article 27 February 2015 World
Star Trek's 'Spock' Leonard Nimoy dies aged 83

The Star Trek star Leonard Nimoy, who earned global fame as "Spock", has died at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 83.

article 27 February 2015 Culture
#TheDressIsBlue? Optical illusions to bend your mind

A debate is raging on social media over the colour of a dress. Is it blue and black? Or gold and white? Channel 4 News takes a look at some other optical illusions that have confounded us over time.

article 25 February 2015 World, Iraq
'American Sniper' killer sentenced to life in prison

Eddie Ray Routh is sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after being found guilty of murdering Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield.

post 23 February 2015
Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog Suicide, women and race: the Oscars gets political

Rather than just a celebration of the "best and whitest", the Oscars this year saw an outpouring of political statements - from women's rights to immigration. These were the highlights.

article 22 February 2015 World, Thailand
The Chinese tourists accused of bad behaviour in Thailand

Thousands of people are celebrating the Chinese New Year. And more than ever, the Chinese are choosing to take that holiday abroad.

article 22 February 2015 UK
Alan Turing's family back petition for 49,000 gay men

The great-niece of Alan Turing, Rachel Barnes, who is supporting a petition calling for all men persecuted for their sexuality to be pardoned, says she is proud so many people now know his story.

article 20 February 2015 UK
World renowned music teacher jailed for raping students

A recorder teacher at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, one of Britain's leading arts schools, is jailed for 11 years for raping and indecently assaulting young female pupils during lessons.

article 17 February 2015 UK
Geoff White by One in every thousand tweets is porn

Twitter publishes hundreds of thousands of pornographic images every day, potentially allowing children open access to one of the world's largest stores of explicit photos.

article 17 February 2015 UK
Gareth Thomas
Andy Davies by Gareth Thomas: coming out was scariest moment of my life

Ahead of a new play documenting the life of Welsh rugby star, Gareth "Alfie" Thomas tells Channel 4 News about his experience of coming out to his family and coach.