Closure of gates causes fatal crush as thousands pay last respects to Muslim spiritual leader
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Sunday 16 June 2013
The controversial property tycoon Sergei Polonsky, key witness in an ongoing trial against fellow Russian businessman Alexander Lebedev, is now wanted by Russian authorities over a massive alleged fraud. Mr Polonsky, who earlier this year skipped bail in Cambodia, where he was awaiting trial for assaulting local sailors, is now also on Russia’s wanted list.
Wednesday 12 June 2013
Boyfriend denies murder of woman, 55
Saturday 01 June 2013
Arson suspected at Hindu temple
Thursday 16 May 2013
A plane crashed while trying to land at a mountain airstrip in northern Nepal early Thursday, injuring all 21 people on board.
Monday 13 May 2013
Police in New Orleans have vowed to track down gunmen who shot 19 people at a Mother's Day parade in an attack.
Leading Palestinian religious leader Grand Mufti of Jerusalem arrested for 'encouraging religious disturbances'
Wednesday 08 May 2013
Chairs were thrown at a group of Jews touring the Temple Mount, according to police
Thursday 02 May 2013
Archaeologists excavating beneath Mexico’s Temple of the Feathered Serpent have discovered hundreds of mysterious yellow orbs.
Wednesday 17 April 2013
Here is the timetable for events surrounding the funeral of Baroness Thatcher today.
Wednesday 10 April 2013
A court has ordered the reopening of an investigation related to the killings of thousands of Sikhs following the assassination of prime minister Indira Gandhi in 1984.
Tuesday 02 April 2013
An ancient gold ring which is believed to have inspired JRR Tolkien to write The Hobbit is to have its own exhibition for the first time.
Six men arrested over gang-rape of Swiss tourist in India appear in court as police say woman must share blame for attack
Monday 18 March 2013
Latest attack just three months after fatal gang-rape of woman in New Delhi
Saturday 09 March 2013
Opening Schrödinger's lunchbox
Saturday 09 March 2013
Latest of many explanations for mysterious site
Saturday 02 March 2013
A tour led by the capital's street children shows Harriet O'Brien a different side of the city
Thursday 28 February 2013
A tribunal has sentenced to death the leader of an Islamic political party over his role in murder and atrocities during the nation’s 1971 war of independence. The decision triggered violence and clashes across the country that left at least 30 people dead.
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
- 1 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 2 Van driver who comforted Clark Carlisle and called 999 after suicide attempt dies age 24
- 3 People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
- 4 Baby rescued 1km out to sea after parents forgot about her
- 5 Greek debt crisis: The photograph that conveys the despair of Greece's elderly