One in five cancer deaths is caused by obesity, which could eventually replace smoking as the leading cause of the disease, leading doctors have reportedly...

The US economy shrank 0.7% in the first three months of 2015, compared to the same period last year.The Bureau of Economic Analysis significantly revised...

Police in China have taken 175 people into custody in what authorities are calling the country’s biggest ever operation to recover stolen artefacts. The...

The number of arrests made by Baltimore police in May has plummeted as shootings and homicides have dramatically increased.Data from the US city shows...

China’s military on Tuesday compared its controversial island-building in the South China Sea to ordinary construction such as road-building going...

Travel sickness on planes could soon be a thing of the past thanks to a new invention that effectively gives passengers a sense of balance, even though...

Budget airline Ryanair has reported a 66% hike in net profits in the last year.The operator saw its profits after tax increase by two-thirds from €523m (£370m)...

A twister has killed at least 13 people in northern Mexico, while a dozen people are missing in flash floods just over the border in Texas.The tornado...

Extreme athlete Dean Potter and another man have died in a base jumping accident in Yosemite National Park.Potter, 43, and Graham Hunt died late on Saturday,...

A prominent security researcher says he took control of a plane and made it fly sideways, according to an FBI affidavit.Chris Roberts was removed from...