The husband of a British charity worker jailed in Iran on a charge of spying has described the announcement of a second trial as "ominous". Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is already serving a five-year prison sentence, will face a further hearing accused of an unspecified security charge, it was announced on Saturday.
The youth, 17 and from Stoke-on-Trent, was detained in Basingstoke, Hampshire, and is now being interviewed by officers probing the death of Arthur Gumbley. Mr Gumbley, of Endwood Drive, Sutton Coldfield, died in hospital three weeks after suffering serious injuries in a violent burglary at his home last November.
People power could save a 92-year-old's pretty roses after her parish council insisted she should remove the border in front of her cottage as it stands on a village green. Almost 8,000 people have backed a petition to save the flowers in front of Thelma Peppert's attractive house in Dalton Piercy near Hartlepool.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have met for the second time in a month to discuss carrying out the peace commitments they reached in their first summit. South Korean presidential spokesman Yoon Young-chan said Mr Moon will reveal the outcome of his surprise meeting with Mr Kim on Sunday.
WATCH: An Ebola outbreak continues to spread. As Abigail Bimman reports, the education campaigns are crucial -- as several quarantined patients escaped from isolation.
Cyclone Mekunu has hit the Arabian Peninsula, leaving at least three people dead and 40 missing, officials in Oman and Yemen have said. Three people, including a 12-year-old girl, died in Oman, and 40 others are missing from the Yemeni island of Socotra, which earlier took the storm's brunt, police said.
The female panda, which has not yet been named, is the second offspring of giant pandas Liang Liang and Xing Xing, both of which are on a 10-year loan to Malaysia since 2014. The first cub, a female called Nuan Nuan born in August 2015, was sent back to China last November as part of a deal with Beijing to return cubs born in captivity at the age of two.
The apparent landslide in favour of liberalising abortion laws in the Irish Republic has prompted fresh calls for similar action north of the border. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/republic-of-ireland/apparent-abortion-rights-victory-prompt-calls-for-action-in-northern-ireland-36948221.html The apparent landslide in favour of liberalising abortion laws in the Irish Republic has prompted fresh calls for similar action north of the border.
Almost five million teenagers and adults across England, Scotland and Wales will be be morbidly obese by 2035, according to a new analysis. The number of those aged 15 and older with a Body Mass Index above 40 will more than double within 20 years, the projections show.
Earlier Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, a proponent of liberalising Ireland's strict abortion regime, predicted a high turnout would be good for those campaigning for change Thousands of Irish citizens living overseas have travelled home in droves to exercise their democratic right on the emotive issue. Polls for the historic vote opened across the country at 7am, with citizens effectively opting to either retain or repeal the Eighth Amendment of the state's constitution, which prohibits terminations unless a mother's life is in danger.
The Netherlands and Australia have announced they are holding Russia legally responsible for its role in the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine nearly four years ago. The move puts further strain on already tense relations between Moscow and the West and opens a new legal front in the long-running process of apportioning blame for the July 17 2014 missile strike that blew Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 out of the sky and killed all 298 people on board.
The causes of the sinking and the number of people missing are not yet known. The provincial government has already sent a team there to find out more The causes of the sinking and the number of people missing are not yet known.
A murder inquiry was launched on Thursday night following the death of a 15-year-old boy in the Lowedges area of the city. Officers received reports at around 7.50pm that the teenager had been stabbed in Lowedges Road, South Yorkshire Police said.
President Donald Trump on Thursday abruptly canceled his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, blaming "tremendous anger and open hostility" by Pyongyang - a decision North Korea called "regrettable" while still holding out hope for "peace and stability." In a letter to Kim announcing his decision to back away from the June 12 summit, Trump pointed to America's vast military might and warned the rising nuclear power against any "foolish or reckless acts."
Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. It would be the first criminal case against Weinstein to come out of the barrage of sexual abuse allegations from scores of women that destroyed his career and set off a national reckoning that brought down other powerful men in what has become known as the #MeToo movement.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks to members of the Constituent Assembly during a ceremony to recognise him as the winner of the presidential election in Caracas Nicolas Maduro has been sworn in as Venezuela's president-elect, months before he is due to formally take the oath of office next year for a second term. The inauguration-like pomp left many confused because Mr Maduro's next six-year term does not begin until January 10 and he is already president.