Japan slams 'deplorable' IS video
The Japanese government expressed "extreme indignation" today over a video purportedly from the Islamic State group that shows a militant beheading hostage Kenji Goto.
7,500 troops to fight Boko Haram
African leaders have agreed to send 7,500 troops to fight the Boko Haram insurgency in north-east Nigeria.
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...
President sticking by quit decision
Yemeni president Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi is refusing to reconsider his resignation "at gunpoint", an official said.
Fire devastates major library
A fire at one of Russia's largest public libraries has been raging for more than 17 hours, destroying thousands of rare documents.
Former German president dies at 94
Former German president Richard von Weizsaecker, who urged his country to confront the Nazi past, promoted reconciliation and denounced far-right violence, has died at the age of 94.
Hostage 'beheading' video released
An online video released tonight purported to show an Islamic State group militant behead Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations by diplomats to save the man.
Anger after mosque bombing kills 59
Thousands of Shiites across Pakistan mourned and protested today after a bombing at a Shiite mosque killed at least 59 people.
Canada to criminalise terror calls
Tough new laws announced by Canada will make it a crime to call for a terror attack and allow police to detain anyone suspected of being involved in a plot without charge for up to seven days.
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.
Run-in as owl swoops to conquer
A flying fiend which has been attacking joggers in an Oregon park is a notorious barred owl, experts say - a species the US government is spending millions to kill.
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.
Singer Shakira and footballer Pique welcome their second son
Colombian pop singer Shakira has given birth to a boy, her second child with her footballer partner Gerard Pique.
Coffin of JFK 'killer' sold wrongly
A Texas judge has ruled that the original coffin in which accused JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald was buried belongs to his brother, not the undertaker's that auctioned it for nearly £60,000.
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.
Blogger flogging postponed again
Authorities in Saudi Arabia delayed the planned flogging of a blogger convicted of insulting Islam for a third straight week today in the face of growing international pressure against the punishment, according to rights group Amnesty International.
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 artist is once again gaining international attention for his...
Court denies new Jackson trial bid
A California appeals court has upheld a jury's decision that the promoter of Michael Jackson's ill-fated comeback concerts is not financially responsible for his death.
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.
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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Miss Marple actress McEwan dies
Actress Geraldine McEwan, known for playing Agatha...
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