Forty-nine Turkish hostages seized by Islamic State militants in Iraq have been freed in what Turkey's President described as a covert rescue operation.
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Two Britons have disappeared off the coast of Mexico following a hurricane.
A group of Muslim scholars has made a direct appeal to Islamic State (IS) militants to release the British hostage Alan Henning.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said Iran has a role to play in the fight against Islamic State extremists.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown is to set out his vision on efforts to forge a future for Scotland after voters rejected independence.
The number of horses suffering because of illegal fly grazing is rising in England, animal welfare charities say.
For many farmers in the UK it was this year's weather that helped give them their best harvest in living memory.
An Egyptian man has pleaded guilty to charges relating to the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people.
Alex Salmond is standing down as Scotland's First Minister and SNP leader after his dream of an independent country was shattered.
A judge who was arrested and charged with assaulting his wife has ignored growing calls to resign.
Police investigating the disappearance of teenager Alice Gross are searching a former west London home of suspect Arnis Zalkalns.
The UK as we know it is dead and "not fit for purpose" the leaders of Wales and Northern Ireland have declared.
France has destroyed an Islamic State (IS) logistics depot in its first airstrikes against the militant group in Iraq.
The Scottish referendum has set records for turnout, and engaged a generation who are normally switched off from politics.
A father who shook and beat his baby daughter to death has admitted the murder during his trial at the Old Bailey.
Two police officers have been handed gross misconduct notices over their handling of a reported sex attack by Jimmy Savile.
Wembley will host the final and semi-finals of the 2020 European Championships, Uefa has announced.
One of the first people in the world to get his hands on the new iPhone swiftly had his heart in his mouth… when he dropped it on the floor.
A woman has been arrested after police launched a murder inquiry into the death of a 96-year-old woman at a care home.
Sky News has obtained CCTV footage of one of the two British tourists murdered on a beach in Thailand.
British fighter jets have been scrambled to intercept two Russian planes flying through international airspace.
A Chinese court has fined GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) £297m - a record in the country - for bribing doctors and hospital officials to use its products.
David Cameron has promised new powers for Scotland as 55% of the country voted to reject independence.
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