A heatwave is expected to intensify over central Europe in the next few days, experts warn.
World shares and the dollar were left clinging to gains on Thursday amid conflicting reports on whether the United States and China will agree a truce on trade at a meeting of their leaders this weekend.
The prime minister has declined to guarantee her backing for her successor's Brexit plan.
The U.S. House and Senate will try to resolve their conflicting versions of an emergency funding bill on Thursday to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Hong Kong was plunged into chaos again on Thursday as protesters rallied outside the justice secretary's offices, blocking roads and forcing workers to leave in the latest unrest to rock the city over an extradition bill that has now been suspended.
A Mexican migrant shelter is raising concern over what it said was an unauthorized attempt by Mexico's National Guard to enter the facility and question migrants.
Shai Hope makes a mess of two opportunities to stump MS Dhoni during West Indies' World Cup match against India at Old Trafford.
A teaching union says its members have been assaulted and threatened with knife violence by pupils.
Boris Johnson calls for an Australian-style system to meet the needs of the UK economy.
Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage and border policy on Wednesday during a surprisingly heated first debate that laid bare the party's divisions on whether to abolish private insurance and shift to a Medicare-for-All system.
U.S. President Donald Trump is set to hold much-anticipated trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Osaka at 11:30 a.m. (0230 GMT) on Saturday, a White House spokesman told reporters on Wednesday.
An Air India plane makes a "precautionary landing" in Essex after initial reports of a bomb threat.
A harrowing photo of a Salvadoran migrant and his young daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border became the focus on Wednesday of a U.S. political debate over President Donald Trump's asylum policies.
The mother of a Salvadoran man who drowned with his young daughter while trying to reach U.S. soil, becoming a global symbol of the perils of migration, said she had urged her son not to leave, fearing danger would meet him on the long journey north.
Frustrated by a long wait in Mexico for his U.S. asylum application and fearful of being returned to El Salvador, 30-year-old Omar Gonzalez said he would pay a smuggler to take him on the perilous journey north across the border to the United States.
A witness tells the Old Bailey from behind a screen how an argument between two passengers escalated.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday, her second such bout within two weeks, but her spokesman said she was fine and she continued with her duties.
Huawei pegged its patent talks with U.S. carrier Verizon as "common" business activity and said such negotiations should not be politicized, days after a senator filed legislation to prevent the Chinese firm from seeking damages in U.S. courts.
Jordan Lindsey, 21, was snorkelling with her family off the coast of Rose Island when three sharks attacked her.
The car giant aims to make the cuts by the end of 2020 as it seeks to streamline its operations.
The United States should immediately remove sanctions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, days before the two countries' leaders are due to meet for talks on trade.
G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the language against European opposition, according to sources and drafts of the text.
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday he would not sign any trade deal with Brazil if President Jair Bolsonaro pulled out of the Paris climate accord, threatening to put a spanner in the works of EU-Mercosur trade negotiations.
The Baklaba and Cake cafe was heaving with customers when truck-loads of heavily armed men in fatigues rolled up across the road outside the local government headquarters in Ethiopia's Amhara region.
A BBC News team set up a fake takeaway restaurant on Uber Eats and started selling burgers.
Petra Kvitova was attacked in her home in December 2016. This is the story of her survival, her return to tennis, and how it changed her.
Chelsea are expected to complete the permanent signing of Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic despite being under a two-window transfer ban.
Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearization talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursday, as a U.S. envoy for North Korea is due to visit South Korea ahead of President Donald Trump's trip.
EBay says more under-30s are notching up £1m worth of sales on its marketplace.
Chinese President Xi Jinping told South Korean President Moon Jae-in that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's commitment to denuclearization remained unchanged, South Korea's presidential Blue House said on Thursday.
India's Rohit Sharma is given out by the third umpire, with the ultra edge technology showing contact as the ball came between bat and pad as West Indies claim the opening wicket.
Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to present U.S. President Donald Trump with a set of terms the United States should meet before Beijing is ready to settle their trade dispute, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
Iran is still short of the maximum amount of enriched uranium it is allowed to have under its deal with major powers but it is on course to reach that limit at the weekend, the latest data from U.N. nuclear inspectors shows, diplomats say.
The country's foreign minister says he is concerned about the UK leaving the EU without a deal.
Chancellor Merkel trembles at an event in Berlin - as she did eight days ago at another ceremony.
England boss Eddie Jones will coach the Barbarians against Fiji at Twickenham in November, just two weeks after the World Cup final.
Feuzi Zabaat was working nearby when he caught a two-year-old girl as she fell out of a window.
She will be performing on Sunday in the "legend" slot.
A Fermanagh woman speaks for the first time about how her brothers were shot dead in the 1980s.
The mother of a man who drowned crossing into the US recalls the moment he set out on his journey.
Russian citizens in Georgia say otherwise.
Why one Birmingham school has decided to save money by sending children home early on Friday.
In 1969, EL Salvador and Honduras played three football games and then went to war. What happened?
As the continent bakes in sweltering temperatures, experts explain what's happening - and why now.
The women whose world was turned upside down by being wrongly suspected of Fabricated or Induced Illness.
Stars and friends tell the BBC Stormzy will "shut down" Glastonbury when he headlines the main stage.
One woman finds a form of African spirituality to communicate with her ancestors.
The Tibetan spiritual leader gave his views on Donald Trump, Brexit and China, in a BBC interview.
Two recent Cambridge graduates have written a book exploring what it's like to be the minority in a majority white institution.
A picture of decline mars Australia's Great Barrier Reef, where a number of island resorts lie derelict.