Cameron warning after Syriza win

The victory of anti-austerity party Syriza in Greece's election will "increase economic uncertainty across Europe", David Cameron has warned.

BA owner near deal for Aer Lingus

The owner of British Airways today appeared to be on the brink of a major breakthrough in its £1 billion pursuit of Dublin-based carrier Aer Lingus.

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Chief fire officer faces rape trial

A chief fire officer is due to stand trial today accused of raping a woman.

Redmayne win may mean Oscar success

Eddie Redmayne has beaten favourite Michael Keaton at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, a ceremony widely thought to herald Oscar success.

C of E greets first woman bishop

The Church of England's first female bishop will be consecrated today.

Aer Lingus mulls £1bn takeover bid

Aer Lingus has confirmed it is considering a sweetened takeover offer worth £1 billion from the owner of British Airways.

SSE cuts gas prices, extends freeze

Energy supplier SSE is to reduce household gas prices by 4.1% on April 30 before extending its energy price freeze until at least July 2016.

Murder suspect found dead in cell

An alleged killer accused of murdering two pensioners has been found dead in his prison cell in a suspected suicide.

Abbott defends Philip knighthood

The Australian prime minister has defended his decision to honour the Duke of Edinburgh with a knighthood, despite a social media backlash in which ...