10 classic children's TV shows gone but not forgotten

WITH the Singing Kettle finally running out of steam we take a look back at some of the most iconic children's TV shows that are no longer with us.

Paxman peeved at demise of satire

Jeremy Paxman has lamented the dearth of political satire on the small screen and taken a swipe at "self-regarding" actors.

2 Sep 2014 2.05am

Clock ticking for Strictly co-host

She is about to make her debut as Sir Bruce Forsyth's replacement on Strictly Come Dancing, but Claudia Winkleman believes that she is coming to the ...

2 Sep 2014 2.05am

Mob mentality turned off: Murphy

Labour MP Jim Murphy claimed the "noisy tap of mob mentality" has been turned off as he made a return to the referendum campaign trail in Edinburgh ...

2 Sep 2014 2.03pm

Author to attend McColgan inquest

People arrested and questioned about the loyalist murder of a Belfast postal worker will not be called to give evidence at his inquest, a coroner has ...

2 Sep 2014 12.04pm

Police appeal for missing man, 76

A search is under way for an elderly man with dementia who has gone missing from a care home.

2 Sep 2014 2.03pm

Yes Scotland hails Westwood remarks

Pro-independence campaigners have welcomed comments by designer Vivienne Westwood that an independent Scotland could be "a model to us all".

2 Sep 2014 2.03pm

£6bn gap threatens childcare: MSP

A £6 billion spending gap in Alex Salmond's independence plans would "devastate" childcare provision in Scotland, the Liberal Democrats have claimed.

2 Sep 2014 1.05pm

Police censured over race bias case

Scotland Yard tried to "deflect" negative publicity by releasing details linked to the arrest of a police officer who had suffered race and sexual ...

2 Sep 2014 12.06pm

Clacton poll on Cameron birthday

The parliamentary by-election in the Essex seat of Clacton is to be held on October 9.

2 Sep 2014 12.06pm

Woman stabbed with pen on coach

Shocking photos show a pensioner with a pen embedded in her arm after an attack on a coach.

2 Sep 2014 12.06pm

Woman 'critical' after knife attack

A 24-year-old woman is in a critical condition after she was stabbed in the arm and neck in an attack in which a young child was also injured.

2 Sep 2014 12.06pm

Queen 'not a fan of camera-phones'

Selfies may be all the rage but the narcissistic social media craze has reportedly not found favour at Buckingham Palace.

2 Sep 2014 12.06pm

Ebola outbreak 'hits food prices'

Food in countries hit by Ebola is getting more expensive and will become scarcer because many farmers will not be able to access fields, a UN food ...

2 Sep 2014 2.06pm

Putin comments 'out of context'

A Kremlin aide has sharply criticised EU Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso for breaching confidentiality when he quoted Russian president ...

2 Sep 2014 11.06am

Pakistan parliament in crisis talks

Pakistan's lawmakers have held an emergency session over the political crisis roiling the country as thousands of anti-government protesters remained ...

2 Sep 2014 1.08pm

Extremists accused of war crimes

An international rights group has accused the extremist Islamic State (IS) group of carrying out a systematic campaign of "ethnic cleansing" in ...

2 Sep 2014 12.07pm

Uber cab service banned in Germany

A court has issued an injunction barring ridesharing service Uber from operating in Germany, the latest shot in the company's fight with taxi drivers.

2 Sep 2014 11.06am