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Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe has defied calls to quit, saying he will preside over a ruling party congress in December in an announcement that could trigger impeachment proceedings this week and more protests demanding his ouster.
Theresa May and key Cabinet ministers who oversee Brexit negotiations are expected to discuss Britain’s offer to the European Union for the so-called “divorce bill” Brussels insists is needed to unlock trade talks.
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have been pictured in three more photos as part of a series of portraits released to mark their 70th wedding anniversary.
Thousands of revellers are dancing on Copacabana beach to celebrate Rio de Janeiro’s annual gay pride parade.
Zimbabwe’s long-time president Robert Mugabe, the world’s oldest head of state at 93, is resisting stepping aside.
One of the most famous and celebrated Victoria Cross medals of the 20th century is estimated to fetch around £300,000 at auction.
The Prince of Wales has praised the “resilience” of the people of Dominica as he saw for himself the damage wreaked to the Caribbean island by Hurricane Maria.
A man reported missing from a north-east town has been traced safe and well. Robert Stewart, 36, from Blackburn, had not been seen since 7.10am today and police were seeking information as to his whereabouts. He was last seen between Blackburn and Clinterty. But the force has now confirmed he has been found safely.
Pope Francis has celebrated Mass with poor people in the splendour of St Peter’s Basilica and denounced those who dismiss poverty as “not my business”.
A two-vehicle smash caused a busy Aberdeen road to be blocked earlier this evening. The collision happened on King Street near the church hall shortly after 5pm. Police confirmed that nobody was injured and that the road was closed until around 5.30pm while debris was cleared.
The deputy leader of far-right group Britain First has been charged with using threatening and abusive language at a rally in Belfast.
The key questions ahead of Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Budget on Wednesday are answered here:
Kenya’s opposition leader has called for “international intervention” amid an election crisis, saying at least 31 supporters have been killed since Friday.
At least 15 people have died and five others have been injured in a stampede as food aid was being distributed in a village in Morocco.
A 22-year-old man has been arrested after police found him with 53 stolen mobile phones after a Royal Blood gig.
Scottish MP Stewart McDonald has suggested he wants to go on RuPaul’s Drag Race – a competition show in which American actor RuPaul searches for the best drag queens in America.
A replica First World War tank used in Steven Spielberg’s film War Horse took up a prominent position by the Cenotaph, as the Royal Tank Regiment marked the centenary of the Battle of Cambrai.
Philip Hammond is taking some heat after he claimed “there are no unemployed people” in the UK.
Police are investigating after a car mounted a pavement in Aberdeen and ploughed into a grit bin.
A British sailor who died after being swept overboard was a popular and sensible man, said Clipper Round The World Yacht Race co-founder Sir Robin Knox-Johnston.
Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale's decision to appear on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! is utterly ludicrous, a fellow MSP has said.
The search for a kayaker missing off the coast of Aberdeenshire has resumed.
Argentina’s Navy cannot confirm whether seven brief satellite calls received the day before were from a lost submarine with 44 crew members on board.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has been branded “out of touch” after he was forced to clarify his remark that “there are no unemployed people”.
A 12-year-old girl has died after the beach buggy she was in collided with a car in Newry.
The first significant snowfall of the season is expected to hit parts of Scotland overnight - and could cause some disruption for the morning commute.
The first significant snowfall of the season is expected to hit parts of Scotland overnight – and could cause some disruption for the morning commute.
A major programme of renationalisation under Labour would “not be a burden” on taxpayers, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said.
Driverless cars will be given the green light for testing on roads nationwide under plans in the Budget designed to ensure the vehicles are being used in Britain in as little as three years.
The top US defence officer has said an order from President Donald Trump or any of his successors to launch nuclear weapons can be refused if that order is determined to be illegal.
There is no silver bullet to solve Britain’s housing crisis but the Budget will contain a range of proposals to help get 300,000 homes built a year, Chancellor Philip Hammond has said.
The victims of a mid-air collision between a helicopter and a plane include three Britons and one Vietnamese national, police believe.