A German man clearly intended to kill foreigners when he rammed his Mercedes into a crowd of people in the town of Bottrop, injuring four, early on New Year's Day, officials say.
Tottenham have moved back into second place in the Premier League, six points behind leaders Liverpool, after cruising to a 3-0 win at lowly Cardiff City.
New Zealand's focus will be firmly on this year's World Cup in England and Wales when their one-day series against Sri Lanka begins tomorrow.
US President Donald Trump has played down the stock market's drop at the end of 2018, calling it a "glitch" and saying the market will again go up once various trade deals are settled.
Six people have been killed after a passenger train hit a freight trailer that had blown off a wagon coming the other way on a bridge linking Denmark's two main islands.
US President Donald Trump has rebuffed sharp criticism from fellow Republican Mitt Romney, heaping scorn on the incoming senator in a sign of tensions.
NASA has released the first colour image of space rock Ultima Thule taken from its New Horizons spacecraft.
Singer Daryl Dragon, best known as "The Captain" of 1970s pop duo Captain and Tennille, has died at the age of 76.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting a fourth child - again using a surrogate, according to multiple media reports.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's dream start as Manchester United's interim boss continued at St James' Park as a 2-0 victory at Newcastle United saw him emulate an achievement set by the club's most...
Michael Schumacher is in Formula One's thoughts as the seven times world champion approaches his 50th birthday, five years on from the near-fatal skiing accident that has left him with brain injuries.
Thirty-seven bodies have been recovered from the rubble of a Russian apartment building that partially collapsed this week after an apparent gas explosion.
Democrats have wasted no time flexing their new power in the US House of Representatives as they manoeuvered to pass legislation ending a 13-day partial government shutdown while ignoring Donald Trump's demand for $7.4b for a border wall.
A Chinese space probe has successfully touched down on the far side of the moon, China's space agency said, hailing the event as a historic first.
London's Gatwick and Heathrow airports have ordered military-grade defences after drones caused three days of disruption at Gatwick for Christmas travellers.
President Donald Trump and senior Democrats failed to strike a deal in talks to end a partial shutdown of the US government as they again fought over Trump's request for $5 billion to fund his wall on the Mexican border.
Five teenage girls killed by a fire in an "escape room" attraction in Poland might have survived if there had been a proper evacuation route, a senior firefighter says.