Two brothers have become the first Britons to be jailed for attending a terror training camp in Syria.
A British jihadist who skipped bail and fled the country has begun taunting UK authorities from Syria, where he now claims to be fighting alongside Islamic State.
More than 100 extra police officers have been called in after Ferguson protesters stormed into St Louis' City Hall.
Andy Murray and his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears are engaged after nine years together.
The Scottish Parliament is to be given full powers over income tax, under a new deal struck by the so-called Smith Commission.
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A century from Moeen Ali was not enough to prevent an improved England falling to a narrow 25-run defeat to Sri Lanka in the first one-day international in Colombo.
Jean-Eric Vergne has confirmed he is leaving Toro Rosso.
Tony McCoy wasted no time in getting back amongst the winners after a three-week lay-off with victory on Southfield Royale at Fontwell.
Wales and Ospreys prop Nicky Smith could be out of action for up to four months after suffering a chest injury against New Zealand last week.
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd turned up late to court to face drug charges and an allegation that he threatened to kill, before staging a flamboyant performance while in the dock.
With big money riding on the careers of top musicians, actors and sports stars, many are rumoured to have taken steps to protect the tools of their trade.
Angelina Jolie has not ruled out entering politics in the future.
Aston Martin-loving spy James Bond will reportedly swap his beloved luxury car for a Fiat 500 in the new 007 movie.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of leaking Sylvester Stallone's action film The Expendables 3 online, a month before its release in cinemas.
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker says a €315bn (£249bn) investment plan to "kick start" the continent's flatlining economy could create more than one million jobs.
The boss of Royal Mail has told MPs its UK postal obligation of 'one price goes anywhere' is uneconomic because its rivals are "cherry-picking" the best work.
An influential proxy voting agency has added to a chorus of opposition to a £12m pay deal for the new boss of BG Group, the FTSE-100 oil explorer.
The owner of Auto Trader Group is steering a path towards a £2bn sale or flotation of the UK's biggest website for secondhand car sales.
Thomas Cook shares tumbled 20% this morning after its chief executive shocked investors by stepping down saying her work was complete, despite the business continuing to make a statutory loss.
Passengers had to get out and push their plane in temperatures of minus 52C after freezing weather brought it to a standstill.
A professional tea taster has insured his tastebuds for £1m after five years of intensive training made him a "master blender".
Firefighters in Australia have rescued a woman from a three-metre deep sinkhole which opened up beneath her while she hung out her washing.
A wealthy accountant who built a leisure centre the size of four tennis courts in his back garden without planning permission could be forced to pull it down.
Michael Brown's mother has lashed out over Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson's claim that he has a "clean conscience" after shooting dead her son.
America is not ready to have the conversation it needs about race following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, according to the black teenager's cousin.
At least 95 people have been reportedly been killed in Syrian regime airstrikes on the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed capital.
Two gunmen robbed a Cartier store in Paris before taking a hostage, leading police on a chase across the city and then taking cover inside a hair salon.