VIDEO: World’s oldest woman is 114

The world’s oldest woman has officially been named as Misao Okawa, who is 114 years old and lives in the western Japanese city of Osaka.

Hagel sworn in as defence secretary

Chuck Hagel is sworn in as the new US defence secretary, a day after the Senate approved his appointment following a bruising nomination battle.

VIDEO: Dead Man Down premiere held in LA

Actor Colin Farrell and and director Niels Arden Oplev were among those who walked the red carpet in Los Angeles on Tuesday night for the world premiere of Dead Man Down.

VIDEO: Petula Clark’s new version of Downtown

Singer and actress Petula Clark’s career has spanned seven decades, but she shows no signs of slowing down and is returning to the spotlight with a new album, Lost in You.