NASA astronaut quits halfway through trainingOne of only a dozen astronauts selected from more than 18,000 applicants to train with NASA has become the first to quit the training programme for 50 years.
Jennifer Lawrence nude photo hacker jailedA man who hacked into more than 200 iCloud accounts of Hollywood stars, including Jennifer Lawrence, has been jailed for eight months.
Mystery woman who rang doorbells identified as lover found deadPolice searching for a mystery woman who rang the doorbells of homes in the dead of night before vanishing have identified her.
Republican’s ‘monkey’ comment sparks racism rowA Donald Trump-backed Republican candidate has sparked controversy after urging Florida not to “monkey this up” by electing his African-American opponent as governor of Florida.
John McCain lies in state before funeralThe body of veteran US senator John McCain, who died after a battle with brain cancer, has arrived at the Arizona State Capitol where he will lie in state.
‘Bum lift’ death: Mum told she ‘did not need surgery’The partner of a woman who reportedly died during “bum lift” surgery in Turkey did not want her to have the procedure, neighbours said.
‘Scallop wars’: British fishermen ‘had every right to be there’Theresa May has called for an “amicable solution” to the ongoing row between French and British fisherman after their dispute over scallops turned violent.
Human remains ‘found by child in bags near park’A dismembered body has been found in a park three days after the mutilated remains of a woman were discovered a few miles away, according to US reports.
Putin softens stance on Russia’s pension age reformsVladimir Putin has watered down plans to raise Russia’s pension age following a public backlash which saw his approval ratings take a hit.