The Vatican is officially open for business, with the Catholic church renting out its Sistine Chapel for corporate events.
Christophe de Margerie has reportedly died along with three crew members after a private jet crashed at a Moscow airport.
A poll finds that people in the Middle East see religious and ethnic hatred as their biggest threat; Europeans and Americans are more concerned about inequality.
A Bulgarian man paralysed in 2010 is walking again with the help of a frame as a result of research linked to a tragic accident at Bondi a decade ago.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will visit Australia and Malaysia next month to discuss the co-operation in the MH17 investigation.
Palace officials say Prince George's new baby brother or sister is due in April and the Duchess of Cambridge's morning sickness is improving.
Viagra's active ingredient improved the heart performance of patients in trials while having no adverse effect on blood pressure.
After sweeping over Bermuda and and Newfoundland the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo are expected to bring gales and heavy rain to Britain.
A Spanish nurse who was the first person known to have contracted Ebola outside West Africa has been cleared of the disease.
Scientists have created the first functioning human intestine from stem cells in the laboratory, paving the way for new gut disorder treatments.
German intelligence have reportedly accused pro-Russian rebels of shooting down a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine.
A British nurse who has recovered after contracting Ebola in Sierra Leone will head back to the west African country to work.
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