The North Korean dictator has harsh words for his executed uncle in a New Year message. But a conciliatory message for South Korea and the promise of more skiing resorts for his people.
Disputes over flags and parades in Northern Ireland proved too great for the country’s politicians who failed to agree a compromise on these and other outstanding issues from the peace process.
The resort is the playground of Russia’s elite, and in February hosts the Winter Olympics. But Sochi sits on one of the global flashpoints for Islamist terror. Who threatens the games – and why?
According to the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics, Britain is almost half a million new jobs up on last year. But what is everybody doing?
They are so private that even complaining about a case could put you at risk of imprisonment for contempt of court. But has this secrecy undermined public confidence in the family courts system?
The Chinese have successfully touched down spacecraft Chang’e 3 in the first moon landing since 1975. Why is the moon back on the agenda? And what is the mystery mineral they’re interested in?
Nelson Mandela presided over the introduction of South Africa’s constitution – the most progressive in the world. But his time as president was not one of unqualified social and economic success.
Students protesting in an area at the centre of London’s student district could be imprisoned or fined, after the University of London obtains a court order banning protests on campus for six months.
A deal making global trade easier has been agreed by the World Trade Organisation after 12 years. But opinions differ about how much impact it will actually have.
It is almost 20 years since Nelson Mandela became the first black president of South Africa – but could his death cause the rainbow nation he created to tear apart at the seams?
Hatred-motivated terror attacks could be prevented by more work on community cohesion says a government taskforce. Too woolly or can it work?
As the UK considers a major reform of our 200-year-old census, moving it from once a decade to once a year, we look at other ways in which the great British public want the census changed.
Whoever is behind a global quest for the world’s best code-crackers has got the cyber elite hooked. Is it a recruiting tool for the CIA? Or their hacktivist enemies Anonymous? Or a cult for nerds?
Improv games are used in comedy shows all over the world. But they can also help veterans suffering the crippling anxiety disorder post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Humans have been making maps for at least 14,000 years, when one was scratched on a cave wall in Barcelona. But could new technology spell the end of this ancient tool?