Hyderabad case: Police kill suspects in Indian vet's rape and murder

Thousands of people celebrate the killings, while the vet's mother says "justice has been done".

Uber had 6,000 US sexual assault reports in two years

The figures come as the ride-hailing company is under intense pressure globally over safety issues.

'Dotage of a dotard': North Korea renews attack on Donald Trump

It is the first time in over a year North Korea has been openly critical of the US president.

'You're a damn liar man' - Biden in heated exchange with voter

The Democratic presidential hopeful reacts after being challenged over his son's Ukraine activities.

Macron pension reform: France braces for second day of strikes

Transport and services will once again be affected after 800,000 marched in protests on Thursday.

New South Wales bushfires: 'Mega blaze' warning near Sydney

Three bushfires merge into an inferno spanning 300,000 hectares, prompting warnings north of the city.

Ryrkaypiy: Far-north Russian village overrun by polar bears

All public activities in Ryrkaypiy have been cancelled until the polar bears leave.

Holocaust: Angela Merkel visits Auschwitz for first time

The German chancellor makes her first trip to the death camp where 1.1 million people were murdered.

Trump impeachment to go ahead, says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

"Our democracy is what is at stake," the House Speaker says, as Mr Trump demands "fast" action.

Chinese residents worry about rise of facial recognition

A study by a Beijing-based body indicates many are worried about their biometric data being hacked.

Saudi Aramco raises $25.6bn in world's biggest share sale

The oil giant's listing is the biggest ever, surpassing that of China's Alibaba in 2014.

Was this the original Fyre festival?

Today marks 50 years since the Altamont Festival, which became notorious for the wrong reasons.

Germany-Russia murder row raises tensions for Merkel

Germany wants progress with Russia on Ukraine and energy, but a Berlin murder has soured ties.

Six things on Canadian PM's to-do list

Justin Trudeau promises to tackle climate change, tighten gun control and sooth regional divides.

Bug busters: The tech behind new vaccines

A revolution in the way vaccines are developed is raising hopes of faster protection from deadly infections.

Trump impeachment inquiry: The case for and against

Experts are debating what the Constitution says about impeachment, in light of the inquiry into President Trump.

Australia bushfires: Footage shows firefighters fleeing flames

The video was shared as a warning about the intensity and speed of an unfolding bushfire in the Sydney area.

East Africa hit by weather phenomenon

Tropical storms are expected to hit East Africa late on Thursday and Friday, in areas which have already been affected by heavy rain.

COP25 climate change conference: What are you giving up for environment?

As the annual COP25 climate change summit continues in Madrid, we asked delegates from all over the world how they were adapting their lives for the sake of the environment.

Protests turn violent at France's pension strike

On the first day of France's union strikes against pension reforms, several people have been arrested amidst clashes between police and protesters.

Spitfire pilots return to Goodwood after round-the-world trip

Two pilots return back to Britain after a record 27,000-mile flight around the world in a restored Spitfire.

North Korean missile and Kim Jong-un's 'Christmas gift' decision

With no shift in sight from either side the coming weeks may be crucial for US-North Korean diplomacy.

Spassky vs Fischer: How the chess battle became a theatre event

The drama of the renown 1972 chess championship and its complex characters comes to the stage.

How long can you survive in Australia's outback?

Three people get stranded in Australia's outback - two survive, one dies. So what is crucial for survival?