Catalan ex-leader can run in EU elections –…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Carles Puigdemont now lives in Belgium - home of the EU institutions The pro-independence former leader of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, can run for election to the European Parliament this…

Niger fuel tanker blast kills dozens

Image copyright AFP Image caption People had gathered to collect fuel from the tanker when it exploded A fuel tanker lorry has overturned and exploded near the airport in Niger's capital, Niamey, killing at least…

Telecom chiefs go on trial over suicides

Image copyright AFP Image caption Didier Lombard denies his reforms led staff to take their own lives The ex-boss of France Telecom and six other former executives have gone on trial in Paris, accused of…

Mueller should not testify on report – Trump

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Trump has insisted the Mueller Report admonishes him of any wrong-doing in his election campaign Donald Trump has voiced his opposition to plans for Special Counsel Robert Mueller…

Shocking report details threat to nature

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pollination is vital for food production On land, in the seas, in the sky, the devastating impact of humans on nature is laid bare in a compelling UN report.…

British woman describes Australia kidnap

Image copyright Seven Network Australia A British backpacker has spoken for the first time about being kidnapped and raped by a man in Australia. Elisha Greer, 24, was held captive by Marcus Martin during a…

Brunei wont enforce gay sex death penalty

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The speech is the first time Brunei's ruler has responded to global pressure over the new laws Brunei has backtracked on enforcing laws introduced last month that would have made…

China stocks tumble on Trump tariff threat

Image copyright Getty Images Chinese stock markets tumbled on Monday after US President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on China, putting a trade deal in doubt. He said on Twitter the US would more than…