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Inspector Montalbano author Andrea Camilleri dies

Inspector Montalbano author Andrea Camilleri diesItalian author Andrea Camilleri, famed worldwide for the Inspector Montalbano books, has died at the age of 93.

Partial lunar eclipse: Moon’s tribute 50 years after historic Apollo 11 launch

Partial lunar eclipse: Moon’s tribute 50 years after historic Apollo 11 launchOn the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s historic launch, it was almost as if the moon was paying its own tribute.

‘We stand ready’: US air force warns against ‘raid’ on Area 51

‘We stand ready’: US air force warns against ‘raid’ on Area 51More than one million people who have signed up to raid Area 51 in the hope of seeing evidence of aliens have been warned that the US air force “stands ready to protect America and its assets”.

Fears Ebola could grip major Congo city – and would be hard to control

Fears Ebola could grip major Congo city – and would be hard to controlIn a village called Aloya in the Democratic Republic of Congo, they have built a simple hut with rough timber and a ramshackle-looking roof.

No charges for white cop involved in chokehold death

No charges for white cop involved in chokehold deathA white police officer involved in the chokehold death of a black man will not face criminal charges, say US federal prosecutors.

Iran ‘may have seized’ oil tanker that went off radar at weekend

Iran ‘may have seized’ oil tanker that went off radar at weekendIran may have seized a small oil tanker travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after its tracker stopped transmitting its location, a US official has said.

Merkel ally issues Brexit message after being elected to replace Juncker

Merkel ally issues Brexit message after being elected to replace JunckerThe new president of the European Commission issued an instant Brexit message after being elected to replace Jean-Claude Juncker – warning that both Britain and the EU “should do everything not to have a hard Brexit”.

UK to send third major warship to Gulf amid Iran tensions

UK to send third major warship to Gulf amid Iran tensionsThe UK is to send another major warship to the Persian Gulf amid ongoing tensions with Iran.

Woman faces murder retrial after baby died in toilet birth

Woman faces murder retrial after baby died in toilet birthA woman who says she was raped and later gave birth in a toilet is facing a second trial for murder in El Salvador.

Passenger caught with cocaine worth £27k under his wig

Passenger caught with cocaine worth £27k under his wigA Colombian man was arrested at Barcelona’s international airport after cocaine worth £27,000 was found under his toupee.