The body of a man who died after falling 1,500 feet into a volcano, when ice gave way while he was posing for a photograph, has been recovered by would-be rescue services.
President Barack Obama is determined to establish a deficit commission with or without Congress’ backing and will announce plans to set up a panel regardless today.
Innocent-looking hotel guests dressed in tennis gear and carrying racquets are believed to be part of an 11-strong hit mob responsible for assassinating Hamas’s military commander.
Plants are getting the ultimate revenge on the insects which traditionally feed off of them – by luring them into death traps and feasting on their flesh!
We now know how Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun died 3,000 years ago as well as who his parents and grandmother were after scientists conducted a post mortem on his remains.
People often postulate that technology fads such as Facebook and Twitter are ruining America’s youth. Well, they’re certainly ruining its older generations, says TNR.
Fashion’s biggest model, Crystal Renn, talks to The Independent about why size matters and how being beautiful and big could change the face of the industry.
Robert De Niro plans to revisit the iconic role of Travis Bickle from the film Taxi Driver more than 30 years after the seminal film was shot, in a new collaboration with Martin Scorsese.
The former Republican governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, was physically assaulted by a passenger on a flight from Vancouver, Canada to Los Angeles on Monday.
A high profile Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, has rejected an American report claiming that a top Taliban commander has been arrested in Pakistan.
An Australian court has sentenced five Muslim men to prison spells of between 23 and 28 years for conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism, according to media reports.
Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, set off today to visit the United States for a 10 day tour which will include a much anticipated meeting with President Barack Obama.
Pope Benedict XVI will oversee the second day of an “extraordinary meeting” with 24 Irish bishops in the Vatican to discuss a child sex abuse scandal in Ireland.
Hoping to make offshore wind farms more profitable, Norwegian experts are building the world’s largest and most powerful turbine, but with a twist – it floats!
Church leaders are urging people to give up their iPods for Lent instead of more traditional vices such as chocolate and alcohol, encouraging people to help save the planet.