Python track tops funeral charts

Frank Sinatra's My Way has been replaced by Monty Python's Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life as the most popular song played at funerals, new ...

21 Nov 2014 12.49am

Motown singer Jimmy Ruffin dies

Motown singer Jimmy Ruffin, whose hits include What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted and Hold On To My Love, has died at the age of 78.

19 Nov 2014 9.05pm

Cosby shows pulled amid sex claims

NBC has scrapped a planned Bill Cosby comedy and US channel TV Land will stop showing reruns of The Cosby Show after another woman came forward ...

20 Nov 2014 12.05pm

Vine stopped for speeding on bike

Radio 2 presenter Jeremy Vine has been stopped for speeding - after he was caught doing 16mph on his bike.

20 Nov 2014 12.04pm

Grieving Charles leaves TV jungle

Craig Charles has left I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! after the sudden death of his brother.

20 Nov 2014 12.49am

Woman escapes blaze through window

A woman has been treated for leg injuries after jumping from a flat window to escape a fire.

21 Nov 2014 11.03am

House price boom spreads across UK

Homes in all of the country's 20 largest cities have seen their values increase by at least 5% annually for the first time in more than a decade, as ...

21 Nov 2014 12.48am

Swinney is Sturgeon's new deputy

Scotland's new First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has appointed Finance Secretary John Swinney as her deputy.

21 Nov 2014 11.03am

Lottery boost for 'honour' victims

A project supporting victims of honour abuse has been awarded almost £800,000 Lottery cash amid a rise in the number of reported cases.

21 Nov 2014 2.03am

New accolade for Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon has been named Scotland's Politician of the Year the day after becoming the country's first female leader.

21 Nov 2014 12.48am

Evans U-turn hailed by opponents

Sheffield United's decision to retract an offer allowing former player and convicted rapist Ched Evans to train with the club has been welcomed by ...

21 Nov 2014 6.46am

Pub bombings victims remembered

Relatives of the victims of one of the worst peacetime terrorist attacks on the British mainland are gathering to remember the 40th anniversary of ...

21 Nov 2014 4.47am

Bed-blockers given a week to leave

A hospital is to tell overstaying patients fit enough to go home they will have seven days to leave or face possible legal action, amid fears of ...

21 Nov 2014 5.46am

Terror threat 'blind spots' warning

British intelligence agencies have "more blind spots" when monitoring potential terrorist threats than five years ago, the country's top anti-terror ...

21 Nov 2014 5.46am

Inquest into woman's hostel death

An inquest will open today into the death of a young woman who, it has been claimed, was killed in an act of cannibalism at a homeless hostel.

21 Nov 2014 4.47am

Japan PM Abe dissolves parliament

Prime minister Shinzo Abe has dissolved the lower house of Japan's parliament, forcing a snap election in an apparent bid to shore up support for his ...

21 Nov 2014 10.05am

Gulf rig blast kills 1, injures 3

An explosion on an offshore oil and gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico has killed one person and injured three.

21 Nov 2014 4.48am

Mass protest over missing students

A largely peaceful march by tens of thousands of people demanding the return of 43 missing Mexican students ended in violence as a small group of ...

21 Nov 2014 9.05am

Police question ashram battle guru

Police have begun questioning an Indian guru after he was arrested at his sprawling ashram with more than 400 followers following a 10-day deadly ...

21 Nov 2014 7.49am

Snowed-in state now facing floods

A deadly snowfall that crippled a US state is finally expected to stop - but people now face the threat of massive flooding as temperatures rise ...

21 Nov 2014 6.47am