Off-duty cop shot by officer

The St Louis area was once the epicentre of the nation's ongoing debate about whether police are too quick to use deadly ...

5:50 AM  Off-duty US policeman shot while coming to aid of fellow officers. His lawyer says it was because he was black.

All samples fail fire tests video

At least 79 people are presumed to have died in the Grenfell Tower fire in London, UK.

6:53 AM  So far, cladding samples from 60 UK towers have been tested. None were up to scratch.

Trump tweets a spy's gold mine

US President Donald Trump's Twitter feed gives foreign spies plenty to work with, writes former CIA analyst Nada Bakos.

ANALYSIS: Everyone's trying to analyse what he means. And he's giving them a lot to work with.

More than one Jack the Ripper

A drawing from the Illustrated London News for October 13, 1888, around the time Jack the Ripper was terrorising ...

6:40 AM  OPINION: There may have been more than one serial killer at large in London.

Cable car crash kills seven

Gulmarg is a popular skiing destination for both Indian and foreign tourists, though the accident happened during the ...

It plummeted from at least 30 metres in a Kashmir tourist resort.

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