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Sick poacher jailed for 11 years for spearing famous endangered gorilla to death

Animal activists said justice had been done for silverback mountain gorilla Rafiki, who led a group of 17 primates at the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda

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Rapper’s wife ‘chopped him up’ in front of son, 2, and ‘kept organs in fridge’

Rapper Andy Cartwright was found dead after his wife Marina Kukha told officers she used a knife, hammer, hacksaw, plastic bowl and chopping board to dismember his body over four days, it is claimed

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Huge fires ravage the Amazon again as rainforest burns on terrifying scale

EXCLUSIVE While the world is distracted by the coronavirus pandemic, 1,900 square miles of rainforest – the equivalent of more than half a million football pitches – have already turned to ash this year

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Kim Jong-un subjects North Koreans to cruel new law in crackdown on defectors

The North Korean despot is cracking down on defectors after anti-government leaflets were sent over the border from South Korea – but it’s putting extra strain on citizens already subject to tight travel restrictions

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Happy Eid al-Adha 2020! How Muslim festival is celebrated

Muslims around the world will be celebrating the festival of Eid al-Adha today, commemorating the story of the prophet Ibrahim

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Eid al-Adha 2020 wishes and greetings for how to wish someone a happy Eid

Eid al-Adha commemorates the tale of the prophet Ibrahim, who was prepared to sacrifice his own son under God’s command

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What Eid Mubarak means and whether there is a reply

Muslims celebrating Eid al-Adha today will greet each other with the traditional Eid Mubarak – but what does it mean, and is there a reply?

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Brit tourist seriously injured after leaping from 70ft Ibiza cliff edge

Horrified onlookers recorded the moment the thrill-seeking tourist hurled himself into the water before a loud thud is heard at a beauty spot called Cap Negret near the party resort of San Antonio

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Two-legged puppy saved from death in dog meat slaughterhouse finds loving home

Poor pup Emma Roo was just eight weeks old when she was mutilated in a slaughterhouse as they prepared to sell her for meat. But now the playful Dalmatian is happy and safe in a loving new home

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Chilling animation shows how coronavirus spread like wildfire in six months

The data visualisation was made by designers Global Stats who used information from the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Situation Reports to show how the virus spread around the world