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'I tried my best to protect her' - newborn injured in Beirut blasts It takes a very hardened sort of individual not to feel and empathise with the pain of new parents sitting outside the Intensive Care Unit where their little one is struggling to live.

Before and after pictures show scale of damage caused by Beirut explosion Before and after pictures have shown the extraordinary destruction brought about by a huge explosion in Beirut.

Rescuers search for survivors after deadly Beirut 'ammonium nitrate blast' Rescuers are searching for survivors after a huge explosion killed at least 100 people and injured more than 4,000 in Beirut.

'Casualties everywhere': Hospitals struggle to cope as bloodied people walk streets of Beirut "This is a catastrophe we have on our hands," says a doctor at St George Hospital, less than a mile from the epicentre of the explosion at Beirut port.

Trump suggests Beirut explosion was 'bomb of some kind' Donald Trump has contradicted Lebanese officials and suggested a "terrible attack" caused a massive explosion that killed at least 70 people in Beirut.

Five things explosion footage and eyewitness accounts tell us With just a few seconds of grainy footage and snatched eyewitness testimony, expolsives experts can spot tell-tale signs of the cause of a blast.

Incessant sirens as dazed, bloodied people wander devastated Beirut I was at Sky's offices, which is slap bang in the middle of downtown Beirut, when there was a huge explosion.

'Very high number of injuries' after explosion in Lebanese capital Beirut There have been a "very high number of injuries" after a large explosion in the Lebanese capital Beirut.

Audi apologises for 'insensitive' advert showing little girl eating a banana German carmaker Audi has apologised for an advert showing a little girl leaning on the front of a high-performance car while she eats a banana.

Former king, 82, jets to 'luxury resort in Dominican Republic' after fleeing Spain Spain's former king Juan Carlos has fled to a luxury resort in the Dominican Republic amid a corruption scandal, according to reports.

Donald Trump demands US gets 'large percentage' of any TikTok sale Donald Trump has said the US should receive a "large percentage" of the proceeds from any sale of TikTok to Microsoft.

Hundreds of thousands without power as Hurricane Isaias hits US Hundreds of thousands of people are without power after Hurricane Isaias made landfall in the US, bringing with it winds of 85mph and the threat of storm surges and flash floods.

'SOS' message in sand saves three men stranded on deserted island Three men have been rescued from a tiny Pacific island after a giant SOS sign they wrote in the sand was spotted from above.

Sydney in five hours? Virgin gives first look at supersonic jet project Virgin Galactic has revealed designs for a supersonic passenger plane capable of flying three times the speed of sound.

North Korea 'probably' has mini nuclear devices to fit missiles - UN report North Korea has "probably developed miniaturised nuclear devices to fit into the warheads of its ballistic missile", according to a confidential UN report.

New Genoa bridge inaugurated despite boycott by victims' families Two years after a bridge collapse killed 43 people in Italy, a replacement bridge has been inaugurated – but families of the victims boycotted the event.

There may never be a coronavirus 'silver bullet', WHO warns There may never be a "silver bullet" to beat coronavirus, the head of the World Health Organisation has warned.

Spain's former king 'leaves country' amid corruption allegations Spain's former king Juan Carlos, who has been facing corruption allegations, has left the country, according to reports.

'Miracle' as teenager lost in mountains for eight days found alive A teenager who vanished last month after she ran out of petrol has been found alive in a remote section of the Cascade Mountains in the US.

Former Pope Benedict XVI 'ill with shingles' - reports Former Pope Benedict XVI is ill with shingles after returning to the Vatican from a visit to Germany, a newspaper citing his biographer has reported.

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