Actor Robbins collapses on stage

Actor Ted Robbins is in hospital after collapsing on stage during the opening night of a revival of Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights live show, forcing its ...

1 Feb 2015 2.51am

Blessed withdraws after collapse

Veteran actor Brian Blessed has withdrawn from a production of King Lear just over a week after collapsing on stage.

30 Jan 2015 10.58pm

Royals decline gay men campaign

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today declined to get involved in a campaign to pardon tens of thousands of gay men convicted alongside Imitation ...

31 Jan 2015 4.57pm

Voice hopeful 'didn't tell Wallace'

Jessie Wallace's boyfriend was so worried about his audition on The Voice he did not tell the EastEnders star he had tried out for the BBC singing ...

31 Jan 2015 12.57am

Sawalha shown the Big Brother door

Actress Nadia Sawalha branded her time in the Big Brother House "hell" as she became the fourth celebrity to be voted out.

31 Jan 2015 12.57am

Voters 'will switch big' to Labour

Voters in Scotland will "switch late and switch big" to Labour in the general election, according to the party's Scottish leader Jim Murphy.

1 Feb 2015 2.51am

Man arrested for 'serious crimes'

A man wanted over a number of attacks has been arrested by police.

31 Jan 2015 4.55pm

Spending plans 'will protect NHS'

The Scottish Government's spending plans for the year ahead will protect public services such as the NHS and education, the Finance Secretary has ...

1 Feb 2015 2.51am

Register to vote urges Sturgeon

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is urging people across Scotland to register to vote in May's general election.

1 Feb 2015 2.51am

Councillor to defend Darling seat

An Edinburgh councillor has been selected as the candidate to stand in former chancellor Alistair Darling's seat at the general election.

31 Jan 2015 8.52pm

Pupils 'must recite tables by 11'

All schoolchildren in England will be forced to learn their times tables off by heart as well as carry out long division and complex multiplication ...

1 Feb 2015 2.51am

Call for oil industry tax cuts

Further exploration and investment in the North Sea is only going to be made by operators with "substantial tax reductions", Scotland's First ...

1 Feb 2015 12.52am

Miliband would be catastrophe: boss

Ed Miliband is under fresh pressure after a series of attacks over his leadership and warnings by a leading business chief that he would be a ...

1 Feb 2015 2.51am

Lottery jackpot rolls over to £5.5m

There will be an estimated £5.5 million rollover on Wednesday after no one scooped Saturday's Lotto jackpot.

1 Feb 2015 12.52am

Free pension tracing body to expand

A free service which helps to reunite people with their long lost pension pots is to be expanded to meet growing demand, the Government has said.

1 Feb 2015 12.52am

Obama condemns 'heinous' beheading

US president Barack Obama has led wordwide condemnation of the killing of a Japanese journalist by Islamic State (IS) militants, calling it a ...

1 Feb 2015 2.52am

7,500 troops to fight Boko Haram

African leaders have agreed to send 7,500 troops to fight the Boko Haram insurgency in north-east Nigeria.

31 Jan 2015 7.21pm

Houston daughter in bathtub drama

The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in a bathtub today and taken to a hospital, police said.

31 Jan 2015 10.56pm

Japan slams 'deplorable' IS video

The Japanese government expressed "extreme indignation" today over a video purportedly from the Islamic State group that shows a militant beheading ...

31 Jan 2015 10.56pm

Vatican probes two for 'child porn'

Two Polish-born prelates are being investigated by Holy See authorities for alleged possession of child pornography, a Vatican spokesman said.

31 Jan 2015 8.55pm