Distraught relatives of hundreds of missing passengers on board the sunken South Korean ferry have clashed with police as the official death toll rises.
A businessman appointed by David Cameron to head a £60bn quango has resigned after it was revealed he was declared bankrupt.
A gunbattle at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine has left five dead, it has been claimed.
He has taken pictures of some of the world's top celebrities and now David Bailey has turned his camera on the Queen, adding Instagram-style finishing touches to the image.
A charities' watchdog has warned that Islamist extremism is the "most deadly" problem the sector faces.
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Lewis Hamilton has completed a hat-trick of victories for the first time in his F1 career by easing to victory in the Chinese GP ahead of Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg.
Lee Westwood cruised to resounding seven-shot victory at the Maybank Malaysia Open following a final round of 68 at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club.
Bernard Hopkins added the WBA belt to his IBF title with a masterful points win over Beibut Shumenov in Washington.
Fabio Borini scored a late penalty as Sunderland beat Chelsea 2-1 at Stamford Bridge to dent the Blues' title hopes.
The White House has responded to the call to deport Justin Bieber from the US by saying: "We won't be commenting".
People from 70 countries have made their own versions of the hit Pharrell Williams' song Happy as part of a campaign to help disaster relief.
Peaches Geldof's funeral will be held at the same church where her mother Paula Yates' took place.
Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died aged 87.
AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band to focus on his health, the band has said.
Some of Britain's most famous cars are on parade today at one of the most important days in the motoring calendar.
Claims that British Gas workers have been paid large bonuses to inflate customer bills are to be investigated by the energy regulator, Ofgem.
The embattled Co-operative Group has confirmed a loss of £2.5bn for 2013, in what it described as a "disastrous year".
The booming housing market is causing a generation of young people to become increasingly pessimistic about their chances of getting on the property ladder, according to a new study.
Online payment firm PayPal has announced plans to prevent users from sharing their computers, smartphones and tablets with anyone else, even family members.
A woman has told Sky News of the terrifying dilemma she faced when her car caught fire in the middle of the lion enclosure at a safari park.
The owner of an ostrich-like animal on the loose in Hertfordshire says she does not think anyone will be able to catch it.
A passenger wearing a blanket as a cape and brandishing a Toblerone bar demanded an airliner should divert to the Winter Olympics, a court has heard.
A team of vets and doctors from around the world have performed pioneering surgery on a 29-year-old orangutan at Chester Zoo.
A computer-generated Japanese pop star who performs as a hologram will support Lady Gaga on her US tour next month.
The leader of the French Front National has claimed Nigel Farage slandered her party by calling it "anti-semitic".
Prince George made his first walkabout on the Australian leg of the royal tour when he met some indigenous animals at a zoo.