Sidekick Nick quits The Apprentice

Lord Sugar's sidekick Nick Hewer is to leave BBC1 hit series The Apprentice after a decade.

18 Dec 2014 10.49pm

Claudia to host charity Danceathon

Strictly Come Dancing's Claudia Winkleman is to whip up a dancefloor frenzy with a six-hour stint of frantic footwork for Comic Relief.

18 Dec 2014 8.21pm

Smith hits UK/US sales landmark

Sam Smith has become the only artist in the world to sell one million albums in both the UK and US during 2014.

18 Dec 2014 3.23pm

Two patients die in C.diff probe

Two hospital patients who contracted the Clostridium difficile (C.diff) bug have died and 14 other cases are being investigated, a health board has ...

18 Dec 2014 7.18pm

Griffin sniffs out police job

Police Scotland has welcomed Griffin the German Shepherd puppy as its latest recruit.

18 Dec 2014 3.18pm

Pedestrian, 81, dies after crash

An elderly pedestrian has died after suffering serious injuries in a road crash.

18 Dec 2014 6.39pm

Ambulance crews set for calls surge

Ambulance crews were called to an extra 200 emergencies a day over the festive period last year, many of them fuelled by alcohol.

18 Dec 2014 4.19pm

Think-tank in devolution warning

Implementing one of the key principles behind the Smith Commission proposals on further devolution could be " fraught with practical and political ...

18 Dec 2014 4.19pm

Funeral of mother and newborn baby

The funeral of a mother and newborn baby found dead after going missing from a maternity hospital will take place today.

19 Dec 2014 4.05am

Balance test 'may show stroke risk'

Balancing on one leg may indicate if a person is at risk of stroke or dementia, a study has found.

19 Dec 2014 1.06am

Trio facing jail over axe death

Three teenagers are facing years behind bars for killing a man in a horrific axe and knife attack in scenes reminiscent of the Hollywood movie The ...

19 Dec 2014 4.05am

Alice suspect inquest to resume

The inquest is expected to resume today into the death of the prime suspect in the murder of schoolgirl Alice Gross.

19 Dec 2014 4.05am

Dalglish to speak on Hillsborough

Former Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish will give evidence at the Hillsborough disaster inquests today.

19 Dec 2014 4.05am

India launches largest rocket

India has announced two more successes in its quest to send humans into space, launching the country's largest rocket and testing the re-entry of a ...

19 Dec 2014 4.06am

Putin pledge to fix Russian economy

President Vladimir Putin vowed today to fix Russia's economic woes within two years, pledging to diversify the gas-dependent economy and persuade ...

19 Dec 2014 4.06am

Dutch government crisis deepens

The prime minister of the Netherlands has cancelled plans to attend a European summit in Brussels in order to focus his full attention on a domestic ...

19 Dec 2014 4.06am

Russian tycoon leaves house arrest

A Russian tycoon placed under house arrest in September in a move that rattled markets has been released hours before President Vladimir Putin's ...

19 Dec 2014 4.06am

Boston bombing trial delay sought

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court today for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013 and his lawyer said ...

19 Dec 2014 4.06am