Luxury goods firm LVMH eyes Tiffany takeover

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tiffany employs more than 14,000 people and operates about 300…

Claudia Lopez: Colombia elects gay woman as mayor of Bogota

Image copyright AFP Image caption Claudia López won with around 35% of the vote Claudia López,…

HSBC warns of ‘challenging’ outlook as profit falls

Image copyright Getty Images HSBC said the bank’s performance in parts of Europe and the US…

‘I was whipped with metal chains in an Egyptian prison’

For Ibrahim Halawa, what began as a family holiday in 2013 became four years in an…

Essex lorry deaths: Man due in court over 39 deaths

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Maurice Robinson has been charged with 39 counts of manslaughter A…

Rescuers fight to save toddler stuck in well

Image caption Sujith on his mother’s arm with his brother and father A major rescue operation…

My doctor flew off when cosmetic surgery went wrong

Image copyright Catherine Roan Image caption Catherine Roan was left looking like she had been in…

Nigeria’s ‘torture houses’ masquerading as Koranic schools

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPolice say the victims in Daura were subjected…

Katie Hill: US congresswoman resigns amid affair allegations

Image copyright EPA Image caption Katie Hill acknowledges a relationship with a female campaign staff member,…

Mystery of the skeleton hijacked by Nazis and Soviets

Image copyright NJ Saunders Image caption Viking or Slav? What was this man’s true identity? For…