While you were sleeping

Last updated 07:14 27/06/2014

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Here's what happened in the world while you were sleeping:

Details emerged about late BBC presenter Jimmy Savile's sexual abuse of children, hospital patients and corpses.

Australian Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste issued his first statement since receiving a seven-year prison sentence from an Egyptian court on Monday.

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki said he supported Syrian airstrikes on jihadist militant group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on Iraq's Western Border.

The Australian government announced a new underwater search zone for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370.

A Kenyan governor was charged with terrorism and murder after gunmen killed at least 60 people in Kenya's coastal Lamu district earlier this month.

United States Secretary of State John Kerry told Russia to disarm separatists in eastern Ukraine "within hours".

In an unprecedented decision, football's governing body FIFA banned Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez from playing football for four months after biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini on the shoulder.

Musical power couple Beyonce and Jay-Z showed never-before-seen wedding footage on the opening night of their On The Run tour in Miami, Florida.

Thirty-six people were hospitalised after falling ill at Swedish DJ Avicii's concert in Boston, Massachusetts.

Animal rights charity PETA named Juno's Ellen Page and Dallas Buyer's Club's Jared Leto the sexiest vegetarian celebrities.

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Police were investigating vandalism at the grave of Peter Pan author JM Barrie in Kirriemuir, Scotland.

- Stuff

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