Flybe hails turnaround progress

Regional airline Flybe said its planes are now three-quarters full on average after it ditched loss-making routes and stepped up fare promotions.

TalkTalk boosts Sky tie-up

TalkTalk Telecom joined forces with Sky today to beef up its offer of on-demand sports television in the latest stage of the pair's battle with BT.

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Allergy blamed for pupil's death

A school pupil has died while on a trip to Tanzania after suffering a "severe allergic reaction".

Man held in Claudia Lawrence probe

Police investigating the disappearance of chef Claudia Lawrence have arrested a 46-year-old man on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.

Howard says let people die at home

Hospitals are not always good at recognising or dealing with people who are terminally ill, former Conservative party leader Michael Howard said, ...

US authors make Booker longlist

David Mitchell, David Nicholls and past winner Howard Jacobson are in the running for this year's Man Booker Prize, as its new global embrace gives ...

Ex-Ukip MEP faces misconduct charge

A former Ukip MEP has been charged with money laundering and misconduct in public office after an inquiry into her expense claims.

Wage growth signal over rate rise

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has signalled that Britain's faltering wage growth is to have an increasingly important bearing on when ...

MP apologises for Gaza rocket tweet

Liberal Democrat MP David Ward has issued what the party described as a "categorical apology", after posting a tweet suggesting that he might be ...