Police trying to identify the body of a young woman found on Queen Elizabeth II's Sandringham estate say they are focusing on cases of women who have gone missing in recent months.
Irish leprechauns, tea-sipping Britons, Australian ABBA impersonators and the oldest yoga teacher on the planet were just some of the people setting world records Thursday.
Moammar Gadhafi's apparent death from wounds received during the fall of Sirte means a long and complex trial that could have divided Libya and embarrassed Western governments and oil firms will be avoided.
A tent is being set up and party decorations are being delivered to Paul McCartney's house amid speculation that the former Beatle will marry fiancee Nancy Shevell in central London this weekend.
Oil prices edged up toward $86 a barrel on Monday after Hurricane Irene left minimal damage among refineries along the U.S East Coast.
The 12th edition of the concise version also includes cyberbullying and – ugh – mankini.
Thousands of extra police officers on the streets kept a nervous London quiet overnight after three nights of rioting, but looting flared in Manchester and Birmingham