Chinese authorities are calling now-tropical storm Mangkhut the "King of Storms" as it continues on its destructive path- first the Philippines, then Hong Kong, then mainland China have been hit by the storm and are now facing floods, landslides, destroyed buildings and a monumental recovery effort.
In European Parliament yesterday, MEPs passed a copyright law that has critics saying it could spell the end of the internet as we know it. The law is intended to update current copyright law to keep up with the the digital age- But parts of the law are not so beloved by fans of online content.
Catalonia celebrates "La Diada" today, and separatists are marking the occasion with a show of strength in the streets. It's the first National Day since the region declared independence last year and kicked off constitutional chaos.
Political deadlock in Sweden as the two main centre-right and centre-left coalition blocs finish neck and neck in Sunday's general election. This could mean weeks of talks and uncertainty before a workable government can be formed- one thing that is certain: the far-right has made significant gains.