Facebook starts testing dating service

Facebook starts testing dating service The company first announced plans for a dating service in May. Facebook’s offering will put it in competition with existing dating apps and services (PA) Facebook has confirmed it has started testing...

Russia names action movie star Steven Seagal as envoy for US

Russia names action movie star Steven Seagal as envoy for US The Hard To Kill star was granted Russian citizenship in 2016. Steven Seagal (AP) Russia has appointed action movie star Steven Seagal as a special envoy...

20 dead as all on board vintage tourist plane killed in Swiss Alps crash

20 dead as all on board vintage tourist plane killed in Swiss Alps crash Eleven men and nine women were killed, officials said. A JU-52 aircraft (JU-AIR/Keystone via AP) All 20 people on board a vintage plane...

Two fishermen killed as boats collide in Venice

Two fishermen killed as boats collide in Venice The incident occurred in the waters off the Lido sandbar. Firefighters work on the site where two Venetian fishermen were killed in a boat collision (Italian Firefighters Vigili...

Raccoon rescued from Liverpool garden

Raccoon rescued from Liverpool garden He was tempted with treats. (RSPCA/PA) A woman in Liverpool was surprised to find a mischievous raccoon playing in her garden this week. The RSPCA was called to help the animal in Northwood...

Moment police chase jet-ski riders in high-speed chase along the Thames caught on camera

Moment police chase jet-ski riders in high-speed chase along the Thames caught on camera Police in London were caught up in a James Bond-style chase on the Thames river as jet-skiers raced ahead of a...

People are sharing the tiny acts which make them love their partner and its...

People are sharing the tiny acts which make them love their partner and its serious goals These are seriously inspiring. (monkeybusinessimages/ Getty Images) Twitter users are sharing lovely things their romantic partner does for them. Metro journalist Hattie...

Watch: Drones armed with explosives used in attempt to assassinate Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro

Watch: Drones armed with explosives used in attempt to assassinate Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, an uniformed official bleeds from the head following an incident during a...

Ai Weiwei’s Beijing studio destroyed by officials

Ai Weiwei’s Beijing studio destroyed by officials The artist said he had been given no notice of the demolition. Ai Weiwei is a frequent critic of the Chinese government (PA) Chinese artist Ai Weiwei says authorities have...

‘Assassination bid’ on Venezuelan leader with drones carrying explosives

‘Assassination bid’ on Venezuelan leader with drones carrying explosives The president was speaking during a celebration of the National Guard’s 81st anniversary. Venezuela’s Bolivarian National guards officers occupy the Bolivar Avenue (Fernando Llano/AP) Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro...

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