Oscar Pistorius' sister has spoken of the family's love for Reeva Steenkamp, as the athlete prepares to learn whether he will go to prison for shooting dead the model.
Judge Thokozile Masipa's decision to convict Oscar Pistorius of the South African equivalent of manslaughter has provoked outrage among those who think he has literally got away with murder.
Gale-force winds and torrential rain are set to batter much of the UK and Ireland as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo makes landfall.
The bodies of seven women have now been found in Indiana after a convicted sex offender admitted killing of one of them.
A newlywed shot dead on her honeymoon wanted a divorce from the husband now accused of her murder, a court has heard.
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Birmingham have sacked manager Lee Clark and assistant boss Steve Watson.
Gareth Bale has been ruled out of Real Madrid's Champions League clash with Liverpool on Wednesday, according to Sky sources.
Super League champions St Helens have appointed Keiron Cunnningham as their new head coach.
Force India have confirmed Nico Hulkenberg will remain with the team in 2015, describing the German as "one of the most exciting drivers on the Formula One grid".
Actress Lynda Bellingham, best known for playing the mother in the Oxo television adverts, has died.
Tributes have come from across the showbiz and television world for Lynda Bellingham, who has died from colon cancer aged 66.
Lorde's Royals may be a chart topper but two San Francisco radio stations have decided not to play it - at least during the World Series.
Former DJ Mike Read has defended his calypso song praising UKIP and Nigel Farage as "nothing remotely racist" and just a "bit of fun".
A chopper said to have featured in the movie Easy Rider has been auctioned off for $1.35m (£840,000) – but doubts have now emerged over its authenticity.
Price comparison websites have been accused of hiding the best energy deals from consumers.
If you don't want your entire budget to go up in flames as energy bills soar, the key, we're told, is to shop around.
Ministers have begun exploring a sale of the main supplier of temporary staff to the NHS in a move likely to revive political accusations about its creeping privatisation.
The Bank of England's (BoE) payment system used to transfer house price completion funds has been hit by a system failure, after weekend maintenance caused unexpected glitches.
Home buyers forced out of London are pushing up prices elsewhere in the South East, according to property website Rightmove.
A woman has been rescued and then arrested after getting stuck in the chimney of a house of a man she reportedly met online.
The US military's top-secret version of the space shuttle has completed a nearly two-year-long classified mission.
An American tourist has said "it feels good to be free" after spending two hours trapped inside a London bookshop when staff closed up failing to realise he was still inside.
New South Wales in Australia has been hit by a freak snow storm leaving thousands of people without power and motorists stranded in floodwater.
An extinct giant kangaroo that lived in the Australian outback 100,000 years ago was too heavy to hop, scientists have claimed.
Right now in Syria a desperate fight is under way against Islamic State (IS) forces that control so much of the north of the country.
The US has airdropped weapons and supplies for Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State (IS) in the town of Kobani in Syria.
French police have fired tear gas at hundreds of migrants trying to force their way onto lorries at Calais in a bid to reach Britain.
The search for a mystery "foreign vessel" off the coast of Stockholm is continuing after Sweden's military presented photographic evidence of the unidentified craft.