One Direction hit Spotify milestone

One Direction have joined a select group of stars to have had their music played more than a billion times on streaming service Spotify.

25 Nov 2014 8.05pm

Jolie to attend Unbroken premiere

Angelina Jolie will attend the premiere of her new film Unbroken in London's Leicester Square tonight.

25 Nov 2014 8.05pm

Cosby philanthropy under scrutiny

US comedian and actor Bill Cosby's record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image - but the ...

25 Nov 2014 12.06pm

Aikman welcomes care costs pledge

The First Minister's pledge to crack down on councils over social care charging has been welcomed by motor neurone disease (MND) campaigner Gordon ...

26 Nov 2014 7.37pm

Sturgeon programme targets fairness

Nicola Sturgeon has promised action to tackle inequality, "radical" land reform and new measures to crack down on human trafficking and domestic ...

26 Nov 2014 5.19pm

Stop-and-search warning issued

The use of stop-and-search powers by Police Scotland could be open to challenge under the European Convention on Human Rights, a legal expert has ...

26 Nov 2014 6.19pm

Projector 'ignited' art school fire

The blaze which tore through the Glasgow School of Art's (GSA) historic Mackintosh building began when a projector ignited gases from expanding foam ...

26 Nov 2014 6.19pm

Man's death was murder, police say

Police have launched a murder inquiry after a man's body was found in his home.

26 Nov 2014 6.19pm

Boris to lead Far East trade visit

Boris Johnson is set to meet world leaders on a business tour of the Far East months before he bids to make a return to national politics in the ...

26 Nov 2014 11.05am

Facebook accused over Rigby murder

The family of Lee Rigby have said they hold Facebook partly responsible for his murder, after a report found it failed to take action over an online ...

26 Nov 2014 6.48am

Woman held over fatal M-way crash

A 36-year-old woman has been arrested after a fatal crash closed a busy stretch of motorway.

26 Nov 2014 9.05am

Green stepping down at Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook boss Harriet Green announced her surprise departure today after two years in which she has overhauled the once-troubled company.

26 Nov 2014 9.05am

Blair Africa charity award attacked

A petition calling for a charity to take back an award presented to former prime minister Tony Blair for his work to address poverty in Africa has ...

26 Nov 2014 9.05am

Radio host faces sex assault case

A prominent Canadian radio host has been arrested on sexual assault charges.

26 Nov 2014 7.23pm

Crete awaits arrival of immigrants

Local authorities and Red Cross volunteers on Crete are racing to prepare shelter and food for hundreds of immigrants on a crippled freighter being ...

26 Nov 2014 3.05pm

Shakespeare folio found in library

The accidental discovery in a small library in northern France of an original first folio of Shakespeare's plays has sent a jolt of excitement around ...

26 Nov 2014 6.24pm

Man photographed bear before death

A hiker killed by a bear earlier this year took a series of photos of the animal with his mobile phone before it mauled him to death.

26 Nov 2014 5.25pm

Liberia poll campaigning under way

Campaigning is under way for Senate elections in Liberia, another sign that Ebola is loosening its deadly grip on the West African country even as it ...

26 Nov 2014 4.06pm