General Election 2015: UKIP leader Nigel Farage accused of homophobia 'after video shows him using w...

General Election 2015: UKIP leader Nigel Farage accused of homophobia 'after video shows him using w...

The video from July 2001 shows Mr Farage cracking a joke about the death of a man at TV star Michael Barrymore's house, which had happened four months earlier



UK candidates: Google Doodle marks 2015 general election day as voters head to the polls

UK candidates: Google Doodle marks 2015 general election day as voters head to the polls

The colourful doodle contains a ballot box decked out like the Union Flag, with an X marking the ballot paper about to be dropped into the box

Today in Movie Culture: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Easter Eggs, Orson Welles Turns 100 and More

Today in Movie Culture: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Easter Eggs, Orson Welles Turns 100 and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Some leftovers from Star Wars Day include the following version of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer made out of paper (via Film School Rejects):   And here's another take on the Fo

Obese kids face stigma, flunk school: European research

Obese kids face stigma, flunk school: European research

Prague (AFP) - Obese children are far less likely to finish school than peers of normal weight, according to European research Thursday which also highlighted body image problems in kids as young as six.And these problems are likely to become bigger and bigger as the waistlines of European children

Prince Harry meeting public in Sydney

Prince Harry meeting public in Sydney

PRINCE Harry is meeting the public at the Sydney Opera House as he wraps up his month-long deployment with the ADF.

Record Set for Global Carbon Dioxide Levels

Record Set for Global Carbon Dioxide Levels

Global carbon concentrations in the atmosphere reached a record level in March, U.S. government statistics showed. For the first time since the government started tracking carbon dioxide in the atmosphere around the world, the monthly global average surpassed 400 parts per million. Carbon

Australian budget targets pensioners

Australian budget targets pensioners

Next week's Australian budget will give more money to pensioners on modest incomes but cut benefits for wealthier retirees, says the government.

The Chicago Fire Spinoff, Chicago Med, Will Hit Your TV Next Season

The Chicago Fire Spinoff, Chicago Med, Will Hit Your TV Next Season

There’s good news on the horizon for fans of Dick Wolf’s Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D.. NBC has ordered the next spinoff in the franchise, Chicago Med to series just a few weeks after we began seeing the hospital staff on the small screen.

Western Morning News published Leaders make final last ditch plea as hung parliament looms

Western Morning News published Leaders make final last ditch plea as hung parliament looms

As the clock counts down to the opening of the polls tomorrow, the main party leaders closed a frenetic eve-of-election campaign push with desperate appeals for support. And final opinion polls showed the UK remaining on course for another hung parliament. David Cameron said the way voters cast th

Shares in Asia down following US lead

Shares in Asia down following US lead

Shares in Asia are down on Thursday following US markets which closed lower after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen expressed concerns over the valuations of US shares.

Man released over Davison murder

Man released over Davison murder

A 41-year-old man arrested by police investigating the murder of Gerard 'Jock' Davison is released unconditionally. A 27-year-old man has now been arrested.

UK goes to polls in general election

UK goes to polls in general election

Millions of people are set to cast their votes in the UK general election with council seats across England also up for grabs.

Lusitania sinking to be marked

Lusitania sinking to be marked

The centenary of the sinking of the British ship Lusitania, which led to the deaths of about 1,200 people, is to be commemorated later.

Tipu Sultan South Shields shooting one month on detectives say they are closing in on killer

Tipu Sultan South Shields shooting one month on detectives say they are closing in on killer

The much-loved father-of-two from Sunderland was shot dead outside his family's takeaway one month ago on Thursday

Linfield confirm withdrawal from 2015 Setanta Sports Cup

Linfield confirm withdrawal from 2015 Setanta Sports Cup

The Irish League side have turned down an invitation to play in this season's cross-border competition to concentrate on pre-season

Late Mail: Boyd to play for Broncos

Late Mail: Boyd to play for Broncos

QUEENSLAND Origin veteran Darius Boyd will make his long-awaited return from injury for Brisbane on Friday night.

Cowan appeal: Carmody in spotlight again

Cowan appeal: Carmody in spotlight again

HEARING scheduled as Court of Appeal considers whether all judges who heard appeal for Daniel Morcombe’s convicted killer should be at a hearing seeking to disqualify Chief Justice Tim Carmody for bias.

Funk great Errol Brown dies at 71

Funk great Errol Brown dies at 71

JAMAICAN-BORN singer Errol Brown, lead singer of the British soul band Hot Chocolate, has died from liver cancer at the age of 71.

Hockey will remain treasurer, PM says

Hockey will remain treasurer, PM says

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott insists Joe Hockey will remain treasurer even if the government's second budget fails to win over voters.

Taylor denies book race claims

Taylor denies book race claims

Graham Taylor has denied claims that the Football Association tried to cap the number of black players when he was in charge of the England team.

Abbott: Hockey is here to stay

Abbott: Hockey is here to stay

TONY Abbott says Joe Hockey won’t be sacked if the Budget is a flop and that all ministers involved in the decision making need to be held responsible.

PM offers to cough up again for tunnel

PM offers to cough up again for tunnel

A NEW $5.5 billion road and tunnel that would provide an alternative to the West Gate Bridge is likely to get federal funding if the project’s business case stacks up.

Ontario-wide review underway into use of force by police officers

Ontario-wide review underway into use of force by police officers

Days after the second police-involved shooting in Waterloo Region in less than a month, the group overseeing Waterloo Regional Police learned that the local police organization is part of a province-wide review looking at when and how police officers use force.

B.C. Securities Commission warning about too-good-to-be true offer

B.C. Securities Commission warning about too-good-to-be true offer

The B.C. Securities Commission is warning potential investors about companies associated with a man who is offering economically impossible returns.

Great Scott! Christopher Lloyd responds to '88' and 'Back to the Future' coincidence

Great Scott! Christopher Lloyd responds to '88' and 'Back to the Future' coincidence

In his new film "88," Christopher Lloyd noticed the number in the film's title is the same speed in miles per hour that the "Back to the Future" time machine had to hit.

Florida fugitive won't fight extradition after 55 years on the run

A fugitive who had been on the lam since walking away from a prison farm in 1959 won't fight his extradition back to Ohio after his arrest in Florida.

Alberta NDP victory proves need to unite the right: Danielle Smith

Former Alberta Wildrose Party leader Danielle Smith says Tuesday's historic NDP win is proof she was right to try to merge her party with the Progressive Conservatives.

The shooting that never happened: RNC say man lied about George Street incident

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary has arrested and charged a man who filed a complaint over the weekend that he had been shot in the hand by an unknown man on George Street.

Read the Revealing Texts Between Pats' Alleged Deflaters

Among the most incriminating Deflate-Gate evidence against the New England Patriots is a series of text messages between two team workers.

Israel's Netanyahu Makes Deal to Form Coalition Government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday signed an agreement with the far-right Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett to make a coalition government, 90 minutes before a midnight deadline, sources told NBC News.

Shop 'not broken', says Woolies chair

Woolworths is not a broken business, chairman Ralph Waters says, amid lans to overhaul supermarkets operator

U.K. election going down to the wire, polls show

David Cameron's Conservatives and Ed Miliband's Labour Party are neck-and-neck in the polls. Will either be able to stitch together a majority government after Thursday's vote? Polls analyst Eric Grenier looks at the latest numbers.

Tom Brady Was "Aware" Footballs Were Deflated, Says NFL Report

Tom Brady was likely "aware of the inappropriate activities" involving the deflated footballs from last season, according to a new bombshell NFL released on Wednesday. And there's way more!

After Lok Sabha nod to GST bill focus on overall prices revenues

The passage of the Constitution Amendment Bill to introduce a countrywide goods and services tax GST in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday has now shifted the focus on the tax rate and its implication on overall prices and revenues for states

'Shawshank prisoner' on the run for 56 years

IN A case of life imitating art a convict once jailed at the prison used to film The Shawshank Redemption has been captured after 56 years on the run.

New $435,000 luxury car lands Turkey's religious head in hot water

    ANKARA — Turkey’s top religious authority is in hot water over the purchase of a new car. Mehmet Görmez head of the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) has rid himself of a $435,000, a Mercedes S500 luxury sedan. According to Hurriyet

UK politicians in final pitch for power before election

  A combination picture shows Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon, top left, Opposition Labour leader Ed Miliband, top right, British Prime Minister and leader of the Conservatives David Cameron, bottom left, and Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick