A woman who added "Skywalker" as a middle name is told by passport officials that her signature infringes a trademark.
The UK will pay a price for Russian sanctions but the "pain" will be shared across the EU, says Philip Hammond.
Paramount Pictures apologises over a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles poster, featuring the characters jumping from an exploding skyscraper alongside the release date of 11 September.
New technology is opening up whole new careers to young jobseekers who may be having difficulty getting into more established professions.
Manchester United full-back Luke Shaw says boss Louis van Gaal was right to question his fitness after joining the club.
Secret Cinema's screenings of Back to the Future are to begin in London on Thursday after the opening week was cancelled.
Millions of electricity customers will see an average reduction of £12 a year on their bills, according to proposals from the regulator, Ofgem.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure says he wants to stay at the Premier League club for "as long as possible".
About 40 houses buried and dozens of people feared trapped after landslide in western India
Tank fire hits a Gaza school being used as a refuge by thousands of Palestinians, killing at least 15, the UN says.
No deal is in prospect in Argentina's debt talks in New York as Wednesday night's default deadline approaches.
A court in India finds 10 people guilty for a school fire in which 94 children were burnt alive in the southern state of Tamil Nadu in 2004.
The Ebola virus, which has killed more than 670 people in West Africa, is a "potential major threat" to Britain, the government's chief scientific adviser warns.
Barclays' second-quarter profits fall 10% to £3.84bn, following a fall in revenue at its investment bank.
Australia's Jetstar apologises after an attendant on a Sydney-bound flight warned passengers to flush their drugs down the toilet before landing.
At least 21 people die when their bus swerves off a mountain road and falls into a gorge in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
The UK government will shortly outline measures to permit driverless cars to use public roads by next year.
The government is to outline measures that will allow driverless cars on public roads in the UK by 2015.
The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh.
Toyota remained the top-selling automaker for a second year in a row, beating U.S. rival General Motors by some 270,000 vehicles in 2013, and set an ambitious target to sell more than 10 million vehicles this year. (nydailynews.com)