Electronic artist James Blake has won this year’s Barclaycard Mercury Prize with his second album, Overgrown.
New York City Council has voted to raise the minimum age for buying cigarettes from 18 to 21.
A rarely seen Neapolitan collection of sumptuous jewellery, hidden away for centuries and estimated to be more valuable than England’s crown jewels, opened in Rome on Tuesday.
A test that identifies seven classes of breast cancer could be available within two years, say UK scientists.
Turkey has opened an underwater railway tunnel linking Europe and Asia, and the two sides of Istanbul, realizing a plan initially proposed by an Ottoman sultan about 150 years ago.
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The adult-themed crime game, Grand Theft Auto 5, has won the top prize at the Golden Joystick awards.