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200 detained in Turkey protests

Turkish anti-riot police attempt to disperse protesters at a May Day rally in Bakirkoy district.

Police fire tear gas and carry out mass arrests during May Day scuffles in Istanbul.

Princess Charlotte: new photos

The princess looks more than a little like her father Prince William.

The youngest royal is about to turn one and she's looking more and more like her father.

Kiwi's OE nightmare

Dan Oliver feels lucky to be alive after falling about 13 metres from a roof in Bath.

Dan Oliver plunged 5 storeys and now faces three months in hospital - all down to one rugby ball.

Pop goes a weasel, down goes collider

FILE PHOTO - CERN Restarts Large Hadron Collider In The Search For Dark Matter LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 12:  A visitor ...

One of the physics world's most complex machines has been immobilised - temporarily - by a weasel.

Confession for soap star's slaying

Arthur Simpson-Kent is seen held inside the Criminal Investigation Department headquarters in Accra, Ghana, January 10, ...

Eastenders star's boyfriend admits he killed her and her two young children.

Queen & Prince Harry's cheeky video video

The Queen, bemused by the Americans, says, "Oh really? Please.'' Harry then says "Boom!'' with a wicked grin.

It helps to have friends in high places - like a palace - when you're promoting an athletic event.

11 dead after helicopter crash

Rescuers work at a site where a helicopter crashed, west of the Norwegian city of Bergen.

An oil-rig helicopter crashes on an island off the coast of western Norway, killing at least 11 people.

Former Nazi: 'I'm ashamed'

Reinhold Hanning, 94, says he regrets his involvement with the "criminal organisation" that caused mass suffering.

A former Auschwitz guard has apologised for being an accessory to the murder of at least 170,000 people.

Hitler scandal rocks British politics video

Ken Livingstone was stood down over bizarre comments linking Hitler to Zionism.

The former London mayor said Hitler supported Zionism, igniting simmering rage.

'Intelligence of an empty ashtray'

Salah Abdeslam has never read the Koran, says his Belgian lawyer Sven Mary.

The lawyer for Paris terror suspect Salah Abdeslam says his client is a dim-witted "little jerk" who has never read the Koran.

How much it costs to live like royals

Prince William and wife Kate, pictured on this year's tour of India, get an annual allowance from Prince Charles.

They might be well into their 30s, but Princes William and Harry still live off an "allowance" from dad, palace report reveals.

Investors nervous about Brexit vote

Britain is to hold a referendum on whether to stay in the EU.

Investors halt purchases of British commercial property ahead of the EU membership referendum

Paris attacks suspect extradited

Salah Abdeslam, 26, has been handed over to French authorities to stand trial over the Paris terror attacks that killed ...

​Salah Abdeslam has been charged by French authorities over Paris terrorist attacks.

Was this a royal cover up?

A last-minute scramble to remove a potentially offensive plaque on a painting saved the day for the Royals when they ...

Staff at the Cambridges' palace hid a rather controversial nameplate at the last minute when the Obamas came to tea.

'Big Ben' to fall silent for months video

Big Ben will continue to chime during major events during repairs, which are expected to take three years.

Chimes of 'Big Ben' that have rung out across London for more than 150 years are set to fall silent.

'Horror dentist' jailed

Jacobus Van Nierop, pictured in his dental office in France in 2009, has been jailed on assault and fraud charges.

Jacobus Van Nierop left some of his patients with mutilated, deformed mouths, then he overcharged them.

Spring snow for the UK gallery

Snow in London on Tuesday.

Unseasonable snow in Britain has slashed the odds of this being the country's coldest April on record.

Remembering Chernobyl victims

People commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster arrive to lay candles and flowers at a ...

It permanently poisoned swathes of Eastern Europe, killed an untold number and still isn't over, 30 years on.

Susan Boyle in airport meltdown

Susan Boyle has returned home to Scotland after the incident.

Singing star Susan Boyle "confused and shouting" during incident at Heathrow.

Watch: Tower demolition fail video

The demolition job was an abject failure.

A stubborn UK tower block left demolition crews red-faced when it refused to fall.

Dog ate part of its owner

A Staffordshire bull terrier in a file photograph.

Dog found eating part of its owner may escape euthanasia despite wishes of police and dead man's family.

Spurned Kiwi hurled racial abuse

A Kiwi has been arrested in London.

When his date cut the evening short, a Kiwi allegedly unleashed a shocking tirade.

London Marathon tragedy video

David Seath's friends plan to finish the marathon course in his honour.

Army captain raising money for wounded soldiers died five kilometres from the finish line.

Keeping Chernobyl's radiation contained gallery video

The containment shelter for Chernobyl's damaged fourth reactor (right) will soon be covered and replaced by the New Safe ...

The size of the Notre Dame cathedral, this massive moveable building will serve two purposes.

Surprise! Gorilla's unexpected baby video

Shinda, a western lowland gorilla, holds her newborn baby.

Zookeepers thought Shinda was just a bit overweight, until her miracle baby arrived out of the blue.

Did Obama stop the Brexit?

US President Barack Obama urged Britain not to leave the European Union.

Odds swing dramatically in favour of Britain staying in the European Union after US President's not-so-subtle remarks.

Prince Harry honours Anzacs video

Prince Harry lays a wreath at a war memorial in London's Hyde Park to mark Anzac Day.

Marking 100 years of Anzac commemorations, the young royal laid a wreath to fallen Kiwi and Australian soldiers.

Macabre cat killer mystery

Amber Lewis and her son Liam, whose pet, Leo, was a victim of the cat killer.

Spate of bizarre animal killings has London pet owners worried.

Astronaut runs marathon in space

Tim Peake's marathon gets underway on the ISS.

Tim Peake was 400 kilometres from the start line of the London Marathon, but that was no obstacle to competing.

Few Trump fans in ancestral home

Vineyards surround the village of Kallstadt, Germany, where Donald Trump's grandfather Friedrich Trump was born and raised.

It looks like Donald Trump has few fans in the German village his grandfather originated from.

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