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A coroner's report has confirmed the mother-of-two's death was linked to chronic alcohol abuse
Zach Johnson recovered from a four-shot deficit to beat Tiger Woods in a play-off at the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge late on Sunday.
79-year-old convicted of killing Roxene Roggasch, Carmen Colon, Pamela Parsons and Tracy Tafoya in the 1970s and 1990s
Campaigners are calling for research into the number of bird deaths caused by green energy
Officers studying CCTV of Justin Valdez's murder say the gunman pulled out and aimed the weapon several times while riding on the train
The 50 stars and 13 stripes of the United States defender were given a painful battering by the four stars and union flag of New Zealand in the opening pair of the America’s Cup in San Francisco. The first race looked at one time to be really close and the defender, Oracle, at one time took the lead.
"Swarms are extremely powerful," the zoologist George McGavin told us in Ultimate Swarms. They can be deadly too, he continued: "By joining together, even the simplest creatures can achieve the impossible." Yeah, we know that, George, we've seen Hitchcock's The Birds, and some of us still remember that naff crop of films about insect invasion that were the equivalent of zombie movies in the late 1970s – swarms of bees, ants and spiders working with a cunning collective intelligence to overwhelm mankind.
Defending champion Leigh McMillan mastered some very tricky, light air conditions over four days of the regatta to win the Cardiff grand prix in the Extreme Sailing Series. The British Olympian, who has his sights set on Rio in 2016 now that the multihull class has been restored, leads a The Wave Muscat team that is part of the Oman Sail programme.
Californian Daniel Chong, now 25, had to drink his own urine to survive after he was arrested for smoking pot
Dressed in converse, hoodie and bridesmaid dress, Jennifer Gabrielli personalised lyrics for wedding
The world is no stranger to extreme temperatures and those currently baking in the blistering Arizona heat can testify to that.
In Arizona zookeepers fed tigers frozen fish while meteorologists baked biscuits in their van
A man who gained internet fame as “Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker” has pleaded not guilty to a murder charge.
Two inquiries have been set up into the death on Thursday of Olympic sailing gold medallist Andrew Simpson while training with the Swedish America's Cup challenger Artemis on San Francisco Bay.
The US international footballer immediately retired after he revealed he was gay
A study of the love and hate between 'enlightenment' Edinburgh and 'industrial' Glasgow