Philip Seymour Hoffman died from cocktail of legal and illegal drugs – Philip Seymour Hoffman died of an accidental drug overdose with a cocktail of legal and illegal substances in his system, according to the New York Medical Examiner’s office. The … Read More

Shinawatra to miss anti-graft hearing – The News International

The News InternationalPrime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is fighting for her political survival as pressure mounts on several fronts — in the streets, the courts and from the National Anti-Corruption Commission. … Read More

A 270m asteroid has swung past Earth almost exactly a year after a meteor burst … – days after the anniversary of the Chelyabinsk meteor that injured 1,000 when the spectacular fireball burst over Russia, a massive asteroid has flashed past Earth. The trajectory of the … Read More

Scotland could join EU 18 months after independence vote, says Sturgeon – The Guardian

The GuardianScotland can become independent from the UK legally and become a member of the European Union within 18 months of voting for independence in March 2016, the Scottish deputy … Read More

Gravity wins Bafta for best British film – BBC News

BBC NewsIt was also honoured for visual effects, cinematography, best sound and original music. Alfonso Cuaron also won best director. 12 Years a Slave won best film with its star … Read More

‘Lego Movie’ stars fall to pieces in adorable blooper reel — VIDEO – Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment WeeklyIf you’ve already seen The Lego Movie once (or twice, or three times — no judgement here, we understand), we have something new for you: A blooper reel from … Read More

Ukraine lawmakers approve bill offering protesters amnesty amid opposition … – Fox News

Fox NewsUkraine’s parliament on Wednesday passed a measure offering amnesty to those arrested in two months of protests, but only if demonstrators vacate most of the buildings they occupy. The … Read More

Ukraine crisis: MPs to vote on scrapping anti-protest law – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s parliament is expected to vote on plans to scrap a new anti-protest law in a special session called over the ongoing unrest in the country. President Viktor Yanukovych … Read More

Rafael Nadal v Grigor Dimitrov: Australian Open 2014 – live! – The Guardian

The GuardianRafael Nadal will inflict extreme pain on this ball very shortly. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images. Live. Sort by: Latest first; Oldest first. Auto update: On; Off. Updates: 2.37pm AEST. … Read More

Thailand unrest: Behind Bangkok protest barricade – BBC News

BBC NewsThai demonstrators remain on the streets on the fourth day of what they say is an attempt to shutdown the capital, Bangkok. The protesters want Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra … Read More

Woolwich: How did Michael Adebolajo become a killer? – BBC News

BBC NewsThe two men who killed Fusilier Lee Rigby in Woolwich have been convicted of murder and now face life in prison. Their journey towards violence is still being unravelled. … Read More