Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of central Moscow to honour murdered Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.
The former boss of the Briton identified in reports as the sadistic Islamic State killer "Jihadi John" has said he was "the best employee we ever had".
A man is critically ill after being dragged along a motorway as he clung onto his van trying to stop someone stealing the vehicle.
Police are intensifying their search for missing 16-year-old Becky Watts as a laptop found in woods was revealed not to be hers.
Police have been given new powers to catch motorists driving under the influence of drugs.
A round-up of the latest stories from the world of sport - brought to you from the Sky Sports News HQ.
Chelsea have claimed the first major silverware of the season after two deflected goals handed them a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the Capital One Cup final.
Ireland moved a step closer to retaining their Six Nations title and completing a Grand Slam with a 19-9 win over England at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Sunday.
Joe Root becoming the youngest Englishman to score a World Cup hundred was overshadowed by Sri Lanka’s thumping nine-wicket victory in Wellington.
Carl Frampton breezed through his first world-title defence in brutal fashion.
Lady Gaga and Hollywood actor Vince Vaughn braved the freezing waters of Chicago's Lake Michigan to raise money for charity.
Model Lily Cole has revealed she is pregnant with her first child in a post on her social networking website.
William Shatner has been under fire for saying he could not attend the funeral of Star Trek co-star Leonard Nimoy.
Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy's final tweets were full of fond reflection on a remarkable life as his mortal voyage neared its end.
The stolen dress worn by Lupita Nyong'o to the Oscars has been returned by the thief - after they realised that the 6,000 pearls studded into the gown were fake.
First-time buyers aged under-40 will be given the chance to buy a starter home at a 20% discount under a new Government scheme.
BBC boss Tony Hall is expected to warn the corporation is at "a crossroads" and that the licence fee should be updated.
Energy price comparison websites have been "duping" customers into switching to deals that are not the cheapest on the market and should pay them compensation, a group of MPs have said.
Rail unions are planning to stage protests along the East Coast Main Line later - marking the day before the route is re-privatised by the Government.
One of the world's biggest buyout firms is in advanced talks to buy Poundworld in a deal that would underline the frenzy surrounding Britain's discount retail sector.
A picture of a two-tone dress has gone viral after it prompted a fierce debate over whether it was white and gold - or blue and black.
Two runaway llamas caused a stir on the streets around a retirement complex in Arizona before being captured and returned to their owners.
A man who seriously injured a woman when he ploughed his car through a crowd at a zombie walk in San Diego, California, is facing a felony charge, prosecutors say.
Police in Toronto are appealing for help to solve the mystery of a tunnel found near a sports centre at the city's York University.
Unidentified drones have been spotted in the skies above Paris for a second night as authorities seek to determine whether the aircraft pose a security threat.
Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived in the United States where he will argue against a potential international deal over Iran's nuclear programme.
Prince William has arrived in Beijing for the first visit to China of a senior British royal in three decades.
In preparation for his Asian tour, Prince William is bound to have sat down with British diplomats for a series of briefings; a chance for him to get up-to-speed on Britain's relations with Japan and China.