One person has been killed after a gunman opened fire on a tram in the Dutch city Utrecht.
EU president Donald Tusk urged leaders meeting in Bulgaria to form a "united European front" against Trump’s withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal
There is a ‘beacon of hope’ for bees after the European Union voted for a near-total ban on insecticides blamed for killing the insects
British companies can expect a temporary boost from the birth of Prince William and Kate’s new baby, say business leaders and analysts.
Britain’s royal family will tour the globe next year to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s diamond jubilee marking 60 years on the throne.
Former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Mohammad Asif have been found guilty of involvement in a "spot-fixing" betting scam.
David Cameron has announced a sweeping review of UK policy to reverse a "slow-motion moral collapse" that he blames for the recent riots in Britain.
A United States street crime expert has warned that solving the problem of rioting was more complex than just arresting people.
Police have arrested UK PM David Cameron’s former media chief over the phone hacking scandal at <i>News of the World</i>, where he served as editor.
UK police working with the FBI have arrested a teenager in connection with attacks by the Lulz hacker group on the CIA, the US Senate and Sony.
London police have received a bomb threat from Irish republicans on the eve of an historic trip by Queen Elizabeth II to the Republic of Ireland.
Britons looked set to reject a change in their electoral system, as they voted in a referendum that has threatened to tear the ruling coalition apart.
Prince William married Kate Middleton in regal splendour at Westminster Abbey on Friday as huge crowds and a global TV audience watched.
Prince William and Kate Middleton marry on Friday in Britain’s biggest royal wedding for 30 years, watched by over a million spectators in London.
International powers meeting in London on Tuesday edged closer to an exile plan for embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
Rebels battling Muammar Gaddafi appealed on Friday for arms and medical aid, while the EU insisted the Libyan strongman step down "without delay".
Libya’s air force stepped up air strikes and heavy shelling was heard on Tuesday as the revolt against Muammar Gaddafi entered its third week.
Libyan rebels ceded ground to Muammar Gaddafi’s advancing forces on Monday as the US came under increasing pressure to arm the opposition.
Ras Lanuf has done well from Libya’s oil boom since Gaddafi nationalised the former Mobil terminal as part of his "people’s revolution".
Hackers stepped up their cyber-war in support of WikiLeaks on Thursday.
WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange was arrested in London on Tuesday on suspicion of rape after surrendering to a Swedish arrest warrant.
The WikiLeaks website was fighting to stay online on Saturday after Sweden issued a new arrest warrant for its elusive chief.
Pakistani officials were to meet on Monday to decide the fate of scheduled January 8 elections, after Benazir Bhutto’s party announced it would contest the vote despite her assassination. The vote, seen as a key step in the nuclear-armed nation’s transition back to democracy after eight years of military rule, has been thrown into disarray by her slaying.
Pakistani lawmakers began voting on Saturday in a presidential election that Pervez Musharraf is set to win despite a court ruling that delays the declaration of a result and could yet deny him victory. Musharraf, who seized control of the world’s only nuclear-armed Islamic nation in a 1999 coup, is assured of the votes he needs for another five year-term.
Elderly Mohammed Nabi pounded his fist on the rug at his mudbrick house in south-west Pakistan and told how the Taliban recruited his cousin to avenge Nato bombings across the border. "He didn’t say he was going for jihad, he said he was going to Afghanistan to visit our ancestral village about two months ago," raged the white-bearded Afghan refugee.
Spring is around the corner for millions of Pakistanis left homeless by last year’s giant earthquake, even if it doesn’t feel like it as Hafez Gullamullah tramps through knee-deep snow. When the thaw comes at the end of March in Pitchbala, the father-of-three and his fellow villagers will finally be able to start rebuilding their homes.