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Firefighters battle blaze at low-rise building in east London

LONDON Ten fire engines and 72 firefighters were battling a blaze in east London on Saturday after flames engulfed a third-floor apartment in a low-rise block of buildings, injuring one man who was taken to hospital.

15 dead, scores missing hours after landslide buries Chinese village

BEIJING Fifteen people were killed in a landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday and about 100 were believed to be still buried in the debris and feared dead, state media said. | Video

6:29pm BST

Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City battles as death toll mounts

MOSUL, Iraq Iraqi forces opened exit routes for hundreds of civilians to flee the Old City of Mosul on Saturday as they battled to retake the quarter from Islamic State militants mounting a last stand in what was the de facto capital of their self-declared caliphate. | Video

World, Iraq, Middle East 6:40pm BST

UAE sees 'parting of ways' if Qatar does not accept Arab demands

DUBAI A senior United Arab Emirates official said on Saturday that if Qatar did not accept an ultimatum issued by fellow Arab states which imposed a boycott this month on the tiny Gulf Arab nation, there would be a "parting of ways".

World, Middle East 4:01pm BST

Show some patriotism, Leadsom tells broadcasters over Brexit

LONDON A prominent Brexit campaigner and leading member of Britain's government has scolded a BBC presenter for showing a lack of patriotism when asked why the country was in such political turmoil.

11:45am BST