Volleyball protester freed on bail

An Iranian-British woman jailed for trying to attend a men's volleyball game in Iran has been released on bail, her family said.

Terror threat on rise: Hogan-Howe

Security services have foiled "four or five" terrorist plots this year and the threat is increasing, Britain's top policeman has warned.

Boyack has tax move 'reservations'

One of the candidates to become the new leader of Scottish Labour has expressed "reservations" about the full devolution of income tax powers to ...

Tebbit criticises PM's EU stance

The Prime Minister has not handled misgivings among the public over Britain's relationship with the European Union in a "sensible way", a Tory peer ...

Abuse claims 'tip of the iceberg'

The allegations of child sex abuse at public institutions that have emerged so far are just the "tip of the iceberg", Theresa May has warned.

Labour 'culturally adrift' - Lammy

A senior Labour backbencher has warned that the party is "culturally adrift" from its own core supporters in the wake of the snobbery row.

Gum companies urged to aid clean-up

Chewing gum manufacturers must help pay the multimillion-pound bill for cleaning up discarded pieces, councils have said.

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New probe into death of Christina

A new inquiry is to be held into the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old girl on a bus on her way to school.

'Alarm bells ringing' in A&E wards

Concerns have been raised over delays in the publication of reports expected to highlight the pressure hospitals in England are facing this winter.

Winkleman welcomed back on Strictly

Claudia Winkleman received a warm welcome and managed to hold off the tears as she returned to presenting Strictly Come Dancing.

Band Aid 30 storms to top spot

Band Aid 30's Do They Know It's Christmas? - which features a host of stars - stormed to the top of the singles chart today.

Volleyball protester freed on bail

An Iranian-British woman jailed for trying to attend a men's volleyball game in Iran has been released on bail, her family said.

British player wins Scrabble title

A British Scrabble champion today clinched the world title when he won a best-of-five showdown against a US opponent by three games to one.

Kidman relishing villain's role

Oscar-winning beauty Nicole Kidman was among the stars to brave the pouring rain at the premiere of Paddington the movie today.