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Guard at Nazi camp charged

A man has been charged with being an accessory to murder for allegedly working at a Nazi death camp in Poland.

The man, 96, was a guard on the day 17,000 Jews were shot, as music blared from speakers to mask sound of executions.

Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy video

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont has ignored a Spanish government deadline to drop the region's secession campaign.

Government says it will impose direct rule after Catalan president ignores deadline to drop secession campaign.

Too racy for the Louvre video

The Domestikator has been labelled too sexually explicit to display at the Louvre.

It's hard to spot at first, but a sex sculpture has been deemed too kinky for the world's most visited museum.

Pilots suspended for farewell fly-by video

The Air Berlin's fly-by at Duesseldorf Airport.

It was the final long-haul Air Berlin flight and pilots wanted to make a "dignified and emotional goodbye".

'Czech Trump' poised for power

Czech Finance Minister Andrej Babis' media and agricultural empire is worth about $5 billion.

Controversial billionaire and the second richest man in Czech Republic is poised to take power.

'Noah's Ark 2017' set to open video

Diver Alex Reeson checks on the Arapaima or Pirarucu fishes in the tropical section of Europe's biggest freshwater aquarium.

It houses 10,000 fish and 100 reptiles, that are almost exclusively endangered or threathened species.

Duchess Kate's due date revealed video

The Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her third child, who is due in April.

The royal couple have announced their third child will arrive in April.

Catalans vow to keep going

Catalan Government presidency councillor Jordi Turull.

Spain's top court ruled a recent independence referendum in Catalonia was unconstitutional.

Ophelia hits Scotland, England

The Galway Atlantaquaria National Aquarium of Ireland building is seen submerged in floodwater during Storm Ophelia in ...

Ophelia hits Scotland and England, as Ireland picks up the pieces after storm which left three dead.

Victims fooled into abuse photos

Dr Matthew Falder "hurt and humiliated" more than 50 victims.

A British academic admits 137 charges after blackmailing more than 50 victims into sending depraved images he shared on the dark web.

Rare diamond under the hammer

The Raj Pink was discovered in 2015, and is thought to be the largest pink diamond of its kind.

The Raj Pink is one of the the largest diamonds of its kind - and it comes with a $41 million price tag.

Apocalypse wow: storm turns sky red video

A silhouette of the city is seen during Storm Ophelia in Galway, Ireland October 16, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Sky glows ghostly red across the UK as tropical storm whips up dust from the Sahara.

France to issue sexual harassment fines

Emmanuel Macron, the president, said he wanted to tackle sexist male attitudes in public space (file photo).

Wolf whistles and lecherous comments will be illegal in the country as president cracks down on street abuse.

Car bomb killing after expose video

Investigative journalist Caruana Galizia was killed after a powerful bomb blew up her car.

A journalist who exposed Malta's link to offshore tax havens was murdered when a bomb exploded in her car.

The love letter in a Paris guidebook

Documentary filmmaker Doug Block found this love letter tucked into the guidebook he'd taken along on an anniversary ...

Who was Henri? Where is his love Betty? How an old travel guide sparked an obsessive quest.

Kate dances with Paddington Bear video

Bet you never thought you'd see the Duchess of Cambridge dancing with Paddington Bear at a train station.

Here's a sight you don't see every day - a Duchess dancing with a bear at a train station.

Landing a plane during Ophelia

Pilots were battling crosswinds at Dublin Airport.

Ophelia is playing havoc with transport in Ireland, and making it a tough day at the office for pilots.

Storm turns London sky yellow

The sky turns red over buildings in Canary Wharf as dust from the Sahara carried by storm Ophelia filters sunlight over ...

Storm hitting Ireland blows dust from the Sahara over London, changing the colour of the sky and sun drastically.

Ireland hurricane 'poses a danger'

Hurricane Ophelia is set to be the worst storm to hit Ireland in 50 years.

Schools and hospital have been shut as the tropical storm threatens to lash the country with the worst weather in 50 years.

The first millennial leader

Sebastian Kurz at his party's victory celebration meeting in Vienna, Austria on Sunday.

Austria's Sebastian Kurz is set to be sworn in as the country's next chancellor, making him Europe's youngest leader.

'Sexism' cost Clinton the election

Hillary Clinton speaks at the Cheltenham Literature Festival in Cheltenham, Britain.

Former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton blames her election loss to "double standards" women are held to in public life.

This is the best restaurant in the world video

Venison. Black Garlic. Smoked Sloe Berry Purée

Remember the jokes about British cuisine? Well it's no laughing matter as 2 UK restaurants are world's best.

Facing a firing squad with no fear

A police photo of Mata Hari, in 1917, before her execution as a spy at the age of 41.

Offered a white cloth to wear as a blindfold, the spy refused. Legend has it, she blew her executioners a kiss.

Hurricane threatens Trump course

Hurricane Ophelia is set to be the worst storm to hit Ireland in 50 years.

Donald Trump was planning another wall - to protect his Irish golf course - which is now under threat.

UK parliament will block 'no deal' Brexit video

Negotiations are deadlocked between UK Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the EU.

Parliament will block Britain from leaving the European Union without an exit deal, opposition party says.

Princess branded a 'gold digger'

Princess Tessy and Prince Louis of Luxembourg, who have been married for 11 years and have two children, announced their ...

Luxembourg royal "will always remain the daughter of a roofer", press sniffs as she takes divorce to court.

Time to talk to Catalonia, Spain

Protesters carry a Spanish flag and a Catalan flag, known as Senyera, during a demonstration in favour of a unified Spain.

ANALYSIS: Catalans are determined to keep their fight for independence peaceful, but Madrid needs to start listening.

Sole survivor thanks saviour

Sam Quilliam has not ruled out kissing a fish again.

UK angler Sam Quilliam tried to kiss a fish he caught - it jumped down his throat and left him choking.

Shooting in Swedish town video

28.10.2013 Fire crew and police attend a house fire in Mt Wellington in Auckland. Mandatory Photo Credit ?Michael ...

A gunman has opened fire in a busy market in Sweden, injuring several people.

Jumping for photo killed woman

The Seven Sisters refer to the seven daughters of the Chinese deity, the Jade Emperor. The cliffs are an iconic ...

"Misadventure" caused a woman to fall 60 metres to her death while posing for a photo at an iconic British landmark.

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