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Queen's Gold Cup-Winning Horse Fails Drug Test

Queen's Gold Cup-Winning Horse Fails Drug Test

A racehorse owned by the Queen has tested positive for the banned substance morphine, Buckingham Palace has revealed.

Fireball As Train Slams Into Tractor-Trailer

Fireball As Train Slams Into Tractor-Trailer

CCTV cameras have captured the moment a freight train slammed into a tractor-trailer hauling lighter fluid, setting off a chain of…

Airlines Halt Israel Flights Amid Rocket Fire

Airlines Halt Israel Flights Amid Rocket Fire

US and European airlines have grounded flights to Israel, after a plane had to be diverted when a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's ai…

Nigeria Missing Girls: President Meets Parents

Nigeria Missing Girls: President Meets Parents

Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan has met parents of some of the schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram extremists 100 days ago.

Police 'Puzzled' As Law Professor Gunned Down

Police 'Puzzled' As Law Professor Gunned Down

Florida police investigating the shooting death of a prominent criminal law professor believe he was the intended victim.

MH17: British Experts To Examine Black Boxes

MH17: British Experts To Examine Black Boxes

Air accident investigators based at Farnborough will examine data from the black boxes of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

MH17: Rebels 'Calm' As Search For Clues Begins

MH17: Rebels 'Calm' As Search For Clues Begins

As plane crash investigators finally reach the fields where flight MH17 came down, the rebels who rule the region seem calmer and …

George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed By Beetles

George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed By Beetles

A tree dedicated to the memory of former Beatle George Harrison has been killed by beetles, Los Angeles officials have said.

England 'Won't Bid While Sepp Blatter At Fifa'

England 'Won't Bid While Sepp Blatter At Fifa'

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke says England will not bid for any Fifa tournaments while Sepp Blatter is in charge of the …

'Evidence' Of Islamist School Takeover Plot

'Evidence' Of Islamist School Takeover Plot

There is "clear evidence" of an Islamist takeover plot at Birmingham schools, a Government-led inquiry has found.

Helen Mirren Grows Weary Of Playing The Queen

Helen Mirren Grows Weary Of Playing The Queen

Helen Mirren is reprising her role as the Queen yet again for a stint on Broadway which she has admitted she would "prefer not" to…

MH17: Families And Futures 'Ruined' By Crash

MH17: Families And Futures 'Ruined' By Crash

The girlfriend of one of the Britons killed when flight MH17 was shot down has spoken of the "happy memories" of their time togeth…

Autistic Twin Sons 'Locked Up' In Basement

Autistic Twin Sons 'Locked Up' In Basement

A couple have been arrested on charges they locked up their 22-year-old autistic twin sons in the dungeon-like basement of their h…

Cheryl Cole And Husband Throw Wedding Bash

Cheryl Cole And Husband Throw Wedding Bash

Friends and family disappointed at missing out on Cheryl Cole's recent nuptials have now been able to celebrate with the newlyweds…

Woman Killed By Car 'May Have Been Pushed'

Woman Killed By Car 'May Have Been Pushed'

Two pedestrians killed on a busy Norfolk road had separately asked someone to call the police shortly before their deaths, detecti…

Gadgets 'Cost Hundreds Of Pounds More In UK'

Gadgets 'Cost Hundreds Of Pounds More In UK'

Consumers in the UK are paying hundreds of pounds more for some gadgets than US shoppers, a watchdog says.

Litvinenko Death: Public Inquiry To Be Held

Litvinenko Death: Public Inquiry To Be Held

The widow of poisoned ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko says she is "relieved and delighted" that there will be a public inquiry int…

Women Filmed By Gynaecologist Get $190m

Women Filmed By Gynaecologist Get $190m

Thousands of women who were secretly filmed by a doctor during gynaecological exams are to share a payout of $190m (£111m).

Taser Use At Point-Blank Range Concerns IPCC

Taser Use At Point-Blank Range Concerns IPCC

A police watchdog has raised major concerns over officers using tasers at point-blank range in what is "purely a means of pain com…

Gaza Conflict: Palestinians Propose Truce Plan

Gaza Conflict: Palestinians Propose Truce Plan

The Palestinian leadership says it has proposed a ceasefire plan to mediators Egypt aimed at halting the Gaza conflict between Ham…

Russia Faces 'Hard-Hitting' Sanctions Over MH17

Russia Faces 'Hard-Hitting' Sanctions Over MH17

European Union foreign ministers are gathering in Brussels to discuss imposing further sanctions on Russia in the wake of the down…

Offenders 'Escape Justice' With Police Cautions

Offenders 'Escape Justice' With Police Cautions

Offenders including thieves, arsonists and drug traffickers are "escaping the justice system" in London by being issued with cauti…

MH17 Crash Victims' Bodies Arrive At Station

MH17 Crash Victims' Bodies Arrive At Station

A train carrying many of the victims of flight MH17 has arrived in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, where the bodies will be handed …

'Girl Summit' Aims To End Child Marriage

'Girl Summit' Aims To End Child Marriage

The first ever "Girl Summit" is being held in the UK, aimed at increasing efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) and child…

Ferry Sinking: Fugitive Billionaire Found Dead

Ferry Sinking: Fugitive Billionaire Found Dead

Police have discovered the body of a fugitive billionaire who had been wanted in connection with a ferry disaster in South Korea.

Warning Over Budget Cuts For Police Forces

Warning Over Budget Cuts For Police Forces

Police forces across England and Wales will struggle to deal with major crimes if further budget cuts take place over the next fou…

Miliband And Obama In 'Warm And Friendly' Talks

Miliband And Obama In 'Warm And Friendly' Talks

Ed Miliband has had what has been described as a "very warm and friendly" meeting with US President Barack Obama at the White Hous…

One Is One: Prince George's First Birthday

One Is One: Prince George's First Birthday

William and Kate have released two new family photographs to mark Prince George's first birthday.

Boston Bombing Suspect's Friend Found Guilty

Boston Bombing Suspect's Friend Found Guilty

A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been found guilty of impeding the investigation into the…

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