A national campaign to stop would-be terrorists travelling to Syria will be launched today, following a dramatic rise in the number of people being arrested after going to the war-torn state.
Nasa has compiled stunning satellite images of Earth’s incredible natural phenomena to show how our planet is changing.
Extreme skydivers Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet claim to have broken the world record for the highest base jump by parachuting from Dubai’s Burj Khalifa.
The origin of a mysterious quacking sound heard under the Southern Ocean that has baffled scientists for more than 50 years has been revealed.
A man accused of first degree murder is concerned his neck tattoo – a mirror image of the word ‘murder’ – may prejudice his upcoming trial.
Divers have plunged deeper into the submerged wreck of the South Korean ferry that sank more than a week ago as the death toll neared 160 and relatives of the 140-plus still missing pressed the government to finish the grim task of recovery.
Debris that washed ashore in south-west Australia is not from the missing Malaysian Airlines plane, experts have said.
Nearly 3.5 million civilians in Syria have virtually no access to desperately-needed humanitarian aid and people are dying needlessly every day as violence and extremism escalate and the risk of sectarian violence grows, United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon has said.
Russia's foreign minister has promised a firm response if its citizens or interests come under attack in Ukraine - a vow that came after Ukraine announced a renewal of its "anti-terror" campaign against those occupying buildings in its troubled east.
The father of a teenager who miraculously survived a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jet's wheel well has said his son missed Africa, where he used to live, and was struggling at school.
California's top court has brushed aside a plea by Michael Jackson's doctor to review his involuntary manslaughter conviction.
While he is proud of his country and all it has given the world, St George’s Day always makes Chas Early feel slightly uneasy.
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