Tens of thousands of people forced to evacuate their homes as further dramatic rises in the levels of the swollen Elbe and Danube rivers continued to cause chaos
Nurse pleads guilty to a crime few can comprehend: starting the fire which killed three people outright and claimed eight more lives in the ensuing weeks
Boruch Spiegel, who died on 9 May at the age of 93, was one of the last remaining survivors of the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising by poorly armed Jewish insurgents against the Nazis. With Spiegel’s death, the group of survivors of the revolt that was crushed 70 years ago grows smaller.
Ian Bell is expected to recover from tonsillitis in time to play for England in the second Test against New Zealand starting on Friday.
Timothy West has warned that older actors are still being typecast despite a raft of new films featuring them.
She who would valiant be ...
A new strain of norovirus has been responsible for the majority of recent cases of the winter vomiting bug, health experts said.
Around 100,000 people were struck down with the winter vomiting bug over Christmas, latest figures suggested as it emerged the number of confirmed cases was 72% higher than this time last year.
The US Navy is sending three large-deck amphibious ships to waters off of New York and New Jersey to assist in storm recovery and relief, according to the Navy's chief of information.
Keith Allen has defended a forthcoming Channel 4 programme in which he is seen under the influence of drugs and said it is "insane" to suggest it glamorises their use.
German police say John Demjanjuk, who was convicted last year of serving as a Nazi death camp guard, has died.
A Slice of Britain: No? Well, turn up your hearing aid! Two dozen elderly comics go gag-to-gag for the title
Don't assume that the NHS will pay for your care at point of need, as most of it will have to be funded by you
Police in Australia have launched an arson probe after four elderly people were killed and another 14 critically injured when two fires tore through a nursing home in Sydney.
A group of care homes earmarked for possible closure by stricken Southern Cross Healthcare have been saved after the landlord said it would take them over and keep them open.
Love's a sanctuary for tortured souls