Three people are in custody and being questioned by police in connection over football spot-fixing allegations.
President Jacob Zuma has urged South Africans to unite as the "rainbow nation" and remember the values Nelson Mandela stood for, as the country marks a day of "prayer and...
For the first time, there are more people in working families living below the poverty line (6.7 million) than in workless and retired families combined (6.3 million), a report has...
Temperatures have plunged to -29C in parts of the US as a deadly cold snap continued to grip much of the country.
Dozens of passengers have been forced to spend the night in airports after an air traffic control glitch caused major delays across the UK and Ireland.
UKIP has again become embroiled in controversy after one of its politicians was caught on camera saying immigrants should be sent home.
Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has proposed a referendum on her future as anti-government protesters prepare for a final push to force her from power.
Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls has called a proposal to boost MPs pay by 11% "out of touch" and "ridiculous" given current economic squeeze.
A race to the South Pole featuring Prince Harry has been abandoned due to harsh conditions.
Standing by the barricades under the national flag in Independence Square, two men beat out a steady rhythm on an oil drum.
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