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Popular Chinese crime novelist arrested for quadruple murder

A popular Chinese crime novelist who wrote a book called The Guilty Secret has been arrested for a quadruple murder that took place in 1995. "I've been waiting for you…

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NASA taps citizen scientists to help study eclipse

An estimated 220 million people will watch Monday's eclipse. For a small percentage, the phenomenon will be more than a spectacle. It will be a chance to observe and record…

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US Navy to discipline USS Fitzgerald sailors

The US Navy has announced that about a dozen sailors are to be disciplined after seven crew on the USS Fitzgerald were killed in a collision. The destroyer collided with…

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Number of asylum seekers to Canada up four fold in August

Over 3,800 migrants crossed illegally into the Canadian province of Quebec in the first two weeks of August. That is well over four times the number of asylum seekers that…

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Spanish police kill suspects in second attack after 13 die in Barcelona

Spanish police say they have shot dead five suspected terrorists in the town of Cambrils in a second vehicle attack, after an earlier one in Barcelona killed 13 people and…

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Trump defends ‘beautiful’ Civil War statues

US President Donald Trump has denounced the removal of "beautiful" Confederate statues amid a heated national debate about US race relations. "Sad to see the history and culture of our…

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Barcelona attack kills 13 in tourist spot

Thirteen people have died and dozens were injured after a van ploughed into crowds in Barcelona's famous Las Ramblas, popular with tourists, police and local officials say. The vehicle sped…

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Trump adviser Steve Bannon dubs white nationalists ‘clowns’

The chief White House strategist Steve Bannon has attacked white nationalists as "clowns" as the fallout from violent protests in Charlottesville continues. Mr Bannon once headed the right-wing Breitbart News,…

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Indian rape victim, 10, gives birth by Caesarean section

A 10-year-old rape victim who was denied permission for an abortion by the Indian Supreme Court last month has given birth to a baby girl. The girl is not aware…

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Emma Stone is 2017’s best paid actress

Emma Stone has been paid more than any other actress this year. The La La Land star earned $26m over a 12-month period from June 2016 to June 2017, mainly…

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