Easing of drug-trafficking laws by Iranian judiciary hailed as important step in halting executions worldwide.
A pregnant woman raped and sexually assaulted at knifepoint left one of her attackers "severely injured" after biting his penis during the attack in front of her five-year-old son.
Australian cyclist thrown from bike after collision with car slammed by social media users as being melodramatic.
After Oprah Winfrey's speech at the Golden Globes, the thoughts of her taking a presidential run have increased.
Graphic video of suspect bursting into flames during confrontation on the street with Paris police goes viral.
New technology means that the case which has been unsolved for 23 years has finally reached a conclusion.
Italian and German police swoop on 'Ndrangheta mobsters in biggest crackdown on organised crime in two decades.
Perceptions around those who use drugs must change, say former heads of state in Global Commission on Drug Policy report.
Miss Trans America founder Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien stabbed and beaten to death with hammer by husband Mark Steele-Knudslien who 'snapped' in Massachusetts.
"As clueless as his dad," one Twitter user wrote.
Paranormal experts Tony Ferguson and his wife Bev visited the historic Bodmin Jail in Cornwall, which is when they noticed something "real haunting" in the corridors.
Supermarket shelves and fridges are empty, and the prices of the few goods that are available can change every day.
A new YouGov poll found that golf is the most boring sport to watch, followed by American football and cricket.
Esther McVey is the new Work and Pensions Secretary, but people aren't exactly celebrating the appointment. Here is a history of her record on welfare and employment.
E-commerce entrepreneur traveled 530 miles from his home to lie in wait for victim at delivery depot. His attack put her in hospital.