THOUSANDS of people are battling to save the Mauritius coastline as a stricken ship could split in half and spew another 4,000 tonnes of toxic fuel into the Indian Ocean. MV Wakashio’s captain and sailors...

Vladimir Putin has congratulated “Europe's last dictator” Alexander Lukashenko on his “rigged” landslide election victory. News of the Belarus leader's 80 per cent win has sparked riots...

THREE police officers were wounded on Thursday morning in Massachusetts by a suspect who is now in custody. The cops in Saugus were either slashed or stabbed "by an armed suspect brandishing a knife,"...

BRITAIN is on the brink of a national emergency in a blistering 37C heatwave. The weather this weekend is set to be so scorching that the Met Office has issued an amber health alert for the south east...

COPS have launched a desperate search after a nonverbal autistic girl vanished from her home in middle of Tropical Storm Isaias. Eliza Talal, five, was last seen around midday yesterday on Spring Valley...

NEW plane cabin designs with full divider screens, staggered seats and the removal of in-flight entertainment systems could be here in the next few years. Created by British design firm PriestmanGoode,...

My son Matthew is a 31-year-old man of few words; most of which are difficult to understand unless you know him well. He is naturally kind, sensitive, shy and inclined to be passive. Matt has Down’s...

TWO Nasa astronauts have arrived back on Earth in a historic first "splashdown" in 45 years. Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken – who were sent from space back to Florida, despite Tropical Storm...

BRITS are set for sunshine and showers today as temperatures drop to 25C after sizzling conditions scorched the nation. After the mercury rose to blistering highs of 37.8C yesterday the country can bask...

A woman who was kidnapped and held captive for days when she was 16-years-old, has re-lived the traumatic experience. Candra Torres, who was abducted in 1976, tells Elizabeth Smart: Finding Justice in...

MOST parts of the UK have seen heavy downpours today, but a 30C scorcher later this week will make the end of July more enjoyable for Brits. Heavy downpours covered most of the UK overnight and in the...

ROSS CLARK: What planet are we on? Britain gives £71m to China in aid – even though they’re on the warpath over Huawei… and yesterday blasted a rocket to Mars. But now, if you can stomach...

LONDON is set for a sizzling 24C as the North of England faces warm downpours. A North-South split bring very different days to Brits today as many will enjoy a warm, sunny day while others face showers. In...

BRITAIN is set to bake in highs of 25C in some areas today – but the warm weather won't be lasting long. Most parts of the country should see dry weather today with the hottest temperatures...

THREE teenage grils have been charged with the killing of a 17-year-old whose body was found dumped in a lake. Court documents say Lesley Luna Pantaleon was beaten with a metal pole and stabbed before...

POLICE were called to Thorpe Park this evening after a visitor was "seriously injured" by another guest at the theme park. Photos from the scene showed a heavy police presence and a large group...