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Hong Kong clashes involving protesters, police and masked men turn violent
Clashes in Hong Kong escalated into violence on Sunday as police launched tear gas at pro-democracy protesters and a group of masked assailants attacked commuters in a subway station.
Hong Kong's protesters have hardened their resistance - now some want a revolution
Once again Hong Kong's air is thick with tear gas.
UK to send 250 troops to Mali for dangerous peacekeeping mission
The UK is to send 250 troops to Mali in the biggest peace-keeping deployment since Bosnia and potentially the most dangerous mission for British forces since Afghanistan.
This doctor survived Ebola. Now, he treats other sufferers
Every time a doctor enters the treatment area at the Ebola medical centre in Beni, the support staff write their name on the section of their protective suits which covers their foreheads.
US heatwave: Police tell criminals to take the weekend off as temperatures soar
Police in the US have told criminals to take the weekend off as a sweltering heatwave causes disruption across the East Coast.
Egypt 'dismayed' after BA cancels Cairo flights for seven days
Egypt's aviation minister has expressed his dismay over British Airways' decision to suspend flights to and from Cairo for a week.
Grandfather seriously hurt as car collides with crowds at cemetery
A grandfather has been seriously injured after a car drove into crowds at a cemetery in Dundalk, Co Louth.
'Alter your course': Audio of moment Iranians warn UK-flagged tanker Stena Impero before seizure
New audio has been released of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and the Royal Navy both giving instructions to a UK-flagged tanker before it was "illegally" seized by Tehran.
'Horrific scene': Woman 'decapitates mother' as four-year-old boy looks on
A woman has been charged with murder after allegedly decapitating her mother as a four-year-old relative looked on.
A roaring success! Lion King dominates the box office on debut weekend
A star-studded version of The Lion King dominated the box office in its opening weekend, and had the most successful first three days of any Disney remake.