Trump directed Ukraine pressure, US diplomat says

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe big names who had a bad day at the hearingA top US diplomat has told an impeachment inquiry that he followed President Donald Trump's orders to…

Missing cat found 1,200 miles from US home

Image copyright Santa Fe Animal Shelter Image caption Sasha had been missing for five years A man in the US state of Oregon has been reunited with his missing cat after it was discovered on…

Ryanair baggage fee policy ruled as excessive

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ryanair described the ruling as an isolated case A Spanish court has called budget airline Ryanair's policy of charging a fee for hand luggage "excessive" after a passenger was fined…

Impeachment takes centre stage in Democrat debate

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Front runners Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders all addressed the impeachment inquiry The fifth Democratic presidential debate was held on Wednesday evening at the Tyler Perry studios…

Prince Andrew urged to contact US investigators

Image copyright Reuters/ BBC The Duke of York should put himself forward to be interviewed by US investigators, a lawyer representing some of Jeffrey Epstein's victims says. Gloria Allred questioned Prince Andrew's pledge that he…

Coldplay not touring to help environment

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChris Martin: "Everyone will catch up if you prove that it's easy to do it the right way"Coldplay will not be touring to promote their latest album…

Malta journalist murder suspect may get pardon

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A makeshift memorial in Valletta: The murder stunned Maltese society Malta's prime minister says he is considering doing a pardon deal with an alleged money launderer suspected of being the…

Three Republican impeachment claims, fact-checked

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The impeachment inquiry is now being held in public President Trump and his Republican supporters are fighting hard to control the narrative of the ongoing impeachment hearings, hitting back…