Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a determined effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the service in China.


‘Passive Prozac’ may affect birds’ mating and eating

Increasing consumption of anti-depressant drugs may be helping humans, but damaging the health of the bird population, according to a new study.

Darren Vann

Search for serial killer’s victims may take years

Police in Indiana have admitted it could take years to investigate whether others have fallen prey to Darren Vann, a convicted sex offender suspected of murdering at least seven women.

Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May

Argentina demands public apology from ‘Top Gear’

The Argentinian ambassador to the UK has demanded a public apology from the BBC following the row over a Top Gear special filmed in the South American country.


Time runs out as Pistorius jailed for five years

Before Oscar Pistorius was strip-searched and issued with an orange jumpsuit to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, he appeared to grasp his uncle’s hand.


Internet ruined my reputation, says Lewinsky

Monica Lewinsky has launched a mission to end cyberbullying — by joining Twitter.

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have settled their defamation lawsuit against celebrity magazine 'Heat' over an article and pictures it published of him at a party in a Paris nightclub.

Timberlake and Biel get apology in court over magazine article

Hollywood couple Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel yesterday received an apology in the High Court over an article published last month in Heat magazine.

Darek Fidyka, above and right, who was completely paralysed from the waist down and is now able to walk again after undergoing pioneering surgery by Dr Pawel Tabakow, far right.Pictures: BBC/PA Wire

Severed spinal cord regrown with nose cells

A man completely paralysed from the waist down after his spinal cord was sliced in half in a stabbing is able to walk again after undergoing pioneering surgery.


Quirky World ... Woman rescued from chimney with soap

California woman gets stuck in chimney trying to sneak into home