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China is extending threatening military exercises around Taiwan that have already disrupted shipping and air traffic, further fuelling concerns about potential conflict in the region. According to Moscow, the exercises include anti-submarine drills, apparently targeting US support for Taiwan in the event of a potential Chinese invasion. The Chinese military has said the exercises involving missile strikes, warplanes and ship movements crossing the midline of the Taiwan Strait dividing the sides were a response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to the contested island last week.
Reported rate of domestic violence has increased by 53 per cent over 18 years in India
Giggs is accused of using controlling and coercive behaviour against Kate Greville and assaulting her – he denies all charges
Deeply controversial PFM-1 mines allegedly maimed high numbers of children who mistook them for toys during the Soviet-Afghan conflict, the UK said
‘Here goes something,’ Isaacs wrote
Millions of households across the south of England could be hit with hosepipe bans within days after the Environment Secretary urged more water companies to introduce urgent restrictions.
Laura Muir coasted to gold in the final of the 1500metres at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday night to add to her bronze in the 800m. On paper, Muir was a class apart from the rest of the field and kicked at the bell for a solo time trial to the finish. It continued her strong summer having won bronze at the 1500m at the World Athletics Championships behind Faith Kipyegon, who opted to forego these Games in Birmingham.
The Grand Canal boats to avoid, the best aperitivo and the perfect private island hotel for a long weekend in Venice.
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service would like to hear the public's views on 999 cover proposals for the next three years
A four-year-old girl is feared missing after a terraced home in south London collapsed following an explosion, according to neighbours.
Australia’s all-conquering women cricket team continued their dominance of the sport after edging out India in the Commonwealth Games final
The British-born singer died ‘peacefully’ at her ranch in Southern California on Monday morning, surrounded by family and friends.
By Kathleen Nutt
Concerns over another heatwave feature among the front pages on Monday.
Analysis: Former deputy premier’s appearance at inquiry was always going to generate plenty of headlines
A family enjoying a Saturday afternoon paddle in a London river had a shock - when they found a large cache of dumped firearms.
Speaking on the final day of the Commonwealth Games, sports minister Nigel Huddleston says Birmingham’s showcase has been 'amazing' and sets the city up for a possible future Olympic bid.
They were, quite possibly, the most mismatched methods of transport for arrival and departure ever seen in Monaco. We flew in from Nice airport via helicopter and awaited our chariots: not a selection of glamorous supercars you might expect of such a location, but… a row of Skoda Fabias.
A new philanthropic project hopes to invest $100 million in up to 10 countries mostly in Africa by 2030 to support up to 200,000 community health workers
The heatwave is expected to roll over into next week amid an unusually dry August