Police mourn after doughnut van perishes in blaze

Good-humoured police officers in Lexington, Kentucky have played up the stereotype after attending the scene of a burned-out doughnut van. ...

Floods breach dam and may spill toxic ash into river

A dam breach in North Carolina is threatening to pollute a large river with toxic coal ash from a power station. ...

Can you name other celebrities who changed their names?

Kanye West has surprised fans by announcing he wants to be known as YE. ...

What is Blexit? Kanye West’s new clothing line

Keeping up with Kanye's fashion is a full-time job, what with Yeezy trainers, jumpers that are too big and slippers that are too...

Rihanna ‘turned down Super Bowl in support of former NFL star...

Rihanna was asked to headline next year's Super Bowl halftime show but turned it down in support of Colin Kaepernick, according to US...

Woman who ‘waited to put make-up on’ among dead

A woman who waited to put her make-up on and a disabled man are among the 25 people who have died in California's...

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Trump surprises Pentagon with 15,000 border troop figure

The number of military troops deployed to the US-Mexico border could reach 15,000, Donald Trump says. ...

Wedding limousine crash leaves 20 dead in New York

Twenty people have been killed after a limousine reported to be carrying a wedding party crashed in upstate New York. ...

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou facing extradition to the US after arrest...

The global chief financial officer of Chinese phone firm Huawei is facing extradition to the US after being arrested in Canada. ...

This is why last-minute Kavanaugh concession is significant

The Senate vote to recommend that Brett Kavanaugh be confirmed to the vacant seat on the US Supreme Court had appeared to be...

Olympic swimming champ seeks treatment for ‘alcohol addiction’

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte is seeking treatment for alcohol addiction, his lawyer has said. ...

Golden Globe glory for British stars and Bohemian Rhapsody

British stars and the story of one of Britain's biggest ever bands stole the show at this year's Golden Globes. ...

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Laverne & Shirley actress and Big director dies aged 75

Actress-turned-filmmaker Penny Marshall, who directed Tom Hanks in the family favourite comedy Big, has died aged 75. ...

Big wave surfer Garrett McNamara launches campaign to clean up ocean

A record-breaking big wave surfer has launched a campaign to fight plastic pollution in the sea. ...

Charlie Sheen’s plea to help find parents

Charlie Sheen made a desperate plea to find his parents as devastating monster wildfires ravage swathes of California, including the celebrity enclave of...

NASA perplexed by ‘unusual’ infrared light from neutron star

Scientists at NASA have discovered "an unusual infrared light emission from a nearby neutron star" which "could indicate new features never before seen". ...

Trump thanks special counsel Mueller for denying ‘disgraceful’ report

Donald Trump has thanked special counsel Robert Mueller for pouring cold water on news reports which suggested the president had ordered his former...

Facebook admits hiring PR firm to attack George Soros

Facebook has admitted hiring a PR firm to attack billionaire Jewish philanthropist George Soros after he criticised the social media giant. ...