Winnie Mandela, ex-wife of former South African President Nelson Mandela, has viewed his body as it lies in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.
South Africa's deaf federation has claimed that an interpreter using sign language during the Mandela memorial was a "fake".
Time magazine has named Pope Francis as its Person of the Year.
David Cameron has said an 11% pay rise for MPs is unacceptable and warned the parliamentary watchdog to reconsider the hike.
A woman who wanted to marry in a Church of Scientology chapel has won a legal battle in the UK's Supreme Court.
Heavy fog in southern and eastern England has disrupted flights and created hazardous driving conditions for commuters.
Three Sikh men and a woman have received lengthy jail sentences after being convicted of slashing an elderly Indian military veteran in the neck in central London.
Schools where behaviour is a problem will be subjected to spot checks by inspectors for the first time in a bid to drive up education standards, the Ofsted chief inspector has...
A mother-of-four has died after she was attacked by dogs.
Two men and a woman (a "mystery blonde" no less ?) stretch out their arms, a mobile phone clasped in their hands, and smile as they take a picture.
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