Buildings collapse after earthquake shakes Athens

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFurniture shook as the earthquake hitA strong earthquake has shaken the Greek capital of Athens, knocking out phone networks and power in parts of the city. The…

South Africas Ramaphosa accused in corruption row

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption South Africa's corruption watchdog says President Ramaphosa should be investigated by prosecutors South Africa's watchdog has accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of misleading parliament and potential money laundering over a…

Toronto walls off illegal pot shops with concrete

Image copyright Twitter @jaymrosenthal Image caption Police have blocked unlicensed dispensary chain in Toronto. Toronto has used giant concrete blocks to bar entry to a chain of illegal cannabis dispensaries operating in the Canadian city.…

Floods force tired tiger into residents bed

Image copyright WTI Image caption The tiger was seen relaxing in a bed in Assam state A female tiger which fled a wildlife park in India's flood-ravaged state of Assam was found relaxing on a…

A millionaire, a murder and a mystery killer

Image copyright Family handout Image caption Richard Oland's wealth was about C$37m ($28m, £22m) when he was killed Dennis Oland has been cleared of bludgeoning his millionaire father to death. For nearly a decade, the…

Iran seizes British-flagged oil tanker

Image copyright Stena Bulk A British-flagged oil tanker has been seized in the Gulf by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, Iran media say. The owners of the Stena Impero, which was bound for Saudi Arabia, say…

Tennessee town dispels meth-gator myth

Image copyright Getty Images Does flushing drugs down the toilet create freakish super-aggressive "methed-up" alligators? Probably not, biologists say, but that hasn't stopped one small town Tennessee police force from having a laugh after their…