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VIDEO: Mosaic of WW1 soldier created

Fri, 2014-11-07 09:53
A digital mosaic of a British Army private killed during World War One has been created using more than 30,000 images.

History beckons for comet mission

Fri, 2014-11-07 09:50
If the Rosetta probe can get into just the right position around Comet 67P on Wednesday, it will eject the Philae lander on to a seven-hour descent to the surface of the 4km-wide icy object.

Iran 'avoiding nuclear questions'

Fri, 2014-11-07 09:47
The global nuclear watchdog says Iran is still failing to answer questions about its nuclear programme just weeks before talks are due to end.

Prince Charles in spoof video tribute

Fri, 2014-11-07 09:09
The Prince of Wales has starred in a spoof video that makes light of a 1977 interview in which the presenter's nerves got the better of him.

MSF confirms Liberia Ebola decline

Fri, 2014-11-07 09:03
Medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres confirms a large reduction in the number of Ebola cases in Liberia but says the fight is far from over.

Toy Story 4 will happen says Pixar

Fri, 2014-11-07 08:59
Buzz, Woody and the gang are returning to our screens for Toy Story 4, says Disney Pixar.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2014-11-07 08:56
A porcupine can fight off a pride of lions, and other nuggets

Woman dies after farewell to horse

Fri, 2014-11-07 08:27
A cancer patient has died after a final visit from her favourite horse outside the hospital where she was staying.

VIDEO: India is 'back in investors' gaze'

Fri, 2014-11-07 08:13
There is "a lot of buzz" about India among global investors, after the country had been "falling off the map", according to Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Adriano drug charges thrown out

Fri, 2014-11-07 08:05
A judge in Rio de Janeiro rejects charges of drug trafficking against Brazilian footballer Adriano, saying there is not enough evidence.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2014-11-07 07:51
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Split between Catalonia and Spain

Fri, 2014-11-07 07:29
Catalonia's dream of independence from Spain collides with some harsh realities on the streets of Santa Coloma, on the edge of Barcelona, Patrick Jackson reports.

Can England defy logic and beat NZ?

Fri, 2014-11-07 07:28
Concentration, belief, confidence, fitness & instinct – England know they must summon all these and more to tame the world champions.

Mexico cancels China bid for train

Fri, 2014-11-07 07:21
Mexico cancels a $3.75bn contract awarded this week to a Chinese-led consortium to build a high-speed passenger rail link.

Three to stand trial over murder

Fri, 2014-11-07 07:13
Two men and a woman are to stand trial next year charged in connection with the murder of a man in County Down.

Hunger Games to become stage show

Fri, 2014-11-07 07:06
Best-selling trilogy and blockbuster film franchise The Hunger Games is set to be made into a stage show in 2016, it is announced.

Week in pictures: 1-7 November 2014

Fri, 2014-11-07 06:48
The best news photos from around the world

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

Fri, 2014-11-07 06:27
A cycling trio, the French X-files, and how to land on a comet.

VIDEO: Prince Charles's spoof video tribute

Fri, 2014-11-07 05:10
Prince Charles has recorded a tribute to Molly Meldrum, responsible for one of the most disastrous interviews in Australian television history,

Fraudster jailed over £40k con

Fri, 2014-11-07 04:50
A fraudster, who pretended to be a quadriplegic and in a coma for two years to allegedly evade justice, is jailed for four and a half years for fraud and theft.

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