Theresa May will today promise to put an "end" to the payment of ransoms for terror groups by closing a loophole that can allow insurance companies to put forward the money.
The UK public and businesses are being recruited in an unprecedented drive to counter the threat posed by violent extremists.
A police officer is under investigation after shooting dead a 12-year-old boy who pulled a replica gun from the waistband of his trousers in a playground.
A newborn baby has been found 2.5 metres down a drain in Sydney after cyclists passing by heard crying.
Hundreds of thousands of NHS workers, including nurses, midwives and ambulance staff, are staging four-hour strikes as part of a pay dispute.
A British banker has been ruled mentally fit to stand trial for the murder of two Indonesian women, one of whom was discovered in a suitcase.
The Royal Navy warship HMS Argyll has seized cocaine worth £36m after a dramatic high speed chase with drug smugglers in the Caribbean.
British driver Lewis Hamilton has won his second Formula 1 world title after victory at the Abu Dhabi grand prix - and described it as the "greatest day of my life".
The supermarket price war may be good news for consumers but a report suggests its effects have sparked a big jump in insolvencies among food producers.
A long-lost letter that inspired Jack Kerouac to completely rewrite On The Road will go up for sale at auction next month.
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