Tulisa's assistant says sorry for calling Simon Cowell 'gay'

Tulisa Contostavlos’s personal assistant has apologised for making claims about Simon Cowell’s private life which were heard in court prior to the ...

Corrie star's trial delayed again

THE trial of Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox for allegedly drink-driving has been further delayed.

23 Jul 2014 12.15pm

Billy Joel handed pop prize honour

The Library of Congress is honouring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

22 Jul 2014 5.04pm

Two hurt as van crashes into house

Two men were taken to hospital after the van they were travelling in crashed into a house.

24 Jul 2014 11.03am

Family of four killed in crash

A boy and a girl under the age of three were killed with their parents in a head-on collision between a car and a lorry.

24 Jul 2014 9.03am

Scottie dogs stars of opening show

The Scottie dogs which took part in the athletes' parade stole the show at last night's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

24 Jul 2014 11.03am

Mo Farah pulls out of Glasgow 2014

Double Olympic and world champion Mo Farah has pulled out of the Commonwealth Games due to illness.

24 Jul 2014 11.03am

Prisoners challenge referendum bar

Two prisoners serving life sentences who say rules which bar them from voting in the Scottish independence referendum breach their human rights have ...

24 Jul 2014 9.03am

Children trying smoking 'at lowest'

The number of children trying cigarettes has dipped to the lowest level on record, new figures suggest.

24 Jul 2014 12.04pm

Hammond calls for Gaza ceasefire

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has called for a swift ceasefire between Israel and Hamas as he joined international diplomatic efforts to end the ...

24 Jul 2014 11.04am

More poor teenagers apply for uni

Rising numbers of poorer teenagers are planning to go to university, but they are still half as likely to apply as their richer peers, new figures ...

24 Jul 2014 12.04pm

Sea rescue caught on camera

The daring rescue of a drowning boy from a dangerous rip current off a Cornish beach has been captured on camera.

24 Jul 2014 12.04pm

Watching TV 'causes guilty feeling'

It is something we all secretly suspected, and there is probably a TV programme to tell you all about it - scientists have discovered that slumping ...

24 Jul 2014 11.04am

Algerian plane missing with 116 on board

A flight operated by Air Algerie carrying 110 passengers and a crew of six has disappeared from the radar during a journey from Burkina Faso to ...

3 castrated in nursing home attack

A man has been arrested in north-eastern China, accused of cutting off the testicles of three patients in a nursing home.

24 Jul 2014 10.01am

60 killed in prisoner convoy attack

Gunmen have attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad, setting off a gunbattle with troops in which 52 prisoners and eight soldiers were killed, ...

24 Jul 2014 10.01am