Australia MP is ‘Depp’s Hannibal Lecter’

Australia’s deputy PM says he’s “pulling strings” in Johnny Depp’s head, after the actor says he is “inbred with a tomato”, in the ongoing dog-smuggling saga.

Eurozone in ‘breakthrough’ Greece deal

Eurozone finance ministers agree to extend a further bailout loan to Greece as well as debt relief, in what they call a “major breakthrough”.

VIDEO: Flooding causes Chinese building to collapse

A three-story building has collapsed after flooding in the Rongxian county of China’s southern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

Cancel primary test results, heads say

Head teachers are calling on the education secretary to stop the publication of this year’s primary school results in England because the results would be unreliable.

Last-minute rescue bid for BHS emerges

A new consortium led by a former Mothercare director is thought to be the frontrunner to rescue department store chain BHS as the threat of liquidation looms.

VIDEO: Tobacco companies ‘use child labour’

Some of the world’s biggest tobacco companies are buying their products from farms that employ child workers.

Brexit could extend austerity, IFS says

Austerity measures could be extended by two years in the UK should it vote to leave the EU, the Institute for Fiscal Studies says.

Ex-military officers fight for EU exit

A dozen former senior military officers speak out in favour of the UK leaving the EU, warning membership has undermined the UK’s “combat effectiveness”.

Cattle drugs ‘could fuel climate change’

Dosing farm animals with antibiotics increases greenhouse gas emissions from cow dung, research suggests.

‘Big cut’ in antibiotic prescriptions

GPs in England have “dramatically” reduced the amount of antibiotic prescriptions they prescribe to patients, latest figures reveal.