A catastrophic forest fire in Portugal has claimed at least 57 lives, officials say.
Many died while trying to flee the Pedrógão Grande area, 50 km (30 miles) south-east of Coimbra, in their cars, according to the government.
Several firefighters are among the 59 people injured.
"Unfortunately this seems to be the greatest tragedy we have seen in recent years in terms of forest fires,"...
Protests are being held in London as residents demand support for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.
Between 50 and 60 people stormed Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall as members of the public said the homeless needed help "right now".
Crowds gathered outside a hall where PM Theresa May met survivors and protests have also been held at Downing Street.
Mrs May has sanctioned £5m for...
Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, the architect of Germany's reunification, died on Friday aged 87, his party said.
"We mourn," Kohl's Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) tweeted with a picture of the former chancellor.
Kohl led Germany through reunification in 1990 and was chancellor of first West Germany and then the unified nation from 1982 to 1998.
He had been frail and...
The Queen and Prince William visited a relief centre for Grenfell Tower fire victims, while the missing could number as many as 76, the BBC understands.
Their visit to the Westway Sports Centre comes after police say some of those killed may never be identified.
Police have confirmed that at least 30 people have died as a result of the blaze at the west London flats.
Police have warned they may never be able to identify all of the people who died in the fire that engulfed a west London block of flats.
Emergency services are to spend a third day searching for bodies in the burnt-out Grenfell Tower in North Kensington.
Seventeen people are known to have died but that figure is set to rise, with dozens missing - including families.
Fire chiefs say they do...
Leo Varadkar has become the Republic of Ireland's new taoiseach (prime minister).
A parliamentary vote on Wednesday confirmed the 38-year-old as the country's youngest and first gay leader by 57 votes to 50, with 47 abstentions.
The former GP, who is the son of an Irish nurse and a doctor from India, won the Fine Gael party leadership earlier this month.
He has made his leadership rival...
At least six people have died after a huge fire raged through the night at a west London 24-storey tower block, and police expect that number to rise.
Eyewitnesses described people trapped in the burning Grenfell Tower, in north Kensington, screaming for help and yelling for their children to be saved.
Firefighters, who rescued many people, were called at 00:54 BST and are still trying to put...
Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, Theresa May's closest advisers, have resigned in the wake of the Conservatives' failure to win the general election.
The PM had been warned she faced a leadership challenge on Monday unless she sacked the pair, the BBC understands.
Mr Timothy said said he accepted responsibility for his role in the Tory manifesto, criticised by many MPs.
He said he regretted...
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he "didn't really talk to" former U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn during a dinner together last December.
The two sat next to each other during an event to celebrate Russia's RT network.
"When I came to the event for our company, Russia Today, and sat down at the table, next to me there was a gentleman sitting on one side," Putin said...
London police said they made 12 arrests Sunday in connection with an attack the previous evening that left seven victims and three suspects dead.
Law enforcement raided a block of flats in east London around 7 a.m. Sunday -- about nine hours after three masked men drove a white van into pedestrians on the London Bridge, then leaped out and stabbed several people at Borough Market's nearby bars...