Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian dual national who has been imprisoned in Tehran on espionage charges, is preparing to go on hunger strike in protest amid claims she is being denied medical care.
St Andrews University staff call for ban on illegal fishing nets to save world’s most endangered porpoise
Researchers at a Scottish university have warned that one of the most critically endangered animals in the world could be rendered extinct by the end of the year if illegal fishing nets aren't banned.
First images of the crash site where the doomed Germanwings aircraft came down have been revealed.
A Manchester mother and her seven-month-old child are believed to have been on board the doomed Germanwings flight when it crashed into the French Alps yesterday morning.
150 people, including two babies and sixteen schoolchildren, are feared dead as rescue workers finally arrived at the scene of today's catastrophic Germanwings plane crash in the southern French Alps.
Images have been revealed of families crying for their loved ones at Dusseldorf Airport, where the doomed Germanwings 4U9525 flight was originally meant to land.
Aberdeen aid worker tells “harrowing” tales of Myanmar survivors – but international aid is saving lives
The Bangladeshi city of Cox’s Bazar has become one of the many pivotal points of the international relief effort to help thousands of men, women and children fleeing Myanmar.
A fourth attack has taken place in Paris this evening, a shooting at a large shopping mall.
Pictures have emerged from the streets of Paris this evening showing the full extent of tonight's unprecedented attack on the French capital.
A Scottish businessman has been arrested by police in India on suspicion of rape.
The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings plane has been named as Andreas Lubitz, a German man from the Rhineland area.
Around 100 people have been taken hostage at a rock concert in Paris this evening.
Tearful mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers and loved ones are currently holding their breath as they await the fate of their loved ones who were on board the doomed Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps this morning.
Facebook has implemented a feature this evening for users to find out if their friends in Paris are safe, following a series of horrific attacks which has left more than 140 people dead.
A rare alignment of five planets will be visible in the early morning skies above Scotland this month in a celestial event which has not been witnessed by astronomers in more than a decade.
A teenage girl in America has been shot dead after an argument on Facebook.
One of the pilots of the Germanwings aircraft that crashed into the French Alps killing 150 people was locked out of the cockpit, according to reports.
The first images of the wreckage of Germanwings flight 4U9525 have been revealed as emergency search and rescue teams have finally located the crash site of the doomed plane.