A former North Korean spy has claimed Pyongyang’s threats of military action are a sign that Kim Jong-un is struggling to control his armed forces.
The landscape of America’s late-night television is about to shift, after Jay Leno, host of NBC’s Tonight show for 22 years, confirmed he would depart in spring 2014, to be replaced by the more youthful Jimmy Fallon.
Her memoir 'Waiting to be Heard' is due to be published at the end of April
Seventh-generation acrobat says it's "exciting" that there will be no safety precautions in place
Ben Zygier was not an Australian double agent Israel said last night scotching speculation that the Mossad operative, who apparently committed suicide in a maximum security jail two years ago, had betrayed the Jewish state.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended the need to keep some information out of the public domain
The Australian Mossad agent's name was so secret that even his jailers didn't know it. Now the Israeli government is trying to cover up his true identity
As scores of fires continued to burn the length of eastern Australia today, a remarkable survival story emerged from Tasmania, where five young children escaped a blaze that destroyed about 90 properties in their village by sheltering under a boat jetty with their grandparents.
It's been 57 years since the day Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus.
Yesterday the White House marked the anniversary by tweeting a picture of Barack Obama sitting in the bus where Parks stood her ground.
NBC is making it official: Michael J. Fox is coming back to series TV more than a decade after he left to concentrate on fighting Parkinson's disease.
Nicollette Sheridan was not wrongfully sacked from TV's Desperate Housewives, a US appeals court has ruled.
Rielle Hunter, whose affair with the former US Senator John Edwards wrecked his presidential ambitions, said yesterday that they were no longer in a relationship.
Global interest in next Friday's marriage has meant a bumper payday for well-connected Windsor-watchers
When he felt a Monday Night Football game was decided, Don Meredith would sing "turn out the lights, the party's over". For Meredith it sometimes seemed the party was never over. He enjoyed two glamorous careers, first as a star quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys and then as an announcer-cum-actor, and quit each when he stopped enjoying them.
England rugby star Josh Lewsey is undertaking the ultimate challenge in attempting to summit Mount Everest in aid of Help for Heroes. He'll be writing an exclusive diary during the expedition which you can keep up to date with here at The Independent.
David Beckham does not expect to return to competitive action until November, he told US television yesterday.