North Korea fired short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Thursday, South Korea’s defence ministry said, hours after the UN Security Council imposed tough new sanctions on Pyongyang.

It’s no longer “Yes Minister” in Whitehall — a more realistic picture of the interaction between bureaucrats and ministers in the build-up to the EU referendum is “No Minister”.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump won most of their Super Tuesday contests further securing their claim over their party nominations, but not enough to wrap up the race.

China’s navy has launched its first self-propelled floating dock, giving it the ability to repair warships far from the coast, the official People’s Liberation Army Daily said on Tuesday, Beijing’s latest move to modernise its navy.

Pakistan is adopting stricter measures against members of banned outfits, under observation militants and human traffickers by cancelling their travel documents, blocking their ID cards and withdrawing facilities like bank accounts, according to the interior minister.

Authorities in northwestern Mexico say eight adults and two children were killed when a bus carrying a group of evangelical Christians went off a mountain road and crashed down about 45 metres (about 150 feet) into a ravine.

In the very last second before lift-off Sunday, SpaceX scrubbed the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket to send a communications satellite into orbit, marking the third delay since last week.

For the first time, Chinese scientists taking part in a 400-day South Pole research expedition can eat fresh vegetables grown regularly on-site.

A gunman who killed four people in rural Washington state called an officer he previously encountered to say he shot his family, leading to hours long standoff at a home Friday that ended with his suicide, authorities said.

A local chief of the Islamic State jihadist group and two aides have been captured in a city near Libya’s capital, according to the Tripoli-based government which is not internationally recognised.