France strikes cause travel chaos for rail and airline passengers

Travellers heading to, from and through France face chaos from Monday evening as strikes disrupt rail and air links. Railway workers are staging a series...

How a small town is fighting back against industrial waste dumping in Chile

The trains seem to never stop. One after another, they haul more than 12 tons of rubbish daily to the small Chilean community of Tiltil,...

Nissan and Renault in talks to merge and form a new company, say reports

Shares in Renault rose almost 5 per cent on Thursday following reports the French motor company is in talks with Nissan to explore...

Supermarket says it will stop using clear water bottles as it opts for more...

A UK supermarket has said it will ditch clear plastic and switch all its water bottles to a “cloudier” part-recycled material, which could...

Baby dies afer cardiac arrest at West Midland Safari Park

A two-month-old girl has died in hospital after going into cardiac arrest at a safari park. Emergency services were called to West Midland Safari...

10 things airlines are doing to make flying economy more comfortable

Modern air travel has become increasingly unpleasant as airlines continue to shrink seat sizes to fit more passengers on board — and this...

New York passes bill to strip all guns from domestic abusers

New York’s governor has condemned the Trump administration’s inaction on gun control as the state passed legislation banning anyone convicted of domestic violence...

Benjamin Netanyahu praises Israeli troops day after they ‘kill 16 Palestinian protesters’ in border...

Benjamin Netanyahu has praised Israeli troops, a day after they were accused of killing at least 16 Palestinian protesters at the border with...

EU approves buyout of Monsanto by German chemical firm Bayer

German conglomerate Bayer won EU antitrust approval on Wednesday for its $62.5bn (£44.5bn) buy of US peer Monsanto, the latest in a trio of...

Man orders girlfriend to rape his son, 11, ‘because he believed he was gay’

A father had his girlfriend rape his 11-year-old autistic son as he was worried he was gay.  Sean Cole, 29, from Alabama, and his...