Two more alleged child abuse victims of Michael Jackson are preparing to file lawsuits against the late King of Pop’s estate, it has been revealed.
An Indian-origin board member of the influential UK India Business Council said he is rethinking the role of off-shore tax havens in the current economic climate after being included in a list of 1,000 names handed over to British tax authorities probing tax havens, reports Dipankar De Sarkar.
Pope Francis today created the first saints of his reign, canonising some 800 Italian martyrs who refused to convert to Islam in the 15th century, as well as a Colombian and a Mexican who founded congregations.
Up to 200 jobs could be slashed at top German tabloid Bild, as its publishing group seeks to make some $26 million in cost savings, according to a media report today.
Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan's ex-wife Jemima Khan has hailed the success of his political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, which was set to form government in the restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.
Nasa astronauts on Saturday performed an emergency spacewalk to try to stop ammonia from leaking from the International Space Station's power system, Nasatelevision showed.
The International Space Station has a radiator leak in its power system. The outpost's commander called the situation serious, but not life-threatening.
Finance ministers and central bank chiefs from the Group of Seven leading economies will meet in the English countryside on Friday for talks on spurring growth, amid US-Europe divisions over the scale of austerity.
A loudmouth in elections earlier this year, Silvio Berlusconi has been understated since then, as he seeks a statesman-like image marked by his surprisingly muted reaction to a court ruling that upheld his conviction for tax fraud.
Scientists, academics and medics gathered this week at London's Grange St Paul's Hotel to discuss if humans descend from "aquatic apes" that spent more time swimming than dragging their knuckles on the ground.
The British government will set out its legislative programme for the coming year on Wednesday, with immigration top of the agenda in a Queen’s Speech aimed at people who “work hard and want to get on”.
Three people died and several others were missing in the water in the port of Genoa today, after a container ship smashed into a control tower in a night-time accident which revived painful memories in Italy of a deadly cruise ship disaster last year.
The dramatic discovery of three young women who were abducted around a decade ago in the US state of Ohio and were kept imprisoned in a house in Cleveland has several infamous precedents.
The Democratic Republic of Congo today displaced fellow African nation Niger to gain the unenviable distinction of being the worst place in the world to be a mother, according to the annual report of Save the Children.
Three brothers in Spain's northeastern Catalonia region who snatched the title for the world's best restaurant, the Celler de Can Roca, humbly trace their inspiration to their mum's cooking.