Delays, technical failures and shortages are common the world over when developing military technology, if two reports this week are anything to go by.
A British man has been charged with the murder of his American wife, amid the sinking of the newlyweds' boat after leaving Cuba.
Iran issued a stark warning to Israel threatening to raze Tel Aviv if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the "slightest unwise move" against it.
A young mother broke down in tears and admitted murdering her baby son after changing her plea halfway through her trial.
A teenage girl, Susan Mize, has been arrested for setting up her own father to be carjacked at gunpoint.
France's Mathieu Faivre has been sent home from the Winter Olympics after saying he only cared about his own success and was not concerned about his team mates.
Venables was recalled to prison for the second time after over 1,000 child abuse images were found on his laptop.
A 75-year-old woman dubbed 'Kingpin Granny' was raided by police who seized over 1,000 prescription pills and more than $12,000 in cash.
The iconic guitar-maker Gibson that has been used by pop stars as diverse as Bob Marley and Guns N' Roses axeman could face bankruptcy.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates said that ultra-wealthy people like him should be made to pay "significantly" higher taxes.
Top Gear presenter Matt LeBlanc says the show will not insult the people in the countries they visit, as it has in the past.
A major Republican donor vowed he would not write another campaign cheque unless candidates pledged to support a ban on assault rifles.
Days after charges are brought against 13 Russians for trying to skew the 2016 American presidential election vote, Trump returns to an alternative suspect.
A former Miss England, Katrina Hodge, who was dubbed 'Combat Barbie' when she joined the Army has revealed how she quit after years of sexist abuse.
Police have captured rapist and killer Keith Whitehouse, who had absconded from an open prison.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and other party hardliners regularly met with Eastern bloc agents, claims a former Czech spy.
A Czech man has been sentenced to life imprisonment after murdering his Scottish girlfriend in Lapland, Finland.
A man has been pulled from a drain after claiming he spent three days wandering round the sewers looking for an exit after falling down a manhole.
Californian Craig Richard Coley has been awarded almost $2m after being wrongly imprisoned for murder for almost 40 years.
A former science teacher who filmed schoolgirls and teachers in female toilets at three schools he worked at has been jailed.
Coach of the Jamaican women's bobsled team has quit just days before their historic debut at the Winter Olympics – and she is threatening to take the team's sled with her.
A Japanese firm has announced plans for the world's tallest wooden building, a 70-storey skyscraper in Tokyo that aims to turn "towns into forests".
A prisoner on remand who wrote letters to witnesses due to give evidence against him telling them not to attend court has been jailed.
An 80-year-old Richmond pensioner has been sent a letter threatening to "kill" her over Brexit, which comes amid a string threats mailed to Leave supporters.
An Illinois woman, Julie Cahlaway, allegedly used faked ultrasound pictures as part of an elaborate plan to scam cash from men she met through online dating sites, said police.
A Tennessee woman who led police on a 120mph high-speed chase claimed she was the virgin Mary on her way to pick up Baby Jesus, granted the right to drive fast by God.
A nudist spa has closed its doors after losing a string of legal battles, because its sex dungeon breached green belt planning restrictions.
A man who filmed his neighbours having sex and uploaded the videos to a porn site has been jailed and faces deportation.
A drugs gang who kidnapped and tortured a teen for £5,000 they claim he owed them were sentenced to more than 40 years in jail.
Spanish police made a second huge drugs haul in under a week on the Costa del Sol, in a raid which netted 3,500 kilos of cocaine worth around €120m.