MP: Twitter must block racist words

Racist words should be blocked by Twitter, a Labour MP who was a victim of online anti-Semitism has said.

Russian bear 'will not be chained'

David Cameron has warned Vladimir Putin to heed the "lessons" of Russia's aggression in Ukraine after the president vowed to keep defying the West.

Salmond hints at Labour vote deal

Alex Salmond has hinted that the SNP would be prepared to set aside the convention that its MPs do not vote on laws that only affect England in ...

People unaware of disability scheme

Substantial numbers of disabled people are missing out on government support to help them work, MPs have found.

100 daily attempts to sneak into UK

Immigrants have made around 100 bids a day to illegally enter Britain, official figures have revealed.

US stocks surge for second day

The Dow Jones industrial average had its biggest surge in three years today, rising sharply for a second day. The US Federal Reserve set off the ...

Jeb Bush to step down from Barclays

Jeb Bush is stepping down from an advisory role with British banking giant Barclays.

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Brain's 'internal compass' revealed

Scientists believe they have found the part of the brain which acts as an "internal compass" and makes some people better at navigating than others.

Trio facing jail over axe death

Three teenagers are facing years behind bars for killing a man in a horrific axe and knife attack in scenes reminiscent of the Hollywood movie The ...

Dalglish to speak on Hillsborough

Former Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish will give evidence at the Hillsborough disaster inquests today.

Torture probe 'betrayed soldiers'

An Iraq war veteran has said a £31m public inquiry was a "betrayal" of British Army soldiers after it found war crimes allegations against them were ...

MP: Twitter must block racist words

Racist words should be blocked by Twitter, a Labour MP who was a victim of online anti-Semitism has said.

Funeral of mother and newborn baby

The funeral of a mother and newborn baby found dead after going missing from a maternity hospital will take place today.

Alice suspect inquest to resume

The inquest is expected to resume today into the death of the prime suspect in the murder of schoolgirl Alice Gross.