Zayn suffers Palestine tweet abuse

One Direction singer Zayn Malik has received a backlash of abusive messages after he posted a Twitter message in support of Palestine.

28 Jul 2014 7.02pm

Tulisa 'felt her life was over'

Former X-Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos said she became "a paranoid wreck" and felt her life was over after being caught up in a cocaine sting, ...

28 Jul 2014 7.01am

Krusty rapped for foul-mouthed rant

Simpsons character Krusty The Clown upset viewers by swearing at a time when children were likely to be watching the show, prompting complaints to ...

28 Jul 2014 2.04pm

Video: North-east Game of Thrones star talks about 'colossal' success of show at Comic Con

NORTH-EAST actress and Game of Thrones star Rose Leslie took to the red carpet at this year's Comic Con

BBC 'failed' over Clarkson remark

The BBC's Top Gear has been ruled to have breached Ofcom's broadcasting rules over a "racial" term used by Jeremy Clarkson.

28 Jul 2014 12.02pm

Undecided 'more likely to vote Yes'

Undecided voters are more likely to back independence, but not in high enough numbers to win a Yes vote in the referendum, according to new research.

28 Jul 2014 6.02pm

Weightlifter faces sex attack trial

A Commonwealth Games weightlifter will go on trial this week accused of sexual assault.

28 Jul 2014 2.02pm

Discharge fine for Scottish Water

Scottish Water has been fined for discharging chemicals into a burn where hundreds of dead fish were found.

28 Jul 2014 4.03pm

New Games high for golden Scots

Team Scotland is celebrating after breaking its previous Commonwealth Games record to clinch 12 golds.

28 Jul 2014 4.03pm

Jury out over disabled boy's death

A jury has retired to consider its verdict in the trial of a man charged with the manslaughter of his 12-year-old son who suffered "catastrophic ...

28 Jul 2014 3.02pm

MP Ruffley to stand down in 2015

A Tory MP who apologised after receiving a police caution for domestic assault involving his former partner will stand down at the 2015 general ...

28 Jul 2014 8.02pm

Lloyds fined £218m over Libor

State-backed Lloyds Banking Group was today fined £218 million after it admitted "shocking" rate rigging practices, including ripping off the Bank ...

28 Jul 2014 3.03pm

New Civil Service CEO role outlined

The new head of the Civil Service will focus on cost cutting and "transformational change" and will be paid up to £200,000, it has been announced.

28 Jul 2014 7.02pm

Cancer cash fraud woman faces jail

An NHS worker is facing jail over a fraud that saw hundreds of thousands of pounds meant for vital cancer drugs fleeced from a world renowned ...

28 Jul 2014 4.04pm

UK troops in Nato show of strength

More than 1,300 British troops are to take part in a major Nato exercise in Eastern Europe in a further show of strength by the Western alliance in ...

28 Jul 2014 4.04pm

Students tell of ferry sinking

South Korean students who survived April's deadly Sewol ferry disaster have said they were repeatedly ordered by loudspeaker to stay in the sinking ...

28 Jul 2014 3.04pm

Wildfire brought under control

Fire officials are optimistic they may soon have the upper hand on a wildfire burning near vineyards in Northern California that has led to ...

28 Jul 2014 11.05am

Jet's black boxes arrive in France

The two black boxes from the Algerian passenger jet that went down in Mali last week, killing all 118 aboard, have arrived in France for analysis.

28 Jul 2014 2.05pm

EU clears Apple's deal for Beats

The European Union's antitrust authority has cleared Apple's 3 billion US dollar deal to buy Beats Electronics, which makes headphones and offers ...

28 Jul 2014 1.04pm

Police fail to reach crash site

Fighting has stopped an international police team from reaching the crash site of a Malaysian Airlines plane for a second day running.

28 Jul 2014 1.04pm