An Islamic State militant in a video which purports to show the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff has warned that a British hostage will be next.
The family of US hostage Steven Sotloff have seen a video which purportedly shows him being beheaded by an Islamic State fighter, and are grieving privately.
The Proton Clinic in Prague has received Ashya King's medical notes from Southampton Hospital overnight, Sky sources say.
Two men who have each served 30 years behind bars have had their convictions overturned after they were exonerated by newly-discovered DNA evidence.
World leaders will begin arriving in the UK today ahead of the start of a two-day Nato summit in Wales tomorrow.
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USA captain Tom Watson has opted for experience by offering wild cards to three players who have all tasted Ryder Cup action before.
India crushed England by nine wickets in the fourth Royal London one-day international to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series.
Stephen Gallacher, Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood are Europe captain Paul McGinley's wildcard picks for the 2014 Ryder Cup.
Former England winger James Simpson-Daniel has been forced to retire due to an ankle injury.
Leaked nude photos of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities were deliberately targeted and not the result of a system-wide breach, Apple has claimed.
Comedian Joan Rivers is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.
Justin Bieber faces new charges following an alleged "altercation" near his hometown of Stratford in Canada.
Angelina Jolie wore a dress decorated with her six children's artwork for her wedding to Brad Pitt, it has been revealed.
Chris Brown has pleaded guilty to punching a man who tried to join a picture the singer was taking outside a hotel in Washington DC.
A league table charting the economic competitiveness of countries has given the UK a boost.
Consumers are losing more than £400 a year because they do not understand financial terms and conditions.
National Grid has brought forward plans to tap additional power capacity over the winter after unexpected plant outages raised the risk of shortages.
Boris Johnson's proposal for a new four-runway airport to be built in the Thames Estuary has been rejected by the Airports Commission.
A Burmese beauty queen is refusing to return her $100,000 (£60,398) tiara after pageant organisers accused her of lying about whether she had breast implants.
A giant "fatberg" the length of a Boeing 747 jet has been removed from a sewer in west London.
A campaign to build the first watch which projects the time onto your hand has raised more $1m (£600,000)
An artist has caused a gold rush on a beach after apparently burying thousands of pounds worth of the precious metal there as part of an arts festival.
Researchers are tripping up old people in the name of science.
An American doctor working in Liberia has tested positive for the ebola virus, a US missionary group confirmed.