Texas executes man for 1998 murder of student

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Swearingen is the 12th inmate to be executed in the US so far this year Texas has executed a man convicted of the murder of a 19-year-old student, which he…

UK and South Korea to sign “continuity” trade…

Image copyright Getty Images The UK will sign a "continuity" trade agreement with South Korea on Thursday, allowing businesses to keep trading freely after Brexit. International Trade Secretary Liz Truss will sign the deal with…

Pompeo praises ‘ally’ Denmark amid Greenland spat

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch: Greenland wouldn't be the first time the US bought territoryUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has praised Denmark amid a public row over Greenland that saw…

Microplastics pose ‘minimal health risk’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Microplastics have been found in rivers, lakes, drinking water supplies and bottled water Microplastics in drinking water do not appear to pose a health risk at current levels, according to…

Backstop hopes downplayed as Johnson meets Macron

Image copyright Reuters Image caption On Wednesday, Mr Macron (left) said reopening talks on the Irish border was "not an option" Boris Johnson is to meet Emmanuel Macron later, hours after the French president seemed…

EU migration to UK underestimated

Image copyright PA The level of migration from the EU to the UK has been underestimated by the Office for National Statistics from the mid-2000s to 2016. The ONS said the error affected the number…

Man accused of upskirting over 550 women in…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Many of the victims were targeted on Madrid's Metro A man has been arrested in Madrid on suspicion of taking upskirt videos of more than 550 women and posting much…

Dancing with the Stars row over Sean Spicer…

Image copyright EPA Image caption The decision to cast the president's former press secretary has been controversial The host of Dancing with the Stars has voiced his opposition to the casting of Donald Trump's former…