While you were sleeping....

An inquest is underway in London into the death of 31-year-old Kiwi Erena Wilson, killed in 2012 by a falling branch at the city's Kew Gardens.

Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have completed their search of an area of scrubland in Portugal, but will stay in the area for months more to rule out the possibility she was killed and buried.

A group of strippers in New York has been accused of spiking the drinks of wealthy men and racking up huge bills on their credit cards.

Militants in Iraq have seized the city of Tikrit, a day after the fall of Mosul.

The trial of Rolf Harris has been unexpectedly delayed after one of the Australian entertainer's lawyers falls ill.

Forbes magazine has revealed the world's highest-paid athletes, with American boxer Floyd Mayweather taking top spot.

Angelina Jolie tells BBC the scene in fairy-tale fantasy film Maleficent where her character loses her wings was written as a metaphor for rape.