Facebook services suffer widespread outages

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Facebook "family" of apps was suffering issues, the company confirmed Facebook appears to be recovering from a more than 14-hour disruption to all of its products that left…

Associate pleads guilty in sex cult case

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Nancy Salzman is set to be sentenced in July The co-founder of a suspected US sex cult has pleaded guilty to committing racketeering offences. Nancy Salzman, 65, told a court…

MPs to vote on delaying Brexit

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow MPs rejected a no-deal BrexitTheresa May will make a third attempt to get her EU withdrawal deal through Parliament in the next week. She told MPs…

Beto ORourke to join US presidential race

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Robert "Beto" O'Rourke is a media-friendly rising star in the Democratic Party The former Texas Congressman Robert "Beto" O'Rourke has formally announced he is running for president in the 2020…

New York crime boss Frank Cali shot dead

Image copyright AFP Image caption A 2008 image of Frank Cali given out by Italian police The reputed head of New York's Gambino crime family, Frank Cali, has been killed outside his home, the city's…

Lori Loughlin to face college scam charges

Image copyright EPA Image caption Lori Loughlin and her two daughters Olivia Jade Gianulli (L), and Isabella Gianulli (R) US actress Lori Loughlin, of the sitcom Full House, has been released after posting $1m bail…

Exams whizz at centre of US cheat scandal

Image copyright IMG Academy Image caption Riddell studied at Harvard, according to an online biography A 36-year-old director of university entrance exam preparations at a Florida school catering towards elite athletes is at the centre…

US to ground all Boeing crash aircraft

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump: Boeing 737 Max planes groundedBoeing has grounded its entire global fleet of 737 Max aircraft after investigators uncovered new evidence at the scene of the fatal…