A powerful fuel truck explosion has shattered a maternity and children’s hospital in Mexico City, killing at least two people and injuring dozens.
An 82-year-old lollipop man had his stick wrenched from his grasp in what detectives have called a “senseless” attack.
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A suicide bomber in Afghanistan has struck a funeral for the victims of an earlier Taliban attack, killing 16 people and wounding 39.
The European Union has introduced new measures to help member nations seize the travel documents of people suspected of trying to join terrorist organisations outside the EU.
A French man wanted in connection with deadly terrorist attacks in Paris has been extradited from Bulgaria to France, where he is facing charges of links to terrorism, judicial officials say.
A deadline is approaching in the Middle East for Jordan to release an Iraqi prisoner or face the death of a captured Jordanian air force pilot, according to the latest threat apparently issued by the Islamic State group.
The crash of a Nato jet in Spain that left 11 people dead came after the Greek crew tried to eject from the plane during a failed take-off, French officials say.
Health officials are now focused on ending the biggest ever Ebola outbreak rather than just slowing the spread of the deadly virus, the World Health Organisation said.
The co-pilot of the crashed AirAsia jet was in control of the plane when he struggled to recover the aircraft as stall warnings sounded, Indonesian investigators have said.
The MH370 plane crash has been officially declared an accident by Malaysia’s Civil Aviation Authority.
Office-based productivity took a hit as the car-sharing firm delivered puppies as part of a re-homing promotion with Animal Planet.
The weekly total of new Ebola cases has fallen below 100 for the first time in 7 months.
An eight-year-old boy from the south of France who claimed to support the men who attacked satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo has been detained and questioned by police for defending terrorism.
The number of victims in the Rotherham sex exploitation scandal may be even more than the 1,400 children identified in a damning report, according to the town's MP and a project which tried to tackle the problem.
Experts are examining a recorded message said to have been from hostage Kenji Goto, extending the deadline for Jordan's prisoner-swap release of an Iraqi would-be suicide bomber linked to al Qaida.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il repeatedly pushed for summit talks before his death in 2011 - but demanded US$10bn and huge shipments of food and fertiliser in return, South Korea's former president has said.
A hostage who died during the Sydney cafe siege was killed by fragments of a police bullet as armed officers moved to end the 16-hour stand-off, an inquest has been told.
Some of the unhealthiest cereals contain more sugar than they did in 2012, with children eating up to the equivalent of seven and a half Cadbury fingers for breakfast, according to a charity.
A woman accused of trying to kill her three small children has told detectives she cut their throats with a kitchen knife to keep them quiet for her soldier husband.
Gary Glitter broke down in tears as he tried to explain to jurors why he had been in possession of child pornography images.
A man has been jailed for at least 22 years for attacking his disabled wife with a metal table leg and then decapitating her with a kitchen knife in an act described by a UK judge as “perfect barbarity”.
As astronaut Major Tim Peake prepares for his quest into space in December, he reveals some surprising consequences of the landmark mission.
Anything can happen on live TV – including one dog getting very frisky on This Morning.
Elite athletes are taking part in possibly ground-breaking research.
Pregnant women who smoke are more likely to quit if they are offered shopping vouchers, according to a study.