Nigella Lawson let her children smoke cannabis and allowed one of her aides to buy them cigarettes, a court has heard.
Eighteen oil workers, most of them foreigners, have been shot dead by masked gunmen in north-east Iraq.
The once powerful uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been executed for a string of alleged crimes.
Detectives looking for a teenager who went missing 10 days ago have released a CCTV image of the last known sighting of her.
A man whose wife and daughter were killed by a teenage drink-driver has spoken of his anger after the boy's wealthy background was used as a defence and he avoided prison.
David Cameron has intervened in the row over the segregation of men and women in universities saying it should not be allowed, a Downing Street official has said.
Shadow cabinet minister Jack Dromey has become embroiled in a race row after calling a post worker a "pikey" on Twitter.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has refused to answer questions about whether an American citizen who vanished in Iran seven years ago was working for the CIA on an unapproved...
Tiger Woods' half-brother, Earl Dennison Woods Jr., has been arrested in Phoenix for allegedly making a bomb threat at the government building where he works.
Migrants who cannot speak English well enough to get a job face being denied benefits under a new tougher test, the Work and Pensions Secretary has said.
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