Telephone mast

Mysterious 'fake' phone towers discovered in the US

One-Minute Read Thu 4 Sep, AT 09:24

Investigation finds 17 rogue towers around the country, some of which appear to be built on US military bases

The Metropolitan police

Police 'on the verge of decriminalising' some crimes

One-Minute Read Thu 4 Sep, AT 08:56

Police have 'almost given up' investigating car crime and criminal damage, says police watchdog

A local taxi driver protesting

Germany bans Uber taxi service – app vows to continue

One-Minute Read Wed 3 Sep, AT 14:46

The smartphone-based network says it will defy the court and keep trading despite threat of fines

Russian President Vladimir Putin

Why has Putin agreed to 'ceasefire' with Ukraine?

One-Minute Read Wed 3 Sep, AT 13:42

Presidents Putin and Poroshenko agree to steps towards a truce as US and EU sanctions bite in Russia

Summer day

Indian summer may follow wet August, say forecasters

One-Minute Read Wed 3 Sep, AT 13:29

Temperatures could reach 27C this weekend as mini-heatwave holds out promise of an Indian summer

Credit Suisse investigates 'misconduct' after email probe

One-Minute Read Wed 3 Sep, AT 09:25

Traders are accused of watching sex tapes and using racist language, as well as sharing confidential information

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

North Korean military warns UK over Channel 4 drama

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Sep, AT 15:50

Pyongyang calls the fictional thriller a 'politically motivated provocation' backed by Downing Street

Iraq refugee who fled Islamic State jihadists

Islamic State accused of 'ethnic cleansing on a historic scale'

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Sep, AT 14:09

Rural areas of Iraq turned into 'blood-soaked killing fields' as militants target ethnic minorities in north

Nato high-readiness strike force

Nato to create 'spearhead' strike force to counter Russia

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Sep, AT 13:04

Russia says it will review its own military doctrine in response to the 'growing Nato threat' in Europe

skin cancer

Skin cancer: 'worrying' rise in hospital cases

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Sep, AT 09:18

Doctors blame affordable foreign holidays and sun beds as the public refuses to take the risks seriously

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