N Korea launches third projectile in eight days

Image copyright AFP Image caption North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday North Korea has fired two unidentified short-range projectiles, South Korean officials say, in the country's third weapons test in just over…

The people risking their lives to save whales

Image copyright Getty Images Once hunted to near extinction, North Atlantic right whales are now facing new human threats that could end the species. Here are the people risking their lives to save them. For…

US Congress passes two-year budget deal

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mitch McConnell said the bill would prevent any debt crisis The US Senate has approved a two-year federal budget deal that includes big spending increases. The bill, which has already…

Trump imposes more tariffs on Chinese goods

Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump has announced fresh tariffs of 10% on another $300bn of Chinese products from 1 September. The move is the latest salvo in an escalating trade war between…

Woman tells of six days trapped in crashed…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBelgian car crash survivor: "I think I am very lucky"A Belgian woman found alive after being trapped in her car for six days during the recent heatwave…

Student opened plane door over Madagascar

Image copyright Cutland family Image caption Alana Cutland was studying natural sciences at Robinson College in Cambridge A Cambridge University student fell to her death in Madagascar after opening the door of a small plane…

Amazons Ring doorbell police tie-up criticised

Image copyright Amazon Ring Image caption The app launched in the US in May 2018 Amazon has been criticised for partnering with at least 200 law enforcement agencies to carry out surveillance via its Ring…

Town evacuated as dam wall collapses

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAerial footage shows damage of Toddbrook Reservoir damA town is being evacuated because parts of the wall of the nearby reservoir have collapsed in floods. The Toddbrook…