Golfer Tiger Woods may well be spending the Christmas holidays alone after reports that his wife Elin is moving out of his den following revelations that the pro has been cheating.
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured festive-looking images of the cosmos (resembling a starry Christmas wreath) just in time for the holidays.
Scientists have completed research to sequence the genomes of skin and small-cell lung cancers - and it shows that many mutations could be prevented.
Planetary scientist Francis Nimmo says evidence from recent NASA expeditions suggests that conditions necessary for life may exist on the icy satellites of Saturn and Jupiter.
With just two days remaining at the Copenhagen climate summit China signalled last night that it sees “virtually no possibility” of finalising an agreement on Friday.
The British Broadcasting Corporation has sparked outrage for hosting an online debate asking people if homosexuals should face execution - in response to laws being discussed in Uganda.
Surgeons in Brazil are attempting to remove up to 50 sewing needles from a 2-year-old boy who suffered abuse at the hands of his stepfather and two unidentified women.
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has announced that the Western military bloc was not prepared to compromise with Russia over Georgia.
The US government has agreed to forgo billions in tax payments from Citigroup as part of a deal to help the company repay the massive taxpayer bailout which helped it weather the crisis.
A new study suggests that 15 per cent of teenagers have received explicitly sexually text messages, dubbed “sext messages”- while 4 per cent have sent sexts.
The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner made its maiden flight yesterday impressing onlookers with the grace of its lightweight carbon-fiber composite wings despite the rainy weather.
The sense of touch is more pertinent for women because their hands are smaller, a new study by the McMaster University in Ontario, Canada suggests.
It was only a matter of time before internet users used their “collective energy” to make a collaborative work of literature, writes The Independent.
The Obama administration is supporting the “loosening” of international copyright laws to enable cross-border distributions of special format reading materials for the blind.
The former prime minister of Russia, Yegor Gaidar, who three years ago accused the authorities of trying to poison him, has been found dead of a “blood clot” aged 53.