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Eleven members of the same family have been found dead in a house in India's capital, Delhi - 10 of them hanging from the ceiling, police say. At least two of the dead were children. A 77-year-old woman was the only one found lying on the floor...
Redoine Faid was helped by three heavily armed men who created a diversion at the prison entrance while the helicopter landed in the courtyard. The helicopter flew to the nearby Gonesse area, where it was found by local police.
Australia has begun a compensation scheme for victims of institutional child sex abuse. Some 60,000 Australians will be eligible for compensation.the scheme, known as the National Redress Scheme.
Simple words, but they've prompted a debate in the US and beyond this week thanks to a new razor advert that shows women actually shaving their body hair...
US President Donald Trump was fooled by a comedian into taking a prank call while on board Air Force One. Comedian John Melendez posed as Senator Bob Menendez. He says he spoke to the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner and received a call back from Mr Trump...
Laurent Simons, whose father is Belgian and mother Dutch, and has an IQ of 145 according to his parents, collected a diploma with a class of 18-year-olds. Speaking to Belgium's RTBF radio, Laurent said his favourite subject was maths "because it's so vast, there's statistics, geometry, algebra"...
Freshest stories No borders, no time. Just life. There’s something special about Islands. The vibe, the air, the people… It’s a feeling that gets to me every single time when ‘I have arrived’...
Josephine Iyamu forced the women to swear oaths to hand over money to her during "juju" ceremonies. Iyamu, 51, formerly of Bermondsey, was convicted of five counts of arranging or facilitating travel for sexual exploitation at Birmingham Crown Court...
Tom Goron set sail from the Isle of Wight at 05:00 local time on Wednesday and arrived in France 14 hours and 20 minutes later. He broke the previous record set by 15-year-old Violette Dorange in 2016 by 36 minutes.
Marisa Papen posted the image of herself reclining naked on a rooftop overlooking the Western Wall in Jerusalem. The rabbi of the site described the incident as "grave and lamentable"...
The UK tolerated "inexcusable" treatment of US detainees after the 9/11 attacks, MPs have found. The Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) said it was "beyond doubt" the UK knew the US mistreated detainees...
Life on Great Britain's outer islands is not always easy - but that has not stopped people making them their homes...
The interstellar object which passed through our solar system in late 2017 is still surprising scientists. When researchers first spotted 'Oumuamua, it did not appear to have the characteristic tail or coma (cloud of ice and dust) that define comets, and was thought to be an asteroid...
Scientists have found complex carbon-based molecules in the waters of Saturn's moon Enceladus. Compounds like this have only previously been found on Earth, and in some meteorites...
The successor to the Hubble observatory will not now launch until 30 March 2021 at the earliest. The inquiry has also reassessed the likely cost of the project and now puts this at $9.66bn (£7.23bn).
We're at an unprecedented point in human history where artificially intelligent machines could soon be making decisions that affect many aspects of our lives. But what if we don't know how they reached their decisions? Would it matter?...
Air conditioning systems that keep homes, offices and shops cool on hot days are rapidly gaining in popularity in a warming world. But is all the extra electricity they use going to exacerbate climate change or can design efficiencies prevent this?
Google’s robotic calling service, which can speak to humans to make a reservation or appointment, is to get its first small-scale public trial. Google would not be more specific about how many firms would be involved.
Hayabusa 2 has been travelling toward the space rock Ryugu since launching from the Tanegashima spaceport in 2014. It is on a quest to study the object close-up and deliver rocks and soil from Ryugu to Earth.
The lump of congealed fat, oil and wet wipes has begun to "sweat" and change colour - and flies have hatched in it...

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