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Spanish government says it will suspend Catalonia's autonomy
Spain's government has said it will suspend Catalonia's political autonomy and impose direct rule from Madrid, as the crisis engulfing the country deepens.
Islamic State is gone but Raqqa lies in ruins after hard-fought victory
Islamic State's brutal reign of terror in Raqqa may be at an end, but as the liberation of the Syrian city is celebrated in the streets the shadow of the group remains.
What will invoking article 155 mean for Catalonia - and Spain?
There came a point this week when the move to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy became inevitable.
Maltese PM 'never complained' about scrutiny from journalist killed in bomb attack
The Maltese Prime Minister has said he "never complained" about being "under scrutiny" from a journalist who was killed in a car bomb attack.
Trump promised grieving military father $25k - which was never received
The father of a fallen soldier has said Donald Trump offered him $25,000 after the death of his son, but the cheque never arrived.
EU leaders play down Brexit talks progress after Theresa May's plea for 'urgency'
EU leaders have welcomed Theresa May's latest offer to free up Brexit negotiations but talked down chances of them moving on to the crucial trade stage.
Risk of 'ecological Armageddon' as number of flying insects plunges
The number of flying insects has dropped by up to 75% in less than 30 years, provoking the risk of an "ecological Armageddon", scientists have said.
Jacinda Ardern is New Zealand's new - and youngest - Prime Minister
New Zealand is getting a new government after a month of deadlock following elections, with Jacinda Ardern becoming the nation's youngest leader.
Melania Trump body double conspiracy theory spreads on social media
Conspiracy theorists on Twitter think Melania Trump was replaced by a body double as her husband addressed the media last week.
Bomb-sniffing dog fired from CIA for refusing to sniff bombs
Some people just aren't cut out for the realities of a high-pressure work environment - and it would seem the same goes for dogs.