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James Foley: US In Failed Hostage Rescue Bid

James Foley: US In Failed Hostage Rescue Bid

The White House has said it sent special forces into Syria to rescue hostages including James Foley, but could not locate them.

Clashes As Liberia Slum Sealed Off To Curb Ebola

Clashes As Liberia Slum Sealed Off To Curb Ebola

Liberian security forces have clashed with desperate protesters after using scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off a sprawling slu…

Second Arrest In Tilbury Container Death Probe

Second Arrest In Tilbury Container Death Probe

A second man has been arrested in connection with the death of an immigrant who was found in a container at Tilbury Docks in Essex…

James Foley's Parents: 'We Know He's In Heaven'

James Foley's Parents: 'We Know He's In Heaven'

The father of James Foley has said that he knows his son who was beheaded by militants "is in heaven", in an emotional tribute.

Missouri: Eric Holder Arrives Amid Protests

Missouri: Eric Holder Arrives Amid Protests

US Attorney General Eric Holder has arrived in Missouri, where protesters are calling for a new prosecutor to oversee the case of …

Russia Shuts Moscow McDonald's Restaurants

Russia Shuts Moscow McDonald's Restaurants

Russia's food safety watchdog has suspended operations at four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow over alleged sanitary law breaches…

Bush Gets Soaked But Who Does He Nominate?

Bush Gets Soaked But Who Does He Nominate?

George W Bush has completed the ice bucket challenge after being drenched by his wife.

Mass Murderer Breivik's Dad Writes Book On Son

Mass Murderer Breivik's Dad Writes Book On Son

Anders Behring Breivik's father admits he feels some guilt over the actions of his son, who killed 77 people in Norway three years…

British Toddler Dies After Falling Into Pool

British Toddler Dies After Falling Into Pool

A British toddler has drowned after he fell into a neighbour's swimming pool in Spain.

Video: Motorcyclist Has Miraculous Escape

Video: Motorcyclist Has Miraculous Escape

A motorcyclist in Belarus has had a lucky escape after he collided with the back of a car and was catapulted on to its roof instea…

Drunk Man Sneaked On Empty Birmingham Plane

Drunk Man Sneaked On Empty Birmingham Plane

A man who managed to get through layers of airport security before boarding an empty plane via a baggage carousel said he was too …

Who Is 'Briton' Who Beheaded James Foley?

Who Is 'Briton' Who Beheaded James Foley?

Counter-terrorism police in the UK say they are investigating the English-accented Islamic State fighter who beheaded journalist J…

Cliff Richard Pulls Out Of Portugal Ceremony

Cliff Richard Pulls Out Of Portugal Ceremony

Sir Cliff Richard has pulled out of a ceremony where he was to be awarded the Keys of the City of Albufeira near his holiday home …

Iceland: Thousands Of Quakes Amid Volcano Fears

Iceland: Thousands Of Quakes Amid Volcano Fears

Thousands of earthquakes have been recorded in Iceland in recent days, amid concerns one of the country's volcanoes could erupt an…

Letter Bomb Attacks: Four Held In Londonderry

Letter Bomb Attacks: Four Held In Londonderry

Four people have been arrested over several attempted letter bomb attacks, including a number targeting Army recruitment offices.

Neglectful Parents 'Played Off' Agencies

Neglectful Parents 'Played Off' Agencies

A couple were able to leave their children malnourished, infested with head lice and living in squalor because they played off the…

Jennifer Hudson's Brother 'Stabs Man In Face'

Jennifer Hudson's Brother 'Stabs Man In Face'

The half-brother of actress and American Idol star Jennifer Hudson has been arrested in Michigan on suspicion of stabbing a man re…

Hamas Chief 'Deserves To Die Like Bin Laden'

Hamas Chief 'Deserves To Die Like Bin Laden'

An Israeli cabinet minister has said Hamas's military leader "deserves to die just like bin Laden", after an airstrike apparently …

British IS Militants 'Not Taking Back Seat'

British IS Militants 'Not Taking Back Seat'

An expert in radicalisation has warned that Britons are at the forefront of the Islamic State conflict in Iraq and Syria and could…

David Cameron: James Foley Killing 'Barbaric'

David Cameron: James Foley Killing 'Barbaric'

David Cameron has condemned the "barbaric and brutal" murder of James Foley after holding crisis talks with intelligence officials…

Bank Of England's MPC Split On Rate Rise

Bank Of England's MPC Split On Rate Rise

Newly revealed minutes from the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee show its members were split on a potential rate rise.

Galloway 'Will Not Be Silenced' By Police Probe

Galloway 'Will Not Be Silenced' By Police Probe

Respect MP George Galloway has said he will not be silenced after being interviewed under caution over a speech in which he declar…

Twitter 'To Remove Gory Photos Of Death'

Twitter 'To Remove Gory Photos Of Death'

Twitter has said it will remove images and videos of dead people at the request of immediate family members.

Yosemite Climber Falls To Death After Proposal

Yosemite Climber Falls To Death After Proposal

A veteran rock climber has died in a fall in Yosemite National Park just hours after asking his girlfriend to marry him.

Protesters Held After Second Missouri Shooting

Protesters Held After Second Missouri Shooting

Police charged crowds of protesters and arrested 47 people in Missouri as tensions flared following the shooting dead of a "knife-…

Bullying Partners Could Face Five Years In Jail

Bullying Partners Could Face Five Years In Jail

People in a relationship who consistently emotionally and psychologically bully their partner could face jail under Government pla…

James Foley 'Died Doing Job He Believed In'

James Foley 'Died Doing Job He Believed In'

A friend and colleague of the US journalist apparently beheaded in a video released by militants has said he died doing something …

Worker Dies After Eastbourne Pier Plunge

Worker Dies After Eastbourne Pier Plunge

A worker has died after plummeting from the fire-damaged Eastbourne Pier.

Internet Porn 'Too Easy For Teens To Access'

Internet Porn 'Too Easy For Teens To Access'

Eight out of 10 18-year-olds think it is too easy for young people to see pornography online, according to a new survey.

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