13 minutes agoAn Italian priest who stirred consciences with his anti-mafia preaching and was gunned down by mobsters has been honoured by the Vatican as a martyr.
1 hour, 46 minutes ago » latestIn the UK, a 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences, following a TV interview - in which he claimed one of the Woolwich murder suspects had been approached by MI5 to work for them.
2 hours, 42 minutes agoA female suicide bomber has injured at least 11 police officers and civilians in the southern Russian region of Dagestan, police said.
2 hours, 50 minutes agoPolice have said that a teacher was among the 17 burned to death in eastern Pakistan when a minibus taking children to school suddenly caught fire.
2 hours, 52 minutes agoIn the UK, the owner of an animal park where a zoo keeper was mauled to death by a tiger said that she had "no reason" to be in its enclosure.
3 hours, 44 minutes agoAs many as 25 cars were set alight in another night of rioting in suburban districts of Stockholm, although police said the violence was less intense than previous nights.
3 hours, 45 minutes agoIn the UK, it is feared the murder of soldier Lee Rigby has provoked an increase in anti-Muslim abuse.
4 hours, 40 minutes agoAt least seven marines and four Abu Sayyaf militants have been killed in a clash amid an offensive against al Qaida-linked gunmen accused of carrying out recent kidnappings in the country’s south, Philippine military officials said.
18 hours, 15 minutes agoIn the UK, a man has been charged in connection with comments he posted on Facebook following the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby.
18 hours, 58 minutes agoIn the UK, a man has been charged in connection with comments he posted on Facebook following the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby.
19 hours, 22 minutes agoTurkey’s parliament has passed a law to ban all advertising of alcohol and tighten restrictions on sales in the mainly Muslim but secular country.
21 hours, 37 minutes ago The major link between the US and Canadian sides of the Pacific Northwest region was severed after a bridge collapsed, dumping a handful of vehicles and people into a river, police said. All three people who were on the span were rescued and taken to hospitals.
22 hours, 33 minutes agoAn RAF Typhoon jet today escorted a passenger plane into Stansted Airport following an incident on board.
22 hours, 41 minutes agoA powerful explosion has sent smoke rising over the heart of the Afghan capital Kabul. It was felt several miles away.
23 hours, 11 minutes agoIn the UK, prosecutors have finished cross-examining the man accused of abducting and murdering schoolgirl April Jones.
1 day, 23 minutes agoThe tearful family of murdered soldier Lee Rigby today spoke of their pride for him.
1 day, 56 minutes agoThe Syrian government has agreed to a conference on the country’s future proposed by Russia and the United States, Russia’s foreign ministry said today.
1 day, 1 hour, 5 minutes agoThe European Commission is to ban for two years beginning in December, pesticides blamed for killing the bees that pollinate food and fruit crops.
1 day, 1 hour, 14 minutes agoA powerful earthquake has hit Russia’s Far East with tremors felt as far away as Moscow, about 7,000 kilometres (4,400 miles) west of the epicentre.
1 day, 2 hours, 25 minutes agoA British Airways plane had to return to Heathrow airport today with smoke billowing from the aircraft.
1 day, 3 hours, 13 minutes agoA British Airways plane had to return to Heathrow airport today with smoke billowing from the aircraft.
1 day, 4 hours, 20 minutes agoBoth runways at Heathrow airport were closed today after a British Airways plane had to make an emergency landing.
1 day, 5 hours, 1 minute agoTwo men have been arrested for making alleged offensive comments on Twitter about the murder of a British soldier.
1 day, 5 hours, 25 minutes agoBarack Obama has offered his most vigorous public defence of drone strikes, describing them as legal, effective and necessary.
1 day, 5 hours, 51 minutes agoA suicidal man jumping to his death killed a five-year-old girl by falling on her as she walked with her parents outside the apartment building, South Korean police say.
1 day, 5 hours, 57 minutes agoDramatic footage has emerged of the moment two terrorists were shot as they charged police officers called to the scene after a soldier was hacked to death in the street.
1 day, 6 hours, 5 minutes agoThe Boy Scouts of America has thrown open its ranks to gay youngsters, but not adult leaders, in a compromise that some warned could fracture the organisation and lead to mass defections.
1 day, 6 hours, 26 minutes agoThe major highway bridge linking Seattle with Canada and the rest of the Pacific Northwest region collapsed, dumping vehicles and people into a river.
1 day, 6 hours, 26 minutes agoDetectives are to question two people arrested over the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby, described by family and friends as a loving family man who always wanted to serve in the British Army.
1 day, 18 hours, 37 minutes agoA total of four people including the two men shot by police have now been arrested in connection with the murder of a soldier in Woolwich.
1 day, 18 hours, 41 minutes agoInternational Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde faced questions at a special Paris court today over her role in the €400m pay-off to a controversial businessman when she was France’s finance minister.
1 day, 19 hours, 36 minutes agoFew have explored the remote volcanic islands of the Galapagos archipelago, an otherworldly landscape inhabited by the world’s largest tortoises and other fantastical creatures that inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.
1 day, 19 hours, 48 minutes agoThe Muslim Council of Britain has condemned the suspected terrorist murder of a soldier on the streets of London yesterday.
1 day, 19 hours, 51 minutes agoRestaurants across Europe will not be banned from serving olive oil in unsealed bottles or dipping bowls.
1 day, 22 hours, 40 minutes agoIn Britain, a family doctor who used a secret camera inside a James Bond-style wristwatch to record himself abusing female patients has been jailed for 12 years.
1 day, 22 hours, 44 minutes agoA Russian court has denied parole to a member of the Pussy Riot punk group.
1 day, 23 hours, 58 minutes agoA Chechen immigrant shot dead in Florida after a confrontation with an FBI agent had ties to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, and was being questioned at the time of the shooting.
2 days, 16 minutes agoCheckout staff at Tesco have seen their annual shares bonus pot halved after the supermarket giant slumped to its first annual profits fall in nearly 20 years.
2 days, 38 minutes agoThe two men shot by police after the terrorist murder of a soldier were both known to security services, it was confirmed today.
2 days, 44 minutes agoThe British Prime Minister said that the people who carried out yesterday's suspected terrorist murder in south east London are sickening individuals.