Only 14% of Met Police officers are from ethnic backgrounds, whereas as 40% of Londoners identify as BAME. ... read more

For the first time in Catholic history, nearly 200 church leaders from around the world will gather at the Vatican starting Thursday to confront the scourge of clergy who sexually abuse children. ... read more

The UN says women and children are apparently being actively prevented from leaving Baghuz. ... read more

An "alarming" number of US patients received a highly potent form of opioid that is 100 times more powerful than morphine and that they never should have been prescribed, according to a new study. ... read more

The 16-year-old accused tells a jury at the High Court in Glasgow that he did not abduct and rape the six year-old. ... read more

The avalanche was reported at the popular Crans Montana resort on Tuesday afternoon. ... read more

A Chinese woman, nicknamed the 'Queen of Ivory' and thought to be one of Africa's most notorious traffickers, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison, Tanzanian authorities told CNN. ... read more

Theresa May will meet Jean-Claude Juncker for further talks on Wednesday. ... read more