The life of Nelson Mandela is being celebrated across the world, as tributes pour in to the iconic anti-apartheid leader.
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.
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.
Energy supplier E.ON has announced an average price rise of 3.7% for its dual fuel customers, effective from January 18.
England will discover today which teams they will play in the group stages of the 2014 World Cup when the draw for the tournament takes place in Brazil.
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.
The credit standing of embattled Australian airline Qantas has been downgraded by a leading rating agency to "junk" status.
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