Fury at 'overweight' Oz author obit
Australia's main national newspaper is facing a worldwide volley of criticism over an obituary calling the nation's most famous author plain and overweight.
Elvis kitsch all bagged up for sale
Thousands of Elvis Presley-themed items from the kitschy collection of the late Paul MacLeod are going up for auction.
Video: Incredible sea of fog fills the Grand Canyon
A rare weather phenomenon has filled the Grand Canyon with thick clouds just below the rim for...
Video: IS Hostages - Jordan ready for prisoner swap
Jordan has said it is ready to swap an Iraqi woman it is holding for a Jordanian pilot...
Video: Dramatic footage - Gunman storms into...
A gunman who stormed into the headquarters of Dutch national broadcaster NOS...
IS toxic terrorist killed in Iraq
An Islamic State (IS) militant who specialised in chemical weapons has been killed in a US air strike in Iraq, the military says.
Dutch artist who turned dead cat into a drone wants to make jet-propelled badger...
Bart Jansen is not content with turning his dead cat into a drone, now the Dutch...
EU in call for jihadi 'common law'
The European Union's counter-terrorism chief says member states need to have common laws against Europeans travelling to Syria and Iraq to join jihadist groups.
Romney will not run for president
Former US Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016.
Mugabe new African Union chairman
African leaders have appointed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as the new chairman of the 54-nation African Union.
US citizen shot in Saudi Arabia
An American citizen was injured when his car came under fire in Saudi Arabia's eastern al-Ihsaa province, according to the official Saudi Press Agency.
Texas Republican Molly White makes Muslims swear allegiance to the US – while standing...
Texan Republican Molly White has announced instructions for any Muslims wishing to visit her state offices or staff: “Renounce Islamic...
Artillery fire kills 12 in Donetsk
Artillery fire in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk has killed at least 12 civilians as the fighting between pro-Russia separatists and government troops intensifies.
Vatican to provide free haircuts, shaves, and showers for homeless people in St Peter’s...
The Vatican will provide free haircuts and showers for the homeless in St Peter’s Square, the Catholic Church has announced.
'No plan' after bailout runs out
A top eurozone finance official says there is no decision so far on what to do after Greece's bailout programme runs out at the end of next month.
Dozens die in Pakistan mosque blast
The death toll from a deadly blast at a mosque in southern Pakistan has risen to 49.
Egypt attacks: Terrorist group linked to Isis kills 26 people in coordinated bomb and rocket...
An Isis-affiliated terrorist group has killed at least 26 people in co-ordinated rocket and bomb attacks on the Egyptian military and...
Senior Kurdish commander killed
A senior Kurdish military commander and eight Kurdish fighters have been killed in clashes with Islamic State militants in northern Iraq.
Troops retake town from Boko Haram
Nigerian troops have retaken a north east town and several villages from Boko Haram, President Goodluck Jonathan says.
The Thorn Birds author Colleen McCullough dies aged 77
Best-selling author Colleen McCullough, whose novel The Thorn Birds sold 30 million copies worldwide, has died aged 77 after a long illness.
World's 10 most amazing places you won't believe exist - and one of them is in...
Just a few years ago there wasn't even a sign to say where they were.
Death squad leader to be freed
The South African government said Eugene de Kock, a death squad leader for the apartheid state, has been granted parole after two decades in jail.
Russian bank cuts key interest rate
Russia's central bank has cut a key interest rate, which it had hiked in previous months to support the rouble, in order to help the economy.
Teenager held over TV gun incident
A 19-year-old student carrying a fake pistol who forced his way into the Dutch national broadcaster is being held in custody as police investigate his motives.
Wanted rap mogul turns himself in
Death Row Records founder Marion Suge Knight has turned himself in after being linked with a hit-and-run incident that left one man dead and another injured.
Bieber says sorry for bad behaviour
Justin Bieber has apologised for his bad behaviour in a new video, saying he wants people to know he has a caring side.
Kerry pays for snowfall from grace
It's snow joke ... Boston's mayor has slapped a 50-dollar (£33) fine on US secretary of state John Kerry for leaving the pavement in front of his home buried in the white stuff.
Northern Ireland Nightlife: Botanic Inn Belfast, January 2015
Northern Ireland Nightlife: The Eg, Alibi, Parlour, Roxy, Belfast -2015
Northern Ireland Nightlife: Cuckoo - December 2014
Northern Ireland Nightlife - The Cloth Ear, Belfast, January 2015
Northern Ireland Nightlife: Bar With No Name -2014/2015
Northern Ireland Nightlife: Sixty6, Cathedral Quarter, Belfast - Winter 2014/2015
Northern Ireland Nightlife: Shine Belfast, December 2014
Northern Ireland Nightlife: Cathedral Quarter, Belfast December 2014 - The National, 21 Social, The Dirty Onion and Duke of York
Northern Ireland Nightlife: The Eg, Alibi, Parlour, Roxy, Belfast - December 2014
Northern Ireland Nightlife: The Eg, Alibi, Parlour, Roxy, Belfast-Nov, Dec 2014
Northern Ireland Nightlife: Sixty6, Cathedral Quarter, Belfast - December 2014
Filthy McNasty's - November 2014
Northern Ireland Nightlife: Shiro
Northern Ireland Nightlife: The Eg, Alibi, Parlour, Roxy, Belfast - November 2014
The Bot, Belfast - November 2014
Northern Ireland Nightlife: Thompson's Garage Sound Of Misfit
Northern Ireland Nightlife: Cuckoo - October 2014
Northern Ireland Nightlife: Alibi, The Parlour, Groovy Train, The Eg
The Dirty Onion November 2014
The Limelight, November 13
Army copter scares Tyrone cattle to death
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'Dead' cat crawls out of grave and returns to his owner
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Canada to criminalise terror calls
Tough new laws announced by Canada will make it a...
Chindits return as cyber-commandos
A new Army unit which will use psychology and social...
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Callard pleased with Burgess debut
England Saxons coach Jon Callard was pleased with...
Callard defends Burgess display
England Saxons coach Jon Callard defended Sam Burgess after his disappointing...
Sawalha shown the Big Brother door
Actress Nadia Sawalha branded her time in the...
Call to pardon convicted gay men
Benedict Cumberbatch has urged the Duke and...
Star Wars creator George Lucas says he has 'no interest in sci-fi at all'
He created one of the...