Munich gunman 'obsessed with mass shootings'

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

The teenager who killed nine people in Munich was obsessed with mass shootings, including the Norwegian massacre by Anders Behring Breivik of 2011, German police say.

Hillary Clinton running mate Tim Kaine battles Trump with optimism

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

Tim Kaine - Democrat Hillary Clinton's newly announced presidential running mate - makes his national debut, saying: "America was not built on fear".

Kabul explosion: Islamic State 'admits attack on Hazara protest'

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

So-called Islamic State says it was behind an attack on a protest march in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing 80 people and injuring 230.

Turkey failed coup: Nephew of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen held

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

Turkey detains a nephew of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who it blames for the recent failed coup, state media report.

China floods: More than 150 killed and hundreds of thousands evacuated

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

Floods in north and central China leave at least 150 people dead and more than 100 missing, with hundreds of thousands forced to evacuate, officials say.

Russian balloonist 'breaks Fossett's round-the-world record'

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

A Russian balloonist has set a new record of 11 days for flying non-stop around the world, his support crew says.

Brexit: Cameron considered last-ditch appeal to Merkel

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

David Cameron made a late appeal to the German chancellor for a statement granting free movement concessions if the UK voted Remain, Newsnight learns.

Tour de France 2016: Chris Froome set to win third title

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

Chris Froome is set to be the first Briton to win three Tour de France titles after completing a treacherous penultimate stage.

Koffi Olomide case: Kenya deports singer over airport 'kick'

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

The Kenyan authorities deport one of Africa's biggest musicians, Koffi Olomide, after he is filmed apparently kicking a woman at Nairobi's main airport.

Major delays for English Channel ferries

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

Delays at the Port of Dover have caused 12-hour tailbacks on the A20 /M20 with Kent Police warning disruption could last for another two days.

Cheltenham school pupils injured in France coach crash

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

Fifteen Britons are injured as a bus carrying a group of school pupils from Cheltenham crashes in eastern France.

Hungry Jack's: Corpse lay undiscovered in Australian fast food outlet toilet for days

Posted on Friday July 22, 2016

Authorities in Western Australia try to determine how a dead body went unnoticed for three days in the toilet of a Hungry Jack's outlet.

Munich shooting: How mall attack unfolded

Posted on Friday July 22, 2016

At least nine people have been killed after a gun attack at a shopping mall in Munich, Germany.

Angela Merkel: 'We are in deep and profound mourning'

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

Angela Merkel says Germany is "in deep and profound mourning" after nine people were killed by a gunman in Munich.

Tim Kaine: Hillary Clinton unveils running mate

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton formally introduces her presidential running mate, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine.

Turkey's Deputy PM Nurettin Canikli warns of more arrests

Posted on Friday July 22, 2016

Turkey's deputy prime minister says the plotters behind last week's failed coup had infiltrated all ministries and more arrests will follow.

Baghdad's oldest street a reminder of Iraq diversity

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

Rasheed Street, the oldest street in Baghdad, is celebrating its centenary

MH370: 'My brother did not commit this heinous crime'

Posted on Friday July 22, 2016

The sister of the pilot of missing flight MH370 denies that her brother would have deliberately crashed the plane.

Meet 'Graham': How we might look if we evolved for car crashes

Posted on Friday July 22, 2016

Graham is a sculpture of how humans would need to evolve to survive low-impact car crashes.

Large heath butterfly unfurls its wings

Posted on Saturday July 23, 2016

After three years of careful captive breeding, scientists from Chester Zoo say they have established a wild colony of a rare butterfly at Heysham Moss in Lancashire.