Parts of the UK have been told to expect some of the worst weather conditions for 30 years as a combination of gale force winds and large waves threaten to bring "severe" flooding.
People will have to work until they are 68 years old before receiving a state pension from the mid 2030s, in a move that will raise around £400bn for the Treasury.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford may have offered $5,000 (£2,900) and a car to buy a video allegedly showing him using crack cocaine, according to notes from police wiretaps.
Cancer patients in Britain and Ireland are far less likely to survive the disease than people in most other European countries, according to new research.
Nigella Lawson has admitted she has used cocaine several times, but claimed her ex-husband has spread "false allegations" about drug abuse to ruin her reputation.
A "highly experienced" British skydiver has been named as one of two men who died after a mid-air collision during a record parachute jump attempt in Arizona.
The alleged rape and torture of prisoners in North Korea's labour camps has been revealed as new satellite images show the extent to which the complexes are growing.
A paranoid schizophrenic who killed his flatmate and cut off his head after suffering from delusions he was being persecuted has been jailed for life.
Cricket Australia's official Twitter account has been accused of sending a racist tweet after posting a picture of four Sikh men dressed as Teletubbies with the message: "Will...
Almost 600 children aged under 16 take up smoking every day in the UK, research has suggested.
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