Woman shamed by 'fat-hating' group

Kara Florish called the card "hateful and cowardly".

In a terrible display of British manners, a man gave a fellow Tube passenger a card calling her a "fat, ugly human".

Putin: Oil behind plane shooting

Russian President Vladimir Putin claims the downing of a Russian plane by Turkey was linked to oil.

Russian and Turkish leaders have not met at Paris climate conference, Putin has revealed.

Urge for breakthrough in Paris

A Chinese man walks at the Temple of Heaven park  shrouded in haze on a day of heavy pollution in Beijing, China. China's capital and many cities in the northern part of the country recorded the worst smog of the year with air quality devices in some areas unable to read such high levels of pollutants.

World leaders have launched an ambitious attempt to hold back the earth's rising temperatures.

Paris talks 'an act of defiance' video

US President Barack Obama urged leadership and unity in the face of the Paris terror attacks.

US President Barack Obama urges leadership and unity in the face of terrorism at Paris climate negotiations.

Turkey refuses to say sorry to Russia video

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is refusing to apologise.

Prime minister says Turkey won't apologise for shooting down jet, as Russia announces details of sanctions.

Tear gas disrupts Kosovo Parliament, again

People protest against the EU-brokered accord between Kosovo and Serbia, under which ethnic Serbs will get greater local powers and the possibility of funding from Serbia.

Opposition MPs arrested after setting off tear gas during talks on rights for Serb communities.

EU, Turkey seal migrant deal video

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, left, and European Council President Donald Tusk greet each other in Brussels. Leaders of the 28 EU states have given their political blessing to an agreement.

Turkey signs agreement with European leaders to help stem the flow of migrants to Europe.

Obama visits Paris attack site

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, French President Francois Hollande and US President Barack Obama bow their heads as they visit a makeshift memorial to pay tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks.

Barack Obama laid a single rose at a memorial for the victims of the Paris attacks during a surprise nighttime visit.

Protesters: 'No Planet B' gallery

Protesters carry cut-outs depicting polar bears during a march ahead in Hong Kong.

Activists around the world march in climate change rallies ahead of Paris summit.

Can she save the planet?

If the Paris talks are successful, Christiana Figueres will be entitled to the lion's share of the credit.

If the Paris climate change talks are a success, Christiana Figueres deserves most of the credit.

Man scales Colosseum

A man stands after he climbed onto an outside ledge of Rome's Colosseum

"If he were a kamikaze with a gun or a bomb, he'd have blown up the Colosseum by now."

Climate talks - where less means more

Lady Elliot Island, on the southern Great Barrier Reef, is home to a variety of marine megafauna.

OPINION: How can emissions trend up, as targets are being met?

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Heard of REDD-PLUS? It refers to efforts to protect forests.

Don't know your INDC from your CBDR? Here's a guide to help you understand the UN climate talks.

Epic weather disasters are here now

'The speed of climate change is proceeding even faster than we thought it would two decades ago,' says Princeton University's Bill Anderegg.

In Kyoto, 1997, climate change was an idea. Today, in Paris, we're trying to save a hotter, wetter, wilder world.

New snaps of Princess Charlotte

Six-month-old Princess Charlotte was snapped by her mum earlier this month.

Adorable photos of the newest addition to the royal family, taken by the Duchess of Cambridge.

Riot police clash with Paris protesters video

Demonstrators clash with riot policemen near the Place de la Republique after the cancellation of a planned climate march.

Tear gas fired at climate change demonstrators amid crackdown on public demonstrations, ahead of international talks.

Toddler blinded by friend's drone

Oscar Webb with his mum, Amy Roberts

An 18-month-old boy was left blind in one eye when an out-of-control drone hit him in the face.

'We need a European ATF'

In the US, the ATF helps to enforce gun laws and target illegal trafficking.

Experts say Europe needs US-style bureau to tackle gun trafficking in wake of Paris attacks.

Truck swerves into migrants video

The truck driver accelerated to within metres of a group of migrants.

Video emerges of angry truck driver accelerating towards group of migrants near French port of Calais.

Putin orders sanctions against Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin has brought in new measures to 'protect Russian citizens from criminal and other illegal activities'.

Russian president imposes economic sanctions against Turkey in wake of downed Russian bomber.

Prince Harry's royal tumbles

Prince Harry takes a hard tumble from his horse during the Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup.

The prince comes crashing down, not once but twice, during a charity polo match in South Africa.

Pope releases pop-rock album

The pop-star Pontiff, Pope Francis.

He draws crowds of ecstatic fans, so it wouldn't be a stretch to imagine Pope Francis as a contemporary pop star.

Ringleader of Paris attacks planned more strikes video

An undated photograph of a man described as Abdelhamid Abaaoud that was published in the Islamic State's online magazine Dabiq.

The ringleader behind the November 13 attacks in Paris had plans to strike Jewish targets.

Crisis resurrects anti-immigration party

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel has attracted criticism from the far-right because of her immigration policies.

The Alternative for Germany party is back and set to outline its plan to bring order to "asylum chaos".

Poland protects Polanski from US

French-Polish film director Roman Polanski - the District Court in Krakow has rejected a US request for the Oscar award winning director to be extradited.

Poland will not give up the infamous director Roman Polanski to face nearly 40-year-old rape charges.

UK child sex abuse net widens

Rolf Harris is one of dozens of high-profile people involved in UK sex abuse scandals.

A major British inquiry into institutional child sex abuse will investigate allegations involving "people of prominence", its New Zealand head says.

Russia has right to response

Russian State Duma lower house speaker Sergei Naryshkin: "We know those who did this and they must be judged. At the same time, the response from the Russian side will surely follow, in line with international law. And aside from this, Russia has also the right to military response."

Russian politician says Russia has the right to make a military response after the downing of a Russian warplane.

Erdogan warns don't 'play with fire'

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan: "We very sincerely recommend to Russia not to play with fire ... We really attach a lot of importance to our relations with Russia."

Turkish President warns Russia not to "play with fire", but added he did not want to harm relations with Moscow.

Putin asks France where not to bomb in Syria

Russia's President Vladimir Putin and France's Francois Hollande agree  to exchange intelligence on militant groups in Syria.

Russia's President asks for a map of where groups fighting Isis are in Syria in order not to bomb them.

Rome bans centurion impersonators

Members of the Gruppo Storico Romano (Roman Historical Group) dressed as centurions march past the ancient Colosseum in Rome.

They pose for photos and frequently come under fire for their pushy tactics with tourists.

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