Italian authorities are looking into allegations of money laundering in the Vatican's bank, adding to the Roman Catholic Church's recent woes over sex-abuse scandals.
Jacobite Highlander reenactors charge towards photographers during a media event for the forthcoming Battle of Prestonpans reenactment, in Prestonpans, Scotland, on Tuesday. The battle took place in 1745 where Bonnie Prince Charlie (Prince Charles Edward Stuart) and his army of Jacobite Highlanders defeated the British government troops led by Sir John Cope.
Pope terror plot allegedly involved five street cleaners who were picked up by police before dawn Friday in London. A sixth individual, implicated by authorities in the pope terror plot, was arrested later in the day.
A worker releases two red parrot cichlid fish in a tank in a fish farm in Pingtung, Taiwan, on Thursday.
Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Britain today for the first papal trip there since 1982. The visit is clouded by recent sex-abuse scandals and is being met with a distinct lack of reverence.
Pope Benedict XVI is making his first papal trip to Britain, beginning Thursday. Britons interviewed expressed a range of emotions about Pope Benedict XVI and his visit, ranging from anger to indifference.
'Centurion' is set in 2nd-century Britain where a Roman legion finds itself hunted by a band of vicious warriors bent on their demise.
The release of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbasit al-Megrahi, the Libyan agent convicted in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, has rekindled conspiracy theories that he was innocent. Investigators say they can only scratch their heads.
Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods officially divorced Monday. 'We are sad that our marriage is over and we wish each other the very best for the future,' Woods and Elin Nordegren said in a joint statement released by their lawyers.
Fidel Castro is showcasing a theory that the shadowy Bilderberg Group has become a kind of global government, controlling not only international politics and economics, but even culture.