Nokia profits rise on handsets sale

Telecommunications and wireless equipment maker Nokia saw its shares surge on Thursday after it reported higher profits and an improved earnings ...

City downgrades hit easyJet shares

Budget airline easyJet was counting the cost of unrest and political tensions affecting Israel, Egypt and Russia after its latest trading update ...

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Children trying smoking 'at lowest'

The number of children trying cigarettes has dipped to the lowest level on record, new figures suggest.

Hammond calls for Gaza ceasefire

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has called for a swift ceasefire between Israel and Hamas as he joined international diplomatic efforts to end the ...

Lorry speed limit change welcomed

The AA has welcomed a Government decision to raise the speed limit for lorries on rural roads from 40mph to 50mph.

More poor teenagers apply for uni

Rising numbers of poorer teenagers are planning to go to university, but they are still half as likely to apply as their richer peers, new figures ...

Sea rescue caught on camera

The daring rescue of a drowning boy from a dangerous rip current off a Cornish beach has been captured on camera.

Watching TV 'causes guilty feeling'

It is something we all secretly suspected, and there is probably a TV programme to tell you all about it - scientists have discovered that slumping ...

Prison 'is unsafe and violent'

A prison has been described as unsafe with high levels of violence by a report.