A UK Home Office report says rehabilitation for drug users may be a better alternative to stiff jail sentences.
Kenova Mayor Ric Griffith is a busy man. When he's not running the town or his pharmacy, he has another project AAA a showcase of thousands of hand-carved pumpkins.
A US woman with terminal cancer who released a video saying she planned to kill herself on November 1, has decided she will hold on a little longer before taking her own life.
The Al-Aqsa mosque compound has reopened to Muslims hours after it was closed to calm tempers after Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian accused of trying to kill a far-right Jewish activist.
A US nurse who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Africa has taken a bike ride despite a state order to stay at home in quarantine.
A video that shows a woman being pestered by men on the streets of New York City has gone viral.
A video has emerged of Australian boys as young as six allegedly being brainwashed into the Islamic State.
One sanctuary in China seems to have stumbled on the formula for not only breeding pandas, but returning them to the wild.
A British teacher has pleaded guilty to charges of funding would-be fighters going to Syria and planning to go there himself, but says he does not support the Islamic State group.
There is currently no cure for type 1 diabetes. But with diabetes on the rise, medical experts are working on a range of new approaches.
An Australian Senator is calling for a ban on all burqas, threatening fines and imprisonment for anyone caught wearing one or forcing someone else to.
Orbital Sciences executive vice-president Frank Culbertson is promising to figure out why its Antares rocket failed so spectacularly yesterday.
Zambian Vice President Guy Scott has been named acting leader following the death of President Michael Sata, making him Africa's first white head of state since South Africa's FW de Klerk.
A major mudslide at a tea plantation in Sri Lanka has killed about 100 people, with the victims buried alive, the country's disaster management minister says.
A $2 toll has been proposed for every time you use an Auckland motorway onramp to pay for the reinvention of Auckland's transport system.
Ebola experts are warning China to expect its first case of the disease, as rumours swirl that it has already happened.
A new study shows that cocoa could be the secret to good memory in old age, but there's a catch.
A group of Nigerian schoolgirls who were taken hostage by the militant group Boko Haram say they were forced to fight for them.
There are concerns about the British Prime Minister's security after a jogger was nearly able to knock David Cameron over in the street.
Europe Correspondent Melissa Davies explains the news making headlines in the UK and Europe.
Gia Soriano, a 14-year-old who had been fighting for her life after a fellow high school student shot her in the head in a Friday rampage, has died.
Thousands of dementia suffers are either not getting treatment, or even avoiding proper diagnosis, simply because they fear the stigma that surrounds the disease.
South African state prosecutors will appeal the verdict and five-year jail term handed down to Oscar Pistorius over the killing of his girlfriend last year.
Ban Ki-moon has praised the "selfless" efforts of health workers in Ebola-hit countries, and criticised quarantine restrictions put on those returning home.
Voters in Ukraine have endorsed President Petro Poroshenko's bid to steer away from Russia onto a pro-Western course.
Passengers at a US airport had to restrain a "troubled man" last week after he was seen shouting homophobic comments and assaulting a man.
A fourth young man has been killed from the group of five school friends from Portsmouth who left the English town to fight with the Islamic State in Syria.
There are fears Australians' privacy could be eroded by proposed laws that would allow the Government to collect metadata.
Two teenage US girls are fighting for their lives after they were both shot in the head by a schoolmate during a deadly attack at a Washington state high school.
The president of the PGA, golf's governing body in the US, is now suddenly its former president, after a comment he made on social media got him sacked.
An American nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for a Liberian patient in Texas has been declared free of the virus.
The European Union has, in essence, just raised its rates on Britain. The EU says the UK owes the equivalent of NZ$3.5 billion.
A student has opened fire at a US school, killing another student and injuring several others, police and reports say.
Unseasonal bad weather at Scott Base have delayed the start to New Zealand's science programme in Antarctica.
Canadian police don't believe two attacks on soldiers within a week were linked, and are trying to build a picture of the assailants.
Authorities are considering evacuating a New York doctor's apartment complex after he was taken to hospital with a fever after working in West Africa.
Two suspected extremists who killed Canadian soldiers in shooting and driving rampages followed instructions issued by al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group to the letter.
Dominic Adesanya, 23, was unarmed and quickly apprehended AAA unlike the previous fence-jumper, who made it all the way into the building.
The gunman who killed a soldier and attempted to storm Canada's parliament before being killed was on a terror watch list as a "high risk" suspect.
Australia correspondent Tom McRae takes a look at the big news from Australia this week - Gough Whitlam, the 'Ginger Jihadi' and the Wallabies' new coach.
Video released by the Globe and Mail newspaper shows the moment a gunman opened fire inside Canada's parliament building in Ottawa.
A barrage of shots rang out in Canada's parliament as police squads swarmed in to hunt a gunman who shot a soldier guarding a nearby war memorial then ran inside.
An Australian teenager, nicknamed the 'Ginger Jihadi', has become a spokesman for the Islamic State.
A US military airdrop of weapons meant for Kurdish fighters has fallen into the hands of their jihadist foes near the battleground town of Kobane, a monitor says.
One of two Canadian soldiers hit by a car in an apparent terrorist attack has died of his injuries.
Hong Kong authorities and pro-democracy protest leaders have sat down for talks aimed at ending weeks of rallies that have paralysed the city's streets.
As Oscar Pistorius begins his five-year jail sentence for shooting dead his girlfriend, his family says he will "embrace this opportunity to pay back to society".
A woman has been found dead beneath a fallen tree in London as the tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo brought high winds and travel disruption to Britain.
Prince William's wife Kate has made her first public appearance since her second pregnancy was announced as she welcomed Singaporean President Tony Tan to Britain.
South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for killing his girlfriend on Valentine's Day last year.
Campbell Live's own cricket capable reporter, Ali Ikram, headed to Christchurch to take on Scotland.
Gough Whitlam - the only Australian Prime Minister to be dismissed from office by a Governor-General - has died this morning at the age of 98.
Oscar Pistorius' brother and sister have given a string of television interviews ahead of the athlete's sentencing for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders have angrily denied claims by the city's chief executive that protests are being orchestrated by "external forces".
Turkey says it is now assisting Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters to cross its borders to join Syrian Kurdish forces battling jihadists for the Syrian town of Kobane.
Police in the US state of Indiana say a man taken into custody has begun telling them the locations of multiple bodies.
The World Health Organisation has declared Nigeria officially Ebola-free, after 42 days without any new confirmed cases of the deadly virus.
Cargo vessels in one of the United States' busiest shipping lanes are being paid a bonus to slow down and avoid whales.
A 100-year-old personal notebook has been found frozen near Scott's Hut in Antarctica.
With daily reports about the fight against the Islamic State, what's often lost is stories about those who are living in the crossfire.