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Tasty! Wallace set to join Strictly

Dancing doesn't get tougher than this - Masterchef presenter Gregg Wallace is set to join the line-up for this year's Strictly Come Dancing, ...

29 Aug 2014 6.06pm

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

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

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

Man injured as car hits house

A man was seriously injured when his car hit a house.

29 Aug 2014 6.04pm

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

Wife defends fraud trial husband

The wife of a former KPMG director accused of fiddling £44,000 in expenses to fund his gambling habit has defended her husband in the witness box.

29 Aug 2014 6.04pm

Darling heckled on visit to mosque

Better Together leader Alistair Darling was accused of having "blood on his hands" over Iraq during a bad-tempered campaign visit to a mosque.

29 Aug 2014 6.04pm

Labour MP Murphy suspends pro-union tour after 'intimidating mobs' disrupt meetings

Labour MP Jim Murphy has suspended his Scotland-wide referendum tour, claiming that Yes Scotland is employing intimidation tactics by co-ordinating ...

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

PM announces tougher terror laws

David Cameron has announced new laws to crack down on terror suspects as he warned that extremism in Iraq and Syria poses a greater danger to Britain ...

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

Hamas accused over Gaza death toll

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has accused Hamas of needlessly extending fighting in the Gaza Strip, causing a high death toll.

29 Aug 2014 5.06pm

Earthquake rattles Greek capital

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

29 Aug 2014 2.06pm

Family sorry for Uzi shooting girl

The family of an Arizona shooting-range instructor accidentally killed by a nine-year-old girl while he was teaching her to use an Uzi say they feel ...

29 Aug 2014 4.06pm

Shakira pregnant with second child

Shakira is pregnant with baby number two.

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