The whereabouts of one of the most high-profile missing people in China have been established, with officials confirming they are holding Meng Hongwei.
It's in the trees! It's coming! The Kate Bush box set that is, with the critically revered singer-songwriter announcing plans for a remastered re-release of her entire back catalogue.
NATO's General Secretary has warned Russia to quit its "reckless" behaviour after seven of its nationals have been accused of involvement in a series of cyber attacks.
California, home of Hollywood, surf beaches, endless sunshine and corporate gender equality? That may soon be the case after Senate Bill 826, which requires publicly held companies based in the state to have at least woman on their boards of directors by the end of 2019, has become law.
The bottle of the Macallan 1926 has sold for US$1.1 million at Edinburgh, setting a new record as the most expensive single standard bottle of whisky ever.
She shared the prize with US scientist Arthur Ashkin and Frenchman Gerard Mourou.
The two powerhouse clubs have each won all five of their premier league matches and will meet each other next week in a mouth-watering clash.
The President of the European Council has described the Chequers agreement as unworkable at an EU summit.
The Kenyan champion has slashed more than a minute off the previous marathon record, completing the Berlin race in 2 hours, 1 minute, 39 seconds, an average pace of 20.7 km/hour.
The UK's torturous negotiations over the shape and form of Brexit have taken another turn with the Governor of the nation's central bank warning of financial chaos in the event of a no deal Brexit.
Almost a decade from the day when Lehman Brothers collapsed during the tumult of the GFC, the former UK Prime Minister has warned major problems within the financial sector that led to the crisis have still not been remedied.
The large-scale protest in Barcelona shows there is still significant popular support for the Catalan region to break away from Spain and self-govern.
Nationalist party Swedish Democrats (SD), once linked to neo-Nazis, have won about 18% of the vote, up from 12.9% in the last national election.
In the wake of (now discredited) news that Goldman Sachs is shelving its plans for a cryptocurrency trading desk, the two biggest cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin and Ethereum, dipped sharply in value.
Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov are suspected of carrying out the Novichok attack in Salisbury in June this year.
Michel Barnier, the EU's Chief Brexit Negotiator, has given his strongest indication yet that the EU will oppose May's Chequers agreement. Meanwhile, May has written an op-ed saying she will not budge on the contentious compromise deal struck at Chequers.
The Department of Health and Social Care has launched a consultation on whether children should be able to purchase energy drinks.
The European nation has successfully completed a three-year bailout program but officials have warned the country is still very much in a rebuilding phase.
Rescue efforts are ongoing after the Morandi bridge in Genoa collapsed, sending dozens of vehicles plunging 45 metres onto railway tracks and buildings below.
The Economist's annual survey of the world's most liveable cities has a new number one, with Melbourne demoted after seven years in the top spot.
A perfect storm of climatic conditions, genetic quirks and the wasps' life cycle have resulted in increased numbers of wasps becoming 'intoxicated' and making a nuisance of themselves with heightened numbers of stinging attacks.
A new report has suggested senior US officials, including National Security Advisor John Bolton, rushed through a deal on NATO before the president could sink it.
The US State Department has announced the move after it determined Russia used the nerve agent Novichok on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.
With a wide-ranging new memoir, 'Run For Your Life' under his belt, the former Australian Foreign Minister discusses the impact of Trump, the rise of China and the potentially calamitous impact of climate change.
The US lifted the sanctions back in 2015 but the Trump administration will restore them despite the protests of European leaders.
Facebook has written a blog saying it has identified and removed 32 fake accounts and pages designed to influence the mid-term US elections in November.
The EU's highest court has ruled the popular chocolate does not have a shape distinctive enough to warrant trademark protection, ending a legal battle that has stretched over 16 years.
Major General Qassem Soleimani has warned Trump that Iran will "destroy all that you possess" if attacked by the US.
Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have announced that the US and EU will work together to avoid a potentially ruinous trade war.
187 people are reported to be injured after the wildfires which forced many people in the resort town of Mati to flee into the sea.
The new poll from NBC News/Wall Street Journal shows the Putin meeting had little impact on his popularity.
On the fifth instalment of World Emoji Day, Apple has revealed a new suite of emoji that will be available later in 2018.
Mayweather finished ahead of actor and director George Clooney and television personality and entrepreneur Kylie Jenner.
After meeting with Putin, Trump told media that he believed the Russian leader's denials of state involvement in the 2016 US election.
Theresa May's government continues to be divided over Brexit, with one conservative MP penning an opinion piece stating the country should return to the polls on the issue.
The US President has taken aim at the EU, Russia and China in an interview with CBS.
France are World Cup champions for 2018, defeating a gallant Croatian side 4-2 in a gripping final. Here, we look back on the goals, upsets, protests and stars that defined the tournament.
Donald Trump is gearing up for a hostile reception in London and laments that he used to love the city.
In an explosive interview with The Sun newspaper, Trump said that May's proposed Brexit model would likely kill any trade deal between the two countries.
At a Brussels meeting of NATO member nations, US President Donald Trump told the Europeans nations they should double their military spending to 4% of GDP.
Ronaldo will leave Spain for the Italian club in the blockbuster move.
Nordstrom's new outlets have no merchandise but instead offer shoppers the opportunity to try on clothes and consult with stylists and tailors.
If it was a Hollywood movie you wouldn't believe it, but the rescue mission widely seen by experts as nearly impossible has come to a successful end with all 12 boys and their coach now out of the caves.
With 37 grand slam victories between them, the two tennis champions are on track to meet again in the Wimbledon final and continue one of sport's great rivalries.
Davis quit after deciding he could not abide by the most recent Brexit framework May's government agreed to on 6 July. His resignation will force a government reshuffle and is a serious blow to pro-Brexit factions.
Sir Paul McCartney is among those supporting the contentious legislation; he believes the change would safeguard the "sustainable future for music".
The tech giant has been forced into action after a news report revealed many third party apps have the ability to read private messages sent in Gmail.
The German Chancellor has agreed to a political deal which will see the country tighten its borders to asylum seekers.
High-profile retailers such as House of Fraser and Poundworld have slumped in 2018 and the sector has lost tens of thousands of jobs this year alone.
Four nations had brought a complaint to the WTO that Australia's mandated plain packaging violated trade laws, but the WTO has rejected this, clearing the way for other countries to introduce similar legislation.
Frontman Ray Davies will reunite with brother Dave Davies and drummer Mick Avory as one of the most influential Britsh bands ever gets set to write a new chapter.
A senior Russian official has revealed a date and time have been set for the two leaders to meet.
The company has rebounded under CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and convinced the court it has changed its ways.
The court has ruled 5-4 in favour of the ban which prohibits most people from a number of predominantly Muslim countries entering the US.
The iconic motorbike manufacturer has announced the move in response to retaliatory tariffs from the EU.
Turkey’s electoral commission has just confirmed Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) will remain Turkey’s leader.
The Modena hotspot reclaimed first place at the 2018 edition of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.
Powerhouse nations like Brazil, Germany, Spain and Argentina were expected to dominate the tournament but have all underwhelmed so far
The Tesla co-founder answered a question on Twitter by saying “universal income will be necessary over time if AI takes over most human jobs”
The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has announced the withdrawal, calling the organisation a “cesspool of political bias”.
For the first time, the World Health Organisation (WHO) will list gaming disorder in its International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD).
A three-day pause in hostilities in Afghanistan has been broken with two devastating suicide bombing attacks.
As the World Cup prepares for kick-off, the Virgin founder has written of his hope the tournament can be an “opportunity for the world to put differences aside and join hands as one.”
The leaders of the world’s seven largest advanced economies will meet in Canada but there is already talk of a six-country agreement with Trump the odd one out.
US President Donald Trump may have the power to pardon himself of any wrongdoing related to Russian collusion in the US election, says his lawyer Rudy Giuliani.
Italian President Sergio Mattarella has agreed to swear in the coalition government after blocking it just days ago
After being warned he was the target of a state-ordered assassination plot, Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko faked his own death in order to expose those coordinating his murder.
Arkady Babchenko had become an enemy of the state after upsetting some of the Kremlin's most powerful figures. Now, after more than a year of living in exile in Ukraine, he's been murdered outside his apartment complex.
Italy continues to be a nation in flux after President Sergio Mattarella invited Carlo Cottarelli, formerly an International Monetary Fund economist, to form government.
With his larrikin persona and classically beautiful serve-and-volley game, Pat Cash was one of Australia’s favourite sportsmen.
The frontrunner to be Italy's next prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, has been caught taking liberties with his resume.
Washington announces plan to impose toughest sanctions on Tehran to date, as it aims to curb its "threatening behaviour".
After repeated warnings to address unacceptable pollution levels, six countries must now answer to the European Court of Justice.
Mark Zuckerberg has been called out for agreeing to give evidence to the European Parliament despite repeated calls to front British MPs.
The world has condemned the Israeli military's massacre of Palestinian protestors as a shocking and abhorrent violation of human rights.
The Turnbull government has set aside $50 million in the federal budget to go towards the prosecution of those responsible for the downing of MH17.
European leaders are scrambling to convince Iran not to revert to nuclear bomb building in the wake of Trump's decision to cut ties with the 2015 accord.
The British foreign secretary is leaving no stone unturned in his bid to keep the Iran accord in play.
It sent shockwaves through the football world but Ferguson is reportedly recovering well from his emergency surgery.
Afghanistan has suffered its deadliest day for the country's media since the US-led defeat of the Taliban in 2001.
What Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims to be evidence, is nothing more than a beat up of old issues to aid Donald Trump's move against Iran, officials say.
Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William have announced the arrival of a healthy baby boy on Monday.
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has told the Konrad Adenauer Foundation gathering in Berlin that the key to gaining support for multiculturalism is having control of your borders.
Terrorist group Islamic State has reportedly claimed responsibility for the horrific attack on Kabul.
The House of Lords has backed an amendment to May's Brexit blueprint aimed at securing a customs union deal by the end of October.
Nikki Haley has warned Syria's President that the US would strike again without hesitation if he was to carry out another chemical attack.
Donald Trump has warned Putin a missile strike on Syria is imminent, and Russia has pledged to shoot them down.
The West is ready to take military action against Syria if it is confirmed government forces were behind a toxic gas attack in Douma, but Russia has blocked an independent investigation proposed by the US.
The new defence chief of China has shown aggression towards the US, saying the West should take heed of the country's military alliance with Russia.
There were winners on and off the track at the 2018 Dubai World Cup – with world-class thoroughbreds, stunning fashion and outstanding entertainment.
Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland says the investigation has cleared everyone but Smith, Warner and Bancroft of any involvement in the ball-tampering scandal, but a host of big-name former stars have rejected the outcome.
The Socceroos may be withdrawn from the FIFA World Cup in Russia if the British government pulls England from the tournament.
It started with the UK, now the US, a host of European countries, and other allies such as Australia and Canada, are removing Russian diplomats and intelligence officers from their countries.
OPINION: Forget Bancroft, make an example of Smith, Warner, and the rest of the so-called leadership group
The cheating by the Australian cricket team has left a proud sporting nation shell-shocked. But Cameron Bancroft should not be the poster boy for this ball-tampering plot.
It is another blow to conservation efforts, but hope remains that Sudan's genetic material will one day lead to the reproduction of the northern white rhino.
Exit polls have Putin winning almost three quarters of the vote, meaning he will maintain power until at least 2024.
The South African government has blasted its Australian counterpart for suggesting white farmers are being persecuted and need help.
Theresa May has announced the largest expulsion of Russian diplomats since the Cold War, after Moscow refused to offer an explanation as to how a Soviet-developed nerve agent was used in an assassination attempt on a former double agent.