At least nine people have been killed after two trains crashed into each other on a single railway track in Bavaria, Germany.
A man who was found on fire outside Kensington Palace has died, police say.
A coroner has ordered a fresh inquest into the death of Poppi Worthington, a 13-month-old girl who died in December 2012.
A police officer and police community support officer who failed a disabled man later murdered in a vigilante attack have been jailed.
More than 2,800 operations have been cancelled ahead of a 24-hour strike by junior doctors, the Government has said.
David de Gea stood to earn £66.7m if his move from Manchester United to Real Madrid had gone through, according to a document released by whistle-blowing website Football Leaks.
Massimiliano Allegri will become Chelsea's new boss in the summer after receiving a "fantastic" offer from Roman Abramovich, according to the Italian's former manager Giovanni Galeone.
West Ham have confirmed they are discussing a new contract with midfielder Dimitri Payet.
Former Ireland and Lions captain Paul O'Connell has announced his retirement from rugby.
Tennis champion Andy Murray's wife Kim Sears has given birth to their first child, a baby girl.
Sylvester Stallone has revealed he asked the black director of his new film Creed whether he should boycott the Oscars after being nominated.
An actor and fashion designer has been barred from an Aeromexico flight from Mexico City to New York because he refused to remove his turban during a security check.
Rebel Wilson has admitted to Sky News that she has been chasing Justin Bieber on social media, even asking him out on Twitter.
Gwyneth Paltrow momentarily broke down as she described her fears for her children from a man accused of stalking her for 17 years.
Age UK says it is suspending its controversial fixed-price energy deal with Big Six gas and electricity provider E.ON.
The global stock market rout has intensified, with Japan's Nikkei losing 5.4% of its value in a horror show of a trading day that saw a rush for safe havens such as gold and the yen.
The smell of fear hangs over banking stocks after a rout in the sector during the first five weeks of the year.
The Co-op is the country's fastest-growing non-discount supermarket chain for the first time in five years, according to industry figures.
Google boss Sundar Pichai is now the highest-paid chief executive in America after being awarded $199m (£138m) of shares.
A group which raised thousands of dollars to try to secure a place on the 11-strong board which approves smartphone emojis has secured its first victory.
A Florida man has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he threw a live alligator through the drive-through window of a Wendy's restaurant.
Young orangutans in Indonesia are attending forest school to teach them skills like foraging and nest-making in the hope they can be reintroduced to the wild.
A leopard has been captured on CCTV prowling through a school in Karnataka, India.
The Metropolitan Police could one day use eagles to take out drones operated by criminals.
Lunar New Year celebrations in Hong Kong turned violent as protesters clashed with police over a street market selling fishballs and other holiday foods.
A Free Syrian Army commander in Aleppo has told Sky News that unless Russia unexpectedly changes its tactic of indiscriminate bombing, the city will fall to the government of Bashar al Assad in days.
The US state of New Hampshire is voting to pick candidates for November's presidential election, as an already bitter race turns increasingly ugly.
Taiwanese authorities have arrested the developer of a building which collapsed, killing 39 people.