Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe after 37 years of rule. The announcement stopped impeachment proceedings against the 93-year-old leader, whose resignation takes place 'with immediate effect'.
Former Coronation Street star Sarah Lancashire (above) says she was left 'slightly speechless' after receiving the OBE from Prince William today. The 53-year-old actress received the accolade for services to drama from the Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace.
At least 50 people have been killed by a teenage suicide bomber at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, police have said. The attacker detonated the device early on Tuesday in Mubi town in Adamawa state after mingling with worshippers who had arrived for prayers.
At least 32 people have died in a suicide bombing in a town in northern Iraq, officials have said. The attacker detonated a truck laden with explosives near a busy marketplace in Tuz Khurmatu, around 120 miles north of Baghdad. Iraqi police and hospital officials say the powerful explosion Tuesday evening wounded at least 75 people.
Kezia Dugdale will not face suspension by the Labour party over her appearance as a contestant on ITV's I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here!, the party has confirmed. The former Scottish Labour leader had come under fire for her decision to take "an unauthorised leave of absence" to appear on the reality show. But Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had earlier appeared to defend the move, saying it was 'her choice' to appear.