Stock markets were roiled by signs of a global trade war, with China poised to retaliate after US president Donald Trump’s administration planned to introduce tariffs on the Asian giant’s imports.
The Arctic has ended the winter with one of the lowest ever recorded levels of sea ice cover, US scientists said.
It’s every vampire’s worst nightmare, a piece of garlic so monstrous it’s just one solid clove all the way round.
A publican who brutally murdered his girlfriend in a “drunken, jealous rage” attempted to strangle another partner in similar circumstances a decade ago, a court has heard.
Jeremy Corbyn faced questions over his apparent support for an artist behind an anti-Semitic mural on a London street.
Peru’s congress has voted to accept President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s resignation, paving the way for his replacement by a politician who most voters had never even heard of until recently.
Meghan Markle joked that she and Prince Harry will soon need a host of baby products as she was shown an innovative range for new-borns on a visit to a tech hub in Belfast.
Proposals to scrap a controversial House of Lords election system have faltered despite warnings that people will think peers have lost their marbles if they block it.
Heavy snow and flooding have wreaked havoc across large parts of the Balkans, forcing road closures, flooding homes and stopping ferries along the Adriatic coast.
Beverly Hills Police responded to a rather strange traffic hazard call, as a Canada goose caused a jam in the middle of a busy California road.
A motorist has admitted causing the death of a 19-year-old motorcyclist by careless driving.
Two lorry drivers have been jailed for causing a pile-up that killed eight people and seriously injured four others travelling in a minibus that was taking passengers to Disneyland.
Barnsley Central MP Dan Jarvis has said “I stand ready to serve” after he was chosen by Labour to be the party’s candidate and hot favourite to be the first directly elected mayor of the Sheffield City Region.
An armed man went on a rampage in southern France, carjacking a vehicle, shooting at police and taking hostages in an hours-long standoff at a supermarket.
People toiling against their will in factories, farms and restaurants in Britain today are “slaves just as much as any slave ever was”, Jeremy Corbyn has said.
Fewer products containing high levels of sugars are expected to be allowed to be advertised during TV programmes when children are likely to be watching following updated guidance.
A council has said sorry over failings in its dealings with Parsons Green bomber Ahmed Hassan.
Nasa’s Mars rover Curiosity has now marked 2,000 days on the red planet – by Martian standards.
Sainsbury’s has announced the largest gender pay gap of all high street banks who have submitted their figures to the Government.
Meghan Markle has been recommended New Zealand as a destination for her honeymoon – and Prince Harry’s bride-to-be has said she will consider it.