A former Sun editor says David Mellor "is an absolute ocean-going idiot" over his comments to a London cabbie.
Scientists use gravity data to produce what they say is the most accurate space view yet of global ocean currents and the speed at which they move.
Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton says he is in no hurry to start talks about a new deal with Mercedes.
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Two female suicide bombers blow themselves up at a crowded market in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, causing many casualties, witnesses say.
A problem with the freezing of stem cells may have contributed to the death of a 12-year-old girl with cancer, a coroner rules.
A French appeal court refuses to allow a father to take custody of his biological son, who was given up for adoption by his mother.
A retired fireman from Thornton Heath appears in court accused of bludgeoning his adopted son to death with a scaffolding pole.
At least 15 people have been killed after a block of flats collapsed in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, the BBC's Orla Guerin reports
The number of patients having to wait longer than the target time to be discharged from hospital has risen again, according to official figures.
Five years ago, Olly Murs was an X-Factor hopeful, but four albums and a lot of hard work later, he has been working with one of his childhood heroes.
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A computer engineer admits stabbing to death a 14-year-old boy he met online.
The murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby could not have been prevented despite his killers appearing in seven intelligence investigations, a report has found.
The level of recorded crime in Scotland has reached its lowest level in 40 years, but sex crimes have risen.
This week's counter-terrorism bill will expand minister's powers - and face accusations of injustice.
The murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby could not have been prevented despite his killers appearing in seven intelligence investigations, a report finds.
Two men suspected of releasing a pirated copy of Hollywood blockbuster The Expendables 3 have been arrested.
A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit. Adam Lynch created his own inverted microscope by adapting a cheap instrument he bought online.
Ana Botin has moved swiftly to reshape Santander, ousting its chief executive after less than two years in the role.