SeaWorld ride passengers rescued

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSixteen rescued from broken gondola rideFirefighters have rescued 16 people trapped in gondolas for several hours on a ride at the SeaWorld amusement park in San Diego.…

Lawyer who set up US Russia probe to…

Image copyright Reuters Rod Rosenstein, the US deputy attorney general who oversaw the inquiry into alleged Russian meddling, is to step down by mid-March, US media say. Reports emerged last month that Mr Rosenstein planned…

Shark DNA mapping could help cure cancer

Image copyright Getty Images Great white sharks may hold the secrets to curing cancer and other age-related diseases, experts believe. The first map of great whites sharks' DNA has revealed "mutations" that protect the animals…

Jewish graves desecrated in east France

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The graves were desecrated at the Jewish cemetery in Quatzenheim, near Strasbourg Some 80 graves have been desecrated at a Jewish cemetery in eastern France, local officials say. The damage…

Bernie Sanders runs for president again

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The 77-year-old ran for the Democratic nomination in 2016 but lost out to Hillary Clinton US Senator Bernie Sanders says he will run again for president in 2020, making…

Fashion designer Lagerfeld dead at 85

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Karl Lagerfeld once called himself "the Joan of Arc of design" Superstar fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died, aged 85, in Paris, French media have reported. The German designer,…

HSBC profits hit by China slowdown

Image copyright Reuters HSBC has reported a lower-than-expected 15.9% rise in pre-tax profits for 2018, partly because of an economic slowdown in China and Hong Kong. Europe's largest bank made $19.9bn (£15.4bn) before tax last…

Kims butler in Vietnam ahead of summit

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Kim was similarly seen last year scouting out hotels in Singapore The "butler" of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is in Vietnam ahead of a summit meeting with…

Pakistan warns India against attack

Image copyright AFP Image caption In a televised address, Mr Khan called on India to provide evidence to support its claims that Pakistan was involved Pakistan PM Imran Khan says his country will retaliate if…