{FD} Tourists trampled to death by elephant in Zambia

Two tourists have been trampled to death by an elephant after they got too close to the animal while taking pictures.

{FD} USB stick with confidential info, including Queen Elizabeth’s route to airport, found on London street, report says

Heathrow Airport has launched an investigation after a memory stick containing confidential security information was found on a London street.

{FD} Simon Cowell misses first X Factor live show of new series after ‘falling down stairs’

Simon Cowell has missed the first live show of this year’s X Factor after being treated in hospital following his reported fall down stairs at his London home.

{FD} Pedophile geophysicist described as ‘savage individual’ admits luring children, adults into online sex abuse

A gifted young scientist has admitted cajoling children and adults into online sex abuse and blackmailing them into performing even more degrading acts.

{FD} Tokyo’s 1964 Olympic flame went out four years ago, report says

The “sacred” flame from Tokyo’s 1964 Olympics was meant to burn forever… but an embarrassed official has revealed that it actually went out four years ago.

Barcelona attack: Witnesses describe ‘chaos’ in the streets after deadly crash

Witnesses of an attack in Barcelona’s historic tourist district have spoken out.

Second man arrested over alleged kidnapping of British model Chloe Ayling

A second man has been arrested by police investigating the alleged kidnapping of a British model.

{FD} Scottish man who vanished a month ago, sparking search with divers and dogs, found dead at home

A man reported missing a month ago – sparking a search involving divers, mountain rescue and dogs – has been found dead at his house.

{FD} German nightclub shooting: One killed, several hurt after gunman opens fire

One person has been killed and three others injured in a shooting at a nightclub in southern Germany.

{FD} Hamburg knife attacker was ‘known as an Islamist,’ official says

A man who killed one person in a knife attack at a supermarket in Germany was known to security forces.

{FD} London acid attacks: Boy, 16, charged as UK plans crackdown

A 16-year-old boy has been charged after five acid attacks in London.

{FD} ISIS brides explain why they left their home countries to join the ‘Caliphate’

What could possibly persuade women from Germany, Indonesia or Russia to leave peaceful nations for a new life in a pariah ‘state’ at war with all around and with streets soaked in the blood of its victims?

{FD} Sally Jones: UK-born ISIS recruiter ‘wants to get back to Britain’

Sally Jones – the former punk rocker who became the leading female recruitment officer for IS, married a now-dead jihadist and took her son to Raqqa – wants to come home to Britain, it has been claimed.

{FD} Drug kingpin White Head, who changed his face with plastic surgery, caught in Brazil

A drug lord who had plastic surgery to change his appearance has been captured in Brazil after three decades on the run.

{FD} Buckingham Palace gets first female head guard

A Canadian soldier has become the first female Captain of the Queen’s Guard at Buckingham Palace.

{FD} Historic Brexit divorce negotiations begin in Brussels

UK and EU negotiators have begun historic talks on Britain leaving the bloc – with both sides seeking to strike a positive tone.

{FD} Grenfell Tower cladding is banned in UK, government says

The cladding used to insulate Grenfell Tower, widely blamed for spreading the devastating blaze, is banned in Britain, Philip Hammond has said.

{FD} London apartment fire: Inferno engulfs 27-story tower, 200 firefighters on scene

Two hundred firefighters and 40 fire engines are battling a large fire on a west London estate.

{FD} London attackers’ fake suicide belts revealed

Photos of the fake suicide belts worn by the London Bridge attackers have been released, showing disposable water bottles wrapped in masking tape.

{FD} UK election: How a government would be formed if there is no majority

The exit poll predicts that the Conservatives will be the largest party but will not have a majority which means there will be a hung parliament.