Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition politician and ex-deputy prime minister, died after being shot four times near the Kremlin.
A feast of two young elephants and a herd of impala and cows are prepared to celebrate Africa's longest serving leader's birthday.
Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy's final tweets were full of reflection on a remarkable life as his mortal voyage neared its end.
Latest reaction to the American actor's death, as his most famous co-star William Shatner says he "loved him like a brother".
A classmate of the IS killer dubbed 'Jihadi John' tells Sky News "nothing in the high school could have left him radicalised".
The drug cartel boss was the prime target of the Mexican president's efforts to regain control of an area battered by violence.
The £97k frock, worn by Lupita Nyong'o, was recovered at the scene of the crime - after the robber found out the pearls were fake.
Two giant pension funds are in talks about buying a stake in the merged O2 and Three mobile phone group, Sky News learns.
Republican White House hopeful Jeb Bush emerges unscathed from the conservative lions' den.
Deadlock returns to Capitol Hill amid Republican efforts to repeal President Obama's immigration policies.