Drivers caught going considerably over the speed limit will face harsher punishment from April.
Police have arrested three men in Sweden suspected of a gang rape that was livestreamed on Facebook.
Three puppies have been rescued from the hotel in central Italy that was struck by an avalanche last week.
It was an extraordinary turnaround. After a combative first meeting with the press on Saturday, Donald Trump's Press Secretary seemed to be offering an olive branch.
The name for the hotly anticipated next installment of the Star Wars film franchise has been revealed as The Last Jedi.
Sequels, remakes and book adaptations dominate "the crop of cinematic c**p" at this year's Annual Razzie Awards.
Gorden Kaye - the star of long-running World War II sitcom Allo Allo! - has died, aged 75.
Madonna has defended her angry anti-Trump speech at Saturday's Women's March on Washington, saying she was speaking in metaphors.
Bernie Ecclestone is no longer in charge of Formula One (F1) after almost 40 years in the driving seat.
Hull footballer Ryan Mason has been talking to club officials in hospital about the clash of heads which left him with a fractured skull during the 2-0 defeat by Chelsea.
Two Major League Baseball stars have been killed in separate car crashes in Dominican Republic.
Boris Johnson will be asked to justify his management of London's Olympic Stadium as part of an in-depth investigation into the "skyrocketing" costs of converting the arena for West Ham United.