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.
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.
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.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more