Egyptian authorities have introduced restrictions on the sale of hi-vis vests in fear the clothing could inspire imitations of French protesters.
An Irish sports star has been linked to an alleged sexual assault in Dublin.
A British couple have been detained after a “large amount of cocaine” was found on a cruise ship returning from the Caribbean.
Four British schoolgirls and their teacher have been sexually assaulted at gunpoint in Ghana.
A Russian serial killer nicknamed the “werewolf” who is serving a life sentence for killing 22 women has been convicted of 56 more murders.
Emmanuel Macron will meet trade unionists and business leaders today as he attempts to end the country’s violent protests.
Saudi Arabia has refused to extradite two suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, after Turkey’s chief prosecutor filed warrants for their arrest.
There is something rather orderly and calming about Dr Denis Mukwege’s hospital.
Christian communities in the Middle East face the prospect of “imminent extinction”, the Archbishop of Canterbury has warned.
A senior Taliban commander has been killed in Afghanistan by a US drone strike in what the terror group has described as a “big loss”.
Police are searching for a British woman who disappeared from outside a bar in Tenerife.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu should be charged with bribery and fraud, police have said.
France’s president has visited the graffiti-damaged Arc de Triomphe after hundreds of people were arrested during the country’s worst riots in 50 years.
Crunch climate talks begin in Poland this week amid growing concern that political action is lagging behind the rise in global temperatures.
A British radio DJ who hosted a popular breakfast show in Lebanon has been murdered, according to reports.
A Syrian refugee who was forced to spend seven months in a Malaysian airport has been granted asylum by Canada.
The Indian government has told schools to stop giving students homework and heavy books to prevent spinal damage.
Russia has released statements by three captured Ukrainian sailors after its ships fired on and seized three Ukrainian boats off the coast of Russian-annexed Crimea.
The man who carried out a bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund football team’s bus in 2017 has been jailed for 14 years.
Ukraine has imposed martial law for 30 days after Russia captured three of its vessels and 23 crew members.
Sophia Floersch has flown home to Germany after undergoing surgery on her fractured spine following a serious crash at the Macau Grand Prix.
A Royal Navy warship was dangerously buzzed by 17 Russian fighter jets in an act of “brazen hostility” off the coast of Crimea.
Russia has opened fire on Ukrainian ships and captured three vessels in a major escalation of tensions off the coast of Crimea.
The biggest game in South American club football has been called off again – a day after violence forced the match to be postponed.
Thousands marched through Delhi’s main street in the first gay pride parade since homosexuality was decriminalised in India.
More than 100 people have been injured after a suspected toxic gas attack on Aleppo.
This Sunday, the second season of Hotspots begins on Sky Atlantic.
Parts of eastern Australia have been covered by a dust storm so large that it can be seen from space.
Five children have been killed and more than a dozen injured after a car ploughed into a group of primary school kids in northeastern China.
A former soldier has been sentenced to more than 5,000 years in jail for his part in a massacre by the army in Guatemala.
The head of Russian military intelligence, the organisation accused of being behind the Salisbury novichok poisonings, has died.
A suicide bomber who targeted a gathering of religious scholars in Kabul has killed at least 50 people and wounded another 80, authorities say.
Virgil van Dijk has been praised for comforting a referee when he began crying after an international fixture.
Hopes of a ceasefire in Yemen have been dashed after fighting resumed in the port city of Hodeidah between the Saudi-UAE coalition and Houthi rebels.
A whale has washed ashore off the Indonesian coast with almost 6kg of plastic inside it, including 115 plastic drinking cups.
As the petition to release Iceland’s TV Christmas advert tops a million signatures, we look at why palm oil is so controversial.
An emotional minute’s silence has been held at Leicester City’s first game since their owner was killed in a helicopter crash a week ago.
A tigress who is believed to have killed more than a dozen people in the last two years has been shot dead in India.
A Japanese island has gone missing.
Sri Lanka’s political crisis has deepened as a feud which has left the country with two rival prime ministers shows no signs of easing.