Humanitarian group resumes Med migrant rescues

Image copyright KARPOV/SOS MEDITERRANEE Image caption Migrants making the journey often travel in poorly maintained and overcrowded vessels Migrant rescue charity SOS Méditerranée has resumed operations off the coast of Libya with a new ship,…

Chancellor denies major failure over tanker

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA Royal Navy frigate can be heard warning Iranian armed forces, before the oil tanker is seizedThe UK government did not take its "eye off the ball"…

Marvel unveils swathe of new superhero films

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mahershala Ali (middle) has been announced as Marvel's new Blade Marvel has announced a bumper crop of 10 new superhero movies at Comic Con. Marvel studios president Kevin Feige,…

Wildfires sweep through central Portugal

Image copyright AFP Image caption At least one village was evacuated as the huge fires spread Hundreds of firefighters have been deployed to central Portugal where several wildfires have forced people to flee their homes.…

Lufthansa resumes flights to Cairo

Image copyright @Ael_sheikh Image caption Passengers at London Heathrow were handed letters from BA explaining the suspension of the Cairo flights Lufthansa has resumed flights from Cairo, but British Airways says services will still be…

Hammond plans to quit if Johnson becomes PM

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPhilip Hammond: 'All the polling suggest Boris Johnson will win... and I am making my plans accordingly'Philip Hammond has told the BBC he intends to resign as…

High security as Hong Kong protesters gather

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The pro-democracy protests show little sign of abating Hong Kong is under tight security as tens of thousands gather for the latest protest run by pro-democracy groups. Mass protests…

Iran-UK radio exchanges over tanker emerge

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 seizedA recording has emerged of radio exchanges between a Royal Navy frigate…