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Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a press conference at the Presidential Palace in Ankara on Wednesday, as he announced snap elections. Photograph: EPA/Turkish presidental press office

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called snap elections, bringing Turkey’s parliamentary and presidential polls forward by more than a year as concerns grow ab(...)

Henk van der Klok in Mongolia during a road trip through the country in July 2011.

Henk van der Klok started and quit teacher-training, a university degree in social work and the marine corps. He quit judo, guitar, drums, basketball(...)

Amy Johnson: in May 1930, she flew solo from England to Australia, the first woman to do so

Amy Johnson was born in 1903, the same year that the Wright Brothers made their first flight. It would seem that this was no mere coincidence. Johnson(...)

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan (centre) attends Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development  Party’s provincial chairmen meeting in Ankara on March 30th. Photograph: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images

As Donald Trump has his tweets, the leader of Turkey has his speeches. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes up to three every weekday – two a day on w(...)

‘Billions’ returns for a third season.

Russian Spy Assassins: The Salisbury Attack Monday, Channel 4, 10pm Matt Frei explores the poisoning of Russian Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yuli(...)

 Ahmed Hassan, who has been jailed at the Old Bailey in London for life with a minimum term of 34 years for planting the Parsons Green tube bomb which injured 51 passengers. Photograph:  Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

A teenage Iraqi asylum seeker who planted a homemade bomb on a rush-hour London underground train has been jailed for life with a recommendation that (...)

The Hardy Bucks: We haven’t seen Eddie, Buzz, French toast and The Boo since 2015

Yee-ha! It’s redneck heaven on the telly this month, with the return of those good ol’ Trailer Park Boys to Netflix at the end of the month, preceded (...)

TOSyrian civilians walk above the rubble of destroyed buildings in the rebel enclave of eastern Ghouta on Monday. Photograph: Hamza al-Ajweh/AFP/Getty Images

The Russian military has offered Syrian rebels safe passage out of eastern Ghouta, setting out a proposal to let the insurgents surrender their last m(...)

Heath Ledger and Sienna Miller in Casanova

Giacomo Casanova (1725 -1798) priest, soldier, playwright, spy, composer, may have invented the lottery and escaped from the highest security prison i(...)

People walk on rubble of damaged buildings after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. Photograph: Reuters

The defeat of Islamic State’s territorial caliphate in Iraq and Syria has plunged Syria into fresh conflicts involving local and external forces form(...)

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