Somali kidnapper gets 15-year sentence

Somali kidnapper gets 15-year sentence

Image copyright Courtesy RCMP Image caption Ali Omar Ader is pictured in this RCMP handout image A Somali man has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for his role in the kidnapping of a…

Stock markets fall amid trade fears

Stock markets fall amid trade fears

Image copyright AFP Stock markets have fallen sharply amid fears of a further deterioration in US-Chinese trade relations. Tensions in Germany's coalition government over migration policy added to investors' uncertainty. The Dax in Frankfurt ended…

Trump wades into German migration row

Trump wades into German migration row

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUS won't become 'migrant camp on my watch'US President Donald Trump has attacked the German government's approach to immigration, as he comes under pressure over his own…

Migrant children ‘held in cages’ in Texas

Migrant children ‘held in cages’ in Texas

Image copyright US Customs and Border Protection Image caption The authorities released this image of illegal migrants inside a large cage - reporters said they saw unaccompanied children in similar conditions Reporters and Democratic lawmakers…

Napoleon’s Waterloo hat goes on sale

Napoleon’s Waterloo hat goes on sale

Image copyright AFP Image caption Napoleon was well known for his "bicorne" (two-pointed) hats A military hat belonging to Napoleon, said to have been salvaged from the battlefield after his 1815 defeat at Waterloo, has…

How can a snake eat a human?

How can a snake eat a human?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Reticulated pythons are believed to be able to reach over 10 metres in length An Indonesian woman has been killed and swallowed whole by a 7m (23ft) long python,…

Meghan’s dad upset over missing wedding

Meghan’s dad upset over missing wedding

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThomas Markle on missing wedding and talking politics with HarryThe Duchess of Sussex's father, Thomas Markle, has revealed his daughter cried when he told her he would…

The untold good news story of America today

The untold good news story of America today

Image copyright Getty Images Political bickering has long been a roadblock to getting big things done in the US but a grassroots movement getting few headlines could yet herald a new American age of change.…