BNP expels 'disunity bid' Griffin

The British National Party has expelled former leader Nick Griffin for allegedly "trying to cause disunity" in a bid to destabilise the organisation.

SNP membership trebled since poll

Membership of the SNP has trebled since Scots voted to reject independence almost two weeks ago.

Conference tackles Ebola threat

The international community will gather today in London for a conference to raise awareness about killer virus Ebola.

250,000 more over-65s in work - DWP

Almost 250,000 more people over the age of 65 have stayed in work since the default retirement age was abolished three years ago, according to ...

Begg condemns Muslim 'demonisation'

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg accused the Government of "demonising the Muslim community" as he walked free from jail after terror ...

Homeowners 'have no rate rise plan'

More than half of mortgage holders have no plan in place for how they will cope with interest rate rises, according to research from a ...

US stocks start October with drop

Financial markets have got off to a rough start in October as disappointing economic news and Ebola fears drove stocks lower.

UK

McCanns online abuse dossier probed

A dossier of online abuse directed at the parents of Madeleine McCann is being examined by police.

Pensioner on trial in IED case

A pensioner will go on trial today charged with making an improvised explosive device and possessing firearms with intent to endanger life.

EastEnders cleans up at soap awards

EastEnders was the big winner at the Inside Soap Awards, picking up the prestigious Best Soap gong as well as three other cast prizes.

Rugby coach set for OBE honour

Rugby coach Warren Gatland is among those being honoured at an investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle today.

Funeral due for last Mitford sister

The funeral of the last of the famous Mitford sisters will be held today.

Gang face 'very long time' in jail

A gang of youths convicted of killing a young man with the mental age of nine in a knife-point mugging face years behind bars when they are ...

Cricketer Cairns on perjury charge

Former New Zealand cricket captain Chris Cairns will appear in court to face one count of perjury linked to a libel action he brought in the UK in ...