A man accused of abducting a schoolgirl to France wept in court as he was described as "one of the most gifted teachers".
Senior officials at an NHS watchdog have been accused of a cover-up after destroying their own report into a hospital maternity unit at the centre of a care scandal.
Italy's top criminal court has said its decision to order a retrial of Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the murder of Meredith Kercher was made because their acquittals...
North Korea has threatened to kill the "human scum" responsible for an article that claimed its leader handed out copies of Hitler's autobiography for his birthday.
The father of a teenager who was killed by a train in a suspected suicide pact with a school friend has said his son was a "happy person".
A 13-year-old boy has been charged with killing his five-year-old half-sister after he allegedly struck her many times with wrestling moves imitated from TV.
A Boeing 787 Dreamliner has landed safely after being diverted when pilots were made aware of a potential oil filter problem.
A £175,000-a-year NHS boss dressed up as Superman and danced through a hospital for a motivational video that has divided viewers.
The name of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's newborn baby girl has reportedly been revealed by a nurse at Los Angeles' Cedars Sinai Hospital.
A man has been jailed for life for the murder of Irishwoman Jill Meagher in Melbourne, Australia.
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