News Australian Open 2018: Angelique Kerber thrashes Madison Keys to reach semis 2018-01-24T01:28:00.000000000+00:00 Two-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber thrashes Madison Keys to reach the Australian Open semi-finals. Ursula K Le Guin: US fantasy author dies at home in Oregon 2018-01-24T01:16:56.000000000+00:00 She melded dragons and wizards with spaceships to tackle earth-bound issues of gender and class. Hundreds of cases dropped over evidence disclosure failings 2018-01-24T01:08:02.000000000+00:00 More than 900 cases were dropped last year due to a failure to disclose evidence, figures reveal. Kentucky school shooting: Two teenagers dead and 17 injured 2018-01-24T01:01:48.000000000+00:00 Two 15-year-olds, a boy and a girl, were killed in the attack and another 15-year-old is in custody. Antarctica's Weddell Sea 'deserves protected status' 2018-01-24T00:40:36.000000000+00:00 Scientists have called for special status to protect coral, penguins and other wildlife in Antarctica. Ikea boss says it pays fair share of tax 2018-01-24T00:38:19.000000000+00:00 The head of Ikea Group says the flatpack furniture retailer paid 25% tax last year. Car insurance premiums rise for nine successive quarters 2018-01-24T00:37:19.000000000+00:00 Car insurance premiums have risen each quarter since the end of 2015, says the insurance industry. 'Growing problem' of addiction to prescription drugs probed 2018-01-24T00:37:16.000000000+00:00 A review into the "growing problem" of prescription drug addiction in England is launched. Commonwealth Games 2018: Wales name 11-year-old Anna Hursey in squad 2018-01-24T00:03:30.000000000+00:00 Wales name 11-year-old table tennis player Anna Hursey among 93 athletes announced for the Commonwealth Games. US senator to be first to have baby in office 2018-01-23T23:49:20.000000000+00:00 Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth is expecting her second daughter in April, making Senate history.