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British jihadist taunts U.S. government on Twitter praising execution of journalist James Foley as calls grow for social media blackout of savvy ISIS militants

Cardiff-raised Nasser Muthanna mocked America's ability to defend citizensAsked if U.S. couldn't save James Foley, how could it stop Yezidi genocideMuthanna, who once appeared in ...  Visit website

Base jumper leaps off a Swiss cliff but ends up in a tree

By Ted Thornhill for MailOnline Published: 16:58 GMT, 20 August 2014 | Updated: 18:43 GMT, 20 August 2014 ...  Visit website

Watching James Foley beheading video may be a terror offence, Met police warn

Scotland Yard warns against viewing, downloading and disseminating of film showing James Foley's murder'It may constitute an offence under terrorism legislation,' Met has said Legal expert ...  Visit website

'He would have gone first, that is who he is': Brave parents of James Foley match their son for dignity and courage as they share belief he would have volunteered to face his execution

Photojournalist James Wright Foley beheaded by ISIS forceson TuesdayWent missing in Syria in 2012 while working for GlobalPost news agencyISIS posted extremely graphic video 'A ...  Visit website

Richard Dawkins says foetuses with Down's syndrome should be aborted

Controversial comments from scientist came during debate on TwitterDawkins posted link to an article about Catholic Church and abortionWas asked what to do if pregnant ...  Visit website

Revealed, the reason why it's so difficult to sleep in old age: We lose the switch that enables us to nod off

Group of cells in brain which block off conscious thoughts identified These neurons are gradually eroded as we age, leading to sleep problemsSame process may ...  Visit website

Airport mechanic helps quadruple amputee war veteran Taylor Morris fix broken leg

Taylor Morris lost his legs, left arm and right hand when he stepped on IEDMorris remained conscious after the blast and earned the Bronze StarHumble ...  Visit website

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon under fire after calling for 'vigorous prosecution' of cop who shot dead Michael Brown

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has come under fire after calling for the 'vigorous prosecution' of the Ferguson police officer who shot dead unarmed black teenager ...  Visit website

The colour of war: Fascinating colour photos bring the First World War to life and show the reality of the frontline in a different light

The First World War in Colour contains more than 320 colour photos brought together from archives across the worldThe pictures were taken by small group ...  Visit website

Botox could be used as new treatment for stomach cancer, experts say

Anti-wrinkle treatment used by celebrities found to slow tumour growth It blocks the nerve signals that stimulate cancer stem cells Lab tests found Botox was ...  Visit website

Jet ski explodes sending woman flying through the air breaking her back

By James Gordon Published: 17:27 GMT, 20 August 2014 | Updated: 18:04 GMT, 20 August 2014 ...  Visit website

Elvis hit her once, hurled a dish of ice cream when she mocked his weight and made her 'aroused but anxious' as they made love. Ginger Alden, The King's almost queen, reveals his last words before she found him slumped on the bathroom floor

In her upcoming autobiography, Elvis Presley's fiancee Ginger Alden spills the secrets of her love affair with The King'I'm going into the bathroom to read,' ...  Visit website

Bystander Maria Godinez shot dead by police officer's stray bullet in Orlando

Maria Godinez, 22, was shot dead inside Vixen Bar in Orlando about 12.45am TuesdayPolice were called to the scene after a armed man who was ...  Visit website

Could LIZARDS be the key to regrowing human limbs?

Scientists from Arizona State University studied the green anole lizard, which can re-grow its tail if it loses it in an attackIt has a unique pattern of ...  Visit website

Marine who killed prostitute with a lipstick knife then dumped her body on a Hawaiian beach is sentenced to life in prison

 Nathaniel Cosby, 39, says he killed Ivance 'Ivy' Harris is self defense after she slashed him in the arm with a lipstick knifeHarris, a Las ...  Visit website

Russia's 'Star City' where cosmonauts have trained for 50 years

Mitch Karunaratne has taken rare images of Russia's Star CityThe facility is located deep in a forest about 30 miles (48km) from MoscowIt is used ...  Visit website

Lawyer says arrested Americans under suicide watch

Heather Mack, 19, and Tommy Schaefer, 21, are 'depressed' and have been placed on suicide watchPolice confirmed through a urine test that Mack is pregnant ...  Visit website

Traffic lights hacked in major cities using just a laptop

Claims of a 'systemic lack of security' in traffic light systemMichigan researchers hacked into system used by 40 statesWere able to control signals for 100 ...  Visit website

Just two in 10 Americans think Obama should act alone to reform the immigration system

The majority of Republicans, Independents and even Democrats think he should work with Congress to make changes to immigration policyOnly 22 percent of respondents said ...  Visit website

Kiev in U-turn over claim Russian troops deployed in Eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian official claimed troops moved in just as the city was poised to fallBut they have since been forced to deny the allegation after strong ...  Visit website

Couple text using only emojis for a month

By Lauren Lumsden for MailOnline Published: 18:11 GMT, 20 August 2014 | Updated: 18:30 GMT, 20 August 2014 ...  Visit website

'Antarctica is not a dead continent': Life found thriving beneath ice

This is first direct evidence that life can be found below Antarctic iceIt could help scientists look for life in extreme environments in spaceMany of ...  Visit website

'The entire world is appalled ... We will be relentless': Obama vows to punish ISIS for beheading of American journalist James Foley who he said stood in 'stark contrast' to his 'cowardly killers'

Obama seemed to double down on attacking ISIS after a militant beheaded photojournalist James Foley in a shocking video'One thing we can all agree on ...  Visit website

Uber app users mistakenly hopping into strangers' cars

Twitter has become rife with complaints about their regular cars being invaded by car service app usersApps like Uber and Lyft allow people with all ...  Visit website

Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar dies at 95

By Rebecca Seales Published: 12:15 GMT, 20 August 2014 | Updated: 18:38 GMT, 20 August 2014 ...  Visit website

British jihadist taunts U.S. government on Twitter praising execution of journalist James Foley as calls grow for social media blackout of savvy ISIS militants

Cardiff-raised Nasser Muthanna mocked America's ability to defend citizensAsked if U.S. couldn't save James Foley, how could it stop Yezidi genocideMuthanna, who once appeared in ...  Visit website

Richard Dawkins says foetuses with Down's syndrome should be aborted

Controversial comments from scientist came during debate on TwitterDawkins posted link to an article about Catholic Church and abortionWas asked what to do if pregnant ...  Visit website

Listen to your heart: Tiny electric shocks to your EAR could boost cardiac health and even treat heart failure

Pain relieving machine found to help regulate heart beatCould be used by those who have suffered heart failure By Mark Prigg For Mailonline Published: 18:48 ...  Visit website

'He would have gone first, that is who he is': Brave parents of James Foley match their son for dignity and courage as they share belief he would have volunteered to face his execution

Photojournalist James Wright Foley beheaded by ISIS forceson TuesdayWent missing in Syria in 2012 while working for GlobalPost news agencyISIS posted extremely graphic video 'A ...  Visit website

Infineon poised to buy U.S. chipmaker - source

The headquarters of German semiconductor manufacturer Infineon are pictured in Neubiberg near Munich, January 28, 2014. ...  Visit website

Silver Lake, Bain vie for photobook maker Shutterfly: sources

(Reuters) - Silver Lake Partners LP and Bain Capital LLC are among the buyout firms in the running to acquire Shutterfly Inc, an online photo-sharing ...  Visit website

Afghanistan orders expulsion of New York Times reporter

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Palestinians say Israeli airstrike targets top Hamas commander in Gaza

JERUSALEM — Palestinians on Wednesday accused Israel of attempting to assassinate the top Hamas military commander in the Gaza Strip, killing his wife and child, ...  Visit website

Woman discovers late husband's wartime stories he hid for 69 years

Leslie Knight died in June age 96Wife Julia discovered 10-page 'My Wartime Story' among his papers Detailed how Leslie, a Royal Army Ordnance Corps soldier, cheated death He suffered ...  Visit website

Game of Thrones fans tie the knot in fantasy-themed ceremony featuring an elaborate dragon cake and a DJ dressed as Gandalf

Heather and Robert Balise from Colorado wed in a fantasy ceremonyNuptials included a dragon cake and Game of Thrones inspired outfitsUnlike those in notoriously violent ...  Visit website

Houston Zoo's leopard cubs who just want to snuggle up to their teddy bear

The cubs were born earlier this year but these are the first images of the pairThey are the first ever clouded leopards born at Houston ...  Visit website

Venomous Keesingia gigas jellyfish 'size of human arm' found off Australian coast

A giant jellyfish has been found off the coast of Western AustraliaCalled Keesingia gigas it is as long as a human arm, but other members ...  Visit website

Sun rises over misty Peak District as miles of rolling hills are shrouded in fog

Temperatures dipped as low as 2C in Northern Ireland and 3C in Derbyshire Peak District early this morningFriday will see some coastal showers in ...  Visit website

Do YOU suffer from 'Retired Husband Syndrome'? Women feel stressed and depressed once men give up work

Experts claim women with RHS suffer from stress, depression and insomnia Chances of developing the syndrome increase a year after husbands retire RHS affects women who worked as well as housewivesStudy focused ...  Visit website

ISIS beheads missing American journalist James Wright Foley

Photojournalist James Wright Foley has been beheaded by ISIS forces He went missing in Syria in 2012 while working for GlobalPost news agencyISIS posted extremely ...  Visit website

Peta releases video of circus elephant that was shot dead while on rampage 20 years ago

Elephant Tyke ran amok in Hawaii in 1994, killing her trainer and injuring 13Peta has released harrowing footage of the rampage 20 years onThe animal ...  Visit website

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