Boris shuts down Parliament after second snap poll bid fails

Boris Johnson’s second attempt to hold a snap election on Oct 15 two weeks ahead of Brexit failed early on

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Russia, Ukraine take positive step by swapping prisoners

Jailed Russian journalist Kirill Vyshinsky and Ukraine filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, above, were among those freed in a landmark prisoner swap

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25 dead, 9 missing in California boat fire

Twenty-five people enjoying the long Labour Day weekend in a dive boat, above, (Photo credit: Ventura County Fire Department) off

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‘Catastrophic’ Hurricane Dorian hits Bahamas

Many people are feared dead, missing or left homeless after Hurricane Dorian packing peak winds of 185 mph started pounding

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