Spanish police hunt for missing Olympic medallist

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Blanca Fernandez Ochoa, an Olympic bronze medallist, was reported missing on 23 August Blanca Fernandez Ochoa, the first Spanish woman to win a medal at the Winter Olympics, has…

Far right surge in two eastern German states

Image copyright AFP Image caption The AfD saw gains but did not do as well as some hoped, observers say Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has surged in elections in two eastern states,…

New US tariffs target Chinese-made consumer goods

Image copyright Getty Images The US has imposed fresh tariffs on $112bn (£92bn) of Chinese imported goods such as shoes, nappies and food. The new tariffs are a sharp escalation in the bruising trade war,…

Hezbollah fires rockets into Israel

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Images have emerged purportedly showing smoke rising above Lebanon's Maroun al-Ras village after Israeli strikes The Lebanese Shia militant group, Hezbollah, has fired several anti-tank rockets into northern Israel in…

More than 100 dead in Yemen strike, says…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Red Crescent medics next to bags containing the bodies of victims the air strike More than 100 people have died in Yemen after the Saudi-led coalition launched a series of…

Hong Kong protesters block airport

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Roads to Hong Kong's airport were blocked and trains suspended Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have blocked roads to the territory's airport, disrupting the operation of the major Asian…

Pope, late for prayer: I was trapped in…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Pope, late for his weekly prayer, explains what happenedPope Francis has apologised for arriving late for his weekly prayer in St Peter's Square, saying was stuck…

UK flights delayed by French air control outage

Image copyright EPA Some flights to and from the UK are facing delays because of problems affecting French air traffic control. British Airways said an "outage" had affected flights travelling through French and Spanish airspace.…