A young pastor is suing a Californian shopping mall after he was handcuffed and ejected from the building for striking up conversations with three shoppers about their religious beliefs.
Newt Gingrich is in trouble again, having gaffed while trying to brush off another gaffe made earlier this week on The Daily Show, succeeding only in digging his hole deeper…
As the snow piles up along the East Coast the climate change debate continues to rage with skeptics mocking global warming fears saying it seems more like "global cooling".
It is 20-years today since Nelson Mandela was freed from jail in South Africa, signalling end of Apartheid. His wife Winnie spoke to The Guardian about the day he rejoined the world.
Google has taken on social networking giants Twitter and Facebook with a launch of its new social media sharing site called Buzz. But can it make the grade?
The 4,000-year-old face of an ancient Greenlander has been revealed after scientists deciphered about 80 per cent of the man’s genome using DNA found by archaeologists.
Texan Democrat Charlie Wilson, a man who bankrolled covert CIA support for Afghan Mujahidin in the 1980s and was played by Tom Hanks in a Hollywood, has died aged 76.
Government economists in Berlin are seeking to build a “firewall” to prevent the debt crisis facing Greece from spiralling out of control and dragging down the Eurozone.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has ignored threats of sanctions by the US and declared Iran a “nuclear state” having produced its first batch of level-20 enriched uranium.
The Independent’s Robert Fisk meets Palestine’s defiant tunnellers, who scramble through an underground maze connecting Egypt, Israel, and Gaza, smuggling all manner of goods.
A low IQ is among the top heart-related health risks, scientists have warned, suggesting that public health campaigns need to target those with low intelligence in order to work.
British theatrical troupe the Royal Shakespeare Company is planning to build a replica of its Stratford-On-Avon theatre in New York and will run a series of five plays there next summer.
Terrified tourists were left suspended 1,600 feet above the ground in the world’s tallest building, Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, when its elevator broke.
Zimbabwe’s prime minister has rejected so-called “indigenisation” legislation, which would require all business operating out of the country to be 51 percent owned by blacks.
Bad weather caused 17 snow avalanches in the Afghanistan Hindu Kush mountain range, burying hundreds of cars on a mountain highway and leaving dozens dead.