A triple murderer loses his challenge at the European Court of Human Rights against his whole-life prison sentence.
Like cyclists in a peloton, birds solve their flocking dilemma by taking it in turns, research reveals.
The eurozone's largest bank, Santander, reports a 32% jump in annual pre-tax profits and says it will continue to focus on retail banking in 2015.
Councillors face limits on the length of time they can serve, along with pay cuts, as plans for a radical shake-up of local government in Wales are unveiled.
Security experts warn Facebook users to beware updating a fake Flash player which pops up during a preview of a pornographic video.
An estimated average of 114.4 million people watched Sunday's Super Bowl in the US on NBC, according to initial figures.
The Greek finance minister told me how he with his "left-wing heart" is making common cause with hedge fund managers and bankers
Fiji is to "dispense with colonialism" and remove the UK's union jack from its flag, replacing it with a new design, its prime minister says.
A series of photographs showing Cuban ex-President Fidel Castro are published in Cuban state media following speculation about his health.
Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy renounces his Egyptian citizenship to secure his release from jail after the deportation of Peter Greste.
Four men at a North Yorkshire slaughterhouse have their operating licences suspended after hidden cameras film alleged mistreatment of animals.
Cristiano Ronaldo would sell for at least £300m if Real Madrid decided to let him go, according to the player's agent.
Selma star David Oyelowo says British period dramas are failing to cast black actors.
The longer a teenager spends using electronic devices such as tablets and smartphones, the worse their sleep will be, a study suggests.
BP reports a fall in underlying profits and says it will reduce spending on exploration because of lower oil prices.
A South Korean soldier who shot dead five of his comrades and injured seven others has been sentenced to death, Yonhap reports.
The top UN court is to rule on genocide cases Croatia and Serbia have filed against each other over the breakup of Yugoslavia in the early 1990s.
Like a cycling peloton, birds solve their flocking dilemma by taking it in turns, research reveals.
The government's strategy for combating alcohol abuse among UK armed forces personnel is ineffective, a leading psychiatrist says.
Police forces have uploaded up to 18 million "mugshots" to a facial recognition database, despite a court ruling it could be unlawful, Newsnight learns.