The scene is the ambassador's office, deep in the £1billion Borg cube which masquerades as the new US embassy in London. Donald Trump is using a highly-encrypted videolink, known as Redfacetime, to berate his representative. "Whaddya mean, they're not coming? I'm the president. I'm the greatest...
Fisherman in Norway were stunned to discover a white whale wearing a harness daubed with the words "Equipment of St. Petersburg". Norwegian marine experts believe it was no ordinary beluga whale, but a whale trained by the Russian navy as part of a programme to equip marine mammals...
Sri Lanka has banned women from wearing face veils after more than 250 people - including eight Britons - were killed in a wave of suicide bombings. The ban falls under an emergency law that was put in place after eight men and a woman carried out the...
A murder investigation has been launched as the bodies of five family members missing for four months have been found 'with knife wounds' in a well. They have been identified as Olesya Barskova, 39, her daughter Viktoria Barskova, 22, two sons aged six and two, and Viktoria’s...
A British man who is the prime suspect in the alleged double murder of a mum and her one-year-old daughter claims he "did nothing wrong". Robert Leeming said he had been wrongly suspected of involvement in the disappearance of Jasmine Lovett, 25, and her daughter Aliyah Sanderson. Police...
A man had to be rescued after getting trapped in a tunnel that he had dug to spy on his ex-girlfriend. Cesar Arnoldo Gomez, 50, who spent days digging the hole in Puerto Penasco, in northern Mexico, has now been jailed according to authorities. He had previously been...
A male model who died suddenly after collapsing on the catwalk in front of horrified witnesses may have had an undiagnosed birth defect, say doctors. Tales Soares was taken ill while modelling clothes for the fashion brand Ocksa at Sao Paulo's Fashion Week on Saturday night - and...
A surgeon was killed in a freak accident when an “ice bullet” from a lorry smashed her car windscreen and struck her - "in the eye". Evgenia Elistratova, 27, died instantly of serious head injuries when the ice kicked up by the truck crashed through the glass of...
Wide streets still lie empty, scavenging boar and monkeys the only signs of life. Only wild animals, and the 6ft weeds, which have rampaged through deserted homes and businesses, suffocating once-chatty barbers shops and bustling grocery stores; strangling playgrounds and their rusting rides which lie empty and eerily...
A mother who killed her four children started crying in court when giving evidence for the first time as part of an appeal against her conviction. Kathleen Folbigg, Australia's worst female serial killer, broke down in tears when she was questioned about the youngsters' deaths in a Sydney...