Hunt urges Iran to reverse illegal ship seizure

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage released by Iran's Revolutionary Guard-affiliated Fars news agency appears to show Stena Impero being seizedThe foreign secretary has urged Iran to reverse its "illegal" seizure of…

Merkel marks Hitler assassination bid with appeal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Angela Merkel visited an exhibit in Berlin in July on anti-Nazi conspirator Claus von Stauffenberg German Chancellor Angela Markel has used the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot…

Police hunt two men after gas released on…

Image copyright British Transport Police Image caption Police have released images of two people they want to speak to in connection with the attack Police are looking for two men after suspected CS gas was…

Thousands demand fair elections in Moscow

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Thousands attended the rally in Moscow on Saturday More than 20,000 protesters have gathered in Moscow demanding free and fair elections in the Russian capital. Protesters are calling for opposition…

UK deeply concerned by Iran tanker seizure

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJeremy Hunt warns of "serious consequences" for IranIran may be choosing a "dangerous path" of "illegal and destabilising" behaviour after its authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in…

Japan fire suspect spotted days before attack

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKyoto Animation offices on fireThe man suspected of carrying out a deadly arson attack on a Japanese animation studio may have visited the area before, local media…

Hong Kong police find explosives ahead of protests

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Protests against the extradition bill have brought tens of thousands on to the streets Hong Kong police are investigating whether a haul of explosives found there is linked to…

Karina Canellakis makes Proms history

Image copyright CHRIS CHRISTODOULOU Image caption Karina Canellakis took up the baton after being encouraged by Sir Simon Rattle Karina Canellakis has made history, as the first woman to conduct the First Night of the…

Tourists fined for making coffee at Venice bridge

Image copyright Comune Venezia Image caption The tourists were also fined €950 (£853) Police in Venice have fined two German tourists who were caught making coffee on the steps of the Rialto bridge. The backpackers,…

US to send troops to S Arabia amid…

Image copyright AFP Image caption Gen Kenneth McKenzie, Commander of US Central Command, visited Saudi Arabia on Thursday The Pentagon has said US troops are being deployed to Saudi Arabia to defend American interests from…