Trump confirms Bin Ladens son Hamza is dead

Image copyright CIA Image caption Hamza Bin Laden was widely seen as a potential successor to his father US President Donald Trump has confirmed that Hamza Bin Laden, the son of al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin…

Time outs dont do any harm, parents told

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Using those steps at home to good effect Using "time outs" to discipline children is not going to harm them or your relationship with them, US research suggests. Despite…

British-Australian academic held in Iran named

Image copyright AFP A British-Australian woman detained in Iran has been identified as Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a Middle East politics specialist at Melbourne University. She has been held for a "number of months" already, on charges…

Gold toilet stolen in Blenheim Palace burglary

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The fully-functioning solid gold toilet went on show at the palace earlier this week A toilet made from solid 18-carat gold has been stolen in a burglary at Blenheim…

US baby born on 9/11 at 9:11 weighs…

Image copyright Methodist Healthcare A US mother says her newborn daughter is a "little miracle" after she was born on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at 9:11pm weighing 9lb 11oz. Little Christina Brown came…

Saudi oil facilities ablaze after drone strikes

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAbqaiq has the world's largest oil processing plantDrone attacks have set alight two major oil facilities run by the state-owned company Aramco in Saudi Arabia, state media…

African leaders gather to remember Mugabe

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption"We are crying for Mugabe"African leaders are gathering in Zimbabwe's capital Harare as the country prepares for former president Robert Mugabe's funeral on Saturday. More than a…

Flash floods in Spain kill at least five

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRecord rainfall has made the rescue operation especially challengingAt least five people have died and 3,500 have been evacuated from their homes after flash floods struck south-eastern…