Northern Ireland's richest man Edward Haughey dies in helicopter crash in eastern England.
All eight people reported missing have been found at the site of a deadly gas explosion that leveled two buildings.
Court shown photos of bare-chested Oscar Pistorius standing in his garage in bloodied shorts.
Investigators increasingly certain missing Malaysian Airlines jet turned back across the country after its last radio contact, as search heads west.
A contentious draft law being considered in Iraq could open the door to girls as young as nine getting married.
At least six people are dead after a knifing incident in central China’s Changsha city.
Russia accused the United States on Friday of ''unacceptable'' discrimination against Russian journalists by barring them from a news conference.
US safety regulators have recorded 303 deaths when airbags failed to deploy in 1.6m cars recalled by General Motors.
After 10 years and an elaborate undercover cop operation, teen's evil killer is brought to justice.
Radio station 2Day FM has successfully overturned a finding that the station broke the law during the infamous royal prank call.
Shaman rituals at Kuala Lumpur airport are criticised by officials looking for flight MH370.| Search continues
Former News of the World editor testifies about celebrity gossip and her own rocky love affairs.
Owner got "nasty shock" when she went looking for her dog, but found only a python and a dog chain.
The missing Malaysian plane could be at the bottom of the Indian Ocean, according to a new report.
Satellite imagery would seem to be an ideal tool to use in the multinational hunt for flight MH370.
Follow the latest news around the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 here.
Convicted murderer Matthew Milat fails to have his record 43-year jail sentence reduced.
Blood on the stairs, walls and furniture, a cocked 9 mm pistol, bloody towels, fallen wall tiles.
It appears the cries of a baby are too much to bear, even for a rampaging elephant.
A timeline of events in the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner which vanished from radar screens on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on Saturday.
Rescue workers using dogs and thermal-detection gear are searching the rubble for victims of a New York gas explosion.
Images of a spectacular solar flare have been captured by Nasa.
A map and table summarise the difficulties faced in investigations of several crashes of large airliners or air freighters over ocean waters.
A 78-year-old Mississippi man has died two weeks after he woke up in a body bag.
Princess Diana gave royal phone book to News of the World royal editor so he could "take on" her estranged husband, court hears.
A magnitude-6.3 earthquake struck off Japan's southern island of Kyushu.
Uruguyan dissidents tell how Pope Francis helped them to safety.
About 200 people rescued by police from a human trafficking camp in southern Thailand are suspected Uighur Muslims from China
Large explosion flattens NY apartment buildings, killing at least seven people and injuring more than 60.
Two pedestrians died after suspected drunk driver crashes through barricades set up for South By Southwest festival, Austin.
No signs of the missing Malaysian jet have been found at a spot where Chinese satellite images showed what might be plane debris.
Danica Weeks still praying she'll see her Kiwi husband missing on vanished Boeing 777. | Satellite images not jet debris
The European Union has agreed on a framework for its first sanctions on Russia since the Cold War, a stronger response to the Ukraine crisis than many expected and a mark of solidarity with Washington in the drive to make Moscow pay for seizing Crimea.
US man allegedly kept sex slaves in his trailer for months while filing down their teeth and forcing them to alter their appearance.
A California board has approved parole for former Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis.
Malaysia's government-controlled media lashes out at Australia over allegations about a co-pilot missing with his plane.
Malaysian officials have defended their handling of the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
One of the few facts learned from the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is that the South China Sea is very, very polluted. Flotsam and false leads
Three passengers of the ill-fated 2013 Carnival cruise ship want US$5,000 per year for life.
Days of no significant news has taken its toll on the families of those aboard flight MH370.
Kneeling, a South African police officer swung a bat at a toilet door erected in the courtroom at Oscar Pistorius' murder trial.
Some 40,000 volunteers have come forward to join a proposed new National Guard in Ukraine.
A 64-year-old US man is freed after 25 years in prison as his murder conviction gets overturned.
Malaysia Airlines investigating after passenger's story of hanging out with missing pilot, mid-flight.
A rampaging, house cat with a "history of violence" traps US family and their dog in a bedroom.
A New Zealand air force Orion will continue to help search for the missing jetliner off the coast of Malaysia today.
As dozens of ships and aircraft from 10 nations scour the seas for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, a US-based satellite imaging company has launched its own search effort with a crowdsourcing campaign to locate the Boeing 777.