Demonstrators from around the UK are expected to gather in Lancashire today, ahead of a controversial decision on the future of fracking in the county.
Pregnant women who smoke are more likely to quit the habit if they are paid, according to new research.
Officials investigating the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico have confirmed they were kidnapped, murdered and incinerated by police.
Rival members of one of the oldest and bloodiest gang wars in the world have joined forces to try to end the killings.
The mother of a Japanese hostage being held by Islamic State has made a tearful appeal to Japan's Prime Minister to help save her son, Kenji Goto.
Passengers on the London Underground were stunned to see an eight foot polar bear climb aboard a train.
Melissa Rivers is suing the doctors and clinic after her mother, Joan Rivers, stopped breathing during a routine procedure and later died.
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Apple has reported quarterly profits of $18bn (£11.8bn) for the final three months of 2014 - the largest ever made by a public company.
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