Huge carnivorous, land-living dinosaurs evolved into birds by steadily shrinking over 50 million years, scientists have found.
Multiple gas explosions in Taipei are thought to have killed at least 15 people and injured 233, according to reports.
The jury is deliberating in the case of a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in an attempt to pass him off as…
A US doctor infected with ebola has insisted the only dose of an experimental serum go to a fellow American patient in Liberia, as…
A plane had to be diverted to Gatwick Airport after a woman threw her prosthetic leg at cabin crew and shouted abuse at them.
An 11-year-old boy has had his right arm amputated after it was nearly torn off by a tiger in a zoo in southern Brazil.
A violent armed robber serving a life sentence has absconded from Kirkham open prison in Lancashire.
An appeal has been launched to trace two teenagers from South Wales who were last seen more than a week ago.
Three members of a British family have been killed after their BMW crashed into a lorry in Croatia.
Firefighters have been battling a blaze at a coal-fired power station in West Yorkshire.
A ship found four years ago at the World Trade Center site was made from wood cut around 1773, new research shows.
The United Nations says it is "completely overwhelmed" by the number of Palestinians seeking refuge in its Gaza camps.
Dick Smith, who transformed the art of creating special makeup effects for films, has reportedly died aged 92.
Gatwick Airport is hoping to ease its current luggage crisis by bringing in its own staff to help.
International observers have reached the crash site of the downed Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine.
FBI and state police have searched a home in connection with the murder of a teenager in Michigan who was killed while walking her…
At least 30 people have been killed after a landslide buried a remote village in western India.
The new chair of Ofsted has been announced following a bruising coalition row over the removal from post of Baroness Sally Morgan.
A public inquiry into the death of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko has been formally opened in London.
A legal battle has begun in the US over the trademark CR7, the shorthand used by football star Cristiano Ronaldo for his line of u…
Premier League footballer Ravel Morrison has been remanded in custody after being charged with assaulting two women in Manchester.
Here's a recap of Alex Crawford's live question and answer session on the ebola crisis.
Justin Bieber appears to have taunted British actor Orlando Bloom on Instagram after their alleged row in a restaurant in Ibiza.
Filming on the new series of The Big Bang Theory is being held up because of a contract dispute with its stars.
Border, customs and immigration staff feel unprepared to deal with people arriving in Britain who may be carrying the deadly ebola…
The parent company of British Gas has reported a large fall in half-year operating profit, which has been blamed on mild weather a…
Lloyds Banking Group has revealed it has set aside another £600m provision for mis-selling of payment protection insurance (PPI).
The United Nations has said almost 24% of Gaza's population have fled their homes, as the US warns Israel the number of civilian c…
People who consistently break the law while drunk are to be forced to wear tags that can detect whether they are drinking.
Nato is badly prepared for a potential attack by Russia on a member state, a parliamentary report has warned.