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Rise In Deaths From Terror Attacks Worldwide

Rise In Deaths From Terror Attacks Worldwide

The number of deaths caused by acts of terrorism across the world has risen by nearly a third in the last 12 months, according to …

Major Airlines Suspend Flights To Israel

Major Airlines Suspend Flights To Israel

Major airlines from the US, Europe and Canada are refusing to fly to and from Israel after a rocket fired from Gaza landed near Te…

MH17 Victims' Bodies Flown To The Netherlands

MH17 Victims' Bodies Flown To The Netherlands

The first 50 victims of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are set to arrive back in the Netherlands from the crash site in east…

Racism Claim Halts Manchester City Friendly

Racism Claim Halts Manchester City Friendly

A match between Manchester City's under-21 side and a Croatian team has been cancelled after one of the Premier League side's play…

'Yes' Vote 'Should Not Halt Sports Funding'

'Yes' Vote 'Should Not Halt Sports Funding'

Scotland's sports minister has told Sky News she expects British taxpayers and the National Lottery to continue funding athletes c…

Lib Dem MP David Ward In Israel Twitter Row

Lib Dem MP David Ward In Israel Twitter Row

Liberal Democrat MP David Ward may be disciplined by his own party for posting two messages about Israel on Twitter.

UK Government Still Sending Arms To Russia

UK Government Still Sending Arms To Russia

The UK Government is still exporting weapons to Russia despite the shooting down of flight MH17 and previously promising to cancel…

Child 'Sexters' Given Prosecution Warning

Child 'Sexters' Given Prosecution Warning

Schoolchildren who send so-called "sexts" to people over the internet have been warned by one police force that they could face pr…

Montana Judge Suspended Over Rape Comments

Montana Judge Suspended Over Rape Comments

A Montana judge has been suspended by the state's Supreme Court for controversial comments he made about a 14-year-old rape victim…

Queen's Gold Cup-Winning Horse Fails Drug Test

Queen's Gold Cup-Winning Horse Fails Drug Test

A racehorse owned by the Queen has tested positive for the banned substance morphine, Buckingham Palace has revealed.

Brooklyn Bridge Flags: Police Hunt Climbers

Brooklyn Bridge Flags: Police Hunt Climbers

Police are viewing video footage they believe could solve the mystery of two white flags which appeared on New York's Brooklyn Bri…

Fireball As Train Slams Into Tractor-Trailer

Fireball As Train Slams Into Tractor-Trailer

CCTV cameras have captured the moment a freight train slammed into a tractor-trailer hauling lighter fluid, setting off a chain of…

Airlines Halt Israel Flights Amid Rocket Fire

Airlines Halt Israel Flights Amid Rocket Fire

US and European airlines have grounded flights to Israel, after a plane was diverted when a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's airport.

Nigeria Missing Girls: President Meets Parents

Nigeria Missing Girls: President Meets Parents

Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan has met parents of some of the schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram extremists 100 days ago.

Police 'Puzzled' As Law Professor Gunned Down

Police 'Puzzled' As Law Professor Gunned Down

Florida police investigating the shooting death of a prominent criminal law professor believe he was the intended victim.

MH17 Plane Crash: Around 80 Bodies 'Missing'

MH17 Plane Crash: Around 80 Bodies 'Missing'

Dutch investigators say the remains of only 200 people from flight MH17, in addition to some body parts, have been delivered to fo…

MH17: Rebels 'Calm' As Search For Clues Begins

MH17: Rebels 'Calm' As Search For Clues Begins

As plane crash investigators finally reach the fields where flight MH17 came down, the rebels who rule the region seem calmer and …

George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed By Beetles

George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed By Beetles

A tree dedicated to the memory of former Beatle George Harrison has been killed by beetles, Los Angeles officials have said.

England 'Won't Bid While Sepp Blatter At Fifa'

England 'Won't Bid While Sepp Blatter At Fifa'

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke says England will not bid for any Fifa tournaments while Sepp Blatter is in charge of the …

'Evidence' Of Islamist School Takeover Plot

'Evidence' Of Islamist School Takeover Plot

There is "clear evidence" of an Islamist takeover plot at Birmingham schools, a Government-led inquiry has found.

Helen Mirren Grows Weary Of Playing The Queen

Helen Mirren Grows Weary Of Playing The Queen

Helen Mirren is reprising her role as the Queen yet again for a stint on Broadway which she has admitted she would "prefer not" to…

MH17: Families And Futures 'Ruined' By Crash

MH17: Families And Futures 'Ruined' By Crash

The girlfriend of one of the Britons killed when flight MH17 was shot down has spoken of the "happy memories" of their time togeth…

Autistic Twin Sons 'Locked Up' In Basement

Autistic Twin Sons 'Locked Up' In Basement

A couple have been arrested on charges they locked up their 22-year-old autistic twin sons in the dungeon-like basement of their h…

Cheryl Cole And Husband Throw Wedding Bash

Cheryl Cole And Husband Throw Wedding Bash

Friends and family disappointed at missing out on Cheryl Cole's recent nuptials have now been able to celebrate with the newlyweds…

Woman Killed By Car 'May Have Been Pushed'

Woman Killed By Car 'May Have Been Pushed'

Two pedestrians killed on a busy Norfolk road had separately asked someone to call the police shortly before their deaths, detecti…

Gadgets 'Cost Hundreds Of Pounds More In UK'

Gadgets 'Cost Hundreds Of Pounds More In UK'

Consumers in the UK are paying hundreds of pounds more for some gadgets than US shoppers, a watchdog says.

Litvinenko Death: Public Inquiry To Be Held

Litvinenko Death: Public Inquiry To Be Held

The widow of poisoned ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko says she is "relieved and delighted" that there will be a public inquiry int…

Women Filmed By Gynaecologist Get $190m

Women Filmed By Gynaecologist Get $190m

Thousands of women who were secretly filmed by a doctor during gynaecological exams are to share a payout of $190m (£111m).

Taser Use At Point-Blank Range Concerns IPCC

Taser Use At Point-Blank Range Concerns IPCC

A police watchdog has raised major concerns over officers using tasers at point-blank range in what is "purely a means of pain com…

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