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Statue’s face too friendly for Satan

A planned sculpture of Satan in the Spanish city of Segovia has been criticized for being too jolly. The bronze statue was created as a tribute to a local legend,…

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Netflix raises prices for US customers

Streaming service Netflix has announced it is raising its prices in the US. The company is increasing the cost of its standard plan in the US from $10.99 to $12.99…

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El Chapo paid $100m bribe to ex-president

Former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto accepted a $100m bribe from drug cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, a witness has testified. Alex Cifuentes, who says he was a close…

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World’s loneliest frog gets a date

A frog believed to be the last of his kind in the world has been granted a reprieve from solitude. Romeo, known as the world's loneliest frog, has spent 10…

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Gunmen in deadly attack on Kenya hotel

Suspected militants have attacked a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi, killing a number of people. Gunfire and blasts were heard at the compound in the Westlands district of the Kenyan…

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May’s Brexit deal rejected by MPs

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal has been rejected by 230 votes - the largest defeat for a sitting government in history. MPs voted by 432 votes to 202…

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Afghan Justin Trudeau finds fame on TV talent show

One is the leader of a G7 nation and the other is a wedding singer, but their striking likeness could sway a TV talent contest in Afghanistan. Abdul Salam Maftoon…

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Trump denies he ever worked for Russia

US President Donald Trump has denied working for Russia, pouring scorn on the latest reports to cast scrutiny on his relationship with Moscow. Addressing reporters at the White House as…

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China sentences Canadian man to death

A court in China has sentenced a Canadian to death for drug smuggling in a ruling which will worsen a diplomatic row between the two countries. Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was…

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Stabbed Polish mayor Pawel Adamowicz dies in hospital

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has died in hospital, a day after being stabbed at a charity event. Pawel Adamowicz, 53, was attacked on stage in front…

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