The UK is to send a "full battle group" of 1,350 military personnel for exercises in Poland, amid rising tension with Russia over Ukraine. They will take part in Nato manoeuvres in October to support in
Lloyds Banking Group has been fined £218m for "serious misconduct" over some key interest rates set in London. Lloyds manipulated the London interbank offered rate (Libor) for yen and sterling and tried
It's 250 years since the death of William Hogarth. His famous work Gin Lane still informs the way people think about the drink. It's arguably the most potent anti-drug poster ever conceived. A woman, clothes
A vet who was filmed having sex with a horse and a dog has been struck off his profession's register. Oliver Fraser Lown of Kesgrave, Suffolk was found guilty of five charges by the Royal College of Veterinary
A man died and several other people were injured in a thunderstorm off the coast of California. What happens when lightning hits the sea, asks Justin Parkinson. If you are in the sea and a thunderstorm
Two poultry factories alleged to have committed hygiene breaches have been rated as "good" and "satisfactory" by the Food Standards Agency (FSA). Urgent audits were ordered to be carried out at two sites
No top teeth and with a stake through the leg, the skeleton exhumed in Kamien Pomorski 25 years since Poland's first partly free elections, CNN's On the Road series visits the country looking at how it
Time to ditch Candy Crush for something that makes you sound smarter instead of dumber. It’s a Monday afternoon. I’m playing an iPhone game at my desk instead of working–and for once, I don’t feel bad
George Osborne will use his Budget to announce a new 12-sided £1 coin based on the old threepenny bit The £1 coin is to be replaced by a new model based on the old threepenny bit, George Osborne will in
A Ukrainian model who has cast herself as a real-life Barbie doll says she eventually hopes to live without eating or drinking. Valeria Lukyanova, whose doll-like features and ultra-thin waist have stirred
STORYBOARD: The Fine Art of Coffee Portraiture from Tumblr on Vimeo. Even if you've seen all the Oscar-nominated films, you haven't seen them like this. Mike Breach, 28, a New York barista, specializes
When starlings flock together, wheeling and darting through the sky in tight, fluid formations, we call it a murmuration. These murmurations can range from small groups of a few hundred starlings in a
Eighteen-year-old Laura Williams joins the ranks of fellow young, extremely talented photographers such as Alex Stoddard and Kyle Thompson in creating spectacularly surreal and expressive self-portraits.
About 6,500 homes have been flooded in the UK since December. But what happens to a house when the flood water recedes? For many flood victims, it's when the water goes down that people hit rock bottom.
Great Britain have already secured two curling medals at Sochi 2014 and the men's team are out to make sure one of them is gold when they face Canada in the Winter Olympic final on Friday. Here are 10