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Czech coal mine blast toll rises to 13 | News

A methane explosion in a Czech coal mine has killed 13 miners, including 11 Polish nationals and two Czechs, the mine operator OKD said on Friday. The state-run OKD company said a methane blast more than 800 metres (875 yards) underground devastated areas of...

I just didn’t want to become a meme

Michelle Obama says one of her main aims throughout her years as first lady was to not fall over and become a meme. ...

30 dead as gold mine collapses in Afghanistan

At least 30 people have been killed in a gold mine collapse in northeastern Afghanistan. Another seven were injured in the incident in...

Stark warning at climate change summit

A major United Nations climate change summit has begun in Poland, as tens of thousands also took to the streets in Brussels to demand urgent action. ...

Bush’s service dog lies by casket

A photo of George HW Bush's service dog lying in front of his master's flag-draped casket proves that a man's best friend is also a president's best friend. ...

Macron takes action to quell riots

That was the headline on the French evening news.The answer to that question is crucial to the future of Emmanuel Macron and...

NASA staff data feared stolen as server is hacked

An agency-wide email sent to employees at NASA has warned that one of its servers containing personal information had been hacked. Staff who...

Trump bans bump stocks after Las Vegas massacre

Donald Trump has banned a gun device which allows semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns, after they were used in the Las Vegas shooting. ...

Was the Brexit vote free and fair? | UK

The last year has seen mounting evidence of illegal campaign spending, data theft and foreign interference during the Brexit referendum campaign. Two pro-Brexit campaign organisations, Leave.Eu and Vote Leave, were fined and reported to the police by the...

Wag the dog in Ukraine? | Russia

On November 25, Russia attacked and seized three Ukrainian gunboats and their crew while they were attempting to transit into the Sea of Azov through the Kerch Strait. The move caused a wave of international condemnation, with Ukraine claiming...

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