Police shoot knife-wielding man and hostage deadA knife-wielding man and his female hostage have been shot dead by police during a stand-off outside a church.
Google ‘to launch censored search engine in China’Google is planning to launch a censored version of its search engine in China where it is currently banned, according to reports.
Verre de bleu? Winemaker unveils blue chardonnayFrance is finally able to complete its tricolour of wines as a new blue variety hits the shelves.
ZANU-PF wins parliamentary majority in ZimbabweZimbabwe’s ruling party ZANU-PF has won a majority of seats in parliament, according to the country’s electoral commission.
Thieves grab Swedish crown jewels and escape in boatPriceless crown jewels belonging to the Swedish royal family have been stolen by thieves who escaped on a speed boat.
85 injured as plane crashes near airport in MexicoEighty-five people have been injured and none killed after a plane came down shortly after taking off from an airport in Mexico.
Congolese mothers reveal abuse by aid workersSky News has traced two women in the Democratic Republic of Congo who have both been sexually exploited by different aid organisations and are left with babies who they’re now struggling to bring up.
Apple shares soar on strong third-quarter resultsApple, the maker of the iPhone X, exceeded Wall Street’s expectations with its latest earnings, partly due to selling pricier mobile phones.
Amazon boss’s parents’ $250k investment makes billionsIt’s more than 20 years since Mike and Jackie Bezos took a gamble and poured a large part of their retirement fund into their son’s idea: an online bookshop.
Facebook finds rogue campaigning ahead of US midtermsFacebook has taken down fake accounts after it uncovered “sophisticated” attempts at political influence ahead of the US midterm elections.