Joy for Hamilton at German Grand Prix

Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the HungarianGrand Prix on Sunday to seize the championship lead from team mate Nico Rosberg for the first time this season. The Briton took the chequered flag less than two seconds ahead of the German, who had...

British terror attack 'when not if' says top cop

Britain cannot be fully protected against terrorism and an attack similar to those seen recently in mainland Europe is a question of “when, not if,” London’s police chief said on Sunday. The warning by Metropolitan Police Commissioner Bernard...

PM promises to tackle 'barbaric' slavery

Prime Minister Theresa May set out a drive to tackle modern slavery in Britain on Sunday, pledging more funding and a new cross-government taskforce to help stamp out what she called a “barbaric evil”. She made the pledge as a review into the 2015 Modern...

16 people dead in US hot air balloon crash

A hot air balloon burst into flames over central Texas on Saturday after apparently striking power lines and plunged into a field, killing all 16 people aboard in one of the deadliest such accidents on record, police and eyewitnesses said. The Federal Aviation...

Daredevil jumps 25,000 feet – without a parachute

A daredevil skydiver on Saturday became the first to jump from a height of 25,000 feet (7,620 meters) without a parachute, landing in a net in southern California, a spokesman said. Luke Aikins, 42, who has 18,000 jumps under his belt, completed the jump in Simi...