Fusilier Lee Rigby was murdered in May last year

MPs: Agencies could not have stopped Rigby murder

25 Nov Intelligence agencies could not prevent the murder of soldier Lee Rigby despite his killers featuring in a total of seven error-filled operations before the attack, a British parliamentary watchdog has found.

Michael Brown was shot dead in August

Jury heard new details on Ferguson shooting

25 Nov Black teenager Michael Brown was fatally shot by policeman Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, after an altercation at the side of the officer's car, a prosecutor said last night.

Jay Nixon said the National Guard would be deployed in support roles

Missouri Governor urges restraint in Ferguson

24 Nov Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has urged tolerance, respect and restraint after a grand jury decision on the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer in August.

David O'Sullivan said appropriate precautions need to be taken

EU ambassador 'reasonably satisfied' US HQ secure

25 Nov The new EU Ambassador to the US, Irishman David O'Sullivan, has said that he is "reasonably satisfied" that the EU Headquarters in Washington are "as secure as they need to be" following revelations last year that the US had bugged the building.

Data sent home by the GOCE mapped variations in Earth's gravity with unrivalled precision (Pic: ESA)

Satellite yields best map of ocean currents

25 Nov A satellite dubbed the "Ferrari of space" has yielded the most accurate model of ocean circulation yet, boosting understanding of the seas and a key impact of global warming, scientists have said.

The boy was found in a drain along a highway in western Sydney

Mother charged over baby found in Sydney drain

24 Nov An Australian mother has been charged with attempted murder after her newborn baby was found crying at the bottom of a roadside drain in Sydney, where police believe he survived for five days.