Court grants orangutan basic rights
An orangutan that has lived 20 years at the Buenos Aires zoo is entitled to some legal rights enjoyed by humans, an Argentine court has ruled.
Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 was shot down by the US military, claims former...
A French former airline director has claimed that the US military may have shot down...
Video: Newark police save disoriented woman from fire
Two Newark police officers saved a disoriented woman from a burning home early on Friday,...
Video: Stunning timelapse of Earth from the...
European Space Agencies (ESA) astronaut Alexander Gerst has created a six-minute...
Video: Calls for peace after gunmen kills two New...
Authorities say the gunman Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who opened fire Saturday afternoon, had...
Russia bank bailout amid rouble woe
Russia has bailed out a mid-sized bank to save it from bankruptcy - a clear sign that the slide in the value of the rouble in the wake of falling oil prices is straining the banking...
China probes ex-president's aide
The top aide to former Chinese president Hu Jintao has been placed under investigation for disciplinary violations, the official Xinhua News Agency said.
Pope issues blistering critique
Pope Francis has issued a blistering critique of the Vatican bureaucracy that serves him, denouncing how some people lust for power at all costs, live hypocritical double lives and suffer from "spiritual Alzheimer's" that has made them forget they are supposed to be...
Cyber drills in S Korea amid threat
South Korea's monopoly nuclear power company is conducting drills against possible cyber attacks after online threats of attack against its plants.
Jackie Chan's son on drugs charge
Chinese prosecutors have formally indicted the son of Hong Kong action film star Jackie Chan on the charge of sheltering others to use drugs, more than four months after he was first detained.
Spanish princess faces fraud trial
A Spanish judge has ordered the king's sister, Princess Cristina, to be tried along with her husband on charges of tax fraud.
Cairns mum on murder charges after eight children killed
A woman has been charged with murder over the deaths of seven of her children and her niece whose bodies were found inside her home.
Pneumonia puts Muhammad Ali in hospital
Former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali has been admitted to hospital with a mild case of pneumonia.
Cop killer 'linked to New York gang targeting police'
Police are investigating whether the 28-year-old man who shot two US patrolmen dead in New York had links to a notorious gang that...
Family in 10-day wilderness ordeal
A boy of five and his seven-year-old brother are recovering in hospital after surviving with their father for 10 days in a remote Australian national park before being discovered by a farmer.
N Korea snubs UN human rights probe
North Korea, on the defensive over a US accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a ground-breaking United Nations Security Council meeting today where the country's bleak human rights situation will be discussed for the first time.
Florida officer killed by fugitive
A police officer shot dead in Florida was killed by a fugitive trying to evade a warrant.
North Korea internet access 'down'
North Korea is experiencing serious internet problems, with experts warning that online access is "totally down".
Put protests on hold, mayor urges
The mayor of New York has called for protests and political debate to pause until after funerals are held for two officers shot and killed inside their patrol car by a man vowing retaliation for the deaths of black men at the hands of white police.
'Killer mum' court plea is rejected
An Australian magistrate has rejected a plea by lawyers for a woman charged with murdering eight children to hold the next hearing in a mental health court.
Sony hacking: Studio says it will distribute The Interview despite 'North Korea threat'
A lawyer for Sony Pictures has said the studio still intends to distribute its controversial comedy The Interview, days after the film’s...
Market van crash 'deliberate'
The driver of a van that crashed into a Christmas market in western France, injuring 10 people, stabbed himself several times after the incident, police said.
Israel-Palestine conflict: Four months after the bombardment, Gaza’s wounds are yet to...
The sound of the explosions shook Hussein Abu Jamaa awake. “They were so loud, so close, that I thought the fighting had started...
Inside Isis: First Western journalist given full access to 'Islamic State' warns it’s 'much...
The first Western journalist in the world to be allowed extensive access to Isis territories in Syria and Iraq has returned from the region with...
Sony hacking: Barack Obama says he does not consider cyber attack an act of war
Last month’s devastating cyber-attack on Sony Pictures was not an “act of war”, but simple vandalism, US President Barack Obama has said.
Arrests made after school massacre
Several people have been arrested in connection with the Taliban school attack that killed 148 in north-west Pakistan, according to officials.
Police officer shot dead in Florida
A police officer has been shot and killed in Tarpon Springs, Florida.
Northern Ireland Nightlife: Cuckoo - 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
Alibi, The Parlour, Groovy Train, The Eg
The National Bar
The Coach relaunches
The Botanic Inn
The Cloth Ear - Autumn 2014
The Limelight - Oct 2014
Could cannabis oil reverse the effects of cancer?
Ukip candidate: 'Gay donkey tried to rape my horse'
Old school pics: Gerry Anderson
WW1: Images of the horror, heroism, suffering and anguish
The Troubles gallery - IRA checkpoint, early 1970s
Reader pictures: Favourite Ulster beauty spots
Services for Sydney siege victims
Two victims of the deadly siege in Sydney were...
Two men in court over Pc's murder
Two men will appear in court today accused of the...
Lunch hour shoppers in 'last dash'
High street retailers are braced for their busiest...
Hartley hearing set for Tuesday
England and Northampton hooker Dylan Hartley's...
Cummins back with Force
Australia international Nick Cummins will return to Super Rugby in 2015 after...
Monk yet to see best of Shelvey
England midfielder Jonjo Shelvey has been told to...
Paul McCartney in tribute to rock singer Joe Cocker
Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has led tributes...
Ebola survivor's festive message
British Ebola survivor William Pooley is following in the...
McCartney tribute to Joe Cocke
Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has led tributes...