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Abdeslam cleared for France extradition

A court in Brussels has decided to allow the extradition to France of Salah Abdeslam, a suspect in last November's Paris attacks. Abdeslam, who was arrested ... Full story

Diyarbakir: Bomb blast hits south-eastern Turkish city

A bomb detonated near a bus shelter has rocked the Kurdish-dominated south-eastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir, security sources say. At least seven people were injured in ... Full story

Kolkata flyover collapses, killing at least one

At least one person has been killed and several others injured after a flyover collapsed in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata (Calcutta), officials say. Many ... Full story

IS second-in-command 'killed in US raid in Syria'

The second-in-command of so-called Islamic State (IS) has been killed in a US operation in Syria, US media report. Defence officials told NBC News that Abdul ... Full story

Karadzic jailed for Bosnian Srebrenica genocide

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has been convicted of genocide and war crimes over the 1992-95 war, and sentenced to 40 years in jail. UN ... Full story

Netherlands great Johan Cruyff dies of cancer aged 68

Netherlands footballing great Johan Cruyff has died of cancer aged 68, his official website has announced. Cruyff, who made his name as a forward with Ajax ... Full story

Abdeslam 'will not fight extradition'

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam changes mind and will not fight extradition from Belgium, his lawyer says ... Full story

BREAKING NEWS: Three American Mormon missionaries seriously injured in Brussels attacks

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints confirmed three U.S. citizens had been caught up in the blast Were named as Richard Norby, 66, Joseph ... Full story

Oscar Pistorius denied leave to appeal for Steenkamp murder

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been denied leave to appeal against his conviction for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The Constitutional Court has made the ... Full story

Gianni Infantino elected new FIFA president

anni Infantino has been elected as the new FIFA president. The Swiss-born administrator had been UEFA general secretary since 2009, though will now take up ... Full story

'Limited role' for natural gas in UK future energy mix

The use of natural gas for electricity generation in the UK may have to decline significantly over the next 30 years, according to a new ... Full story

London's Crossrail to be called the Elizabeth Line

Crossrail, the new railway which will run beneath London, is to be named the Elizabeth Line in honour of the Queen, Boris Johnson has announced. London's ... Full story

Junior doctors set to hold more strikes

Junior doctors are to take part in three more strikes and launch a judicial review as part of their fight against the government's decision to ... Full story

Swedish doctor given 10 years for bunker kidnapping

An undated handout picture provided by the Swedish Police on 18 January 2015 shows rubber masks worn by Martin TrenneborgImage copyrightSwedish police Image caption Photo released by ... Full story

Didcot Power Station 'explosion' reported

Emergency services are investigating reports of an explosion at Didcot Power Station in Oxfordshire. Thames Valley Police confirmed officers are at the scene along with other ... Full story

Harper Lee dead at age of 89: 'To Kill a Mockingbird Author' passes away

Nelle Harper Lee, who won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1961 for her book, "To Kill a Mockingbird," has died at the age of ... Full story

Explosion strikes Turkey's capital; casualties reported

Five people were killed and 10 others were injured in Wednesday's explosion in Ankara, the Turkish capital, Ankara Gov. Mehmet Kiliclar said, according to Turkey's ... Full story

Donald Trump defends torture: 'Nothing should be taken off the table

Donald Trump stood by his support for what he called "enhanced interrogation techniques" Monday, writing that he's willing to do "whatever it takes to protect ... Full story

Syria: How one strip of land could change everything

The dusty roads of Azaz, just off the Turkish Syrian border, used to be the sort of place you whizzed through on the way to ... Full story

Ex-U.N. chief Boutros Boutros-Ghali dies

Former United Nations Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who served a turbulent five-year term ending in 1996, died Tuesday in his native Cairo. The Security Council observed a ... Full story

Here's why Trump resonates with South Carolina's evangelical voters

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Fresh off a monthlong missionary trip teaching at a Bible college in the Philippines, David Thomas drove to Clemson last week to ... Full story

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Chelsea Flower Show sees two Australian women create 300,000 knitted poppies

Thousands of handmade poppies have transformed the Royal Hospital Chelsea in a beautiful new exhibitionChelsea Pensioners were treated to a sneak preview ahead of the show's opening ...

MS804 did NOT swerve or lose altitude before it vanished, says Egypt air traffic official – as memorial service is held for the 66 victims at Cairo mosque

By Simon Tomlinson for MailOnline Published: 01:50 EST, 24 May 2016 | Updated: 02:09 EST, 24 May 2016 ...

Thailand students dead after fire ripped through Pitakiatwittaya School in Chiang Rai

Eighteen girls at Pitakiatwittaya School died after becoming trapped Survivors were only able to escape because they had not yet gone to bedThai authorities are investigating ...

Philip Green's advisers knew BHS buyer was bankrupt 3 months before sale

Advisers in Sir Philip's empire knew Dominic Chappell had been bankrupt Revelations emerged yesterday in Commons Business Work and Pensions select committees hearing yesterdayThe 88-year-old British ...

Clancy Leach 'egged Kendall and Kylie Jenner fan event and growled at police'

Clancy Leach is accused of hurling eggs at stage of reality stars' eventShe was arrested at Westfield in Parramatta, western Sydney, in NovemberPolice allege she ...

The 'forgotten' iconic Australian companies that have been sold into foreign ownership 

Australian Leather Pty Ltd fighting in U.S. court over the name 'ugg boots' Sydney-based company is trying to stop Deckers from getting a trademark The case is ...

Hawaii plane crash kills five during skydiving tour in Hanapepe

Five died when plane crashed moments after take off at Port Allen AirportTwo tandem jumpers, two skydive instructors and a pilot were all killedThe single-engine ...

St Mary's Catholic University reports UK Christians are now a MINORIITY

A 2014 census study shows number of 'nones' is now above 50 per centPercentage has almost doubled since the census three years previouslyReport by St ...

Melbourne transport could be benefited by driverless trains

Bombardier boss said driverless trains are being used around the worldHe said driverless trains could be more efficient for Melbourne passengersSystem allows shorter distances between trains so ...

Coca Cola stops production in Venezuela due to sugar shortages

Sugar cane production has dropped amid Venezuela's crippling recessionCoca Cola declared end to sugar-infused Coke in the country on MondayCoke Light and zero-sugar beverages will ...