A man has been jailed for life for the murder of Irishwoman Jill Meagher in Melbourne, Australia.
A new criminal offence punishing bankers for "reckless misconduct" while running their institutions is the centrepiece of proposals unveiled by a group of MPs and peers aimed at...
A teenage boy and girl from the same school have died after being hit by a high-speed train in Hertfordshire.
A police constable and a woman have been arrested over the Andrew Mitchell 'Plebgate' row after new information came to light.
US representatives could meet with the Taliban in Doha within days after the Islamist group opened a "political office" in the Qatari city.
Girl Guides will no longer pledge their devotion to God when they join the organisation, it has been announced.
Major supermarkets and food manufacturers are introducing a new traffic light labelling system to help people make healthier choices.
G8 leaders have agreed to work towards peace talks to end the Syrian civil war but their statement stopped short of demanding President Bashar al Assad's removal from power.
Moors murderer Ian Brady walked out of a mental health tribunal after lawyers spoke of his "chronic" anger and nocturnal behaviour.
The wife of a teacher accused of abducting a schoolgirl has told a court how she asked him to stop communicating with the pupil on Twitter after she found a message from her.
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