The BBC has come in for strong criticism over its handling of allegations against one of its late stars, Jimmy Savile, accused after his death of
A stunning new image of the Milky Way has been released. What is known as the APEX telescope in Chile has captured the full area of the Galactic
Turkey’s Supreme Court ruled on Thursday (February 25) that the detention of two prominent opposition journalists had “violated their rights.” Can
An Afghan boy who became an Internet sensation by wearing a plastic bag fashioned as a Lionel Messi shirt now has the real thing. The Argentinian
Egypt's foreign currency crisis is causing big problems as much of its food and energy is imported and ordinary people are suffering amid rising prices.
On Friday elections take place that will shape the future of Iran for at least a decade. Hardliners and moderate candidates will vie for seats in
The country's Senate has approved a bill on the issue by 173 to 71 votes.
New plans being proposed at boxing’s world governing body (AIBA) could see professionals allowed to participate at this summer’s Rio Olympics. Boxing
The EU’s migration system is on the point of complete breakdown, according to a top European Commission official. Dimitris Avramopoulos, the European
Ahead of Ireland’s general election on Friday (26 February), polls were suggesting a result likely to lead to political stalemate, raising concern
The Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday to complete a season sweep of the Texas franchise. Oklahoma playing led for the
The International Monetary Fund is urging the G20 to plan now for a coordinated stimulus programme to keep the slowing global economy from stalling.
Hungary’s decision to hold a referendum on the EU’s relocation scheme for refugees and migrants has been branded as ‘populist’ by the European
Greece recalled its ambassador in Vienna, the country’s foreign ministry said, after Austria excluded it from a meeting of Balkan states on Europe’s
Glitz, glamour and…goody bag controversy! Yes, it is nearly time for the Academy Awards and as anticipation mounts over who will get their hands on
Britain's economy relied heavily on consumer spending to drive growth at the end of 2015, with a sharp fall in business investment and a drag from trade.
The spectre of deflation hangs over the eurozone as the European Union's statistics office revised downward its initial inflation estimate for January with the slumping cost of crude oil a big element
The creme de la creme of fashion turned out in force for the opening of Milan Fashion Week at the Palazzo Reale. Even prime minister Matteo Renzi was
There is an increase in migratory pressure to Europe which could be easily handled by the 28 if they could get their act together as a group
After the success of their 2012 self-titled debut album, US folk rock band The Lumineers are hoping for more of the same with their follow-up. The