Winkleman welcomed back on Strictly

Claudia Winkleman received a warm welcome and managed to hold off the tears as she returned to presenting Strictly Come Dancing.

22 Nov 2014 10.04pm

Python track tops funeral charts

Frank Sinatra's My Way has been replaced by Monty Python's Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life as the most popular song played at funerals, new ...

21 Nov 2014 12.49am

I miss my friend Brucie, says Tess

Strictly Come Dancing presenter Tess Daly has told how she misses working with "mentor and friend" Sir Bruce Forsyth.

22 Nov 2014 6.05pm

Pulses Quicken over jungle Jake

Jake Quickenden put the x -factor into I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! when he arrived in the camp.

22 Nov 2014 5.31am

Ball's safety woes in ladder scene

Michael Ball has revealed he had to sign a safety disclaimer to climb up a ladder for a scene in new TV musical That Day We Sang.

21 Nov 2014 4.21pm

New pro-independence paper trialled

A new newspaper which supports independence for Scotland is to be launched north of the border this week, it has been announced.

22 Nov 2014 7.03pm

Woman dies after being hit by car

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a car following a trip to the shops.

22 Nov 2014 4.03pm

Rich OAPs 'should lose fuel money'

Rich pensioners should be stripped of their winter fuel allowance to give young people cheaper bus tickets to work or college, according to the UK's ...

22 Nov 2014 6.03pm

Rennie issues police powers warning

The powers of Scotland's police chief must be properly set down with strong checks and balances, Willie Rennie has demanded, as he vowed the Lib Dems ...

22 Nov 2014 6.03pm

Lib Dems change stance on benefits

The Liberal Democrats have reviewed their position that Scottish benefits should be controlled from London and advocated the transfer of "a major ...

22 Nov 2014 5.03pm

Minister condemns Kenya bus attack

Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire has condemned a terrorist attack in north-east Kenya which killed 28 people.

22 Nov 2014 6.05pm

Man held by anti-terror police

A man has been arrested on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism, police said.

22 Nov 2014 6.05pm

Two Britons 'die fighting for IS'

Two British men have reportedly been killed fighting for Islamic State (IS) in Syria.

22 Nov 2014 6.05pm

101 and 111 number faults resolved

People reporting non-urgent police and medical matters were hit by technical faults on the 101 and 111 numbers today.

22 Nov 2014 6.05pm

PM 'must give up' Whelan donations

David Cameron is under pressure to give up £1.5 million in donations from businessman Dave Whelan amid allegations of racist comments by the Wigan ...

22 Nov 2014 6.05pm

US boy shot while playing with gun

A three-year-old US boy is in a serious condition after being shot in the mouth - reportedly as he and a four-year-old neighbour were playing with a ...

22 Nov 2014 10.05pm

Kerry: 'Gaps' in Iran nuclear talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned of "serious gaps" in talks about a nuclear deal with Iran.

22 Nov 2014 1.05pm

New Ebola case confirmed in Mali

Mali has confirmed a new case of Ebola and said two more suspected patients are being tested, raising concern about a further spread of the disease ...

22 Nov 2014 5.06pm

Japan hit by strong earthquake

A strong earthquake has struck a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics, knocking down at least 10 homes in a ski ...

22 Nov 2014 3.06pm

Madagascar plague outbreak kills 40

A plague outbreak has killed 40 people on the island nation of Madagascar, with 119 people diagnosed with the bacterial disease since August.

22 Nov 2014 2.06pm