A High Court judge has decided that former Government chief whip Andrew Mitchell did call Pc Toby Rowland a "pleb" because the officer did not have the "wit, imagination or inclination" to invent it.
Couple married for 55 years die within 21 hours of each other after heartbreaking moment husband says ‘Close your eyes, I’m coming with you’.
School librarians have waived a £4,380 fine after the grandson of a former pupil returned a poetry anthology 100 years after it was borrowed.
A pampered pooch has claimed the title of the oldest dog in the UK – and she apparently has a fussy diet of human meals to thank for it.
A Frenchman claims he has found a way to make offensive smells into something sweeter - intoducing the pill that he claims perfumes bad wind.
From personal flying machines to being able to control the weather, a collection of vintage illustrations from 1900 shows what they thought 21st century life would be like.
Records of hundreds of thousands of people sent to Victorian lunatic asylums are being published online, ranging from a man who tried to assassinate Queen Victoria, to a woman who stole two blankets.
Australian fire crews used a rope to rescue a 45-year-old woman after the ground collapsed beneath her in a back garden in Melbourne.
A mum-of-two from Oklahoma has died after her three-year-old son mistakenly fired a loaded semi-automatic handgun at her head.
A dog called Masha has become well known at a Siberian hospital, where she has been waiting for her owner every day since he died more than a year ago.
A child’s drawing of the dance show’s judges addressed to ‘Strickly, BBC 1’ found its way to the studio - proving Royal Mail can deliver.