Jordan's information minister has said his country is willing to hand over an Iraqi would-be-suicide bomber if a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State is released.
A man who attacked his disabled wife and cut off her head with a kitchen knife has been jailed for at least 22 years.
Two Israeli soldiers have been killed and seven wounded in an attack on a military convoy along the border with Lebanon.
Gary Glitter has sobbed in court while facing questions over videos he watched showing men having sex with children.
A pathologist for Alexander Litvinenko's post-mortem has said it was one of the most dangerous examinations ever undertaken.
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World No 1 Novak Djokovic dispatched Milos Raonic in two hours to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open.
Madison Keys has defeated Venus Williams at the Australian Open, and the 19-year-old American will try to to defeat her sister Serena.
Defending champion Stan Wawrinka wasted five match points before sealing a straight sets win over Japanese fifth seed Kei Nishikori to reach the semi-finals at the Australian Open.
Gareth Bale has denied he is unhappy at Real Madrid and insists he has no thoughts of leaving the European champions any time soon.
Ghostbusters fans have given their seal of approval to what looks like a casting announcement for Ghostbusters 3 by its director.
Taylor Swift has shaken off news that her Twitter and Instagram accounts were hacked and is back tweeting again.
A Star Wars superfan has sold a rare Boba Fett figure which he bought for £1.50 35 years ago for £18,000.
Keira Knightley has revealed that her name is the result of a spelling mistake her mother made when registering her birth.
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has told Sky News that, despite appearing alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in The Great Gatsby, he does not believe there is space for him in Hollywood.
The bosses of Britain's biggest bookmakers have urged the Government to extend advertising curbs across the industry as they seek to avoid "an unlevel playing field" with smaller rivals.
Tesco has revealed the locations of the 43 stores it is planning to close, placing 2,000 jobs at risk.
Greek stocks are nose-diving for a third day as the country's new prime minister sets a collision course with creditors by overturning spending cuts imposed under its bailout programme.
Apple has reported quarterly profits of $18bn (£11.8bn) for the final three months of 2014 - the largest ever made by a public company.
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A cat who was buried after being hit by a car has seemingly come back from the dead - after managing to claw himself out of a grave.
Police are appealing for help tracking down a couple of suspected shoplifters who "want that one" - but did not appear to want to pay for it.
An 8ft polar bear has turned up at some of London's most famous sights.
A judge in the French city of Valenciennes has told a couple they cannot call their baby daughter Nutella, because it "is the trade name of a spread".
Olympian Greg Rutherford has revealed the sad ending of the story of an injured deer he carried home in an attempt to help it.
Time is running out and pressure is mounting for the Jordanian and Japanese authorities.
The US is providing Ukraine with $2bn (£1.3bn) to help with "near-term social spending" in the war-torn country.
Kim Jong-Un has accepted an invitation from Russia to make his first foreign trip since coming to power in 2011.