HS2: Phase two plans to be outlined

The city of Stoke-on-Trent is expected to miss out when the head of the £50 billion HS2 project outlines plans for phase two of the high-speed rail ...

Driving licence fees to be slashed

Young drivers facing the mounting costs of taking to the road might well breathe a little easier after the Government announced it was slashing the ...

Miliband will win election - Blair

Tony Blair has insisted Ed Miliband "can and will" win the general election after reports that he had expressed doubts at a private meeting.

Hammond condemns Egypt bombing

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has condemned a bombing in Egypt which is thought to have killed at least 26 soldiers.

Fines plan over nuisance calls

Companies that bombard people with nuisance marketing calls will be more likely to face fines of up to £500,000, under Government proposals.

Pocket money rise 'outstrips wages'

Children's pocket money payouts have risen more than twice as fast as their parents' wage increases since the late 1980s, research has found.

Microsoft helps boost US stocks

The US stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note today, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and ...

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Cream guitarist Jack Bruce dies

Jack Bruce, the composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist, died today of liver disease, aged 71.

Miliband will win election - Blair

Tony Blair has insisted Ed Miliband "can and will" win the general election after reports that he had expressed doubts at a private meeting.

Trolls target Queen's first tweet

The Queen has been targeted by Twitter trolls after sending her first royal tweet.

HS2: Phase two plans to be outlined

The city of Stoke-on-Trent is expected to miss out when the head of the £50 billion HS2 project outlines plans for phase two of the high-speed rail ...

Fourth Portsmouth jihadist 'killed'

A fourth jihadist fighter from the same UK city has been killed in Syria, it was reported today.

Gascoigne 'sectioned after binge'

Tottenham Hotspur say they are supporting troubled former star Paul Gascoigne after it was reported he had been placed on an emergency three-day ...

Hammond condemns Egypt bombing

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has condemned a bombing in Egypt which is thought to have killed at least 26 soldiers.