Ministry building under attack in Kabul

Image copyright EPA Image caption The attack happened in a busy area of central Kabul An explosion and gunfire have been heard in the centre of the Afghan capital Kabul near the ministry of information.…

US heiress pleads guilty in sex cult case

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Clare Bronfman said she was "truly remorseful" for her role US heiress Clare Bronfman has pleaded guilty to her role in an alleged sex trafficking operation. Bronfman, the 40-year-old heir…

Teenagers arrested over McKee killing

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with the killing of journalist Lyra McKee. The men, aged 18 and 19, were arrested under the Terrorism Act. Ms McKee, 29, was struck by a bullet as…

Egyptians urged to say yes to Sisi term…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Banner in central Cairo urging Egyptians to "say yes to the constitutional amendments" Walking across Cairo, you can't miss the huge banners calling on Egyptians to support constitutional amendments that…

Bees on Notre-Dame roof survive fire

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cathedral beekeeper Nicolas Geant says the bees would have got "drunk" on smoke from the fire Notre-Dame's smallest residents have survived the devastating fire which destroyed most of the…

British hacker pleads guilty to US charges

Image copyright Getty Images A British man hailed as a hero for stopping a global cyber-attack that was threatening the NHS has pleaded guilty to US malware charges. Marcus Hutchins, 24, has pleaded guilty to…

Police release footage of McKee suspect

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTributes have been paid to Lyra McKee who was shot dead in LondonderryDetectives hunting the killer of journalist Lyra McKee have released footage of the shooting as…

Adele splits from husband Simon Konecki

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Adele and Simon Konecki married in secret in 2016 Adele has separated from her husband Simon Konecki, representatives for the singer have confirmed. In a statement on Friday, they…

Teen girls held for plotting nine murders

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption US classroom (file image) Two teenage girls have been arrested in the state of Florida for allegedly planning to murder nine people, US media report. The pair from Avon…

Marine arrested for N Korea embassy raid

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Members of the group allegedly broke into North Korea's Spanish embassy and stole several computers and hard drives American authorities have arrested a former US Marine who is allegedly…