30 April 2012 12:00 AM
Two British athletes who were exposed as drug cheats will be eligible to compete at the London Olympics when their lifetime bans are overturned today.
30 April 2012 12:00 AM
Seven people, including three children, were killed when their van plunged more than 50 feet into New York's Bronx Zoo.
29 April 2012 12:00 AM
April might have been a washout but the drought actually got worse
26 March 2012 12:00 AM
Funding for dementia research will be more than doubled by 2015 to tackle "one of the greatest challenges of our time" and make Britain a world leader in the field, David Cameron will announce today.
19 March 2012 12:00 AM
Farewell, possums. Barry Humphries, the man behind the big glasses and purple hair of Australia's first lady, has announced he is retiring Dame Edna Everage from the stage after admitting he is feeling a "bit senior".
18 March 2012 12:00 AM
For years, St Asaph thought it was a city, but was not. Now, for 10p a head, it's a big shot after all
12 March 2012 12:00 AM
Fittingly in a Diamond Jubilee year, a Lhasa Apso named Elizabeth was crowned Best in Show title at Crufts.
26 February 2012 12:00 AM
Ex-'News of the World' reporter tells Paul Cahalan why he is suing his old boss
13 February 2012 12:00 AM
On the day he marks 10 years locked inside the world's most notorious prison without having been charged with an offence, the last UK resident in Guantanamo Bay pleads with his captors: "Please torture me in the old way ... Here they destroy people mentally and physically without leaving marks."
30 January 2012 12:00 AM
Communities will be allowed to "trigger" investigations into nuisance neighbours under plans to be announced by the Home Secretary today.
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Pentagon accuses Russia of 'playing with fire' over nuclear threats towards Nato
They are neither a 'state' nor 'Islamic': Why we shouldn't call them Isis, Isil or IS
- 1 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 2 Russian officials ban yoga because it's too much like a religious cult
- 3 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 4 Ginger Pride festival to take place next summer, organisers say 'time of bullying gingers is over'
- 5 Facebook rainbow profile pictures likely being tracked by social network