Hostages: Japan vows to 'never give up'

Japan has vowed to "never give up" the struggle to save two Japanese hostages held by IS militants.

Disneyland measles outbreak spreads

A measles outbreak centred around California's Disneyland has spread to six more states and Mexico.

'Litvinenko killing linked to Russia'

US spies reportedly intercepted communications that linked the poisoning of former spy Alexander Litvinenko to Russia.

Poland uncovers Auschwitz staff names

Polish officials have drawn up a list of 9500 staff members at the Auschwitz death camp, thousands more than previously thought.