No-deal Brexit document published

Image copyright PA Media There is a risk of riots, rises in food prices and reduced medical supplies if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, a government document has suggested. Ministers have published…

Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago found guilty

Image copyright Broward County Sheriff's Office Image caption Yujing Zhang A Chinese woman has been found guilty of trespassing at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in Florida and of lying to a federal agent. Yujing…

Water found on habitable planet

Image copyright ESA/UCL Image caption Waterworld: up to 50% of the atmosphere of K2-18b may be composed of water Astronomers have for the first time discovered water in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting within…

Trump plans bans on sale of flavoured e-cigarettes

Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump has announced that his administration will ban flavoured e-cigarettes, after a spate of vaping-related deaths. Mr Trump told reporters vaping was a "new problem", especially for children.…

US church leaders used homeless as forced labour

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A beggar in San Francisco's Chinatown district (FILE) The leaders of a California based-church have been accused of imprisoning homeless people, forcing them to beg all day and taking…

Dutch doctor cleared in landmark euthanasia case

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Euthanasia was legalised in the Netherlands in 2002 (stock photo) A doctor accused of failing to verify consent before performing euthanasia on a dementia patient has been cleared of…

PM Justin Trudeau calls Canadian general election

Image copyright AFP Image caption Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Gregoire, arrive at Rideau Hall Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called a federal election for 21 October. Opinion polls are indicating…

Five things to know about Canadas election

Image copyright Getty Images Canadians will be going to the polls on 21 October, to decide whether to give Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's party a second term in office. The parties have been refining their…