Arizona State University releases its list of the top 10 new species discovered in 2012, from tiny frogs to carnivorous sponges.
The murder of soldier Lee Rigby has provoked a backlash of anger across the UK, including the attacking of mosques, racial abuse and comments made on social media.
A zoo keeper who was mauled to death by a tiger had "no reason" to be in its enclosure, the animal park's owner claims.
With Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund contesting club football's top prize this weekend, Germany's football set-up is being cited as the model for other countries. But is it really that good?
A month after the collapse of a clothing factory in Bangladesh, the final death toll is still unkown and workers are still waiting for any form of compensation.
Forty-eight people are rescued from a passenger boat after it hit a rock on a Welsh island on Saturday afternoon, coastguards confirm.
Syrian government forces launch a fierce campaign to recapture more rebel territory in the strategic town of Qusair, near the Lebanese border.
Sixteen school children and a teacher are killed as a gas cylinder explodes on the bus taking them to school in Gujrat, Pakistan.
A copy of the first-ever comic to feature Superman, considered the Holy Grail of comics and worth at least $100,000 (£66,000), is discovered inside the walls of an abandoned house in Minnesota.
An aeroplane is forced to make an emergency landing at Heathrow after an engine fire.
Exclusive: a friend and neighbour of Woolwich suspect Michael Adebowale tells Channel 4 News she told him to "be careful, do the right thing" when he became a Muslim.
London Bridge rail station reopens after reports of a security incident, in the latest of several security alerts across Britain's roads and airspace.
"Rest in peace, Lee. We loved you so much. You will always be our hero." The family of the man murdered in the street in Woolwich, south east London, speak of their grief for the first time.
Not a good day for travelling in the UK with security alerts in the air, on the railways and roads. Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson has the latest from Stansted after a plane was diverted there from
A woman is being treated in hospital after she was attacked by a tiger inside an enclosure at a zoo in Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria.
With one youth worker telling Channel 4 News that boys as young as 11 ask him if it is OK to strangle a girl while having sex, is it time to tackle the issue of children and pornography head-on?
Two men are arrested after a plane from Pakistan carrying 297 passengers is intercepted and diverted to Stansted Airport by RAF typhoon jets.
A local man tells Channel 4 News Home Affairs Correspondent Darshna Soni that Woolwich suspect Michael Adebolajo "has been preaching extremist messages for years".
Barack Obama says he's rewriting the rules on drone strikes. Are pilotless planes a vital weapon in the war on terror, or is the cost in civilian lives too high?