As many as 60 pupils have been drugged and sexually abused by a prolific paedophile at a London school.
A mother arrested over the deaths of her three disabled children in south London has been charged with their murders.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has accused Russia of "deception" and "destabilisation" in Ukraine and hinted at imposing more sanctions.
A UKIP member who appeared in the party's latest election broadcast has been suspended after allegedly expressing "repellent views" on Twitter.
Pictures showing the moment two Russian bombers were chased away from Britain by RAF fighter jets have been released.
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Chelsea midfielder Ramires has been handed a four-match suspension after a Football Association charge of violent conduct went uncontested.
Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp says he has not been approached by Manchester United to fill the managerial vacancy at Old Trafford following David Moyes' sacking earlier this week.
Manchester United acted within stock market rules over the departure of David Moyes, Sky Sports News has learned.
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has gone on trial in Munich on charges of bribery.
Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox has hired a lawyer known as 'Mr Loophole' after being charged with drink driving.
Jodie Foster has married her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison.
Lawyers for two women kidnapped and held for a decade have called for American comedian Joan Rivers to apologise after she compared her living arrangements to theirs in captivity.
Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis have become parents with the birth of a son.
John Newman is up against London Grammar and Palma Violets for the prestigious Ivor Novello songwriting award.
Senior management of Barclays bank have faced angry shareholders at the bank's annual general meeting, with its chairman forced to defend its bonus payments.
General Motors (GM) has seen its first-quarter profit plunge 85%, due to a series of vehicle recalls.
Homebuyers could find themselves turned down for a mortgage because of their gym memberships, phone bills and pension payments, under new rules introduced this weekend, experts have warned.
One of the global fashion industry’s most successful entrepreneurs has become the latest tycoon to hold talks about investing in Formula One (F1) motor racing, even as the sport’s long-serving boss stands trial on bribery charges.
Russia's energy giant Gazprom has hit Ukraine with a new $11.4bn (£6.8bn) gas bill - more than five times its original claim.
An iceberg bigger than Chicago is being monitored by Nasa after breaking into the ocean off Antarctica.
A 70-strong Swat team swooped on a US teenager's family home after a gamer he had just beaten online at Call Of Duty made a prank call to police.
A Florida fisherman has reeled in an 805lb (365kg) mako shark along a Gulf Coast beach.
Two students have used a 3D printer to put an end to one of mankind’s biggest frustrations – the puddle of insipid water that trickles out of ketchup bottles.
A leopard hid in the roof of a house in western India before launching an attack on petrified residents.
Israel has officially suspended US-sponsored peace talks after rival Palestinian groups Fatah and Hamas ended a seven-year split to create a united government.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has warned there will be "consequences" if Ukraine has used its army against pro-Russian activists.
An Afghan security guard has opened fire on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital, killing three American physicians.
Relatives of missing victims of the South Korea ferry disaster have forced their way into the office of the coastguard and attacked its Deputy Director, Choi Sang-Hwan.