MI5 attempted to recruit one of the Woolwich murder suspects as an informer six months ago - according to a childhood friend who was arrested shortly after making the claim.
A female zoo worker who was injured in a tiger attack at an animal park in Cumbria has died, police have said.
Seventeen children in eastern Pakistan have been killed after a gas cylinder exploded on a bus taking them to school.
Two people have been arrested following reports of a man with a gun at Salford Royal Hospital in Greater Manchester.
Not long ago, a Top 10 hit on iTunes wouldn't have been possible without the backing of a major record company, but social media has changed the rules.
Police are warning an 86-year-old cheesemaker she may face legal action if she supplies Gloucester's famous annual cheese-rolling event.
An arrest warrant has been issued in the US for a rapper owing thousands of dollars who is believed to have faked his own death.
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British American Tobacco (BAT) is preparing to launch its biggest assault to date on the electronic cigarette market as it attempts to bolster sales of tobacco substitute products.
Weird and wonderful photos from around the world, including a meerkat cub making its debut
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