Islamic State militants are desperately fighting to hang on to the last tiny piece of territory they hold on the riverside in eastern Syria, deploying snipers, guided missiles and surprise tunnel attacks.
US President Donald Trump and the Duchess of Sussex may each have powerful roles in women’s feminism, according to singer and activist Annie Lennox.
James Jordan was lost for words as he was awarded four perfect 10s for his Dancing On Ice semi-final routine.
Celtic and Inverness reached the semi-finals of the William Hill Scottish Cup on another action-packed weekend of Scottish football.
Brian McFadden said he did not expect to even make it to the second week as he performed in the Dancing On Ice semi-final.
John Robertson has stressed that his Inverness side are in the William Hill Scottish Cup to win it after their dramatic last-gasp 2-1 quarter-final win over Dundee United at Tannadice.
Scots actor Tam Dean Burn has suffered an alleged assault in Edinburgh’s Old Town.
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has set aside £11 million to spend on improving the UK’s response to chemical attacks, the Ministry of Defence said.
Eleven suspected migrants have been detained at a Kent lorry park on the same day as 100 people were reported to have stormed the port of Calais.
Liverpool blinked first in the title race as they failed to regain top spot from Manchester City after being held to a goalless draw in the 233rd Merseyside derby at Goodison Park.