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In pictures: Gunman fires multiple shots at Trump rally

Donald Trump fell to the ground as he was giving a speech at a rally in Pennsylvania after several gunshots rang through the crowd.

Biden campaign 'quietly assessing Kamala Harris' - as president candidate

Joe Biden has mistakenly referred to Volodymyr Zelenskyy as "President Putin" at the NATO summit - just hours after his allies warned his chances of…

Trump shooting: How the security operation unfolded

Within minutes, what should have been a regular rally for Donald Trump quickly spiraled into a deadly assassination attempt in Pennsylvania.

Bangladesh: Dozens injured in violent clashes over jobs reserved for veterans' families

More than 50 people have been injured in violent clashes in Bangladesh over a quota that allows relatives of ex-soldiers to take up to 30% of government…

Computer scientist who falsely claimed he was Bitcoin creator 'Satoshi Nakamoto' referred to CPS

An Australian computer scientist who falsely claimed to have invented Bitcoin has been referred to UK prosecutors for alleged perjury.

Assassination attempt on Trump is fodder for conspiracy theorists

Within minutes of the attempted assassination of Donald Trump, conspiracy theories began swirling online.

Climate change is making days longer, scientists discover

Rising sea levels caused by climate change are making the Earth "fatter" at the equator - slowing down its rotation and making the days longer. 

Former All Blacks star Norm Hewitt dies at 55 after battle with motor neurone disease

Former All Blacks hooker and reality TV star Norm Hewitt has died aged 55 after a battle with motor neurone disease, his family has said.

Britain must be able to confront China, Russia, Iran and North Korea, warns new defence lead

Britain's armed forces must have the ability to confront a "deadly quartet" of China, Russia, Iran and North Korea, the surprise pick to lead a major…

Protesters attack police and set fires outside Dublin asylum seeker site

Anti-immigration protesters in Dublin have attacked police officers and set vehicles on fire at a site designated to house asylum seekers. 

Trump gunman: An 'outcast' who wasn't let on school rifle team because he was 'a bad shooter'

Thomas Matthew Crooks has been named as the gunman in the assassination attempt against Donald Trump at a campaign rally on Saturday evening.

Jay Slater: Body found in search for British teenager - with possessions and clothes also recovered

Rescue workers searching for missing British teenager Jay Slater in Tenerife have found a body and are trying to identify it, Spanish police have told…

Man confesses to killing 42 women in Kenya since 2022 as nine dismembered bodies found in quarry

A man has confessed to killing 42 women in Kenya, as police have found nine dismembered bodies.

Trump says 'I'm supposed to be dead' after assassination attempt - as security measures strengthened…

Donald Trump has said he is "supposed to be dead" as he recalled the moments after the attempt on his life. 

One of the world's rarest whales may have washed up on New Zealand beach, say experts

One of the world's rarest whales, about which scientists know "practically nothing", may have washed up on a New Zealand beach.