Extinction Rebellion activists climbed on to trains at Stratford, Canning Town and Shadwell on Thursday.
Heavily armed fighters surrounded security forces in a Mexican city on Thursday and made them free one of drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman's sons, after his capture triggered gunbattles and a prison break that sent civilians scurrying for cover.
Protesters across Lebanon blocked roads with burning tires on Friday and marched in Beirut for a second day in demonstrations targeting the government over an economic crisis.
Security forces and cartel gunmen clash after drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's son is discovered.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo underscored U.S.-Israeli efforts to counter Iran in talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday, in an apparent attempt to ease concerns in Israel that Tehran could exploit a U.S. military pullback in Syria.
Shelling and gunfire resounded around the northeast Syrian town of Ras al Ain on Friday, a day after Turkey agreed with the United States to pause its offensive in Syria for five days to let Kurdish forces withdraw.
Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri has canceled a cabinet meeting scheduled for Friday amid nationwide protests, Al Manar TV quoted the interior minister as saying.
Cricket has eight brand new teams based in seven UK cities - BBC Sport tested the players on how well they know their cities.
Holiday Inn-owner InterContinental Hotels Group blamed lower business bookings in China and Hong Kong protests for a 0.8% fall in third-quarter revenue per room on Friday, the latest company to be pinched by weaker global travel.
Hong Kong is preparing for a weekend of demonstrations, including a human chain at major subway lines on Friday and a democracy march on Sunday, the latest moves in more than four months of anti-government protests.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday that the fallout following a tweet from a Houston Rockets official who backed the Hong Kong democracy protests has already cost the league substantial financial losses in China.
French spirits maker Remy Cointreau said falling tourism in Hong Kong hurt cognac sales in its second quarter, as a revenue decline deepened across the group.
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd has shelved plans for its first U.S. dollar debt deal in 23 years, the airline said on Friday, after sources told Reuters that global investors had baulked at the pricing due to civil unrest in Hong Kong.
Just a few kilometers from the border with Ireland, the people of Northern Ireland's second city of Londonderry know exactly what is at stake as Britain seeks to seal its departure from the European Union.
Britain's exit from the European Union hung on a knife-edge on Friday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson scrambled to convince doubters to rally behind his last-minute European Union divorce deal in an extraordinary vote in parliament.
The star falls off stage during her Las Vegas show after jumping into a fan's arms.
The supermarket is the first to end sales amid calls for a ban to protect pets and the vulnerable.
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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri may cancel Friday's cabinet meeting amid nationwide protests against the government over an economic crisis, a website affiliated to his party said.
Goldman Sachs said it had raised its estimate on the probability of a Brexit deal to 65% from 60% after Britain struck a new divorce agreement with the European Union that still needs British parliamentary backing.
Hundreds of thousands of pro-independence supporters from across Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia are expected to pour into Barcelona on Friday, as unions called for a general strike on the fifth day of protests following the jailing of nine separatist leaders.
The British parliament's Treasury Committee demanded that the finance ministry produce fresh economic forecasts of the cost of leaving the European Union under Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new deal before politicians have to vote on Saturday.
When night falls in the Indian village of Nabipur, the backyard furnaces come to life, burning waste tires from the West, making the air thick with acrid smoke and the soil black with soot.
International trade in waste tires has almost doubled in the past five years, according to data provided by customs departments to the United Nations, generating millions of dollars in business across the supply chain.
Voting down Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal will open up better opportunities for the government and the Northern Irish party which supports him in government will be lobbying other lawmakers to rebel, its Brexit spokesman said.
The first all-female motorcycling group have reached Everest base camp - but it was far from easy.
The former US defence secretary hits back after the president described him as "the world's most overrated general".
The PM will try to persuade MPs to back his deal ahead of what is expected to be a knife-edge vote on Saturday in the Commons.
How a brief scene in a multi-million dollar movie has sparked a regional row between countries.
Liverpool's Premier League trip to Leicester City on 26 December is moved to an 20:00 GMT start so it can be televised as part of Amazon's new contract.
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata is mobbed as he films with Football Focus in the city, posing for selfies and speaking with supporters old and young.
A beaming Boris Johnson appears on most of Friday's front pages as the papers look ahead to Saturday's vote on his deal.
Backs Dan Biggar, Jonathan Davies and Hadleigh Parkes are all fit to start Wales Rugby World Cup quarter-final against France in Oita on Sunday.
The findings could explain why being overweight or obese increases asthma risk, researchers say.
A week of raids across England and Wales netted cocaine, crack and heroin worth over £400,000.
Catalonia is set for a general strike on Friday, over the jailing of pro-independence leaders.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take to the crease on the fourth day of their visit to the country.
White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney made a stunning admission Thursday by confirming that President Donald Trump froze nearly $400 million in US security aid to Ukraine in part to pressure that country into investigating Democrats.
From quid-pro-quo to arrests, we catch you up on the latest developments.
A sign has stirred up confusion and angry debate about whether or not ducks should eat bread.
Ghost nets kill huge numbers of marine animals every year, but new tech might help prevent that.
Graham Ensor says finding rocks that have travelled billions of miles "is an incredible feeling".
The annual meeting of the IMF gets under way in Washington this week.
Stopping staff accessing email outside the office could leave some feeling stressed, research suggests.
A world where women can be successful without "busting balls" shouldn't be far-off and magical.
British luxury goods are targeted by the US as new taxes on exports take effect.
A former law lecturer seems an unlikely choice to win the hearts of young Tunisians voters who want jobs.
Joe Atherton hopes his world records will not be beet, after growing hefty turnips, carrots and leeks.
Richard Mosse's ultraviolet photography of rainforest flora.
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