Iconic Christ the Redeemer statue was damaged in a storm on Thursday night
The number of Brits planning to go to Sochi in Russia for the Winter Olympics in three weeks' time will be minimal. Apart from the usual Russian visa requirements, flights are limited, a special "spectator pass" is required in a bid to combat security threats and prices for accommodation and the top events are very expensive.
Change to UK motoring laws will also give speeding exemptions to transplant organ couriers and bomb disposal units
Five terror suspects have been detained in one of Russia's North Caucasus provinces as the country's security agencies were scrambling to uproot any potential threat to the Sochi Games.
Hundreds of strangers on Facebook have helped Hallie Twomey with her mission
Features include a throne room, plenty of storage and a handy back door
... but the reprieve is likely to be short-lived
Testing a skier’s limit is at the heart of plans to reverse a drop in holidaymakers
Alf Alderson advises you to rise with the lark if you want to enjoy the best skiing
En route to Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics, the torch relay through Russia passed members of the Nivkh ethnic group.
HSE issues order after three Army reservists died in Brecon Beacons in July 2013 after demanding SAS selection exercise
Flight engineers Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy left their base at the International Space Station today carrying the torch
View From The Sofa: Adventure Show, BBC Scotland / /Ironman, ironman.com
One year later, the 44-year-old man who fell from space reveals how he likes to spend as little time on earth as possible
Mercedes driver wants to climb a number of mountains once he has retired with an aim of tackling the biggest of them all for charity
William Anders and Jim Lovell - who were immortalised in Apollo 13 - among the first to orbit the Moon in 1968