A woman who lost nine members of her family, including her children and husband, when a "duck boat" sank claims the captain told people not to put on life jackets.
A 24-year-old Kenyan beauty queen has been sentenced to death for murdering her boyfriend by stabbing him 25 times.
Northern Europe remains gripped by a scorching heatwave which has led to farmers facing unprecedented drought and even animals being slaughtered due to a lack of hay to feed them.
An Israeli soldier has become the latest fatality in clashes on the country's border with Gaza.
At least 10 people were injured, including three seriously, in a knife attack on a bus in Germany.
The United Nations has urged Hamas and Israel to "step back from the brink" as tensions between the two sides continue to flare on the Israeli border.
At least nine people were injured, including one seriously, in a knife attack on a bus in Germany.
Four more bodies have been found after an amphibious "duck boat" capsized at a lake in Missouri, taking the number of dead to 17.
Stewards who failed to stop a pitch invasion by protesters of the Pussy Riot group at the World Cup will be punished, tournament organisers said.
The remains of 95 people discovered in Texas belong to black people forced to work on plantations, it has been reported.
Donald Trump's former lawyer secretly taped a conversation the pair had about payments to an ex-Playboy model, according to a report.
Donald Trump said he is "ready to go" with tariffs on an additional $500bn of imports from China.
Two British rugby players who died in Sri Lanka after being taken to hospital with breathing difficulties had both taken heroin shortly beforehand, a court heard.
The European Space Agency is looking for a name for its new Mars rover which will land on the red planet in 2021.
Moscow is open to a possible visit by Vladimir Putin to Washington after a surprise invitation from Donald Trump, Russia's US envoy has said.
WhatsApp is testing a feature limiting forwarded messages following a wave of mob violence in India prompted by rumours spread via the messaging app.
The prime minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, has had his details stolen alongside those of 1.5 million other patients.
The nuclear disaster at the Fukushima power plant in 2011 has led to a spike in levels of a radioactive isotope in Californian wines, scientists say.
France's President Emmanuel Macron is to fire a security adviser who hit and stamped on a May Day protester, the Elysee Palace has said.
Extraordinary footage has been released of an indigenous man who has lived alone in the Amazon rainforest.