US President Barack Obama has warned Hamas it must free a captured Israeli soldier if it is serious about peace in Gaza.
Two Americans infected with ebola in West Africa are to be flown back to the US in the coming days, as world health officials warned the outbreak was moving too quickly.
A man who shook his newborn son causing brain injuries that were said to have led to the child's death more than a decade later has been cleared of manslaughter following a landmark trial.
A medical examiner has ruled the death of a New York City man last month was a homicide after he was captured on video being restrained by police.
President Barack Obama has said the US "tortured some folks" in the immediate aftermath of the September 11 attacks.
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New York City midfielder Frank Lampard is in talks with Manchester City over a six-month loan deal, Sky sources understand.
James Anderson will be free to play for England in the fourth Test against India at Old Trafford after being found not guilty of breaching the ICC's Code of Conduct.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger plans to make more signings this summer but admits captain Thomas Vermaelen could leave the Emirates.
Warrington got back to winning ways in Super League with a hard-fought 26-24 triumph over Catalan Dragons at a sodden Stade Gilbert Brutus.
The cast and writers of The Inbetweeners have said the sequel to their blockbusting first film will be the last we see of hapless teenagers Will, Jay, Simon and Neil.
Award-winning singer Lorde is to curate the music for the next installment of The Hunger Games, due out in November.
With the violence in the Middle East showing no signs of abating, actors, pop stars and comedians have been taking to social media to vocalise their views on the conflict.
Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch which had its own amusement park and zoo is being prepared for sale in California.
Guardians Of The Galaxy Star Zoe Saldana has told Sky's Entertainment Week that there aren't enough action hero roles for women.
International Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways and Iberia, has announced a half year operating profit of £182m (€230m).
Millions of pounds of fines imposed on Lloyds Banking Group for manipulating lending rates will go to military good causes.
Passengers at Gatwick are being advised to pack essential items in their hand luggage ahead of more possible disruption at the airport this weekend.
The US economy has generated 209,000 new jobs in July, fewer than expected even as the upward trend remains steady.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is to pour billions of pounds extra into its pension scheme during the next decade to fill a ballooning deficit exacerbated by years of low interest rates.
The mystery of a woman dressed in black, who wandered across US states and captivated the attention of social media, has finally been solved.
A ship found four years ago at the World Trade Center site was made from wood cut around 1773, new research shows.
A mysterious giant crop circle has appeared overnight in a field belonging to a German farmer.
A motorist and passenger escaped unscathed after an axe hurtled through their car's windshield along a busy stretch of Massachusetts highway.
An Indiana man has defied the odds again, claiming his second $1m lottery prize in three months.
An athlete competing for Sierra Leone at the Commonwealth Games has revealed he spent four days in isolation over fears he had brought the deadly ebola disease into the UK.
Police are investigating after a human leg was found in a recycling plant in Ireland.
A couple whose two dogs fatally mauled a jogger in the US state of Michigan have appeared in court charged with second-degree murder.