Palma on the island of Majorca is planning to become the first Spanish city to prohibit the rental of apartments to tourists.
US President Donald Trump has said North Korea wants to hold a high-stakes meeting “as soon as possible” as he praised Kim Jong Un as “very open” and “very honourable”.
A 25-year-old who allegedly ploughed a van into people on a crowded Toronto pavement has been ordered to be held on 10 counts of murder and 13 of attempted murder.
Praising the strength of America’s oldest alliance, US President Donald Trump welcomed French President Emmanuel Macron to the White House with a pomp-filled ceremony on the South Lawn.
US first lady Melania Trump has been hosting her French counterpart Brigitte Macron during the first official state visit hosted by Donald Trump. But as the US president and Emmanuel Macron get down to business on trade and nuclear weapons, how does Ms Macron’s chic French style measure up against her host’s American glamour?
A UN prosecution lawyer has urged appeal judges to convict former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on a second genocide count and increase his 40-year sentence for overseeing Serb atrocities during the Bosnian war to a life term.
This eerie footage was captured by a spacecraft orbiting a comet more than 300 million miles from earth.
Dozens of people have been injured after an earthquake hit south-eastern Turkey, officials said.
Rising Chinese demand for products made from elephant skin is driving poaching and posing an even greater threat to Asia’s wild herds than the ivory trade, according to a report by a British-based conservation group.
Syrian government forces have launched a new operation targeting underground tunnels used by the Islamic State group in the capital Damascus, according to state TV.
A man was Tasered 10 times and removed from an American Airlines flight after police say he was involved in an altercation with another passenger. Jacob Garcia, 28, was asked to leave the flight but refused and was arrested after he became physical with Miami-Dade Police officers.
The discovery in Iran of a mummified body near the site of a former royal mausoleum has raised speculation it could be the remains of the late Reza Shah Pahlavi, founder of the Pahlavi dynasty.
A US appeals court has favoured humans over animals in a copyright lawsuit filed over a series of selfies taken by a monkey.
Police have caught a man suspected of setting a fire at a three-storey building that killed 18 people and injured five others in China.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has visited a hospital where people are being treated after a bus crash killed 32 Chinese tourists and four North Koreans.
Police in Toronto are trying to find the motive of a driver who ploughed into pedestrians on a crowded footpath, killing 10 people and injuring 15.
A sit-down between US president Donald Trump and French president Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference will highlight the business portion of the French leader’s second day in Washington.
Mike Pompeo, US president Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, has avoided a rare rebuke as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly recommended him.
Former president George HW Bush has been taken to hospital in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife Barbara, a spokesman said.
A rented van ploughed down a crowded Toronto pavement, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities have said.
Nine people are dead and 16 injured after a van struck pedestrians in Toronto, police have said.
A mentally unstable gunman suspected of killing four people at a restaurant has been arrested not far from his apartment after hiding from police for more than a day following the attack, authorities said.
A van has apparently jumped a kerb at a busy road junction in Toronto and struck eight to 10 people and fled the scene before it was found and the driver taken into custody, police said.
Serzh Sargsyan has resigned as prime minister of Armenia after thousands of people poured into the streets to protest over his political manoeuvring to cling to power.
Bill Cosby chose not to give evidence in his sexual assault retrial as his lawyers rested their case on Monday, setting the stage for closing arguments and jury deliberations.
A van has struck at least eight people in Toronto, police have said, but the cause of the incident and the extent of the injuries are not yet known.
The suspect in a quadruple homicide at a US restaurant has been taken into custody, police said.
The head of South Africa’s football league has promised a full investigation after a stadium riot left 18 people hurt, including a security guard who suffered head injuries when he was attacked on the field by a mob of fans.
Police on the Greek island of Lesbos have arrested 120 asylum-seekers for illegal camping, following overnight violence by local residents trying to end a five-day sit-in protest in the island’s capital.
Authorities searching for a man accused of killing four people at a Waffle House in Nashville, Tennessee, have mobilised in force to find a man last seen walking away from the carnage, barefoot and shirtless.
Preliminary technical work has resumed on exhuming the remains of four Spanish Civil War victims from a complex that pays homage to the late dictator Francisco Franco, Spanish heritage authorities said.
Armenian prime minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly, in an apparent move to end massive anti-government protests.
A half-naked man suspected of fatally shooting four people at a Tennessee Waffle House remains on the run, and may be armed with one of the guns seized from him last year after he tried to enter the White House to see Donald Trump.
The prosecutor in the trial of a Danish inventor accused of torturing and murdering a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip has said there is “a risk that he can commit the same kind of crime again”.
The EU’s trade chief has said German chancellor Angela Merkel and French president Emmanuel Macron will press US leader Donald Trump this week to exempt the 28-member bloc permanently from US steel and aluminium tariffs.
The man credited with saving several lives after snatching an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant has said it was a “selfish” act of self-preservation, and he does not consider himself a hero.
The number of critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins along a stretch of the Mekong River has increased for the first time in 20 years but the animals still face serious threats, Cambodia’s government and conservationists said.
Syrian government forces and their allies have launched a new offensive against Islamic State (IS) in southern Damascus.
A traffic accident in North Korea has killed 32 Chinese tourists and four North Koreans, Chinese officials said.
Paris terror attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and an accomplice have been guilty of attempted murder over shots fired at police they sought to avoid arrest in a Brussels suburb.
US President Donald Trump has falsely claimed that North Korea agreed to “denuclearisation” before his potential meeting with Kim Jong-un.
Nabi Tajima, the world’s oldest person, has died at the age of 117.
A Canadian man has been killed in a remote part of the Amazon rainforest after being blamed for the death of an elderly shaman.
A nearly naked gunman wearing only a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville early on Sunday, shooting four people to death before a customer rushed him and wrestled the weapon away.
Nicaragua’s president has withdrew changes to the social security system that had triggered deadly protests and looting.
The man who wrestled the gun away from the Waffle House shooting suspect in Tennessee has said if he were going to die, the gunman would “have to work to kill me”.
A gunman wearing nothing but a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a US Waffle House restaurant and killed four people before dawn, according to police, before a customer saving lives by wresting the assailant’s weapon away.
Dozens of shops in the Nicaraguan capital of Managua have been looted as protests sparked by government social security reforms continue.
An Islamic State suicide bomber has attacked a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing 57 people and wounding more than 100 others.
Syrian government forces pounded districts of the capital held by the Islamic State group, in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached with the militants earlier in the week.
A gunman wearing nothing but a coat stormed a Waffle House restaurant before dawn on Sunday and killed four people, according to police in the US.
French authorities have reopened Mont-Saint-Michel abbey to visitors after an earlier evacuation on the famed English Channel site for a visitor who apparently threatened to attack security services.
A fire broke out at a prominent skyscraper in Dubai, sending smoke billowing from its roof and those inside fleeing into the street.
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a bust of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius in the southern city of Aswan.
Three people are dead and four are injured after a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant, police in Nashville say.
French President Emmanuel Macron is bringing an environmentally friendly gift to the White House when he visits President Donald Trump this week: a tree sapling.
French authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France after a visitor apparently threatened to attack security services.
Seventeen people were killed after two dragon boats capsized in southern China, authorities have said.
Nabi Tajima, the world’s oldest person, has died at the age of 117.
A suicide bomber has struck at a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital, killing at least 48 people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.
Four former presidents joined hundreds of mourners at the private funeral of Barbara Bush hailed as the “first lady of the greatest generation”.
Chemical weapons inspectors have collected samples from Syria’s Douma, two weeks after a suspected gas attack prompted retaliatory strikes by Western powers on the Syrian government’s chemical facilities.
A 103-year-old French nun known as the “White Angel” who helped allied soldiers during a failed Second World War raid has died.
Four former presidents joined ambassadors, sports stars and hundreds of other mourners at the private funeral for former first lady Barbara Bush.
Five people were killed and dozens more were missing after two dragon boats capsized in southern China, said state broadcaster CCTV.
US President Donald Trump will look to pull off the ultimate charm offensive as he hosts French President Emmanuel Macron at a glitzy White House state dinner.
Two university student protesters have been killed in Nicaragua in clashes over a social security reform pushed by President Daniel Ortega’s government, according to independent media reports.
At least two German tourists have been killed and another 10 injured when their minibus went off the road and fell into a ravine in the Andes mountains, said authorities in Peru.
North Korea has said it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests ahead of a new round of negotiations with South Korea and the United States.
North Korea has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.
Former president George HW Bush has greeted mourners filing through a Houston church as they paid final respects to his wife of 73 years, former first lady Barbara Bush.
Students across the US have streamed out of their schools in the latest round of gun control protests following the February shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida.
Distant relatives of the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo have won a temporary injunction that stops sales of a Frida Barbie doll.
US jurors were shown Bill Cosby’s travel records as his lawyers said he never visited his Philadelphia mansion in the month he is accused of drugging and molesting a woman there.
Russia’s foreign minister has said the US sought out and respected Moscow’s positions in Syria when it launched its air strikes last week.
Two more Palestinians, including a 15-year-old boy, have been killed by Israeli army fire on the Gaza border, Palestinian health officials have said.
An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices for the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) found no problems, even though the company knew at the time that a data-mining firm had improperly obtained private data from millions of users.
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has sued US president Donald Trump’s campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, claiming they conspired to help Mr Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
US students have begun leaving classes in protest over gun violence and to honour shooting victims.
Islamic State (IS) militants have reportedly agreed to give up their last pocket in Damascus, as the government seeks to retake the entire Syrian capital and its surrounding areas for the first time since 2011.
An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices for the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) found no problems, even though the company knew at the time that a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users.
US president Donald Trump indicated he could make a reciprocal trip to Russia if Vladimir Putin was able to accept his invitation to the White House, officials in Moscow said.
Two Palestinians have been killed after Israeli troops opened fire on protesters across the border fence, health officials said.
Berlin police evacuated thousands of people from a central area of the German capital and shut down the main train station as a precaution while they defused an unexploded Second World War bomb found during construction work.
A 25-year-old Palestinian man has died after being critically wounded by Israeli army fire near Gaza’s border with Israel.
A woman has claimed authorities in the Italian city of Turin have refused to register her newborn baby, conceived abroad by artificial insemination, due to Italian laws that make fertility treatments available only to heterosexual couples.
The Basque militant group ETA has offered an unprecedented apology for the pain caused during its armed campaign for independence from Spain and France, and vowed not to return to violence.
Berlin police are evacuating thousands of people from the city centre and shutting down the main train station in preparation for the removal of an unexploded Second World War bomb found during recent construction work.
US president Donald Trump told former FBI director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of a top adviser, asked about the possibility of jailing journalists and described a boast from Vladimir Putin about Russian prostitutes, according to Mr Comey’s notes.
North and South Korea installed the first telephone hotline between their leaders on Friday as they prepared for a rare summit next week aimed at resolving the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang.
A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and authorities have set up a no-go zone around the mountain.
President Donald Trump told former FBI director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, according to memos maintained by Mr Comey.
An Alabama inmate convicted of the mail-bomb slaying of a federal judge during a wave of Southern terror in 1989 has been executed as the oldest prisoner put to death in the US since capital punishment was reinstated in the 1970s.
Two Florida deputies have been killed after shots were fired through the window of a restaurant, authorities said.
Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel’s Russia investigation.
Tiny Maile Pearl made Senate history on Thursday without making a sound.
The case of British cybersecurity expert once heralded as a hero for stopping the WannaCry worldwide computer virus has been delayed.
Bill Cosby’s lawyers have lost another bid to cut his sex assault retrial short.
President Donald Trump said he received a “great education” during an anti-drug trafficking briefing that underscored the need for the wall he has promised to build along the US-Mexico border.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signalled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks Thursday in Berlin.