No Ofcom probe on GBBO 'bin-cident'

Communications watchdog Ofcom has confirmed it will not investigate The Great British Bake Off's "bin-cident" row after viewers complained about ...

29 Aug 2014 3.05pm

Comic Joan Rivers 'critically ill'

The family of Joan Rivers has thanked everyone for the "outpouring of love and support" after the comedian was reported to be in a "critical ...

28 Aug 2014 8.50pm

Police go to director home over gun

Fifty Shades Of Grey director Sam Taylor-Johnson was left red-faced after police were called to her home when a passer-by spotted a machine gun on ...

29 Aug 2014 2.06pm

Ryder Cup concert line-up revealed

Live Aid legend Midge Ure will perform his signature hit Vienna with a live orchestral backing for the first time at a major concert to mark the ...

29 Aug 2014 2.04pm

Cowell ready for 'ratings battle'

Simon Cowell said he was ready for "a ratings battle" after it emerged The X Factor is going up against Strictly Come Dancing in the TV schedules.

29 Aug 2014 12.48am

Relatives greet returning Navy crew

Family and friends have welcomed home a Royal Navy crew after eight months at sea.

29 Aug 2014 3.04pm

Tram and bus in rush hour crash

A bus and tram have been involved in a rush hour collision in Edinburgh.

29 Aug 2014 2.04pm

Yes camp 'still the underdog'

Alex Salmond said the Yes campaign remains the underdog in the run-up to the independence referendum, despite a new poll showing an increase in ...

29 Aug 2014 3.04pm

New plea over man's murder

Police have made a fresh appeal for information a week after a man was murdered in Edinburgh.

29 Aug 2014 3.04pm

Cameron condemns egg attack

Prime Minister David Cameron has said people who throw things at politicians should have no place in the democratic process.

29 Aug 2014 2.04pm

PM to urge tougher Russia sanctions

David Cameron is to push for harsher sanctions against Russia after Moscow was accused of deploying more than 1,000 troops and an arsenal of weapons ...

29 Aug 2014 3.05pm

Bonuses increase to over £40bn

Annual bonuses have risen to more than £40 billion with pay-outs for financial sector employees dwarfing those in the rest of the economy, official ...

29 Aug 2014 2.06pm

UK terror threat raised to 'severe'

The terror threat to the UK has been raised from substantial to severe, Home Secretary Theresa May has announced.

29 Aug 2014 3.05pm

2.5m PPI complaints to be reopened

More than two-and-a-half million complaints about payment protection insurance (PPI) are to be re-opened amid concerns that firms may have unfairly ...

29 Aug 2014 3.05pm

Warning on 'overstretched' midwives

Hundreds of thousands of mothers are being discharged from hospital too early because of a chronic shortage of midwives, a new report warns.

29 Aug 2014 2.06pm

Shakira pregnant with second child

Shakira is pregnant with baby number two.

29 Aug 2014 2.06pm

No army mediation: Pakistani PM

Pakistan's prime minister has denied asking the country's military chief to mediate with opposition leaders and protesters who have camped outside ...

29 Aug 2014 2.06pm

Joan Rivers suffers cardiac arrest

Comedian Joan Rivers remains in a New York City hospital today after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.

29 Aug 2014 2.06pm

Earthquake rattles Greek capital

An earthquake which rattled southern Greece today was widely felt in the capital Athens.

29 Aug 2014 2.06pm

Google building 'postman drones'

Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to by-pass earthbound traffic to deliver packages to people more ...

29 Aug 2014 2.06pm