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This Leicester defender scored a goal that has to be seen to be believed
Leicester City’s Yohan Benalouane has laid claim to what could be the goal of the year after a remarkable acrobatic effort in training. - World News RSS Feed
Conmen have tried to claim more than £630,000 meant for Grenfell survivors
So far 13 people who posed as victims to get payouts have been convicted in separate cases.
Israeli cabinet minister: Gaza leader’s days are numbered
A senior Israeli cabinet minister has threatened to kill the leader of the militant Hamas movement ruling Gaza. - World News RSS Feed
Japan prosecutors to hold Nissan chairman for 10 more days
Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn will be detained for another 10 days following his arrest on suspicion of falsifying income reports by millions of dollars and misusing company assets for personal gain, Japanese media has reported. - World News RSS Feed
Trump thanks Saudis after defying calls to punish prince
The US president has thanked Saudi Arabia for plunging oil prices.
Trump thanks Saudis after defying calls to punish prince
President Donald Trump has publicly thanked Saudi Arabia for plunging oil prices a day after deciding not to further punish the kingdom for the killing of US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi. - World News RSS Feed
Two jailed for smuggling migrants to UK in ‘extremely unsuitable’ boat
The scheme to cross the Channel in a tiny inflatable boat in darkness was compared to trying to cross the M25 during rush hour on foot.
Tory MPs use PMQs to demand May renegotiates her Brexit deal
Andrew Rosindell and Neil Parish were among those to raise concerns in the Commons.
EU warns Italy over possible legal action amid budget eurozone rules breach
The European Commission has warned Italy that its budget plans are in serious breach of the rules underpinning the euro single currency and that the country could face legal action. - World News RSS Feed
Michael Gove reveals which Game of Thrones character he would be
Michael Gove has left Twitter users incredulous after sharing results from an online quiz about TV show Game Of Thrones on his official Twitter account. - World News RSS Feed
Shell reveals gender pay gap improved to 18.6%
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has revealed that women at the company earn almost a fifth less than their male counterparts. - World News RSS Feed
London Underground workers in pre-Christmas strike
The RMT says there has been a breakdown of industrial relations on the Central Line.
British ‘spy charge’ academic jailed for life
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt had previously travelled to the UAE to make representations on Matthew Hedges’ behalf.
Interpol elects South Korean as president in blow to Russia
South Korea’s Kim Jong Yang has been elected as Interpol’s president ahead of the controversial Russian candidate. - World News RSS Feed
Trump defies calls to punish Saudi crown prince for Khashoggi death
The US president made it clear the benefits of good relations with the kingdom outweigh the possibility its crown prince ordered the killing.
Helicopter pilots save terrified dogs and owner from US wildfires
The Los Angeles Fire Department has released nerve-wracking footage of firefighters rescuing terrified dogs and their owners from the California wildfires by helicopter. - World News RSS Feed
Fraudster who claimed £100,000 meant for Grenfell victims handed six-year term
Sharife Elouahabi falsely said he was staying with relatives at a flat on the 21st floor of the block.
Trump defies calls to punish Saudi crown prince for Khashoggi death
President Donald Trump has declared he will not further punish Saudi Arabia for the killing of US-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi. - World News RSS Feed
Taliban deny involvement in Kabul bombing
The attack bore the hallmarks of a local Islamic State affiliate.
Taliban deny involvement in Kabul bombing
The Taliban have denied involvement in a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital that killed scores of people. - World News RSS Feed
Trump provides written responses to Mueller questions
The step is a milestone in the negotiations between the president’s lawyers and special counsel Robert Mueller’s team.
Marston’s brewing cautious approach to Brexit ‘uncertainty’
Pub group Marston’s is to cut back spending, free up cash and reduce debt this year as it prepares for political and economic “uncertainty”. - World News RSS Feed
Watch this cute kid lighting up police cars by ‘magic’
This young girl got to experience a little magic as she helped to light up police cars outside a hospital in Florida. - World News RSS Feed
‘Bali Nine’ drug smuggler released from Indonesian jail after nearly 14 years
Indonesia said an Australian woman freed after serving nearly 14 years in prison for smuggling heroin to the tourist island of Bali will be deported and banned from the country for life. - World News RSS Feed
Comedian Michelle Wolf hits back at Donald Trump
Comedian Michelle Wolf has hit back at Donald Trump after he criticised her on Twitter. - World News RSS Feed
No ill will behind ‘public hanging’ remark, claims under-fire senator
A white Republican senator from Mississippi has apologised to people who were offended when she complimented a supporter by saying she would attend a “public hanging” if the supporter invited her. - World News RSS Feed
Babcock shares drop on profits fall and weaker nuclear outlook
Engineering group Babcock International has revealed a 64% plunge in half-year profits after charges linked to its overhaul and it warned over nuclear decommissioning revenues. - World News RSS Feed
Tourist throws two-month-old daughter from moving car in Bali
A US woman has allegedly thrown her two-month-old daughter from a moving car on the tourist island of Bali and then tried to kill herself by jumping from the vehicle, Indonesian police said. - World News RSS Feed
'Reason prevails' as South Korean becomes Interpol president over Russian candidate
Fears of a "mafia" takeover of Interpol have been allayed after the organisation elected a South Korean as its new president over a Russian candidate. - World News RSS Feed
Israel threatens Airbnb tax move after ban on West Bank listings
Israel says it will slap high taxes on holiday rental company Airbnb and encourage legal steps against the site over its decision to ban listings from West Bank settlements. - World News RSS Feed