Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan  greets supporters during an AK Party  local election campaign rally in Izmir. Photograph: Turkish Presidential Press Service/AFP/Getty Images

The New Zealand government has criticised Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after he repeatedly showed video footage of the Christchurch mosqu(...)

A view of the freight train after the crash on the Great Belt Bridge in Nyborg, Denmark. Photograph: Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix/ AP

Danish police said on Thursday the death toll from a train crash on Wednesday has risen to eight from six people. Five women and three men were killed(...)

A view of the train accident site on the Great Belt Bridge in Denmark. Photograph: Tim K. Jensen/Ritzau Scanpix via Reuters

Six people were killed when a passenger train hit a freight trailer that had blown off a wagon coming the other way on a bridge linking Denmark’s two(...)

New Zealand landscape. In 1971 Wellington and the EEC agreed a special arrangement for New Zealand’s butter, cheese and lamb sectors, which were all vital to the national economy.

Brexiteers might not deem it a parallel befitting their wildly inflated sense of national self-importance, but the UK’s best hope is that Brexit turns(...)

One of the Brown Envelope Seeds polytunnels filled with the ripening seedheads of salad and vegetable crops. Photograph: Richard Johnston

Ask Meath-born Madeline McKeever, botanist and founder of the award-winning organic seed business Brown Envelope Seeds, what she loves most about l(...)

Seán Dunne walks into federal court in New Haven, Connecticut, yesterday for a meeting with creditors. Photograph: Steve Miller

Property developer Seán Dunne expressed regret at a US bankruptcy meeting that he did not take the advice of his wife Gayle Killilea “to sell everythi(...)