Singer Lynsey de Paul dies at 64

Singer-songwriter Lynsey de Paul, who scored top 10 hits, wrote TV themes and represented the UK at the Eurovision Song Contest, has died at the age ...

2 Oct 2014 11.04am

Caine hailed 'greatest movie actor'

Sir Michael Caine was hailed as the "greatest movie actor" Britain has produced as stars gathered to celebrate his career at London's Albert Hall.

1 Oct 2014 8.49pm

EastEnders cleans up at soap awards

EastEnders was the big winner at the Inside Soap Awards, picking up the prestigious Best Soap gong as well as three other cast prizes.

2 Oct 2014 1.49am

Chetna latest to exit Bake Off

Fashion designer Chetna Makan has failed to make the cut with Great British Bake Off judges as viewers saw her eliminated from the show.

2 Oct 2014 1.49am

Actress J-Law 'best-dressed woman'

Hollywood star Jennifer Lawrence has topped a list of the world's best-dressed women.

2 Oct 2014 1.49am

Funds boost Peter Pan 'house' plan

New funds have been secured to restore a house and garden said to have inspired the Peter Pan story and turn it into "Neverland".

2 Oct 2014 5.03pm

Lib Dems want MacAskill replaced

Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has called for the Justice Secretary to be replaced.

2 Oct 2014 3.04pm

SNP celebrate 15-point poll lead

More than two-fifths of voters intend to back the SNP at the next Holyrood election compared with little more than a quarter for Labour, a poll ...

2 Oct 2014 5.03pm

'Part-time' Salmond slammed on NHS

Alex Salmond has been branded a "part-time" First Minister as he was challenged by Labour to "get back to work" in the wake of the referendum defeat ...

2 Oct 2014 3.04pm

Salmond hails police firearms move

Police Scotland should be applauded for listening to the public in its u-turn over armed police, the First Minister has insisted.

2 Oct 2014 3.04pm

Woman cleared of mother murder bid

A love-struck woman has been cleared of trying to kill her mother by poisoning her diet coke in a plot inspired by a storyline in Breaking Bad.

2 Oct 2014 5.06pm

Runaway teenager 'a normal girl'

A 17-year-old girl feared to be on her way to Syria to join extremists gave no sign that she had become radicalised, a community leader has said.

2 Oct 2014 3.06pm

PM upbeat about Clacton contest

The Prime Minister insisted the Conservatives can fight off the challenge from Ukip defector Douglas Carswell as he joined the campaign trail in ...

2 Oct 2014 4.21pm

Morrisons makes price match move

Morrisons has become the first of the big four supermarkets to pledge a price match guarantee against discounters Aldi and Lidl in the latest ...

2 Oct 2014 3.06pm

Legal move over George 'photo bid'

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have started legal action against a photographer amid reports that he tried to take a picture of Prince George in a ...

2 Oct 2014 3.06pm

'Drugs boss' held in seafood diner

Hector Beltran Leyva, the purported head of a feared drug gang allegedly run by his family, became the fourth brother to fall when soldiers grabbed ...

2 Oct 2014 3.07pm

US Secret Service chief quits role

The director of the US Secret Service has resigned in the face of revelations of security breaches and an erosion of confidence over the safety of ...

2 Oct 2014 6.48am

Seven dead as bomb rips through bus

A bomb has ripped through a minibus in north-western Pakistan, killing at least seven passengers.

2 Oct 2014 1.05pm

15 dead in explosives factory blast

Fifteen people have been confirmed dead in a blast at an explosives decommissioning factory in north-western Bulgaria.

2 Oct 2014 8.48am

Surfer loses arm in shark attack

A man has had part of his arm torn off by a suspected great white shark while surfing off the coast of Western Australia, officials said.

2 Oct 2014 6.48am