Watson and Dench head Bafta LA list

There was a British invasion of Beverly Hills as Bafta Los Angeles hosted its annual Britannia Awards, honouring film and television talent from both ...

31 Oct 2014 5.22pm

Rowling based witch on hated woman

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has returned to the world of her teenage wizard to explain the background of one of her most evil characters.

31 Oct 2014 11.05am

BBC refuses apology over Top Gear

The BBC has refused the Argentinian ambassador's demand for a public apology following the row over a Top Gear special filmed in the South American ...

31 Oct 2014 3.05pm

Schiffer among PM's Chequers guests

Supermodel Claudia Schiffer has dined with David Cameron at the Prime Minister's official country residence, official records show.

31 Oct 2014 3.05pm

X Factor hopefuls face instant axe

X Factor contestants face instant dismissal on tomorrow night's show if they fail to impress viewers in a Halloween elimination twist as the show ...

31 Oct 2014 12.04pm

One dead, two injured in car crash

A driver has been killed and two people taken to hospital after a two-car crash on a rural road.

31 Oct 2014 9.03pm

NHS Grampian chief executive leaves

The chief executive of NHS Grampian is taking early retirement amid concerns over staffing numbers.

31 Oct 2014 6.03pm

Brother willing to die in Syria

A young British jihadi whose two brothers have died fighting in war-torn Syria tonight revealed he was willing to suffer the same fate.

31 Oct 2014 9.05pm

UK basks in warmest ever Halloween

The record for the warmest Halloween in Britain has been shattered, forecasters say.

31 Oct 2014 3.05pm

Pilot dies in Virgin rocket crash

One pilot has died and another is seriously injured after a rocket belonging to billionaire Sir Richard Branson's space tourism venture crashed ...

31 Oct 2014 9.05pm

Jet returns after part falls off

A passenger jet was forced to return to Gatwick Airport part-way through its flight to Egypt after a part plunged to the ground.

31 Oct 2014 8.05pm

UK's EU contribution soars to £11bn

The UK's net contribution to the European Union soared to £11.3 billion in 2013, an increase of £2.7 billion from the previous year, according to ...

31 Oct 2014 8.05pm

Two arrested for volcano trespass

Two Hawaii residents have been arrested for trespassing to see lava amid growing interest from people eager to witness the slow-moving flow.

31 Oct 2014 11.06pm

Man attacks policeman with axe

Police in Washington are hunting a man who swung a large axe at an officer in an unprovoked attack.

31 Oct 2014 7.06pm

Ex-Union Carbide boss Anderson dies

Warren M Anderson, who was the head of Union Carbide when a chemical leak killed thousands of people in India in 1984, has died in Florida at the age ...

31 Oct 2014 11.06pm

Canada restricts visas over Ebola

Canada has joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep the deadly ...

31 Oct 2014 11.06pm

Tragic setback for space tourism

Commercial space tourism suffered a huge setback today when a prototype passenger rocket exploded during a test flight, killing one pilot, seriously ...

31 Oct 2014 8.06pm