London fire: all buildings tested for safety so far have failed

All 75 high-rises in Britain that have been tested for fire safety since the Grenfell Tower tragedy have failed.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 3:34 pm

US Supreme Court revives parts of Donald Trump's travel ban

The court will allow parts of the ban to be implemented until it hears the full case in October.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 3:02 pm

Theresa May pledges a billion pounds to Northern Ireland to save her government

The British PM has revealed the price of power: an extra billion pounds to Northern Ireland in exchange for the votes her government needs to survive.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 10:08 am

Philippine matriarch Farhana Maute is alleged kingpin in Marawi assault

A powerful matriarch has emerged as one of the alleged kingpins behind the assault on a Philippine city that may herald IS's expansion in southeast Asia.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 9:11 am

Nobel prize laureate Liu Xiaobo released from Chinese prison, after cancer diagnosis

Nobel prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been released from a Chinese prison on medical grounds, after being diagnosed with terminal liver cancer.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 9:08 am

Best of the world: June 27, 2017

The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images from around the globe.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 9:00 am

Artist Salvador Dali's body to be exhumed for paternity test

A judge in the Spanish capital Madrid has ordered artist Salvador Dali's body be exhumed to get samples for a paternity suit, Spanish media report.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 8:57 am

Islamic State 'fighting for their lives' not directing terror attacks on the west, global coalition says

Major General Rupert Jones said exposing the fundamentalists' narrative was critical as it has inspired numerous attacks across Europe, including three in three months in London, all of which ISIS has claimed responsibility for.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 7:12 am

Crown employees sentenced to jail but Australians free in months

Crown staff have been handed shorter than expected jail terms.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 2:23 am

Tourist ferry with 150 people on board sinks in Colombia

At least nine people are dead and 30 are missing after a tourist ferry packed with about 150 passengers capsized on a reservoir near Medellin.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 1:24 am

'Too controversial': Turkey drops evolution from secular curriculum

Starting in September, a chapter on evolution will no longer appear in ninth-graders' textbooks.

Posted on: 25 June 2017 | 11:50 pm

Donald Trump to call for US dominance in global energy production

Donald Trump will tout surging US exports of oil and natural gas during a week of events aimed at highlighting the country's growing energy dominance.

Posted on: 25 June 2017 | 9:36 pm

Former presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg's next anti-Washington move

Michael Bloomberg will announce an initiative to give funds to large cities as an extension of his advocacy for largely liberal policies.

Posted on: 25 June 2017 | 9:13 pm

Crown 19 set to plead guilty in Chinese court

Crown staff including executive Jason O'Connor are expected to plead guilty when their court case is heard today in Baoshan District Court, outside Shanghai.

Posted on: 25 June 2017 | 8:39 pm

Coroner said son was dead so grieving family held $26,000 funeral - then he phoned home

It's still unclear how the authorities of Orange County became convinced that a body was Frank Kerrigan's.

Posted on: 25 June 2017 | 8:35 pm

Elves v trolls: How Europe is working to expose Russian meddling

Researchers in Britain, France, Germany, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Finland, Sweden, Ukraine, Latvia and Slovakia are working against Russia's "weaponised information".

Posted on: 25 June 2017 | 8:13 pm

Man catches girl who fell from New York amusement park ride

Girl hangs from gondola ride before plummeting to group of people below.

Posted on: 25 June 2017 | 5:28 pm

Barnaby Joyce honours London Bridge terror victims

Barnaby Joyce has laid a wreath by London Bridge in tribute to victims of the recent terror attack.

Posted on: 25 June 2017 | 4:19 pm

Forest fire in Spain threatens key nature reserve

A forest fire in southern Spain has forced the evacuation of 1000 people and is threatening a national park.

Posted on: 25 June 2017 | 3:03 pm

Pakistan oil tanker fire kills scores

An overturned oil tanker exploded killing at least 148 people and injuring dozens of others in Pakistan on Sunday.

Posted on: 25 June 2017 | 2:27 pm

Donald Trump's Twitter feed is a gold mine for foreign spies

Trump's Twitter feed is a gold mine for every foreign intelligence agency.

Posted on: 25 June 2017 | 10:16 am

Blackmail fears as British parliament hit by 'brute force' cyber attack

The British parliament has been hit by a cyber attack that is preventing MPs from accessing their emails when not in Westminster, politicians and media reports said on Saturday.

Posted on: 25 June 2017 | 10:13 am

In jab at Trump, Schwarzenegger and Macron team up to 'make planet great again'

To strike the latest blow in his Twitter war with US President Donald Trump, Schwarzenegger has recruited French President Emmanuel Macron.

Posted on: 25 June 2017 | 10:10 am

Muted celebrations as Mosul marks its first Eid without Islamic State

The people of Mosul celebrated their first Eid without Islamic State in three years on Sunday

Posted on: 25 June 2017 | 10:09 am

Solomon Islands locals sceptical as newly rebuilt police force is re-armed

Locals say that they remain sceptical of capability of the new Royal Solomon Islands Police Force, though none have spoken of being fearful of it.

Posted on: 25 June 2017 | 1:31 am