Great white shark 'Lydia' on course for Ireland
Pet cat traps US couple in house
Police in Portland, Oregon, had to be called in to subdue a 22-pound house cat that trapped its owners inside their bedroom after attacking their baby.
Crufts Live: Video and pics world's greatest dog show
A poodle named Ricky has landed the world's most prestigious dog show prize after being judged this year's Best-in-Show at Crufts.
Rio Carnival: Millions enjoy world's biggest party
Streets across Brazil have been swamped with carnival revellers, with the largest parties attracting more than one million merrymakers.
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Miliband sets EU poll conditions new
Ed Miliband has drawn battle lines with the Tories over Europe by effectively ruling out a referendum on British membership - unless there are moves to transfer fresh powers to Brussels.
Deli owner triumphs on The Taste new
Deli owner Debbie Halls-Evans is savouring success after triumphing in Channel 4's The Taste, following a nail-biting finale of the cookery show.
NHS localism ripped up - Burnham new
The Government have ripped up the coalition commitment to localism in the NHS by voting through sweeping powers for ministers to close hospitals, shadow health secretary Andy Burnham has said.
Bayern Munich 1-1 Arsenal (agg 3-1): Arsene Wenger's team knocked out of Champions League by Germans again new
Arsenal needed a miracle on a night when all they could muster was the usual stoicism. Arsene Wenger’s team left the Allianz Arena tonight having dug in, avoided defeat and generally shown themselves to be of good character in the face of a formidable opponent. They are also out the Champions League once again.
Roberts defends Wales tactics new
Jamie Roberts has rejected suggestions that fallen RBS 6 Nations champions Wales employed a predictable game-plan against England.
Bench role for Tuilagi new
England are to name Manu Tuilagi on the bench for their final match of the RBS 6 Nations against Italy after including him in their matchday squad for Rome.
Prof Green on drink-drive charge new
Rapper Professor Green has been charged with drink-driving following an incident on the road where he lives.
How Pharrell helped me - Kylie new
Kylie Minogue has revealed how Pharrell Williams helped her through some tough times.
Reid crowned newsreader of the year
Susanna Reid has been crowned newsreader of the year at an awards bash days after announcing her defection to ITV.