Geraint Vincent reports after travelling on board an RAF Hercules transport plane as it made the long and perilous overnight journey from Cyprus to northern Iraq to deliver aid to refugees stranded on Mount Sinjar.
Apple has recalled 'overheating' iPhone chargers which the tech firm say may "pose a safety risk". The company has warned anyone who owns a European USB adapter sold between October 2009 and September 2013 to stop using it, while pointing out that problem only exists in "rare cases".
A bereaved mother whose daughter died after taking ecstasy has called for drugs to be legalised. Anne-Marie Cockburn's daughter Martha Fernback was 15-years-old when she died on July 20 last year after swallowing half a gram of MDMA powder (ecstasy).
Her mother, Anne-Marie Cockburn, has suggested that the criminalisation of drugs contributed to her daughter's death.
The rise of the smartphone and the power of social media means that the first instinct of many bystanders is to capture a rolling commentary of live events, providing immediate and often defining footage of headline news. From the worst atrocities in Syria, to the tragic unfolding of Drummer Rigby’s death in Woolwich, the significance of the device in providing video, images and tweets cannot be overstated.
A massive 'sea' three times the volume of all the planet's oceans has been discovered deep beneath the Earth's surface and close to its core, scientists have said.
The water is hidden inside a blue rock that lies 700 kilometres underground in the mantle, the layer of hot rock between Earth's surface and its core.
The revelation may help explain where the world's seas came from.