Nelson Mandela, whose victory against apartheid united his native South Africa and changed the course of modern history, has died following a long illness.
Homes have been washed into the sea in the most serious tidal surge to hit Britain for more than 60 years.
England have been drawn to play against Italy, Uruguay and Costa Rica in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Five porpoises have been seen swimming in the River Thames in central London, hours after a storm surge hit southeast England.
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.
The NatWest personal banking website has been hit by a cyber attack in the wake of its IT woes earlier this week, Sky News has confirmed.
A Royal Marine who murdered an Afghan insurgent has been sentenced to a minimum of 10 years in prison.
A policewoman lied to an alleged rape victim by telling her that prosecution lawyers were unwilling to pursue her case.
A teenager has died in a freak electrocution accident while apparently searching for Christmas decorations in the loft of her house.
Two people are in custody after they allegedly tried to steal parts of the Porsche that crashed killing Paul Walker and another man.
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