Mum charged with children's murder
An Australian woman has been charged with murder over the deaths of seven of her children and her niece, whose bodies were found inside her home.
French police shoot knife attacker
A man armed with a knife has attacked a police station and been killed by an officer in a suburb of Tours, a city in central France.
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Madame Tussauds New York has unveiled a new waxwork of Katniss Everdeen. The...
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Flames and smoke from a Chevron oil refinery, described as a routine flare by the company, lit up...
Four Afghans return from Guantanamo
The United States has returned four Afghans from Guantanamo Bay back to their home country.
Deepest fish found by scientists at 27,000ft
Scientists have discovered the world's deepest-dwelling fish during research in the Pacific.
North Korea behind Sony attacks: FBI
The hack on Sony that saw thousands of internal files leaked online was carried out by North Korea, the FBI has said.
N Korea urges joint Sony hack probe
North Korea has proposed a joint investigation with the US into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes would prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with the cyber...
Batman massacre loomed over cinemas
When a group claiming credit for the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment threatened violence against cinemas showing The Interview earlier this week, the fate of the movie's big-screen life was all but sealed.
Santa Paws viewers to dogs' rescue
America's first all-star dog adoption telethon has proved a barking mad success, with more than 4,400 people signing up to take in homeless four-legged friends.
'Stalker' retrial horrifies Ashanti
Grammy-winning R&B singer Ashanti has said she is appalled at the prospect of facing her accused stalker again in court, but is determined to see the case through after a mistrial.
Israel bombs Hamas 'terror site'
Israel's military has hit a Hamas site in the Gaza Strip in its first air strike on the Palestinian territory since the summer's war.
Hurricane scale creator dies at 102
Bob Simpson, the meteorologist who co-developed the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale which estimates potential property damage, has died at 102.
Bank sues Ecclestone over F1 sale
German state bank BayernLB is suing Bernie Ecclestone and his family holding Bambino for around 345 million euros (£270m) in relation to the sale of its stake in Formula One.
Swimmer Phelps admits drink-driving
Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Michael Phelps has pleaded guilty to drink-driving.
George Clooney launches petition for creative freedom: 'We will not stand in fear of North...
George Clooney is less than impressed with Sony Pictures.
Israel reports Gaza missile strike
A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip has struck southern Israel in the first such attack since September, the Israeli military reported.
Parents in plea over death penalty
The parents of Colorado cinema shooting suspect James Holmes are pleading for him to be spared the death penalty.
UN chief visits Ebola-hit nations
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praised Liberia on its efforts to combat Ebola during his second visit since the start of the outbreak that has killed more than 6,900 people in West Africa.
BlackBerry reduces loss, sales down
Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry reported an adjusted profit for its fiscal third quarter, surprising Wall Street.
Sydney siege: Muslim funeral homes refuse to take body of gunman Man Haron Monis
Australian Muslim funeral directors have vowed not to accept the body of Sydney gunman Man Haron Monis, saying authorities should dump...
Peta releases images of 'dog leather' gloves made in China
A global animal rights charity has released shocking images which it claims were taken in Chinese factories where dog skin is used to...
US 'not fully ready' for disaster
The US government is not fully prepared to handle a nuclear terrorist attack or a large-scale natural disaster, lacking effective coordination, congressional investigators have found.
Rosetta space mission landing on comet 'was high point of the year'
The Rosetta space mission and its dramatic landing on a comet 300 million miles from Earth tops this year's list of breakthrough...
HQ searched after Madrid car attack
Spanish police searched for possible explosives at the Madrid headquarters of the ruling conservative Popular Party after a man rammed his car into the office entrance.
Executions resume after massacre
Authorities in Pakistan have hanged two convicted militants in the first executions following the reinstatement of the death penalty in the wake of this week's Peshawar school massacre.
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Former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali has been admitted to hospital...
Mum charged with children's murder
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Swansea boss Garry Monk took a calculated...
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