Manny Pacquiao still has ‘a couple more fights’ in him ahead of first bout...

Manny Pacquiao says he still has "a couple more fights" left in him before he retires. Pacman faces Argentine WBA welterweight world champion Lucas Matthysse...

California man released from prison after serving 25 years on death row

A 68-year-old man has been released from prison after serving nearly 25 years on death row. Vicente Benavides was released from San Quentin State...

Smallville actor Allison Mack charged with trafficking over ‘involvement in sex cult’

Allison Mack, an actor best known for her role in the US TV show Smallville, has been charged with sex trafficking and conspiracy. She...

The UK’s 10 best beaches

It was a long, cold, dark and at times snowy winter in the UK, but – for a time at least – the...

Patrick Stewart had no idea who Sting was on the set of Dune: ‘You...

Sir Patrick Stewart is an impeccable storyteller – even when he’s recounting an embarrassing moment in his life, he still comes across like...

Syria returns Legion d’honneur to France because Assad will not wear award of ‘slave...

Syria has returned the prestigious Legion d’honneur that was presented to President Bashar al-Assad, by France, saying he would not wear the award of a “slave country” to the...

Trump takes first step in aggressive effort to drill for oil in Arctic National...

The Trump administration has taken the first step towards an aggressive effort to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - one of the country’s...

California National Guard ‘to get federal funding’ despite Trump’s claim to the contrary

The California National Guard said it had received an assurance of federal funding for a campaign against transnational crime, knocking down Donald Trump’s claim...

Swaziland king officially renames country Kingdom of eSwatini to mark 50th anniversary of independence

Swaziland’s king has officially renamed the country the Kingdom of eSwatini to mark 50 years since independence from British rule. The name Swaziland has angered...

Eric Garner: Civil rights prosecutors ‘recommend charging police officer over death’

Federal civil rights prosecutors have reportedly recommended charging the police officer involved in the 2014 killing of Eric Garner. The Department of Justice is...