Kay answers call for Comic Relief

Comic Peter Kay has confirmed he is to bring back his hugely successful creation Phoenix Nights for a pair of live shows for Comic Relief.

27 Nov 2014 6.06pm

Tinchy's jungle rap class for Buerk

Newsreader Michael Buerk has been given a lesson in rap by his jungle campmate, chart star Tinchy Stryder.

27 Nov 2014 1.06am

Actress Linda Henry to stand trial

EastEnders actress Linda Henry is to stand trial accused of racially aggravated harassment outside a Jamie Oliver restaurant.

27 Nov 2014 6.06pm

Vinyl sales soar past million mark

Annual sales of vinyl albums have soared past the million mark for the first time in 18 years - buoyed by veteran rock act Pink Floyd.

27 Nov 2014 10.06am

Clanger costs Hill Apprentice spot

Apprentice James Hill has been fired after a country fair task turned to mud-slinging in the boardroom.

27 Nov 2014 1.06am

Scottish Widows to cut 130 jobs

Scottish Widows is cutting around 130 jobs across the UK as part of restructuring of its pensions and investments business.

27 Nov 2014 7.03pm

New powers package 'disappointing'

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she is "disappointed" by proposals for further powers for Holyrood, describing the package recommended by the ...

27 Nov 2014 2.04pm

Salmond picks up Spectator award

Alex Salmond said the last 12 months had been "momentous" for Scotland as he was named Spectator magazine's Politician of the Year.

27 Nov 2014 7.03pm

Salmond rapped over figures claim

Alex Salmond has been rapped by a watchdog for claiming politicians in Westminster interfered to skew key economic data.

27 Nov 2014 4.03pm

Child death probe nursery closed

A nursery has been temporarily closed after the sudden death of a 13-month-old girl.

27 Nov 2014 2.04pm

Half users 'cutting Facebook time'

Facebook faces another challenge after new research revealed that half of the social network's users in the UK and US are using it less frequently ...

27 Nov 2014 7.06pm

Wife may appeal despite £337m award

A financier's estranged American wife may appeal despite being awarded £337 million following one of the biggest divorce cash fights seen in an ...

27 Nov 2014 6.06pm

Dog owner collared for speeding

A man who tried to blame his Staffordshire bull terrier for sitting on the pedals when he was caught by police driving at close to 100mph has been ...

27 Nov 2014 6.06pm

Ex-IS Britons 'could deter others'

Young Britons returning from Syria after becoming disillusioned with Islamic State (IS) could be a used as powerful deterrent to dissuade others from ...

27 Nov 2014 6.06pm

HIV drugs 'may prevent blindness'

A class of 30-year-old HIV drugs could in future be used to prevent a common cause of incurable blindness, scientists believe.

27 Nov 2014 6.06pm

Football legend Pele fine - agent

Brazilian football legend Pele is in a good condition and is expected to leave hospital in the next few days, his spokesman said.

27 Nov 2014 6.07pm

Brandao sentenced for headbutt

Brazilian striker Brandao has been handed a one-month jail sentence along with a 20,000 euro (£15,800) fine for head-butting Paris Saint-Germain ...

27 Nov 2014 4.06pm

Opec keeps oil output on hold

Opec oil ministers have agreed to keep their production target at 30 million barrels a day, despite an oversupply of crude and plunging prices.

27 Nov 2014 5.06pm

Sheep join protest at Eiffel Tower

Disgruntled farmers brought their sheep to the Eiffel Tower to protest against wolf attacks and what they call the government's anti-farmer policies.

27 Nov 2014 5.06pm

Crowds watch Thanksgiving parade

Thousands of spectators have lined the route of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade to watch the procession of giant inflated characters wind their ...

27 Nov 2014 4.06pm