Norbert Hofer is the friendly face of far-right politics in Austria.
The Syrian government has been showing off its gains in eastern Aleppo, once the country's biggest city and commercial centre.
The prospect of an interest rate hike in the world’s biggest economy has taken a step closer after official figures showed the number of US jobs grew by 178,000 last month.
A former Argos security guard has ended the 22-year rule of the president of Gambia in a shock election victory.
Dozens of Islamic State fanatics are believed to be living in Europe ready to carry out terror attacks, Europol has warned.
World champion Nico Rosberg has retired from Formula One - a shock decision announced just days after winning his first title.
A Utah teenager who took his family's guns to school was disarmed by his parents who chased after him after realising the weapons were missing from their home.
Members of Duran Duran have lost a High Court battle over the US rights to some of their most famous songs.
An elite police unit has helped a 12-year-old boy in remission from cancer to fulfil his wish to "blow stuff up".
Russia has said it has foiled a series of cyber attacks on its banks planned to have started on 5 December.
Abductors branded jogger Sherri Papini before dumping her at roadside
A California woman who was held captive for three weeks was branded with a message by her abductors before she was dropped at the side of a freeway, authorities have said.
Donald Trump praises Pakistan and its 'terrific' PM Nawaz Sharif
Donald Trump has hailed Nawaz Sharif as a "terrific guy" during a phone call with the Pakistani Prime Minister and offered to help resolve any challenges the "fantastic" nation faces.