New advice for parents to be over Zika virus

The recommendation, which doubles the abstinence period the World Health Organisation had previously advised, comes after scientists found the virus lingers longer than previously thought in blood or other body fluids, spokesman Christian Lindmeier told a news...

Mum and partner convicted of murder

A court heard that two-year-old Liam Fee was subjected to prolonged abuse and suffered fatal injuries similar to those seen in car crash victims. Speaking in reaction to the verdict in the Liam Fee case, Social Work Scotland’s President Elaine Torrance said: “Liam’s...

Bellerin drafted into Spain squad

The right-back has been promoted from the stand-by list. Dani Carvajal suffered a thigh injury in Real Madrid’s Champions League final win over Atletico Madrid and has had to pull out. Bellerin won his first full cap in a warm-up win over Bosnia and Herzegovina...

Poland to appeal Roman Polanski extradition decision

Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro has reignited a long legal battle. The United States requested Polanski’s extradition from Poland after he made a high-profile appearance in Warsaw in 2014. The Oscar-winning filmmaker lives in Paris but also has an apartment in...

Volkswagen's profits tumble

The car company has seen a drop after the recent diesel emissions scandal. VW admitted last year that it installed software to cheat US emissions tests. Pre-tax profits fell to €3.2 billion in the first quarter, down from €3.97 billion from 12 months ago. Chief...