At least five people are reported dead in a fire in a local government building in the Pakistani city of Lahore. Rescue services struggled with the blaze for several hours.
Almost 130 people have been killed in fires at Bangladeshi garment factories in the past three months alone. Around 700 workers have been burnt to death since 2005.
A train running between the French cities of Marseille and Bordeaux caught fire on Saturday morning, causing delays of two to three hours but no injuries.
Privileges for Kenya's MPs and in South Africa, negotiations to try to end farmworkers strikes are covered in today's African papers.
Interior Minister Manuel Valls said on Monday that he’ll release figures detailing the number of cars burned during the night of 31st December – 1st January when, every year, around a ...
Several hundred firefighters battled a massive forest fire on Monday in southern France as police questioned a 15-year-old boy suspected of starting the blaze.
Firefighters managed to prevent new forest fires in south-west France when a microlight crashed, killing two people, on Sunday morning.
French authorities say the forest fires fanned by strong winds in Spain's Catalonia region are now under control on the French side of the border and a key highway between Perpignan and Barcelona, ...
A Dutch man was flown to hospital in Bordeaux after being very seriously injured when a trip in a hot-air balloon went tragically wrong on Friday.
Firefighters have extinguished a blaze that raged overnight at one of France’s architectural landmarks, La Cite Radieuse, an apartment block built by Le Corbusier.