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British government worker detained in China, officials confirm
A worker at Britain's Hong Kong consulate has been detained for allegedly violating the law, the Chinese foreign ministry has said.
Vatican's banker, Cardinal George Pell, loses child abuse conviction appeal
The most senior member of the Catholic Church to be found guilty of child abuse has lost an appeal against his conviction.
Amazon burning: Forest fires on the rise at record rate, space agency warns
Wildfires in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research centre INPE.
Trump cancels Denmark trip after PM says Greenland is not for sale
Donald Trump has cancelled a planned trip to Denmark because its prime minister dismissed the idea of selling Greenland to the US.
Donald Trump: It would be appropriate for Russia to rejoin G7
Donald Trump has said it would be appropriate to let Russia join the G7 group of advanced industrialised countries.
Rio bus hijacking: Hostages released after police sniper shoots hijacker dead
A police sniper in Rio de Janeiro has shot dead an armed man who took dozens of people hostage on a bus, according to officials.
Italy's prime minister announces resignation
The Italian prime minister has handed his resignation letter to the country's president after his populist government lost the support of a key coalition member - Matteo Salvini's League.
Muslim teenager 'has hijab pulled off and is pelted with eggs' in Dublin
Police are investigating reports that a Muslim teenager had her hijab pulled off and was pelted with eggs by a group of people in Dublin.
Three lions shot dead in South Africa after fatally mauling keeper - reports
Three lions have been shot dead after a 70-year-old game keeper - who reportedly raised the animals as cubs - was fatally mauled in South Africa, according to local media reports.
Epstein questions await Prince Andrew at home as he holidays with Sarah Ferguson in Spain
While the unanswered questions keep coming about Prince Andrew's relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, the Duke of York has been taking time out among Europe's moneyed elite with his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson in Sotogrande.