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"Unstoppable" robot dogs have stretched their legs in a big test with the US Air Force where they "shot down" Russian missiles. The faceless, mechanical four-legged friends were drafted...

A huge luxury yacht has been filmed bursting into flames off the coast of Italian island Sardinia before sinking into the depths of the ocean. The Italian Coast Guard filmed the dramatic demise of the...

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund – the world’s largest – made a £16bn loss in the first half of the year and warned that financial markets could face further volatility as the Covid pandemic...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The number of people around the world who have died as a result of the coronavirus has passed the 600,000 mark as countries from the U.S. to South Africa to India struggle to contain...

This story was originally published on HuffPost UK. A stabbing incident in Reading town center on Saturday which left three people dead and three seriously injured has now been declared a terrorist incident,...

Two former London bankers were handed suspended jail terms and one a €14m fine for tax fraud in a landmark trial that is likely to unleash dozens of similar cases across Germany. The ruling is the first...

This is the moment a crowd of people clap and cheer while an effigy of two gay men kissing is set on fire in Croatia, amid a conservative pushback against same-sex parents fostering children. In the clip,...

A huge migration of birds estimated to measure 180 miles across has been spotted travelling across Florida on a weather radar. The video shows the massive flock flying north over Key West before disappearing...

A mysterious prince's tomb has been saved after its secrets lay undiscovered in Italy for thousands of years. The ancient treasure trove was about to be destroyed by leisure centre developers. Archaeologists...

A distraught woman has developed a condition which left her paralysed from the waist down – and she claims it’s down to stress. Courtney Runyon, 35, from Dallas in the US, started losing feeling in...

A French surfing champion has died aged 24 just months after moving to Australia. Rising star Poeti Norac relocated to Queensland's Sunshine Coast, near Brisbane, from the Vendée region in western...

Police have released creepy video footage from inside paedophile financier Jeffrey Epstein’s Palm Beach estate for the first time – and the billionaire has a chilling taste in decoration. The late...

The wife of fear cartel boss 'El Marro' is said to be among a series of arrests as the battle for the state of Guanajuato continues. Four members of a dangerous drug cartel born after a division...

The body of basketball great Kobe Bryant has finally been identified as new photos of the helicopter crash site emerge. Investigators used fingerprints to identify the 41-year-old NBA legend as well...

A man has died after being attacked by his rooster at an illegal cock fight in India. The victim, Saripalli Venkateswara Rao, 53, was holding his rooster at a cock fight event last Thursday when the horror...

Update: In the week after his news-making rescue, Lewis’s burn injuries unfortunately worsened, and the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital made the difficult decision to put him down. The hospital shared...