One pilot has been killed and another is seriously injured after a Virgin Galactic spacecraft crashed on a powered test flight over California's Mojave Desert.
The crash of a Virgin Galactic craft is going to make people think twice about going on tourist trips to the edge of space, a former astronaut has told Sky News.
Fiona Woolf has quit as head of an inquiry into historical child sex abuse following criticism of her suitability for the role.
In an interview explaining why she has become the second child abuse inquiry head to quit before starting work, Fiona Woolf blamed "negative comment and innuendo".
An elderly puppy farm owner who murdered his partner and her daughter has been sentenced to life in prison - with a minimum term of 25 years.
One of the biggest football clubs in Brazil is set to open a cemetery for fans who want to be buried close to their favourite players.
Harry Potter author JK Rowling has revealed that she based witch Dolores Umbridge on a woman she met and hated in real life.
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Smaller lenders would be hit by new rules heralding the world's toughest oversight regime for senior bankers, according to the industry's main City-based lobbying groups.
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