Thai king strips consort of titles for disloyalty

Image copyright EPA Image caption Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi, pictured here piloting a fighter jet, was appointed the king's royal consort in July Thailand's King Vajiralongkorn has stripped his royal consort of her rank and titles over…

William worried about Harry after interview

Image copyright AFP The Duke of Cambridge is "worried" about his brother after a TV documentary, a Kensington Palace source has told the BBC. Prince William is said to be hoping the Duke and Duchess…

Drugs firms reach $260m US opioid settlement

Image copyright Getty Images Four drugs companies have reached a $260m (£200m) deal with two Ohio counties over their role in fuelling the US opioid crisis. The agreement averts a trial that had been scheduled…

MPs vote on Brexit deal ruled out by…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBercow: The motion will not be debated todayThe Commons Speaker has refused a government request to hold a "yes" or "no" vote on its Brexit deal. John…

DNA tool could correct 89% of genetic defects

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Prime editing allows precise changes to be made to DNA. A new way of editing the code of life could correct 89% of the errors in DNA that cause…

Second whistleblower emerges in Trump inquiry

Image copyright EPA Image caption US President Donald Trump returning to the White House after a game of golf on Saturday A second whistleblower has come forward in the impeachment case against US President Donald…

Milky Ways centre exploded 3.5 million years ago

Image copyright Press Association Image caption Artists' impression of the giant flare in the Milky Way A cataclysmic energy flare ripped through our galaxy, the Milky Way, about 3.5 million years ago, a team of…

Macron: Brexit deal decision at end of the…

Image copyright Reuters The EU will decide at the end of the week whether a Brexit deal is going to be possible, French President Emmanuel Macron has told Boris Johnson. President Macron said talks should…