Parts of the UK are suffering some of the worst weather conditions for 30 years as a combination of gale-force winds and large waves threaten to bring severe flooding.
People will have to work until they are 68 years old before receiving a state pension from the mid 2030s, in a move that will raise around £400bn for the Treasury.
Cricket Australia's official Twitter account has been accused of sending a racist tweet after posting a picture of four Sikh men dressed as Teletubbies with the message: "Will the...
Cancer patients in Britain and Ireland are far less likely to survive the disease than people in most other European countries, according to new research.
The movie and games rental chain Blockbuster is to be closed down by the year's end with the loss of 1,200 jobs, Sky sources say.
Fast & Furious star Paul Walker died from the "combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries," a coroner has revealed.
The alleged rape and torture of prisoners in North Korea's labour camps has been revealed as new satellite images show the extent to which the complexes are growing.
A "highly experienced" British skydiver has been named as one of two men who died after a mid-air collision during a record parachute jump attempt in Arizona.
Toronto mayor Rob Ford may have offered $5,000 (£2,900) and a car to buy a video allegedly showing him using crack cocaine, according to notes from police wiretaps.
Blasts from heavy weapons have rocked several districts of the capital of the Central African Republic ahead of a UN vote on dispatching reinforcements to restore order in the...
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