Two in court over slaying of Cecil the lion

During the hunt, the men tied a dead animal to their car to lure the lion out of a national park.

UK man inspired by 'Breaking Bad' found guilty of buying chemical weapon

UK man tried to obtain 500mg of ricin over the internet.


Russian veto expected as Security Council votes on MH17 court

New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully is chairing the debate.


Tragic end for famous baby giraffe whose birth was live-streamed

“This is a huge loss for our giraffe herd, our staff and our guests,” Zoo CEO and president, Gregg Hudson, says.


Is this the best batch in the world?

This Australian beach house worth about $10 million is going to auction.


Kipenzi, Dallas Zoo’s newest giraffe, makes her debut.

The confident calf’s first public appearance since Animal Planet live-streamed her birth to over 2 million viewers.


Rachel Hunter joins outrage over killing of protected lion Cecil

Animal conservationists are outraged over the killing of the much-loved lion in Zimbabwe by an American hunter.


Tearful Home and Away star breaks down over cancer battle

Former Home and Away star Tessa James opens up to Aussie media about her fight with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.


Death by shooting – Gaddafi’s son gets sentenced for war crimes

The Colonel Gaddafi’s son Saif Al-Islam and eight other former regime officials were sentenced to death.


Musclebound Brazilian stuns onlookers, lifts car from bike lane with bare hands

A random cyclist shows uncommon strength after finding his path blocked.


‘You had a nice cruise’ - US Judge recognises second defendant in a month

A month after a reunion with a former classmate, Miami-Dade County Judge Mindy Glazer recognised another defendant in her court.


‘You scared the s***out of me’ – reporter gets spooked during live cross

A reporter for LA based showed KTLA 5 Morning News got a bit of a fright when this happened.


Mall management knew deadly Chinese escalator was broken but didn't act

More revelations emerge about who's to blame for a woman being fatally sucked into a Chinese elevator.


Treasure hunt family strike lucky

Treasure hunting family find a million dollars worth of loot from Spanish shipwreck.


Israeli man surprises family after shaving beard

Israeli man’s family who’ve never seen him clean shaven gets a real surprise after he shaves off his beard


Volcano bursts into life with large spurt of ash and steam

The volcano in Mexico released plumes of smoke between 1.5 and 2km high.


Lord Sewel quits over cocaine, prostitute scandal

The UK Lord has resigned from the House of Lords after being filmed allegedly taking drugs with prostitutes.


World's oldest panda in captivity celebrates birthday in style

Jia Jia arrived at Hong Kong Ocean Park in 1999 together with male panda An An.


A killing machine – made in someone’s back yard

Leading names in Artificial Intelligence have issued a stark warning over robots.


Prisoner star charged with historic child sex charges

Maggie Kirkpatrick, who played Freak, says she will fight the charges.


Volcano bursts into life with large spurt of ash and steam

Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano released plumes of ash, smoke up steam up to 2km into the sky.

Virgin spaceship crash caused by co-pilot's brake error

Investigators said no safeguards were built into the system to overcome the error.


Surfing champion Kelly Slater joins plight to find boys lost at sea

Two Florida teens have been missing at sea for three days after a fishing trip.


Base jumper's quest to find girl who lost iphone goes viral

David Laffargue posted a video on YouTube asking for help to find the owner of an iphone he found at the bottom of a cliff.

Prisoner star vows to fight child sex charges

Maggie Kirkpatrick, who played the Freak , has been charged with the indecent assault of a 13-year-girl in the 1980s.


Model's Miami photo shoot captures scenes of migrants scrambling ashore

A desperate dash for freedom by illegal immigrants washing up on Miami beach, was inadvertently captured on video.


Horrific escalator death: Why didn't onlookers press the stop button?

A China escalator tragedy has shocked the world, but could have been prevented with one simple action.

US Scouts lifts blanket ban on gay leaders - except for church-sponsored units

Law to allow local Scout units to select adult leaders without regard to sexual orientation.

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