Islamic State extremists have warned that a Scottish hostage will be killed next.
A huge Icelandic volcano spewing fountains of lava does not yet pose the threat of sending volcanic ash into the atmosphere - an expert said tonight.
An internet video has been released purporting to show the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group.
A homophobic American church group has announced plans to picket the funeral of actor and comedian Robin Williams.
The world's first penguin conceived by artificial insemination has gone on display in San Diego.
A senior Free Church of Scotland figure has urged the UK Government to offer asylum to people displaced by the conflicts in Syria and Iraq.
Video footage of the moment US officials had to launch a dramatic rescue to save tens of people stuck on a rollercoaster after it stalled mid-ride has emerged online.