Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attacks from Palestinian area

The Israeli military said it had carried out air strikes on a Hamas training compound in the Gaza Strip in response to rocket attacks from the Palestinian territory. Militants...

Liam Fox under fire over £1m-plus plans for new ‘trade commissioners’ on packages enjoyed...

Liam Fox is under fire over £1m-plus plans to appoint new “trade commissioners” around the world, on gold-plated packages normally handed to the UK’s ambassadors. The roles...

South Korea scrambles fighter jets after China military planes enter country’s airspace

South Korean fighter jets were scrambled after five Chinese military planes entered the country's airspace. The Chinese aircraft entered the Korean Air Defence Identification Zone (KADIZ) from southwest of...

Chili Klaus gives ghost peppers to Danish boys choir, chaos ensues

This could be a way to spice up boring carol singers at Christmas.  Danish musician and YouTube star Chili Klaus is a maverick who challenges people to...

Rebecca Dykes: Man arrested over murder of British embassy worker found dead in Lebanon

A man has been arrested over the murder of a British woman who worked at the UK Embassy in Beirut, a Lebanese police official has said. The...

Gig economy: One in three zero-hours workers juggle at least two jobs at same...

One in three gig economy workers juggle at least two jobs at the same time, according to a study by one of the world’s biggest insurance...

Sarah Palin’s son Track arrested on domestic violence charges

The oldest son of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has been arrested in Alaska on charges of domestic violence. Track Palin, 28, was prosecuted on Sunday on...

UK pledges £50m aid for Yemen as war-torn country faces devastating famine

The UK has promised to deliver desperately needed food and fuel supplies for the millions of people in rebel-held Yemen who are living on the brink...

New York attack: Terror manuals containing instructions for bomb used by Akayed Ullah remain...

Terrorist manuals showing jihadis how to build the same type of bomb used in last week's New York subway attack remain online amid warnings of further attacks. Google's...

Trump administration is putting Americans abroad at risk, says US diplomat on quitting State...

Donald Trump's administration is putting the lives of American citizens abroad at risk, a diplomat who resigned last week has said.  The State Department has been sidelined...

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