All-female militia is protecting the Kurdish population from militants – as well as challenging gender roles
Described as a 'temperamental technocrat', the 65-year old leader takes over amid continuing violence
Chief counting officer will announce the Scottish independence referendum result to the world
Jihadists threaten to behead a second British aid worker, who travelled to Syria to help refugees
Aqsa Mahmood went from 'sweet' and 'peaceful' child to the wife of an Islamic State fighter
Promising a 'new Turkey', the former prime minister is yet to silence his critics after over a decade in power
Incoming BNP leader Adam Walker received a suspended jail sentence and a lifetime ban from teaching
Tesco's Philip Clarke replaced by Unilever executive Dave Lewis following worst performance in years
Maverick publisher and poet who planted a forest in Warwickshire
Republican senate candidate Joni Ernst is a 'Mama Grizzly' who wants to make Washington 'squeal'
Pillinger was a real-life rocket scientist, but he also milked cows and performed on Top of the Pops
Has the Hollywood actor 'bitten off more than he can chew' with British human rights barrister?
Two Fat Ladies star led a colourful life, from her ten middle names to illicit sex in the House of Commons
From spice shop owner's son and cleric to ending the global row over Iran's nuclear programme
Abdul Waheed Majeed lived on Martyrs Avenue in former home of Sarah Payne killer Roy Whiting
It wasn't all curls and lollipops: actress was flashed by a producer and nearly murdered on stage
Five things you may not know about Colleen LaRose, the middle-aged jihadist who plotted to kill a Swede
Five things you might not know about Janet Yellen, the woman appointed to run the Federal Reserve
Thorning-Schmidt captured global attention with Obama and Cameron selfie at Mandela's memorial
Hopes for peace talks dashed as ruthless Taliban commander who ordered Malala hit takes charge
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