Europe braces for record second heatwave

Image copyright AFP Image caption Children cooled off at the Water Mirror on the Place de la Bourse in Bordeaux The French city of Bordeaux has hit its highest temperature since records began, as Western…

Russia confirms first joint air patrol with China

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption South Korea said a Russian A-50 early warning and control plane twice violated its airspace (file photo) Russia says it has carried out its first ever joint air patrol…

Suspects named in tourist couple murder

Image copyright RCMP Two Canadian teenagers thought to be on the run are now the main suspects in the double murder of a young couple. A burnt-out camper van belonging to the lifelong friends -…

What the US makes of Boris Johnson

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDo Americans recognise UK's new prime minister?What's an American to make of Boris Johnson? Not the person-on-the-street American, who may look at a photograph of the new…

Technology giants power to be probed in US

Image copyright Getty Images The US Justice Department has announced an investigation into leading online platforms, examining whether they are unfairly restricting competition. The DoJ did not name any firms, but companies such as Facebook,…

From rival fighters to side-by-side bikers

Marwan and Elie fought for rival militias in Lebanon's civil war, which divided Beirut into two isolated districts - east and west. However, their common passion for motorcycles unified them and they have become close…

Boris Johnson to form government as UKs new…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Boris Johnson will enter Downing Street for the first time as prime minister Boris Johnson will begin the process of forming his government later after he succeeds Theresa May as…