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A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy, leaving at least six people dead and others trapped under rubble, Italian officials said. The quake hit at 03:36 (01:36 GMT), 76 km (47 miles) southeast of the city of Perugia, at the very shallow depth of 10km (six miles), the USGS said. The mayor of...

Failing to go ahead with the Hinkley Point nuclear project could threaten China’s relationship with Britain, its ambassador to the UK has warned. Writing...

The death toll in Mexico’s landslides and flooding has jumped to 38 after Tropical Storm Earls swept through the country’s eastern regions. The...

Former Defence Minister Yuriko Koike has been elected governor of Tokyo, the first woman to lead Japan’s capital. Ms Koike, running as an independent...

Floods in north and central China have killed at least 150 people, with scores missing and hundreds of thousands forced from homes, officials say. Hebei...

Large crowds have gathered in Istanbul and other cities after calls by Turkish authorities to defend democracy after the failed military coup. Less than...

Torrential rain in parts of southern and eastern China have left at least 61 people dead and another 14 missing, according to authorities. Large parts...

David Cameron is to meet European Union leaders for the first time since the UK voted to leave. The UK prime minister will discuss the implications of...

A Singapore Airlines plane bound for Milan caught fire shortly after making an emergency landing.Flight SQ368, which departed at 02:05 local time on Monday...

At least three people have been killed in southern Mexico in clashes between protesting teachers and police. Another 45 people, including many police...