One Direction hit Spotify milestone

One Direction have joined a select group of stars to have had their music played more than a billion times on streaming service Spotify.

25 Nov 2014 8.05pm

Jolie to attend Unbroken premiere

Angelina Jolie will attend the premiere of her new film Unbroken in London's Leicester Square tonight.

25 Nov 2014 8.05pm

Cosby philanthropy under scrutiny

US comedian and actor Bill Cosby's record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image - but the ...

25 Nov 2014 12.06pm

Student on Antarctica stamps set

A photograph of a Scottish-based student working in Antarctica features in a new set of stamps.

26 Nov 2014 2.04pm

Hockey match honours Clutha victims

Police officers are to face firefighters in a charity ice hockey match to mark the first anniversary of the Clutha helicopter crash which claimed 10 ...

26 Nov 2014 11.04am

Care integration needed: Swinney

Councils and health boards must stop playing their costly "game of ping pong" with sick people and work together, Deputy First Minister John Swinney ...

26 Nov 2014 2.04pm

Navy chief 'should be sacked'

The chief of Britain's naval staff should be sacked for suggesting that Royal Navy warships may not be built in the UK, an MP has said.

26 Nov 2014 2.04pm

Man indecently assaults girl, 12

A 12-year-old schoolgirl has been indecently assaulted by a man.

26 Nov 2014 1.04pm

Boris to lead Far East trade visit

Boris Johnson is set to meet world leaders on a business tour of the Far East months before he bids to make a return to national politics in the ...

26 Nov 2014 11.05am

Facebook accused over Rigby murder

The family of Lee Rigby have said they hold Facebook partly responsible for his murder, after a report found it failed to take action over an online ...

26 Nov 2014 6.48am

Woman held over fatal M-way crash

A 36-year-old woman has been arrested after a fatal crash closed a busy stretch of motorway.

26 Nov 2014 9.05am

Green stepping down at Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook boss Harriet Green announced her surprise departure today after two years in which she has overhauled the once-troubled company.

26 Nov 2014 9.05am

Blair Africa charity award attacked

A petition calling for a charity to take back an award presented to former prime minister Tony Blair for his work to address poverty in Africa has ...

26 Nov 2014 9.05am

FBI agents shot and injured

Two FBI agents have been shot in an incident just miles from the Ferguson protests, but it is not thought to be related.

26 Nov 2014 1.07pm

Four polio workers killed by gunman

Four health workers were killed when gunmen attacked a polio vaccination team in Pakistan today.

26 Nov 2014 11.06am

Police to release boy shooting tape

Police are set to release surveillance footage related to the fatal shooting by an officer of a 12-year-old boy who turned out to be carrying a ...

26 Nov 2014 1.07pm

Putin tiger blamed for goat deaths

A rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin is keeping farmers in north-eastern China on edge.

26 Nov 2014 11.49am

'Singing bird' Sabah dies aged 87

Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, a veteran of Arab music, died at the age of 87 today after a career that spanned six decades.

26 Nov 2014 11.06am