The 24-year-old woman was in the big cat's enclosure when she was mauled and seriously injured at South Lakes Wild Animal Park in Dalton-in-Furness. One of tigers is pictured inside a cage at the park.
Congressional investigators have published a series of internal BP memos which they say proves that the British company systematically and negligently put safety at risk on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in order to increase profits.
Uzbekistan last night closed its borders to refugees fleeing neighbouring Kyrgyzstan as the numbers killed in the ethnic violence spiralled and aid agencies reported fresh allegations of atrocities from the survivors.
Serbia took a significant step towards joining the EU after European foreign ministers relaxed demands for the alleged genocide fugitive Ratko Mladic to be arrested before allowing its membership application to proceed.
President Barack Obama urged the future leaders of the US military to stamp out sexual assault from their ranks, warning that the actions of a few individuals could undermine the strongest force in the world.
Britain and the US upped the ante in an effort to save the Middle East peace process on Friday by bluntly telling Israeli and Palestinian leaders to make "hard decisions" or face losing the chance of a two-state solution.
Angelina Jolie, when writing about her preventive double mastectomy, did not discuss how much her surgeries cost, but she did mention that many women would not be able to afford the $3,000 to $4,000 test that led her to make the decision. What she failed to say was why the test costs so much.
In Greece, the perils of a drawn-out debt crisis are imprinted on its younger population — whose unemployment numbers are soaring — who turn to selling their bodies for money and to a dangerous, cheap new street drug for escape.