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Robin Williams' Ashes Scattered By Family

Robin Williams' Ashes Scattered By Family

Robin Williams was cremated the day after he died and his family scattered his ashes in San Francisco Bay, according to reports.

GCSE Pass Rate Falls For Second Year Running

GCSE Pass Rate Falls For Second Year Running

The overall GCSE pass rate has fallen for the second year running amid concerns changes to the exam system would hit results.

Foley Family Sent Email Threat By IS Kidnappers

Foley Family Sent Email Threat By IS Kidnappers

A "rage-filled" email was sent to the family of murdered US journalist James Foley days before his death, it has emerged.

Richard Dawkins Sparks Down's Syndrome Row

Richard Dawkins Sparks Down's Syndrome Row

Richard Dawkins has sparked an angry response on Twitter after he claimed it would be "immoral" to continue a pregnancy if the mot…

'McDonald's Cult Murder': Five In Court

'McDonald's Cult Murder': Five In Court

Five people have gone on trial, accused of beating a woman to death in a McDonald's restaurant for refusing to join a Chinese cult…

Gaza Airstrike Kills Senior Hamas Commanders

Gaza Airstrike Kills Senior Hamas Commanders

Three senior Hamas military commanders have been killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian group said.

Holder: I See Why People Don't Trust Police

Holder: I See Why People Don't Trust Police

The US Attorney General met the parents of an unarmed black teenager shot dead by police and pledged a thorough probe into the kil…

Winehouse To Look Over Her Beloved Camden

Winehouse To Look Over Her Beloved Camden

A life-sized statue of Amy Winehouse with her trademark beehive hairstyle will be unveiled in Camden.

Labour Pledge To Get Tough With Energy Firms

Labour Pledge To Get Tough With Energy Firms

Energy companies' licences could be revoked by a new regulator to help protect the interests of the public under a Labour governme…

Sexual Crimes On Britain's Trains Increase

Sexual Crimes On Britain's Trains Increase

The number of sexual crimes committed on trains in England, Wales and Scotland has gone up in the past year.

Gove Effect 'To Hit Schools' GCSE Results'

Gove Effect 'To Hit Schools' GCSE Results'

Early reports have suggested a dramatic decline in some schools' GCSE results, as a raft of measures designed to toughen up the qu…

Foley: Secret US Raid Failed To Free Journalist

Foley: Secret US Raid Failed To Free Journalist

US special forces were sent to Syria this summer in an attempt to rescue US hostages, including journalist James Foley, but the se…

Clashes As Liberia Slum Sealed Off To Curb Ebola

Clashes As Liberia Slum Sealed Off To Curb Ebola

Liberian security forces have clashed with desperate protesters after using scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off a sprawling slu…

Second Arrest In Tilbury Container Death Probe

Second Arrest In Tilbury Container Death Probe

A second man has been arrested in connection with the death of an immigrant who was found in a container at Tilbury Docks in Essex…

James Foley's Parents: 'We Know He's In Heaven'

James Foley's Parents: 'We Know He's In Heaven'

The father of James Foley has said that he knows his son who was beheaded by militants "is in heaven", in an emotional tribute.

Missouri: Eric Holder Arrives Amid Protests

Missouri: Eric Holder Arrives Amid Protests

US Attorney General Eric Holder has arrived in Missouri, where protesters are calling for a new prosecutor to oversee the case of …

Russia Shuts Moscow McDonald's Restaurants

Russia Shuts Moscow McDonald's Restaurants

Russia's food safety watchdog has suspended operations at four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow over alleged sanitary law breaches…

Bush Gets Soaked But Who Does He Nominate?

Bush Gets Soaked But Who Does He Nominate?

George W Bush has completed the ice bucket challenge after being drenched by his wife.

Mass Murderer Breivik's Dad Writes Book On Son

Mass Murderer Breivik's Dad Writes Book On Son

Anders Behring Breivik's father admits he feels some guilt over the actions of his son, who killed 77 people in Norway three years…

British Toddler Dies After Falling Into Pool

British Toddler Dies After Falling Into Pool

A British toddler has drowned after he fell into a neighbour's swimming pool in Spain.

Video: Motorcyclist Has Miraculous Escape

Video: Motorcyclist Has Miraculous Escape

A motorcyclist in Belarus has had a lucky escape after he collided with the back of a car and was catapulted on to its roof instea…

Drunk Man Sneaked On Empty Birmingham Plane

Drunk Man Sneaked On Empty Birmingham Plane

A man who managed to get through layers of airport security before boarding an empty plane via a baggage carousel said he was too …

International Manhunt For 'John' The IS Killer

International Manhunt For 'John' The IS Killer

Counter-terrorism police in the UK say they are investigating the English-accented Islamic State fighter who beheaded journalist J…

Cliff Richard Pulls Out Of Portugal Ceremony

Cliff Richard Pulls Out Of Portugal Ceremony

Sir Cliff Richard has pulled out of a ceremony where he was to be awarded the Keys of the City of Albufeira near his holiday home …

Iceland: Thousands Of Quakes Amid Volcano Fears

Iceland: Thousands Of Quakes Amid Volcano Fears

Thousands of earthquakes have been recorded in Iceland in recent days, amid concerns one of the country's volcanoes could erupt an…

Letter Bomb Attacks: Four Held In Londonderry

Letter Bomb Attacks: Four Held In Londonderry

Four people have been arrested over several attempted letter bomb attacks, including a number targeting Army recruitment offices.

Neglectful Parents 'Played Off' Agencies

Neglectful Parents 'Played Off' Agencies

A couple were able to leave their children malnourished, infested with head lice and living in squalor because they played off the…

Jennifer Hudson's Brother 'Stabs Man In Face'

Jennifer Hudson's Brother 'Stabs Man In Face'

The half-brother of actress and American Idol star Jennifer Hudson has been arrested in Michigan on suspicion of stabbing a man re…

Hamas Chief 'Deserves To Die Like Bin Laden'

Hamas Chief 'Deserves To Die Like Bin Laden'

An Israeli cabinet minister has said Hamas's military leader "deserves to die just like bin Laden", after an airstrike apparently …

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