Global ransomware attack causes turmoil

Global ransomware attack causes turmoil

Banks, retailers, energy firms and Kiev airport say they have been targeted by malware attacks.

Republicans delay Senate healthcare vote

Republicans delay Senate healthcare vote

President Donald Trump's party are divided on their plan to replace Obamacare.

French woman guilty of smuggling migrant partner but spared jail

French woman guilty of smuggling migrant partner but spared jail

An ex-far-right supporter is convicted in France of helping her Iranian partner illegally enter the UK.

Google hit with record $2.7bn EU fine

Google hit with record $2.7bn EU fine

The European Commission penalises the US tech giant for illegally favouring its own shopping service.

Muslim girls complain of Polish racism on Holocaust study trip

Muslim girls complain of Polish racism on Holocaust study trip

German Muslim girls say they were racially abused in Poland while learning about the Holocaust.

Facebook hits two billion users

Facebook hits two billion users

A quarter of the world's population now use the social network every month.

US deportations of Iraqis halted by Michigan judge

US deportations of Iraqis halted by Michigan judge

The court rules the Chaldean Catholics, Sunni Muslims and Iraqi Kurds faced danger back in Iraq.

Grenfell Tower fire: German flats cleared amid cladding fears

Grenfell Tower fire: German flats cleared amid cladding fears

An 11-storey block is evacuated in Wuppertal because it has panels similar to Grenfell Tower's.

Human trafficking: US downgrades China over record

Human trafficking: US downgrades China over record

China could face sanctions after the US named it one of the worst offenders of human trafficking.

George Soros 'plotted to oust Equatorial Guinea's leader'

George Soros 'plotted to oust Equatorial Guinea's leader'

The claim has been made by a former British mercenary who led his own failed coup attempt in 2004.

Syria war: Air strike on IS prison in Mayadin 'kills dozens'

Syria war: Air strike on IS prison in Mayadin 'kills dozens'

The US-led coalition says it is looking into reports that more than 40 prisoners are among the dead.

Three CNN journalists resign after Trump aide article removed

Three CNN journalists resign after Trump aide article removed

Donald Trump Jr called the network "fake news" after it published the now retracted article.

Crowd catches girl after ride fall

Crowd catches girl after ride fall

A father describes the moment it happened at a Six Flags theme park in New York.

£100m from West to clean up Russian nuclear base

£100m from West to clean up Russian nuclear base

Western nations are giving Russia nearly £100m to clear up nuclear waste at Andreyeva Bay, a contaminated Cold War submarine base.

Blue shark spotted on holiday resort in Majorca

Blue shark spotted on holiday resort in Majorca

The shark was reportedly 8ft long and had to be put down after it was caught because of a head injury.

The robot that can pick up virtually any object

The robot that can pick up virtually any object

Scientists at UC Berkeley have created a robot that has learnt to pick up virtually any object.

'UK would support US over chemical attacks'

'UK would support US over chemical attacks'

The defence secretary said the government would support 'proportionate' military action

Spain wildfires threaten Doñana nature reserve

Spain wildfires threaten Doñana nature reserve

About 2,000 people have been evacuated as the fires near the Unesco heritage site.

The moment Colombia passenger boat sank

The moment Colombia passenger boat sank

Several people died when a passenger boat sank on a reservoir near the town of Guatapé in north-western Colombia.

Pregnant Serena Williams poses naked on the cover of Vanity Fair

Pregnant Serena Williams poses naked on the cover of Vanity Fair

The tennis star, who is six months pregnant, poses naked for photographer Annie Leibovitz.

Coins thrown into plane engine by elderly passenger for 'luck'

Coins thrown into plane engine by elderly passenger for 'luck'

A superstitious elderly woman delayed a flight in Shanghai for hours after "praying for safety".

Algerians champion traditional dress for Eid al-Fitr

Algerians champion traditional dress for Eid al-Fitr

An online campaign is urging Algerians to promote local fashion to mark the end of Ramadan.

Nigerian president's Eid speech in Hausa criticised

Nigerian president's Eid speech in Hausa criticised

Greetings in a regional language have stirred rather than quelled rumours over the president's health.

Russians build three-car fidget spinner

Russians build three-car fidget spinner

Motor enthusiasts attempt a motorised version of the cult toy, and very nearly succeed.

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