Update - 40 incoming and outgoing flights cancelled at Heathrow Airport - other flights delayed
British Airways: heavy fog is causing delays and cancellations at Heathrow Airport
27-year-old Emma Bennett has died after being attacked by dogs in Osmondthorpe in Leeds
Obama unblocks $60m in additional military aid for Central African Republic
Nelson Mandela as "the last great liberator of the 20th century" at a memorial service in Johannesburg.
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US President Barack Obama has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela as "the last great liberator of the 20th century" at a memorial service in Johannesburg.
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He told a jubilant and emotional crowd in Soweto's #FNB #Stadium: "To the people of South Africa - people o
#BarackObama has shaken hands with Cuban President #RaulCastro at a memorial service for #NelsonMandela.
The handshake between the leaders of the two #ColdWar enemies came during a ceremony in Johannesburg that is largely focused on Mr Mandela's legacy of reconciliation.
Mr Castro smiled as the #U
#BarackObama and #DavidCameron have been caught posing for a selfie at #NelsonMandela's memorial service.
Pictures taken inside the #FNB Stadium in #Soweto, South Africa, showed the two leaders smiling as they leaned in for a photo with #Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt.
South Wales surgeon linked to avoidable deaths of eight people has been suspended by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Sky sources: new RBS finance director Nathan Bostock poised to resign
AP: Aid workers say more than 500 people have died in sectarian violence in Central African Republic
Equalities minister Maria Miller announces the first same-sex weddings in England and Wales can take place from 29th March 2014
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond says that Britain has cancelled plans to outsource the buying of military equipment
Update - Stansted Airport says fog has now lifted and arriving flights are now being accepted - departing flights are unaffected
Ryanair: flights currently unable to land at #Stansted
airport due to technical problem with landing system and low visibility
Staffordshire police investigating alleged criminal behaviour in relation to Twitter racist messages sent to ex-footballer Stan Collymore
Fireworks contractor Geoffrey Counsell has been cleared of breaching health and safety laws over fatal car crash on the M5 in Somerset
AFP: radical cleric Abu Qatada, who was deported from Britain, pleads not guilty to terrorism charges at trial in Jordan
French court sentences Jean-Claude Mas, the manager of the company that made PIP substandard breast implants, to four years in prison
Reuters: French media reports two French soldiers killed in Central African Republic
Prime Minister David Cameron and Sir John Major arrive at FNB stadium for Nelson Mandela memorial - full coverage live on Sky News from 9am
AFP: the U.S. has sold its last shares in General Motors after a $49.5bn rescue package for the corporation cost the govt a $10bn loss
All six people arrested by the National Crime Agency in football spot-fixing investigation have now been released on bail
Met Police: 3 more have been arrested in connection with killing of a man thought to be a victim of mistaken identity outside a London pub
At least three people have been seriously injured after a fight in the stands at a football match in Brazil.
#Riotpolice fired rubber bullets to stop hundreds of supporters charging each other, before a helicopter landed on the pitch to airlift those hurt to hospital.
Play was halted for more than
#Thailand's #PrimeMinister has said she will dissolve parliament and hold an election, following a wave of anti-government protests.
#YingluckShinawatra had said an election would be held "as soon as possible" - before the country's ruling party announced she would be a candidate in the vote.
The sound of high-performance cars filled the air as thousands paid tribute to Fast &Furious actor Paul Walker, who died in a car crash.
Fans, friends and car enthusiasts flocked to the Los Angeles suburb of #SantaClarita for a memorial to Walker which had been planned through social media.
#South Africa is preparing for the arrival of scores of world leaders as the official mourning continues for Nelson Mandela.
President #BarackObama and First Lady First Lady #Michelle left on Monday to attend the memorial service for the anti-apartheid hero.
Former US presidents #GeorgeWBush, #Bil
A powerful storm has dropped snow, freezing rain and sleet on the Mid-Atlantic and the #EastCoast, blanketing some #NFL playing fields and forcing thousands of flights to be cancelled.
The storm coated parts of #Texas in ice, and struck the East Coast with unexpected force.
It left travellers stra
Crown Prosecution Service: 25-year-old singer Tulisa Contostavlos has been charged with being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs
Ukrainian opposition spokesman says opposition headquarters in Kiev have been stormed by authorities
Greater Manchester Police: not currently looking for anyone else in connection with the house fire in Bolton that killed three people
Air Accidents Investigation branch says there is no evidence of helicopter engine failure in Glasgow crash that killed nine people
Downing Street says three previous Prime Ministers are to join David Cameron at memorial ceremony for Nelson Mandela tomorrow
National Air Traffic Control Services says it would welcome an inquiry following Saturday's disruption to air traffic in the UK
Blackburn Rovers confirm striker DJ Campbell has been arrested following spot-fixing allegations
Reuters: Election commission official says Thailand's general election is likely to be held on 2nd February
Update - National Crime Agency: six people in custody and being questioned as part of football spot-fixing investigation
AP: Anti-government opposition protesters topple Lenin statue in central Kiev
#Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has proposed a referendum on her future as anti-government protesters prepare for a final push to force her from power.
Demonstrators have been on the streets of #Bangkok for weeks, vowing to oust Ms Yingluck and eradicate the influence of her brother,
Standing by the barricades under the national flag in #IndependenceSquare, two men beat out a steady rhythm on an oil drum.
It's bitterly cold, the air thick with wood smoke from the fires all around, and they're watching every face that comes past.
They're looking for undercover police officers,
Temperatures have plunged to -29C in parts of the #US as a deadly #cold snap continued to grip much of the country.
#Montana and South #Dakota saw -29C during the day on Saturday while much of the Midwest was hit by temperatures around -17C to -7C.
Wind chill readings could drop as low as -46C in
Reuters: South African Foreign Ministry says 59 foreign heads of state or government say they will attend Mandela memorial or funeral events
Buckingham Palace says The Queen will be represented by the Prince of Wales at Nelson Mandela's funeral in South Africa on 15th December
NCA: 3 people in custody in investigation of football spot-fixing allegations after Sun on Sunday passed alleged evidence to authorities
Gambling Commission announces it is supporting the National Crime Agency's investigation into football spot-fixing claims
Football Association says it is aware of spot-fixing allegations and is working with National Crime Agency in investigation
South African president Jacob Zuma: Nelson Mandela "stood for freedom and fought those who oppressed others"
Thailand's main opposition announces all its MPs will resign as part of protest against alleged corruption in PM Yingluck Shinawatra's govt