Armed mob storms Hong Kong train station

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA large group of men in white T-shirts stormed Yuen Long stationHong Kong has been left in shock after a night of violence on Sunday, which saw…

India set to re-attempt Moon mission

Image copyright EPA Image caption The rocket weighs as much as a fully-loaded jumbo jet India is set to re-attempt the launch of its second lunar mission a week after it halted the scheduled blast-off…

Trapped salmon to be airlifted to safety

Image copyright Province of British Columbia Image caption The salmon are an important source of food for Canada's First Nations Thousands of Canadian salmon are going to be airlifted to safety after getting trapped by…

The Silicon Valley space race

The space race between the capitalist US and communist USSR saw decades of competition to push the boundaries of what mankind could achieve in space, all in the name of ideological superiority. Now, a new…

May to chair emergency meeting on Iran crisis

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA Royal Navy frigate can be heard warning Iranian armed forces, before the oil tanker is seizedThe prime minister will chair the government's emergency committee Cobra on…

Australian swimmer refuses to join rival on podium

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mack Horton (left) refused to join rival Sun Yang on a medal podium Australian swimmer Mack Horton has publicly reignited his feud with Chinese rival Sun Yang, years after…

Israel demolishes homes under Palestinian control

Image copyright EPA Image caption The buildings are in an area under the control of the Palestinian Authority Israel has begun demolishing a cluster of Palestinian homes it says were built illegally too close to…

UN nuclear watchdog chief dies at 72

Image copyright AFP Image caption Yukiya Amano had been expected to step down in March due to illness The head of the global nuclear watchdog, Yukiya Amano, has died at the age of 72, the…