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Australian rugby player Michael Quinn admits US child sex charge

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:37
Australian scientist and rugby player Michael Quinn admits travelling to the US to have sex with a six-year-old boy after being caught in a sting.

Ritual 'cleansing'

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:33
In some remote regions of Malawi, girls are made to have sex with a paid sex worker when they reach puberty - but the tradition has the potential to spread disease.

File-sharing 'mastermind' charged

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 01:46
US authorities have charged a Ukrainian man alleged to be the mastermind of the world's biggest online piracy website.

Margaret Thatcher aides used Prince William in media war

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 01:19
Margaret Thatcher's senior aides used photos of a baby Prince William to try to distract attention from a major 1983 anti-nuclear march, secret papers reveal.

Margaret Thatcher 'considered suing BBC's Today show'

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 01:19
Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher considered suing BBC Radio 4's Today programme for libel, previously secret papers reveal.

Police fitness tests failed 1,863 times in 12 months

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 01:16
More than 1,800 police fitness tests were failed by officers in England and Wales in the space of 12 months, figures reveal.

Labour leadership: Corbyn vows to tackle 'nation's ills'

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 00:58
Jeremy Corbyn is to launch his campaign to stay on as Labour leader with a promise to tackle the "five ills of 21st Century Britain" - including workplace discrimination.

Trump's guy ready for bruising campaign

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 00:37
Donald Trump's chief political adviser on his candidate, Hillary Clinton and the 2016 campaign.

Waiting to Go

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 00:28
Fans are still waiting for Pokemon Go to be launched in Japan, the birthplace of the phenomenon, so where might the monsters be hiding out?

Growth industry

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 00:23
A look at the booming private security industry in the Central American country of Guatemala, where an average of 13 murders are committed every day.

Sheffield to get £1bn Sichuan Guodong Construction Group investment

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 00:17
A Chinese manufacturing firm is to invest more than £1bn in Sheffield over the next 60 years, the city council announces.

'Miraculous Love Kids'

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 00:15
How the tragedy of three Afghan girls inspired a US rocker to teach guitar in Kabul.

What will stop Tumblr's tumble?

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 00:10
Three years have passed since Yahoo bought micro-blogging site Tumblr, but it is not the goldmine it once hoped.

My brother the jihadist

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 00:09
Henri Astier talks to Abdelghani Merah, an anti-jihad activist whose brother killed seven people in south-west France in 2012.

UK nuclear submarine collides with merchant vessel off Gibraltar

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 00:06
One of the UK's newest nuclear-powered submarines docks in Gibraltar after a "collision" with a merchant vessel during a training exercise.

Turkey coup attempt: State of emergency announced

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 00:02
Turkey's president declares a state of emergency for three months following the failed coup in the country.

Comparison site rules 'should remain'

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 00:01
MPs on the Energy Committee have written to the new business secretary to demand no change to the current rules on price comparison websites

Vitamin D supplements 'advised for everyone'

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 00:00
Everyone should consider taking vitamin D supplements in autumn and winter, public health advice in England and Wales says.

Newspaper headlines: No Brexit 'rush' and Allardyce for England

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 23:57
Theresa May's first steps as prime minister and Sam Allardyce's impending appointment as England football manager are among the Thursday's headlines.

Heathrow Terminal 3 baggage system fault hits travellers

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 23:27
Passengers travelling from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 are urged to only travel with hand luggage due to a baggage system fault.