Nelson Mandela's funeral will be held at his ancestral home in Qunu a week on Sunday, it has been announced.
The audience at the London premiere of the biopic of Nelson Mandela's were left stunned after being told of the former president's death as the end credits rolled.
Coastal communities have been warned of "exceptionally high tides" to come, as Britain is hit by the most serious tidal surge for more than 60 years.
A powerful Atlantic storm has killed two people, caused travel chaos and threatened the east coast of England with the worst flooding seen in 60 years.
A teenager has died in a freak electrocution accident while apparently searching for Christmas decorations in the loft of her house.
Britain is flying military equipment to the Central African Republic to help with France's armed intervention there.
A close aide of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's uncle - who has "disappeared" after being apparently sacked from his roles in the regime - is reported to have fled the country.
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.
A surfer who went to hospital after suffering mystery cuts to his hand and leg was surprised to learn he had been bitten by a shark.
An emotionally disturbed man has been charged with assault after an incident in Times Square that ended with New York police shooting at him and accidentally hitting two...
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