Burger King has unveiled a 'meatless Whopper' burger in a bid to entice more vegetarians to visit the fast food chain. The company announced on Monday that it was trialling Impossible Whoppers, made with
The number of pickpocket thefts in Paris has rocketed 33 per cent since the start of the year, with tourists the prime prey of gangs of mainly Eastern European minors, according to police. Public transport
“This the moment of decision. We have to stand up for what we believe and the sort of world we want to live in,” says Leonard Ihssen. In a community centre in the town of Eberswalde, north of Berlin, Green
White House whistleblower claims 25 officials denied security clearance had decisions overturned under Trump
A White House whistleblower has claimed that at least 25 officials who were originally denied security clearance then had their rejections overturned during Donald Trump’s presidency. Tricia Newbold, White
Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who plays Ukraine's president on television, has won the first round of the struggling country's presidential election and is set to face the incumbent in a runoff this month.
A prison that houses some of China’s most high-profile criminals is reportedly installing an artificial intelligence network that will be able to recognise and track every inmate around the clock and guards
A sperm whale found dead on the coast of Sardinia was pregnant and carrying 22 kilos of plastic in her stomach, researchers in Italy have found. The dead whale was discovered on a patch of rocky shoreline
Music made by dubstep artists such as Skrillex could be an effective way to protect against mosquitoes, according to a recent scientific study. A team of international scientists specialising in the insects
Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan suffered a severe setback as his ruling AK Party lost control of the capital Ankara for the first time in a local election and he appeared to concede defeat in the country's
Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot dead in the US city of Los Angeles Sunday, sparking an outpouring of grief from fellow celebrities as the city's mayor blamed "senseless gun violence." According
A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating Kim Jong-un’s half-brother pled guilty to a lesser charge on Monday and may now be freed in early May. Doan Thi Huong, 29, had been facing the death penalty
The US has forward deployed a specialist missile reconnaissance aircraft to Japan, apparently out of concern that North Korea is preparing to launch a rocket. The US Air Force RC-135S aircraft - known
The name of Japan’s new imperial era unveiled yesterday/MON was selected from Japanese rather than Chinese texts for the first time in more than 1,000 years, hinting at the government’s nationalist leanings.
Donald Trump, the US president, is to meet Moon Jae-in, the South Korean, leader next week in Washington in a renewed effort to revive stalled negotiations with North Korea over its nuclear weapons programme.
A 20-year-old Coventry jihadist has been revealed as the first British Isil recruit to be executed by the terror group for spying. Mohammed Ismail went off the radar in Raqqa in late 2016, nearly two a
Tens of millions of pounds of British taxpayers’ money was used to fund terrorists including the 7/7 London bombing network and Osama bin Laden through a UK-based scam that spanned two decades. A two-year
Collection of 16,889 bottles of wine sets world sales record of £23 million at Sotheby's Hong Kong auction
A collection of 16,889 bottles of high-end wines from an anonymous seller known only as the Transcendent Collector has set a sales record of £23 million at auction in Hong Kong. Sotheby’s had predicted
Joe Biden has said he has "not once - never" knowingly acted inappropriately toward women as he sought to mitigate the fallout from an allegation made last week by a female politician who felt "uneasy"
Pope Francis on Sunday warned Catholics in Morocco against trying to convert others to boost their small numbers, during a rare visit by a pontiff to the North African country. Speaking in Rabat's cathedral
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party is leading in Sunday's municipal elections that he has depicted as a fight for Turkey's survival, and which are seen as a crucial test of the strongman's
A policeman in Sweden seized a fugitive criminal on Friday evening while both were naked in a sauna, after stumbling upon him by chance. The officer was visiting the sauna, which is known in Sweden as
Dismay as $500m foreign aid to Central America threatened by US in retaliation to latest migrant caravan
Donald Trump has announced the end of more than $500 million (£383 million) in annual US aid to Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala in the face of a growing migrant crisis which could see the closure America's
Barbara Bush was once so tormented by rumours her husband was having an affair with his personal assistant she contemplated suicide, a new book based on interviews with the former first lady claims. The
North Korea has declared that the raid on its embassy in Madrid in February was “a grave terrorist attack” and demanded that Spanish authorities “bring the terrorists and their wire-pullers to justice”.
Cities around the world marked Earth Hour on Saturday by turning off lights at 8:30pm local time in a call for global action on climate change. Earth Hour, spearheaded by the World Wildlife Fund, calls
Riding a wave of public fury over corruption, liberal lawyer Zuzana Caputova won Slovakia's presidential election on Saturday, bucking a trend that has seen populist, anti-European Union politicians make
A pilot on the Ethiopian Airlines flight which crashed three weeks ago was heard saying “pitch up, pitch up” just moments before the disaster, the Wall St Journal has reported. The conversation happened
Across Japan printers, minters and computer programmers alike are waiting. Since Emperor Akihito announced in December 2017 that he would be abdicating at the end of April this year, one question has on
Moves to tighten gun laws in the US are facing a backlash from sheriffs in rural communities who are refusing to uphold new restrictions by declaring their counties "Second Amendment Sanctuaries". The