Widdecombes slavery remarks disgusting

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWiddecombe: "I stand by what I said"Brexit Party MEP Ann Widdecombe has been criticised for comparing the UK leaving the EU to "slaves" rising up "against their…

Trump set for 4th of July show of…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Crowds appeared largely good humoured - but were later doused in heavy rain Donald Trump is preparing to address an Independence Day military parade event in Washington DC that…

UN accuses Venezuela of using death squads

Image copyright AFP Image caption The government is accused of neutralising opponents to remain in power The UN has accused Venezuela of a strategy of instilling fear in its population to retain power, removing opponents…

California shaken by 6.4 magnitude quake

Southern California has been struck by a moderate earthquake, of 6.4 magnitude. The tremor's epicentre was seven miles (12 km) southwest of Searles Valley, about 150 miles (240 km) northeast of Los Angeles. People from…

A murder trial that tore band of brothers…

Image copyright Reuters A decorated war hero has been found not guilty of murder and other serious crimes in a court-martial. But his trial shed light on the secretive world of the Navy Seals and…

Iran summons UK ambassador in tanker row

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The oil tanker is suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran to complain about what it says is the illegal seizure of…

US lawmaker Justin Amash quits Republican Party

Image copyright CQ Roll Call via Getty Images Image caption Michigan Congressman Justin Amash is now sitting as an independent US congressman Justin Amash, a fierce critic of President Donald Trump, has quit the Republican…

Many missing as migrant boat sinks off Tunisia

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Libya is a main departure point for migrants hoping to reach Europe (file image) At least 80 migrants are feared dead after a boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia.…