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June 25, 2017 9:21 AM Guy Noves to stay on as France coach despite South Africa thrashing

Guy Noves will stay on as France coach despite the team's 3-0 whitewash by South Africa, the French Rugby Federation said. Saturday's 35-12 loss at Ellis Park was the 11th defeat in 18 games for Noves in charge of the French side, who play world champions New Zealand on November 11 in Paris. 'Guy Noves has my support but I cannot accept that we are now ranked 4

June 25, 2017 6:24 AM Pakistan oil tanker inferno kills at least 123

At least 123 people were killed when a lorry transporting oil burst into flames near the Pakistani city of Ahmedpur East, local officials say. A crowd had gathered reportedly to collect fuel leaking from the overturned vehicle when it caught fire. Dozens are being treated in hospital. Unconfirmed reports suggest the tanker had been speeding when it overturned 4

June 25, 2017 1:32 AM Thugs who abuse beloved quokkas face lifetime ban from Australia’s Rottnest Island

Western Australia's Tourism Minister has called for harsher punishment for those who harm Rottnest Island's beloved quokkas. Paul Papalia has called for a lifetime ban from the Island for those found guilty of harming a quokka, if they declined to do extensive volunteer work with the animals. 'A person who is charged and found guilty of harming a quokka 5

June 25, 2017 12:49 AM Thirty passengers are bumped off EasyJet flight from Glasgow to Luton after airline switches to a smaller plane

An easyJet flight took off with empty seats after turning away around 30 passengers, it has emerged. A technical issue on the airline's Glasgow to Luton service on June 18 led to the Airbus A320 jet being downgraded to a smaller A319 aircraft that has 30 fewer seats. But after crew had randomly selected passengers not to fly, the jet took off with spaces 5

June 25, 2017 12:34 AM Jeremy Corbyn throws down election gauntlet to Theresa May in Glastonbury speech

Jeremy Corbyn urged Theresa May to call another general election during a speech to cheering supporters at Glastonbury Festival. The Labour leader addressed thousands of fans, many wearing t-shirts bearing his name, at the event’s Pyramid Stage and Left Field Tent. He met festival founder Michael Eavis, 81, posed for pictures with staff at the site in Pilton 6

June 25, 2017 12:12 AM Judge used 'tourist Italian' to talk to girl at centre of parental dispute

A High Court judge has told how he spoke a few words of ''tourist Italian'' during a meeting with a multilingual 11-year-old girl from Italy who is at the centre of a dispute between her separated parents. Mr Justice Hayden said the girl was born in Latvia and had lived in Italy with her Italian father and Latvian mother. The mother brought her to England 4

June 24, 2017 10:35 PM Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claim

President Donald Trump has accused his predecessor Barack Obama of inaction over alleged Russian interference in the US election in 2016. Mr Trump said Mr Obama had learned well before the 8 November poll about the accusations and "did nothing". His comments followed an article in the Washington Post which said that Mr Obama learned last August of President 6

June 24, 2017 9:56 PM Turkey LGBT: Istanbul's Gay Pride organisers vow to defy ban

Organisers of Istanbul's annual Gay Pride march say it will go ahead despite a ban by the authorities of Turkey's largest city. The event has been called for Sunday evening in the city's Taksim Square. Authorities banned the march for third year in a row, citing security concerns after threats from far-right groups. Homosexuality is not illegal in Turkey 3

June 24, 2017 9:22 PM Cladding fire tests failed by 34 blocks in 17 areas

Cladding on 34 tower blocks in 17 council areas in England has failed fire safety tests, the government says. The results mean every sample has failed the tests so far. The government plans to test up to 600 blocks. The updated figures came as Camden became the first authority to evacuate residents over concerns, asking those living in four buildings 5

June 24, 2017 8:59 PM Big Brother 2017: Lotan Carter ESCAPES the house via fire exit

Tonight's highlights saw Lotan smash open a door and break into the camera runs after days of rows. His exit came after a warning from Big Brother in the Diary Room about 'intimidating' behaviour. In tonight's show, Lotan was called to the Diary Room where Big Brother cautioned him over his behaviour in the rows. He then told Big Brother: "I'm not going 5