Mother and babies ‘doing fine’ after sextuplets born in Poland

The sextuplets were a surprise to the family who were expecting just five babies.

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Garden feeders boost populations of birds, study suggests

Feeding the birds in the back garden has boosted the populations of an array of species that flock to them, a scientific study in the UK suggests.

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Eurosceptic Tories react angrily to Theresa May’s ‘truly awful’ Brexit proposals

Some MPs who backed the PM’s deal the last time it went before the Commons insisted they would not be doing so again.

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Ex-White House aide faces contempt vote after failing to testify before Congress

House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler told Don McGahn that the panel will hear from him ‘one way or another’.

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Latest: Theresa May plans to hold vote on second Brexit referendum

The ‘new deal’ is an attempt by the PM to win over critics across the Commons who have rejected her three previous attempts to get an agreement.

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Huawei-owned Honor unveils new phones despite ongoing US trade dispute

The firm announced the Honor 20 and 20 Pro, but neither phone has a confirmed release date.

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Sherpa guide breaks own record by climbing Everest for 24th time

Kami Rita is targeting 25 ascents of Everest before he retires from high mountain climbing.

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Protests against primary school’s LGBT lessons to continue, vow organisers

A planned demonstration will go ahead this week despite calls for a halt and plea for talks from the chief constable.

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Austrian chancellor to face no-confidence vote

Sebastian Kurz has called for an election after his vice-chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned.

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Oritse Williams’ manager tells court he touched woman during alleged rape

Jamien Nagadhana claims ‘vibes’ led him to seek a threesome with the alleged victim.

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Trump orders former White House aide not to testify before Congress

Donald McGahn is defying a subpoena to appear before the House Judiciary Committee.

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Nigel Farage ‘concerned about level of hatred’ after milkshake incident

The Brexit Party leader had a drink thrown at him while on a walkabout in Newcastle city centre on Monday.

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US tourist ‘flatlined twice’ after being stabbed by London Bridge terrorist

Robert Piersant was knifed in the back, head and face during the incident which left eight people dead in June 2017.

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Man speaking publicly about contaminated blood infection ‘a major decision’

Paul Kirkpatrick, from Derry, gave evidence to the first Northern Ireland sitting of the UK’s Infected Blood Inquiry.

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Jailed Catalan separatists take seats in Spain’s parliament

The Supreme Court allowed them to attend the opening sessions in Madrid.

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Instagram influencer data discovered online

A online database containing some contact information of millions of influencers and brands was found without any password protection.

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Malawi voters go to polls in close presidential race

Malawi’s winning candidate must get the most votes cast but is not required to receive more than 50% of the votes.

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British Cabinet considers Theresa May’s Brexit deal as leadership battle lines are drawn

Ministers will consider compromises made in Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement Bill – but some of those around the table have their eyes on her job.

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Man charged following Nigel Farage ‘milkshake throwing’ incident

Paul Crowther has been charged with common assault and criminal damage following the disturbance on Monday.

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Trump takes fresh swipe at leading Democratic rival Joe Biden

The president has focused his attacks on the former US vice president, suggesting he fears the man he has branded ‘Sleepy Joe’.

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Iran ‘quadruples production of enriched uranium’

The move comes after US president Donald Trump and Iran’s foreign minister traded insults on Twitter.

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Japanese officials wrestle with Trump arrangements for sumo date

The US president is keen to check out a sumo bout during his state visit to Japan this month.

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Terrorism charge filed against New Zealand mosque shootings suspect

Brenton Tarrant, 28, also faces a total of 51 counts of murder following the Christchurch massacre.

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Hammond takes swipe at no-deal Brexiteers as Tory leadership battle looms

The Chancellor will say if Brexit is not sorted soon there is a ‘real risk’ of a new PM shifting to a no-deal stance.

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New care approach allows prostate cancer patients to get test results online

Trials were funded by the Movember Foundation and delivered in partnership with Prostate Cancer UK.

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Judge rules against Trump in financial records dispute with Congress

The decision comes amid a widespread effort by the White House to refuse to co-operate with congressional requests for information.

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Late-life weight change linked to development of dementia, researchers say

Weight gain or loss among elderly people is linked to onset of dementia, a study suggests.

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Decriminalise prostitution, urges Royal College of Nursing in UK

The UK medical union is to start actively lobbying the British Government to change the law.

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10 held after Greenpeace activists attempt anti-BP container protest in UK

Protesters targeted the company’s offices in London.

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Austrian government heading for collapse over video scandal

Interior minister Herbert Kickl’s far-right Freedom Party is expected to leave the coalition government.

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Brexit could make UK a ‘gangsters’ paradise’

British MP Ed Davey said ending freedom of movement will rob the UK of the European Arrest Warrant and create a ‘honeypot for criminals’.

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Ecuador confirms search of Julian Assange’s belongings in embassy

The move comes following a request from US authorities who are seeking the extradition of the WikiLeaks founder.

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Ex-JLS star Oritse Williams denies behaving like ‘sexual predator’

Williams claims a consensual sexual encounter took place before he fell asleep.

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Ukraine’s new president hits out at corruption as he takes power

Former comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy was elected in a landslide and has called fresh parliamentary elections.

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Eiffel Tower closed after visitor tries to scale it

The intruder’s motives were unclear as emergency services attended the scene.

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Man arrested after Nigel Farage covered in milkshake while campaigning

The Brexit Party leader lamented the ‘complete failure’ as he was ushered away by security.

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London Bridge victim ‘used skateboard to fight terrorist’

Ignacio Echeverria was one of eight people killed on June 3 2017.

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Cabinet to consider Brexit ‘indicative votes’ to end impasse

Theresa May’s senior ministers will consider the way forward on Tuesday.

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Pair jailed in UK for planning to join Islamic State

Safwaan Mansur and Hanzalah Patel tried to evade surveillance during failed attempts to cross into Syria.

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Protests at Ecuador embassy amid claim US will seize Assange belongings

The WikiLeaks founder was dragged from the building last month.

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Former South Africa president Jacob Zuma in court in ‘corruption’ case

The 77-year-old faces charges of receiving bribes.

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Kamala Harris puts gender pay equality at heart of pitch for White House

The California senator is among a crowded field in the race for the Democratic Party’s nomination to duel with Donald Trump in 2020.

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Italy's Salvini threatens legal action after 47 migrants land despite ban

Italy's hard-line interior minister Matteo Salvini has threatened legal action after 47 migrants rescued at sea landed on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, ...

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Jailed Catalan separatists allowed to collect credentials at Spanish parliament

The five politicians are in custody pending a trial on rebellion charges.

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Talks continue but solution elusive for Sudan’s generals and protesters

There are differences over how a transition to military rule should be handled.

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Race to replace May steps up as contenders set out their stalls

The Tory leadership race is yet to officially begin, but you would not know that from the intense activity already under way.

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Gordon Brown calls for urgent investigation into Brexit Party’s ‘dirty money’

The former UK Labour prime minister is demanding an inquiry by the Electoral Commission.

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Further disruption expected at Manchester Airport after fuel hitch resolved

A spokesman for Manchester Airport said 69 flights were cancelled.

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Temple memorial to Florida shooting victims set ablaze

Artist David Best previously created structures in London and Derry that were symbolically burned.

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Trump warns Iran ‘faces end’ if it threatens America again

The American president tweeted the threat hours after a rocket landed near the US embassy in Iraq.

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