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Migrant boat sinks off Greece

A European Union and a Greek national flag flutter on a wooden ramp on the seaside on the island of Lesbos, Greece. ...

At least eight people, including a child, have drowned when a boat carrying refugees and migrants sank off Greece's Lesbos island.

Macron wins first election video

Emmanuel Macron will be up against Marine Le Pen in the final round of voting for the French presidency, according to ...

A 39-year-old ex-banker who made a remarkable tilt for France's presidency, has won the country's first-round vote.

The French election disaster

Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche, or Onwards, and candidate for the 2017 French presidential ...

OPINION: Trust the French to make things complicated.

The first Anzac Day

Marie Sophie Lesne, Mayor of Le Quesnoy, during the Anzac Day service.

A small French town has never forgotten the New Zealanders who helped save their town in WWI.

French see echoes of US election

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, for the En Marche! movement, gestures to supporters from his car as he ...

ANALYSIS: A campaign overshadowed by investigations, Russian meddling and anger. We've seen this before.

UK opposition will halt Syria strikes

Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party are trailing in the polls.

The leader of Britain's Labour Party says "the only solution in Syria is going to be a political one".

French polling station evacuated video

Security is tight in polling stations around France.

A stolen vehicle was abandoned outside with the engine running while voting was taking place.

Get to know the French election video

Far right supporters attend a presidential campaign rally by National Front Leader Marine Le Pen in Marseille.

As voting continues one thing is agreed upon - it has been an exceptional campaign.

Queen gets social for b'day

Queen Elizabeth's official Twitter account has 2.9 million followers - many of whom were keen to wish her a happy 91st.

No other 91-year-old can whip up a Twitter storm like Queen Elizabeth II.

Star's partner arrested over acid attack

The man arrested over a London acid attack is the partner of reality TV star Ferne McCann.

"Noxious substance" sprayed into nightclub crowd, seriously injuring four.

All bets on May in UK election

Theresa May's decision to call a June 8 election stunned her political rivals.

Polls show Conservatives hold commanding lead in run-up to surprise June poll.

Robots key to saving language

Ask this guy what "hundslappadrifa" means and watch his circuits overheat.

Unique Norse dialect "will end in the Latin bin" if it isn't dragged into the digital age, experts say.

Knife incident at Paris station

French police have been on high alert since one of their own was killed in a terror attack on Thursday [Friday NZ Time].

A knife-wielding man was arrested after threatening police and causing panic.

Crucial French election begins video

Emmanuel Macron is the favourite, according to polls.l

Overseas voters cast first ballots in election that could change global political landscape.

111 migrants in one truck

The migrants were trying to leave Romania. [FILE PHOTO]

The asylum seekers, including toddlers, were trying to illegally leave Romania.

Watch: Ferry crashes into seawall video

A technical fault has been blamed for the crash.

Like a scene from Speed 2, this car ferry ploughs into a seawall on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria.

Fake news spreads in France video

More than one-third of French voters are still undecided on who to vote for president. From left: Emmanuel Macron, ...

Automated social media accounts spreading propaganda in the lead-up to presidential election.

Trump: Paris attack will help Le Pen video

An attack on Paris police officers will boost Marine Le Pen's chances of being elected French president, according to US ...

He said she was the "strongest" on terror and border control, but stopped short of explicitly endorsing her.

Man 'blew up bus for money'

Marcel Schmelzer applauds the crowd after the Champions League quartefinal.

Not terror, but greed - suspect who allegedly bombed football side bought 15,000 shares in team.

Inside Chernobyl's Exclusion Zone video

It was small details, such as this gas mask, that Ben found especially captivating.

Kiwi Ben Kepka says it felt like landing on the set of an apocalyptical horror movie.

Gunman's violent history with police video

Police secure the Champs-Elysee Avenue after one policeman was killed and another fatally wounded in a shooting incident ...

Man who killed a police officer in Paris attack threatened and tried to kill police in the past.

Russia denies troops near N Korea

Russian President Vladimir Putin has not sent troops to the border with North Korea, according to his country's military ...

Reports suggested they were preparing for a possible US attack on North Korea, but authorities say that's mere speculation.

Paris shooting could influence voters video

Despite a promise not to campaign in the wake of the attack, French National Front leader Marine Le Pen called for added ...

It darkened the final day of campaigning and might have an impact at the polls.

Is the UK election a done deal? video

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 20: Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn makes his first campaign speech of the 2017 general election at ...

OPINION: UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has his supporters believing in miracles.

Piano's gold bounty mystery video

The hoard of sovereigns was concealed under the keyboard of a Broadwood & Sons piano.

The British couple gave their old piano to a school, only for a tuner to find a stash of gold inside.

Live: 'Terror' attack in Paris

People raise their arms to show their hands as they walk towards police on a side road near the Champs Elysees Avenue ...

Attacker's identity is known by French officials, who are probing his terrorist links.

US to seek arrest of Julian Assange

US authorities have prepared charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

US authorities will seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Paris attack casts pall over election

A terror attack may benefit National Front Leader Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election.

ANALYSIS: The terror attack in the heart of Paris could dramatically change the result of the the French presidential election.

In pictures: 'Terror' returns to Paris

An armed soldier secures a side road near the Champs Elysees Avenue after two policemen were killed and another wounded ...

The French capital has been targeted once again as gunmen open fire on the streets.

In video: Paris is attacked video

Paris is on edge once again.

A police officer lost his life and another was wounded after gunmen opened fire in the French capital.

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