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Ronson celebrates chart-topping run

A stunned Mark Ronson is celebrating his seventh week at the top of the UK's official singles chart.

1 Feb 2015 9.26pm

Joanne Froggatt looks for evil role

Actress Joanne Froggatt, who plays kind-hearted maid Anna Bates in Downton Abbey, wants to get her teeth in to an evil character.

1 Feb 2015 1.07pm

Simon Cowell hypnotised - by a dog

Showbiz supremo Simon Cowell was left feeling rather "ruff" after he was hypnotised during a Britain's Got Talent audition - by a dog.

1 Feb 2015 7.10pm

Anita Dobson to play Elizabeth I

Former EastEnders actress Anita Dobson has swapped the Queen Vic for Queen Elizabeth for a new BBC three-part series.

1 Feb 2015 3.51pm

Dornan hopes Grey role is passable

Fifty Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan has said he hopes to be "the closest thing" to the Christian Grey imagined by novelist EL James.

1 Feb 2015 3.51pm

Scottish climber dies on Andes peak

A Scottish climber has died after falling ill while attempting to scale a mountain in the Andes.

1 Feb 2015 9.23pm

One feared dead following blaze

It is feared that one person has died while another has been injured in a large building fire.

1 Feb 2015 3.46pm

Man arrested over sexual assault

A man has been arrested over a sexual assault on a young woman.

1 Feb 2015 3.46pm

Police boss seeks expenses clarity

The chairman of the Scottish Police Authority (SPA) is to "seek clarity" from the Scottish Government after it emerged that he claimed expenses and ...

1 Feb 2015 3.46pm

Police hunt petrol station robber

Police are hunting a robber who held up a petrol station.

1 Feb 2015 3.46pm

'Relief' as Egypt deports reporter

The deportation of Al-Jazeera and ex-BBC journalist Peter Greste from Egypt after 400 days in prison has been greeted as a "welcome relief" by ...

1 Feb 2015 9.26pm

George tipped for marathon debut

Little Prince George may be being eyed up to run the London Marathon one day, so that his parents and uncle do not have to do it, Prince Harry joked ...

1 Feb 2015 7.11pm

'Danger' landslip closes rail line

Rail passengers will face at least a week of disruption after a major landslip left around 350,000 tonnes of earth dangerously close to a railway ...

1 Feb 2015 9.26pm

Body identified as missing mother

A body discovered in a lake has been formally identified as missing mother-of-four Samantha Henderson.

1 Feb 2015 9.26pm

Search called off for ashes man

The coastguard has called off the search for a man who is missing at sea after he was caught by a large wave as he reportedly spread his sister's ...

1 Feb 2015 7.11pm

Brazil beauty loser snatches crown

A Brazilian beauty pageant took a bizarre turn when the first runner-up snatched the crown off the winner of the Miss Amazonas contest, refusing to ...

1 Feb 2015 7.10pm

Jordan renews hostage swap offer

Jordan has renewed an offer to swap an al Qaida prisoner for a fighter pilot held captive by the Islamic State group, a day after a video purportedly ...

1 Feb 2015 3.52pm

France backs Greece in debt bid

France's Socialist government has offered support for Greece's efforts to renegotiate debt for its huge bailout plan, amid renewed fears about ...

1 Feb 2015 5.24pm

Egypt deports reporter Peter Greste

Al-Jazeera English reporter Peter Greste has left Egypt after the president approved his deportation following more than a year behind bars in a ...

1 Feb 2015 5.24pm

13 troops killed in Ukraine clashes

Ukraine says 13 of its servicemen have been killed and 20 injured in fighting with Russia-backed separatist forces over the past 24 hours.

1 Feb 2015 3.52pm