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Police Officer Stabs Dog To Death With Knife

Police Officer Stabs Dog To Death With Knife

A police officer has killed a dog with a knife after it bit down on a colleague's leg and refused to let go.

Scores Dead After Nigeria Mosque Bomb Attack

Scores Dead After Nigeria Mosque Bomb Attack

Scores of people are feared to have been killed and hurt by three blasts next to a mosque in the northern Nigerian city of Kano.

Star Wars Trailer Features Millennium Falcon

Star Wars Trailer Features Millennium Falcon

The first trailer for the new Star Wars has been released and it contains some old favourites including the Millennium Falcon, sto…

Social Network Terms Should Be Easier To Read

Social Network Terms Should Be Easier To Read

The UK parliament has told social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter to make their terms and conditions easier to read.

Cameron's Realistic Goals Trigger Alarm Bells

Cameron's Realistic Goals Trigger Alarm Bells

At the JCB factory in Staffordshire the alarm bells rang in the middle of the speech at the very moment the Prime Minister raised …

Child Sex Abusers Who 'Shared' Girls Jailed

Child Sex Abusers Who 'Shared' Girls Jailed

Seven men have been jailed for more than 40 years in total for their involvement in a child sex ring in Bristol.

Islamic State On Pope's Mind In Turkey

Islamic State On Pope's Mind In Turkey

Pope Francis has arrived in Turkey where he is expected to condemn the violence being done in God's name by Islamic State in neigh…

Soldier Jailed For Making Nail Bomb In Bedroom

Soldier Jailed For Making Nail Bomb In Bedroom

A rifleman obsessed with far-right politics has been jailed for two years after making a nail bomb in his bedroom.

Boys Buried In Snow Bank For Hours Are Rescued

Boys Buried In Snow Bank For Hours Are Rescued

Two boys who had gone out to build a snow fort got trapped in a snow bank for several hours before they were rescued.

Russian Navy Holds Exercises In The Channel

Russian Navy Holds Exercises In The Channel

Russian naval vessels have staged a drill in the English Channel, according to a state news agency.

Cameron Sets Out EU Migrant Crackdown Plans

Cameron Sets Out EU Migrant Crackdown Plans

David Cameron has hinted that Britain could leave the European Union if other EU states object to tough new proposals to cut immig…

Real Life Star Ryan Knight Dies At 29

Real Life Star Ryan Knight Dies At 29

The Real World star Ryan Knight has died at the age of 29, it is reported.

Kim Captures Female Pilots... On Camera

Kim Captures Female Pilots... On Camera

Kim Jong-Un is frequently caught on camera instructing his people in how they can better carry out their jobs, but on a recent vis…

Two Children In UK Undergoing Tests For Ebola

Two Children In UK Undergoing Tests For Ebola

Two children are undergoing tests for Ebola after they arrived in the UK from Africa, Public Health England has revealed.

Brisbane Battered By 'Supercell' Storm

Brisbane Battered By 'Supercell' Storm

Australia's third largest city has been hit by one of its worst storms in decades, injuring dozens and damaging homes and power li…

Bat Tribute To Phillip Hughes Goes Global

Bat Tribute To Phillip Hughes Goes Global

It began as a single, simple tribute from a cricket fan to batsman Phillip Hughes.

Parents Urged To Give Toddlers Flu Vaccine

Parents Urged To Give Toddlers Flu Vaccine

Parents are being urged to vaccinate their toddlers against flu to protect them and others from severe illness this winter.

Driver Who Blamed Dog For Speeding Is Jailed

Driver Who Blamed Dog For Speeding Is Jailed

A man who blamed his dog for sitting on the pedals when he was caught driving at nearly 100mph has been jailed for 13 months.

EU Migrant Benefits Crackdown Vowed By PM

EU Migrant Benefits Crackdown Vowed By PM

David Cameron will set out plans for a welfare crackdown on EU migrants today, warning that he will "rule nothing out" if he fails…

Osborne And Banks At Odds Over No-Fee Account

Osborne And Banks At Odds Over No-Fee Account

The Government is embroiled in a tussle with some of the UK's biggest banks over a plan to force them to establish a fee-free curr…

Black Friday: Police Anger Amid Retail Frenzy

Black Friday: Police Anger Amid Retail Frenzy

Police have criticised supermarket chains after stores were over-run by bargain-hunters overnight as the US Black Friday retail ph…

Jerusalem Shared Capital Hopes Dismissed

Jerusalem Shared Capital Hopes Dismissed

As the French Parliament prepares to debate recognition of a Palestinian State, Jerusalem's Mayor has called on the international …

Switzerland Faces Vote On Immigration Cap

Switzerland Faces Vote On Immigration Cap

Switzerland will decide on Sunday whether to curb immigration into the landlocked country, in a referendum proposed by an environm…

Wife May Appeal Landmark £337m Divorce Payout

Wife May Appeal Landmark £337m Divorce Payout

The estranged wife of an English financier has been awarded £337m after a bitter divorce battle - but she may appeal the decision…

Man Held After Couple's Stabbing Deaths

Man Held After Couple's Stabbing Deaths

A man who was being hunted by police over the stabbing deaths of a couple has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Child Bride 'Killed Husband With Rat Poison'

Child Bride 'Killed Husband With Rat Poison'

A teenage girl is accused of murdering her 35-year-old husband and three others by lacing food she had prepared for a post-marriag…

'Sadist' Accused Of Abusing 'Trafficked' Teen

'Sadist' Accused Of Abusing 'Trafficked' Teen

A former care home resident has claimed he was trafficked around the country for the sexual gratification of powerful men includin…

FA Charges Wigan Chairman Over Race Comments

FA Charges Wigan Chairman Over Race Comments

Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan has been charged by the FA with breaching its rules over comments he made about Jewish and Chi…

Pele 'Doing Fine' After Hospital Move

Pele 'Doing Fine' After Hospital Move

Brazil football legend Pele's condition has improved after he was moved to a special care unit in a Sao Paulo hospital, doctors sa…

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