putin backs inquiry into Chechnya 'gay purge'

Putin backs inquiry into Chechnya 'gay purge'

President Vladimir Putin has said he will intervene over reports of gay men in the Chechnya region being locked up and tortured. He told Russia’s human rights ambassador, Tatyana Moskalkova, that he would personally “talk to the prosecutor-general and the...
Peeking into North Korea from a speedboat

Peeking into North Korea from a speedboat

We set off down the Yalu River on a speedboat from Northern China, heading towards North Korea. This stretch of water is all that separates the two countries here. The southern border, between the two Koreas, is heavily militarised, but relations with China are...
Protesters storm into Macedonia parliament

Protesters storm into Macedonia parliament

Dozens of protesters, some wearing masks, broke through a police cordon and forced their way into Macedonia’s parliament building, attacking politicians following a months-long deadlock to form a new government. The crowd stormed the building after the...

Boy, 12, stopped 14 hours into drive across Oz

Police have stopped a 12-year-old boy attempting to drive across Australia – 14 hours into his epic journey. The youngster was picked up in the mining city of Broken Hill, more than 1,000km (621 miles) from his starting point. He had apparently driven across the...
Trump launches investigation into steel dumping

Trump launches investigation into steel dumping

Trump launches investigation into steel dumping 21 April 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The president said the investigation had “nothing to do with China” Donald Trump has launched an investigation into countries...
Thai police arrest man smuggling semen into Laos

Thai police arrest man smuggling semen into Laos

Thai police arrest man smuggling semen into Laos 21 April 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption File photo of a vial of semen Thai police have arrested a man attempting to smuggle six vials of human semen into Laos. Authorities...

Small plane crashes into Lidl supermarket

By Bethany Minelle, News Reporter Four people have been killed after a small plane crashed into a Lidl supermarket car park near Lisbon in Portugal. The aircraft fell onto a truck in the car park below, which was delivering produce to the supermarket. The plane is...
'Three killed' as truck drives into Stockholm crowd

'Three killed' as truck drives into Stockholm crowd

A vehicle has driven into pedestrians in Stockholm, police in Sweden have said. Police say a number of people have been injured after a truck was driven into crowds in Drottninggatan, a main shopping street in central Stockholm. Image: The scene in Stockholm Swedish...

Man tries to drive into crowd in Belgium

Belgian police have arrested a man who tried to drive at high speed into a crowd in Antwerp. People were forced to “jump aside” as the speeding vehicle tried to drive into a pedestrianised shopping street. More follows… World News – Breaking...
Mariah's Christmas hit to be made into a film

Mariah's Christmas hit to be made into a film

Mariah Carey’s 1994 smash hit All I Want For Christmas Is You is to be turned into an “enduring holiday classic film”. The movie will be fully CGI animated, starring School Of Rock’s Breanna Yde as the voice of young Mariah, who decides all she...
Monster Storm Stella set to crash into US

Monster Storm Stella set to crash into US

The US is bracing itself for the worst storm of the winter with warnings of record-low temperatures and dangerous travelling conditions. Almost half the country was caught in an icy blast on Monday after an unusually warm winter. But forecasters have warned the next...

Helicopter crashes into TV tower in Istanbul

A helicopter has crashed into a television tower in Istanbul in dense fog, killing at least five people. The Sikorsky S-76 aircraft had taken off from the city’s Ataturk airport, according to broadcaster CNN Turk and other local media. Seven people were believed...
Malta's famous Azure Window collapses into sea

Malta's famous Azure Window collapses into sea

The Azure Window – one of Malta’s most famous landmarks – has been completely destroyed by heavy storms. The 50-metre-high limestone arch on the island of Gozo, in Dwejra Bay, attracted thousands of tourists a year. Maltese Prime Minister Joseph...
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