Kate visits The Hague and Rotterdam for first solo trip without William

Standing in front The Girl With The Pearl Earring at the Mauritshuis museum in the Hague this afternoon, the Duchess of Cambridge, 34, looked like a perfect match for the enigmatic figure in Vermeer's masterpiece in a pair of pearl and diamond earrings borrowed from the Queen. Kate is on a day-long visit to The Netherlands - her first official foreign trip without Prince William. But she showed no hint of nerves as she arrived at the museum this afternoon (right) in a pale blue Catherine Walker suit.

Warriena Wright and Gable Tostee appear in shirtless selfies the night she died

Selfies have emerged from the night Warriena Wright met her accused killer Gable Tostee - before she fell to her death from his 14th floor Gold Coast apartment balcony in August 2014. The pair connected on dating app Tinder and photos from their only night together show them seemingly enjoying the evening. Mr Tostee is on trial for Ms Wright's murder.

The South Korean company said in a regulatory filing Tuesday that it has made a final decision to stop production of the Galaxy Note 7 for the sake of consumer safety.

Apple stock has jumped 2.3 percent, reaching a high not seen since December, after arch rival Samsung stopped production of its Galaxy Note 7 following fires in replacement devices.

Onlookers at the branch of Burger King in the city of Incheon in South Korea shriek as the woman uses the heatproof gloves to place the phone on a table before dropping the handset onto the floor.

Obama on Tuesday vowed to help send people to Mars within the next 15 years, pledging to work with private companies to 'to build new habitats that can sustain and transport astronauts.

The Kremlin confirmed this morning that Presidnet Vladimir Putin had cancelled a visit to the French capital where he was due to have talks over the Syria conflict with Francois Hollande.

Donald Trump unloads on Paul Ryan as split within the GOP boils over

Donald Trump stoked his feud with House Speaker Paul Ryan again on Tuesday, a day after tweeting that Ryan shouldn't 'waste his time' battling the GOP nominee. Trump hit Ryan for providing 'zero support,' and said it was 'hard to do well' without it. Ryan hasn't technically withdrawn his endorsement, but won't campaign for Trump.

The exchange was discovered in the Wikileaks dump of Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta's personal emails. Facebook says Sandberg shared information from her book, not the platform.

Hillary Clinton launched an open attack on Russia in the presidential debate on Sunday, saying Vladimir Putin wants Trump to win and accusing the regime of 'war crimes' in Syria.

Supporters of Hillary Clinton are asking Mark Burnett to make public the recordings of the hit TV series, which the Republican presidential candidate hosted on NBC between 2004 and 2015.

The man, in his 40s has been charged with rape and incest after he attacked his daughter in their family home in the city of Fredrikstad. She told police she had been punished for her lifestyle.

A new infographic reveals the world's banned food, from raw milk in Canada to samosas in Somalia. And the seemingly innocent Kinder Surprise in the US.

Police in Manila say they are close to linking the murder of Aurora Moynihan, daughter of Lord Tony Moynihan with a 'high-level' drug supplier who is believed to be her ex-boyfriend.

Wheelchair-bound woman is gang-raped by 6 refugees at Swedish asylum centre

The woman, in her 30s, was sharing a taxi home with a man after going in the medieval town of Visby on Sweden's Gotland island when she asked to stop off. Her fellow passenger invited her inside before she was brutally set upon in the toilet, her lawyer said. The assault sparked anger in the town and extra police were called to the island when an angry mob attacked the asylum centre with rocks.

Known as 'The Punisher', Rodrigo Duterte's 100-day-old drug war has already left thousands dead (pictured), but now he is making smoking a thing of the past in the Philippines.

Abraham Reichman, 35, from London, swerved to try and avoid a gang that was trying to stop traffic on the busy A16 road as he was heading towards the EuroTunnel entrance in Calais on Sunday night.

Shia LaBeouf marries girlfriend Mia Goth in Las Vegas ceremony with Elvis

Shia LaBeouf married his long-term girlfriend Mia Goth in Las Vegas on Monday.  An Elvis Presley impersonator officiated the ceremony and they performed their first dance on camera in the Viva Las Vegas chapel. The ceremony was livestreamed and captured by TMZ. 

Mnombo Madyibi, 32, was on his honeymoon in Coffee Bay, South Africa when he was set upon by his wife after she got scared after seeing his 'hairy, scary cucumber' penis for the first time.

A 59-year-old Vietnamese man was taken to hospital in Ho Chi Minh City for emergency surgery after 'breaking' his penis while trying an exotic sexual position.

The 50-year-old woman, who has not been named, is said to have suffered a diabetic seizure just 45 minutes into the Azur Air flight to Moscow from the popular resort of Antalya and died.

As currency markets are a barometer of a nation's economic health and prospects, relative to other markets and economies, many fear that investors are losing faith in the UK after the Brexit vote.

Religious leaders claim CCTV footage shows Lama Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov wandering around the second floor of the museum where his remains are held near Ulan-Ude in Siberia.

Jaber Albakr was detained on Sunday in Leipzig in eastern Germany by two fellow Syrian refugees who invited him to their home but realised who he was wanted so tied him up and called police.

Polish groom squeezes the legs of female wedding guests while blindfolded

The footage, said to have been captured in Ontario, Canada, shows a number of women - including the bride - sitting on chairs and waiting for the newlywed to pass. Blindfolded and being helped along by a another man, he stops at each female guest and uses his hands to feel their bare legs, knees and thighs. The groom, dressed in a dinner jacket, eventually reaches his wife and manages to identify her before pulling off his blindfold and leaning in for a kiss while guests cheer him on.

Chinese businessmen pay thousands to go on ‘wife tours’ of Siberia

Siberian marriage agency OCS Centre say Chinese men are desperate to marry a Russian bride, due to a lack of women in China, and add they have had a massive success in matching couples. Chinese men who attended the meeting arranged by OCS are introduced to groups of 25 women all under the age of 35. And Elena Suvorova, head of the marriage agency says the men are quick to fall in love with the women.

The project to save the site in Brnnec, Czech Republic, by a local writer is not proving popular with locals who still remember Oskar Schindler for heavy drinking, gambling and women.

The 46-year-old kept an intimate diary on a computer about how she had sex with fellow members of staff on Dutch low-cost airline Transavia, which is owned by KLM/Air France.

In the tragic footage Erdogan Ceren, from Turkey, holds a shotgun to his chest while addressing the camera and, after one failed attempt, ends his life.

Crying, covered in blood, and with cuts to her head, the young girl, called Aya, calls out for her dad as she is treated medics. The terrified young girl was caught up in air and mortar strikes in Talbiseh.

While the US brings home more Olympic gold than any other country, most American school kids wouldn't even bring home a tin, if there were such a low-ranking medal, Dr Grant Tomkinson explains.

Ice cream brain freeze can take some getting used to, but this little girl's reaction is adorable and hilarious in equal measure. For toddler Lyla, from New Zealand, this process may take quite a long time.

‘Is that me cutting myself mum?’ A blood-stained Shiite boy clutching a huge knife joins

This tiny Pakistani boy is clutching a whip made from chains and blades as he prepares to flagellate himself in a religious parade to mark the Muslim festival of Ashura. The young Shiite Muslim boy took part in commemorations yesterday in the city of Peshawar, in Pakistan. Other pictures from the religious procession in Peshawar show men and boys covered in blood and pool of crimson on the ground, as devotees whipped and cut themselves to mark the religious holiday.

New Mexico woman 'watched daughter be raped and killed by boyfriend and cousin'

A New Mexico mother did nothing to stop her boyfriend and his cousin from raping and dismembering her daughter on the day after her 10th birthday, even as the girl begged for them to stop, police say. Michelle Martens (inset top) admitted that she silently watched her daughter, Victoria (seen left and right), be killed by Fabian Gonzales and his cousin, Jessica Kelley inset center and bottom), in August. She then allegedly had sex with Gonzales 20 minutes later. The claims emerged across three interviews with police during which Martens told a series of conflicting accounts. Forensic reports said the girl had been dosed with meth, raped, strangled, stabbed and dismembered.

Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have welcomed plans to construct a new pipeline that will carry Russian natural gas to Turkey and on to European Union countries.

He reportedly limits his publicity visits to military bases, including missile and nuclear tests, as well as to farms and factories within a short distance of the capital, which have all been heavily vetted.

In a report released over the weekend, a US think tank, the RAND Corporation, listed North Korea as the biggest of five major threats the US is facing around the world.

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev is warning the world has reached a "dangerous point" as tensions between Russia and the United States spike over the Syria conflict ©Joseph Eid (AFP/File)

The 85-year-old former Soviet leader has called on the US and Russia to restart talks on Syria explaining that stopping them was the 'biggest mistake' and that dialogue must be renewed.

Video smuggled out of a jail at San Juan de los Morros, in the central Guarico region of Venezuela, show emaciated inmates struggling to survive.

The women, known as Sister Federica and Sister Isabel, tied the knot in Pinerolo, near Turin on September 28 after falling in love during a mission in West Africa.

Tropical Storm Nicole, coming in the wake of devastating Hurricane Matthew, is set to return to hurricane strength as it heads for Bermuda. It is expected to hit the island on Thursday.

A drone photographer in North Carolina helped aid the rescue of a man who was trapped in his home on Sunday.

Debris-covered beaches and flooded streets were seen throughout Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas on Sunday as it was revealed seven people had died in North Carolina on Saturday night.

'It's heartbreaking': Signature tree canopy in Savannah, Georgia's oldest city, gets

Hurricane Matthew bushwhacked Georgia's oldest city, leaving arboreal carnage everywhere. In Forsyth Park (pictured main on Monday and inset in a file image), shattered tree trunks and branches cluttered grounds typically kept as neat as a championship golf course. A tangle of century-old limbs littered Forsyth Park at the edge of the downtown historic district. The storm - a Category 2 when it passed Savannah - largely spared the Greek-columned mansions, marble monuments and grand churches that make the city's collection of 18th and 19th century architecture the largest National Historic Landmark District in the U.S. The dense urban forest of magnolias, azaleas and gnarled live oaks draped with Spanish moss are as iconic to Savannah as its man-made historic treasures.

Maybe crime doesn't pay: Inside the $7million mansion which New Jersey fraudster swapped

Take a wonder around a $7million mansion which was abandoned in 2011 when its owner, mortgage fraudster David Findel, was jailed. The luxurious house is now covered in dust and graffiti. An urban explorer, known as The Unknown Cameraman, has been inside the abandoned property to take these eerie images which emphasize that crime ultimately does not pay. Findel is understood to have been freed from prison in 2014 but he will never return to his beautiful home.

FILE - The Sept. 29, 1933 file photo shows a general view of a courtroom in the hall of justice at Leipzig, Germany, where Marinus Van Der Lubbe and four communists have been tried for burning the Reichstag building. A new study published Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 details how thousands of Germans who committed crimes during the Third Reich were protected by former Nazi party members holding key positions in the post-war legal system. (AP Photo)

The study has found that more than half of senior officials in Germany's justice ministry were Nazis and judges and lawyers saw no difference between carrying out sentences for Hitler and post-war work.

The X-37B space plane, an experimental program run by the Air Force, launched atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket on May 20, 2015 at Cape Canaveral in Florida.

The 41-year-old woman died from her injuries when her South Korean relatives tried to smother her during the ritual at the Intercontinental Hotel in Frankfurt in December last year.