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Saudi Prince held over “Beating Video”

A Saudi prince has been arrested on the orders of Saudi King Salman bin Abdelaziz after videos were circulated on social media which appeared to show the prince beating several…

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Malaysia bans “unsuitable” hit Despacito

Malaysia has banned state broadcasters from playing the hit single Despacito following complaints about the song's "steamy" lyrics, officials say. A senior minister said the single, featuring Canadian singer Justin…

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Florida drug dealer called police to report stolen cocaine

Police in Florida said a man who identified himself as a drug dealer called to report cocaine had been stolen from his vehicle. Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office received a call…

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Similar genes in dogs, humans linked with gregariousness

New research suggests changes to a common set of genes underly hyper-social behavior among dogs and humans. Scientists found unique genetic insertions in chromosome 6 in dogs were linked with…

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Boko Haram suspects tortured in Cameroon, Amnesty says

Suspected Boko Haram fighters have been "brutally tortured" by security forces in Cameroon, a rights group says. Amnesty International said in a report that the suspects, including women and children,…

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Trump regrets hiring Attorney General Jeff Sessions

US President Donald Trump has said he would never have appointed Jeff Sessions if he had known the attorney general was going to recuse himself from leading a Russia investigation.…

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Singapore Airlines reviews nut policy after toddler scare

An allergy scare involving a three-year-old toddler has prompted Singapore Airlines to review the serving of nuts on board its flights. Marcus Daley suffers from anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening condition…

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French singer Barbara Weldens dies on stage in concert

An up-and-coming French singer, Barbara Weldens, has collapsed and died in the middle of a concert at a festival. The cause of her death is unclear but, according to one…

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Donald Trump’s son and aides to testify in Senate about Russia

US President Donald Trump's eldest son, son-in-law and ex-campaign manager are to testify before the Senate on alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Donald Trump Jr, Jared Kushner and…

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Brexit: British and EU negotiators to outline progress

Brexit negotiators are to outline what progress has been made so far as the latest round of talks come to an end. The UK's Brexit Secretary David Davis and the…

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