Cyclone Mekunu is heading towards the Arabian Peninsula, as its outer bands dumped heavy rain and bent palm trees in Oman, after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra.
An eruption at the summit of a volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has sent an ash cloud about 10,000 feet into the air, authorities have said.
Thousands of Brazilian lorry drivers have been warned a continuing strike over rising fuel prices will end by force, after drivers blocked roads, leading to school closures and flight cancellations.
A 13-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with the murder of a schoolgirl in Ireland.
The European Union’s Brexit negotiator has called for “realism” over the terms of the future relationship between the UK and Brussels.
Votes continue to be cast in Ireland’s abortion referendum amid reports of strong turnout numbers in many parts of the country.
Dozens of Palestinians have been injured during protests along the border with Israel, Gaza’s Health Ministry has said.
Depression may speed up the brain’s ageing process, according to new research by psychologists.
A former special adviser to Sir Michael Fallon who was acquitted of sexual assault has said there are “serious issues” about the way the case was handled.
A 95-year-old man has been arrested over the death of a woman who was working as a carer in north London.
Vladimir Putin has questioned the UK’s explanation around the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal, saying the use of a military grade agent “is not possible” as its victims would have died “immediately”.
Oil prices tanked on Friday on the back of reports suggesting that oil-producing countries would ramp up production levels.
Liverpool fans whose flights to watch their side in the Champions League final in Ukraine were cancelled face bitter disappointment after the city’s mayor said he had been unable to resolve the “utter shambles” in time.
Jeremy Corbyn quipped that fish recognised no borders during his fleeting visit on Friday.
Though the weather forecast might not be spectacular, the British public will doubtless be making the most of the bank holiday weekend.
A hostile spell from Ben Stokes carried the strain for England as they battled to curtail Pakistan’s lead on day two at Lord’s.
These are the adorable red wolf pups which have been born at a Florida zoo, and are venturing out of their den for the first time.
The bereaved relative of a family of five “cremated unwillingly” in the Grenfell Tower fire has asked why more was not done to save her loved ones trapped as the high-rise burned “like a torch”.
Detectives investigating the murder of a schoolgirl in Ireland have charged a 13-year-old boy.
Detectives have issued an e-fit of a suspect they wish to identify after a pensioner was reportedly targeted in a distraction robbery.