It was, as even their avowed opponents agreed, an historic victory. Or as French foreign minister Laurent Fabius succinctly put it, there was "one winner and a lot of losers". From the beginning of the
China has jailed scores of lawyers, activists and intellectuals weeks before the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, underscoring Beijing's resolve to wipe the event from the country's
Efforts were under way on Tuesday night to rescue up to 300 miners who were trapped underground following an explosion and fire in Turkey which is also feared to have killed at least 17 of their colleagues.
Two people have been killed and seven seriously injured in a coach crash involving about 40 people in Cornwall on Tuesday. The coach, believed to be carrying passengers aged 60 and over, crashed on the
An Italian businessman has won a state auction to lease a picturesque but 'haunted' island in the Venice lagoon. Luigi Brugnaro, who owns an employment agency, topped the bidding with €513,000 (£417,000)