A top Hollywood screenwriter has criticised the "depressing" scenes of large-scale urban destruction that are becoming increasingly prevalent in blockbuster films.
Scientist is advocating free nicotine replacement therapies after estimated 1.3 million former smokers picked the habit back up after the terrorist attack in 2001
A hard-line Muslim cleric received an 11-year suspended sentence today for tearing up and burning a Bible, Egypt's official news agency said.
At least seven attackers using rocket-propelled grenades, assault rifles and at least one large bomb were killed
Fear of Islamic extremism is a rare bridging link between the US and Russia
As he briefed reporters in Boston on Tuesday afternoon, FBI special agent Richard DesLauriers detailed some of the physical clues the authorities had found during their investigation into Monday's bomb attacks: "Pieces of black nylon, which could be from a backpack, fragments of BBs [ball bearings] and nails, possibly contained in a pressure cooker device."
Preliminary tests reveal presence of lethal toxin as FBI confirm new connection to letter sent to Republican senator
The head of MI5, Sir Jonathan Evans, is to step down next month after being in charge at a time when the Service faced the rising threat of Islamist extremism.
It began the awards season as one of the favourites for Best Picture, but on Sunday night in Los Angeles, Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty was so comprehensively snubbed that it had to share its only win with Skyfall. For just the sixth time in Oscars history, a tie was announced, in the Best Sound Editing category, between Ms Bigelow’s film about the CIA’s hunt for Osama bin Laden, and the latest movie in the James Bond franchise.
The second inaugural address has rarely been memorable. Save for Abraham Lincoln’s, which struck a series of soaring notes, including “Fondly do we hope, fervently do we pray, that this mighty source of war may speedily pass away”, they are fraught with difficulty.
The Guantanamo Bay trials are in such disarray that nobody may ever be convicted of the 9/11 attacks in New York and Washington, it emerged today.
April Casburn’s high-flying career in the police ended in disgrace tonight when she was convicted of offering to leak details of the phone hacking inquiry to the News of the World.
SIAC ruled that Qatada should not be deported to Jordan last month
Abu Qatada is planning to sue the British government for £10 million, his brother has said.
The controversial preacher looked relaxed and happy as he was driven away from Long Lartin high security jail in acute contrast to outrage at both local and national level
Julian Assange has compared his self-imposed imprisonment inside the Ecuadorean Embassy to being an astronaut orbiting the Earth due to the limits placed on his everyday life.