Celebrity cook Nigella Lawson was “off her head” on drugs and let her assistants spend a fortune on a company credit card to keep quiet about it, a court has reportedly heard.
In the early years after 9/11, the CIA turned some Guantanamo Bay prisoners into double agents then sent them home to help the US kill terrorists, current and former US officials said.
Scotland's nationalist government aims to establish an independent state by March 2016, breaking away from the 306-year-old United Kingdom and keeping the pound as its currency, according to the blueprint it published on Tuesday.
China's commercial hub Shanghai began carbon emissions trading on Tuesday, as the nation which is the world's biggest carbon emitter expanded a pilot scheme.
Iraq has announced the execution of 11 more convicted "terrorists" amid surging violence that has fuelled fears the country is slipping back into all-out sectarian war just months before elections.
An Indian dentist couple were sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday for slitting the throats of their teenage daughter and servant in a case that transfixed the nation, a lawyer said.
The Justice Department has all but concluded it will not bring charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for publishing classified documents because government lawyers said they could not do so without also prosecuting US news organisations and journalists, United States officials say.
Russia has released another crew member of the Arctic Sunrise on bail, making Australian radio operator Colin Russell the last of 30 people still being detained two months after a Greenpeace protest against oil drilling in the Arctic.
Police say they have not found a gunman on Yale University’s campus, and a call warning of an armed man going to shoot up the school appears to be a hoax.
Wanja Drees, a 19-year-old German tourist, slipped and broke his leg climbing Mt Ruapehu in New Zealand. He tied his legs together and dragged himself part-way down the mountain to get help.
Police have concerns for the safety and welfare of an 11 year-old Traralgon boy who was reported missing ...