19 October 2011
Last updated at 18:47 ET
A group of pelicans smothered in oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill earns Daniel Beltra the title of Wildlife Photographer of the Year. BBC NATURE
Actor George Clooney says he has no plans to enter politics as he presents his political thriller The Ides of March at the London Film Festival.
Social network sites may be changing people's brains as well as their social life, research suggests.
An actress launches a $1m lawsuit against Amazon.com after her age was posted on its Internet Movie Database website.
The Swiss far-right party SVP says its mascot, a goat which was reported missing over the weekend, has been found safe but painted black.
A truck containing $200,000 worth of audio equipment used by US President Barack Obama is stolen in Virginia, US media report.
"Organised" football was being played in castle courtyards in Scotland more than 500 years ago, museum experts find.
Sir Richard Branson has dedicated the launchpad for his space tourism venture in the New Mexico desert - with his usual eye for a photo opportunity.
A 100-year-old Briton "soldiers on" to become the world's oldest marathon runner after completing a race in Toronto, Canada.
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