Firefighters tackle salon blaze

A blaze at a tanning salon has been tackled by firefighters.

18 Apr 2014 11.02am

Spectacular unveiling for Kelpies

A new cultural landmark has been officially unveiled with a pyrotechnic light show.

18 Apr 2014 8.01am

Kelpies launched in blaze of glory

Scotland's newest cultural landmark has been officially unveiled with a pyrotechnic light show.

17 Apr 2014 11.02pm

Repeat quake 'slightly bigger'

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake has struck the Rutland area of the East Midlands, the second tremor to hit the region in as many days.

18 Apr 2014 12.02pm

Vouchers for frugal civil servants

Three gift vouchers were handed to civil servants in the first eight months of a scheme rewarding money-saving ideas, new figures show.

18 Apr 2014 12.02pm

Surgeon urges transparency campaign

One of the UK's top surgeons has called for annual public events to become a requirement for all clinicians in the NHS.

18 Apr 2014 12.02pm

Goldberg column backs marijuana

Whoopi Goldberg has said she loves her marijuana-vapourising pen.

18 Apr 2014 1.02am

What are you trying to say, Ozzy?

Ozzy Osbourne and Lady Gaga's songs leave fans scratching their heads - the singers have topped a poll of acts whose lyrics people find most ...

18 Apr 2014 1.01am

Loach and Leigh vie for Palme d'Or

Veteran directors Ken Loach and Mike Leigh will go head to head for one of cinema's most coveted prizes a t this year's Cannes Film Festival.

17 Apr 2014 3.03pm

Insurgents flee Afghanistan prison

Three Taliban insurgents escaped from a prison in northern Afghanistan using weapons smuggled into the facility in a jailbreak that killed three ...

18 Apr 2014 12.03pm

Bin Laden library at girl's school

A controversial Pakistani cleric who runs an Islamic seminary for girls in the capital, Islamabad, has named the school's new library in honour of ...

18 Apr 2014 10.02am

Good Friday marked in Holy Land

Christians in the Holy Land are commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem's Old City.

18 Apr 2014 10.02am