Rescue captain feared suicide aboard migrant ship

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionItalian police arrested captain Carola Rackete at the port of LampedusaThe captain of a ship rescuing migrants said she disobeyed orders not to dock in Italy as…

Attenborough hails Glastonbury plastic ban

Sir David Attenborough has taken to the stage at Glastonbury to thank festival-goers for cutting their plastic use. The naturalist appeared shortly before Kylie Minogue's set, and previewed some of his new TV series Seven…

EU leaders gather to decide who gets top…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption "Spitzenkandidaten", L-R: Margrethe Vestager (liberal, Danish); Frans Timmermans (centre-left, Dutch); Manfred Weber (centre-right, German) EU leaders will gather in Brussels shortly for talks to decide who should get the EU's…

Thousands rally in support of Hong Kong police

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many protesters waved Chinese flags at the rally in Tamar Park Tens of thousands of pro-Beijing protesters are rallying in support of the police in Hong Kong. The demonstrators,…

Turkey vows heavy retaliation to Libya attacks

Image copyright AFP Image caption Turkey's support for Libya follows air strikes on Tajoura as part of Gen Haftar's Tripoli offensive Turkey says it will "retaliate in the most effective and strong way" to any…

Hunt would back no-deal Brexit with heavy heart

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJeremy Hunt says he would leave the EU without a deal, but find support for companies affectedJeremy Hunt has said he would back a no-deal Brexit with…

Pregnant woman stabbed to death named

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Kelly Mary Fauvrelle was stabbed to death in south London in the early hours of Saturday A heavily pregnant woman who was stabbed to death has been named as Kelly…

US delays medical conscience rule amid challenge

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Opponents warn it will endanger patients, particularly women and LGBT+ people A rule protecting US medics who refuse to carry out procedures on moral or religious grounds has been…