Amanda Knox

The convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of UK student Meredith Kercher have been quashed by Italy's top appeals court.

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Andreas Lubitz

The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, named as Andreas Lubitz, appeared to want to 'destroy the plane', officials said.

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Bhupinder Kondal

The head of a Birmingham school placed in special measures by Ofsted as a result of the so-called 'Trojan Horse' affair is to leave for a second time.

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Clive Glasford

A city council housing officer who raped a 'vulnerable' single mother fearful of losing her home while her child slept next to her has been jailed for five years.

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Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel

Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix as Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel split the Mercedes in a rain-affected qualifying session.

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Heather Watson

British number one Heather Watson pulled off the biggest win of her career in Indian Wells, beating Agnieszka Radwanska in straight sets.

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Jawbone

Scientists have unearthed in Ethiopia, the jawbone of what they claim is one of the very first humans.

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Woodpecker and Weasel

A remarkable photo has captured a weasel on a woodpecker's back as the bird flies through the air.

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Nile Rodgers

Chic's Nile Rodgers has revealed Miley Cyrus, Elton John, Chaka Khan and Janelle Monae will all feature on a track on his forthcoming album.

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Bruno Mars

Is Uptown Funk just an inferior version of the Really Wild Show theme tune?

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Stranded in China

A lovesick American teenager almost died after getting drunk and nearly drowning in a river when he was dumped by a young Chinese woman he flew 7000 miles to visit.

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Ferguson Police

The Justice Department will issue findings Wednesday that accuse the police department in Ferguson, Mo., of racial bias and routinely violating the constitutional rights of black citizens...

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