Award for flute virtuoso Sir James

Flautist Sir James Galway has been celebrated by the classical music world with a lifetime achievement honour at the annual Gramophone Awards.

18 Sep 2014 1.48am

Easy Rider chopper up for auction

The famous motorbike ridden by Peter Fonda in the film Easy Rider is coming to auction.

17 Sep 2014 10.05am

Flaky Kate gets the Bake Off boot

Contestant Kate Henry saw her Great British Bake Off dreams crumble when she became the latest hopeful to leave the tent - after a flaky performance ...

18 Sep 2014 1.48am

Armstrong lands Danger Mouse role

Pointless host Alexander Armstrong has landed the starring role for the return of much-loved cartoon character Danger Mouse.

18 Sep 2014 1.48am

Jamelia 'scarred' by domestic abuse

Singer and broadcaster Jamelia has said the mental scars of domestic abuse will be with her forever, as she tried to persuade women in similar ...

17 Sep 2014 10.49pm

Murray tweets support for Yes camp

Tennis player Andy Murray has declared his support for the Yes campaign in the independence referendum.

18 Sep 2014 3.46am

Cleric calls for post-vote harmony

The Church of Scotland's most senior cleric has urged unionist and independence campaigners to join forces to build harmony in the wake of the vote.

18 Sep 2014 12.47am

Latest poll gives No narrow lead

The No campaign has retained a narrow lead ahead of today's Scottish independence referendum, according to the latest opinion polls.

18 Sep 2014 12.47am

Month so far 'driest for 50 years'

The first half of September has been the UK's driest for more than 50 years, weather experts said today.

18 Sep 2014 12.47am

Police find firearms in undergrowth

Firearms have been recovered by police investigating allegations of serious and organised crime.

18 Sep 2014 12.47am

Ice Bucket challenge raises £7m

Almost £7 million has been raised in Britain through the Ice Bucket charity challenge.

18 Sep 2014 7.49am

Stamps mark seaside architecture

Ten new stamps celebrating the variety and originality of the UK's seaside architecture are being launched by the Royal Mail today.

18 Sep 2014 1.48am

Amazon launches two new Kindles

Amazon, the online retail giant, has announced a complete refresh of its tablet computer and e-reader devices, including a special child-friendly ...

18 Sep 2014 6.48am

Show hostage mercy, Muslims ask IS

British Muslims have urged Briton Alan Henning's kidnappers to "show him some mercy" as he remains under threat of beheading.

18 Sep 2014 4.47am

Search for new commissioner begins

The process of replacing Shaun Wright as South Yorkshire's police and crime commissioner (PCC) will begin today.

18 Sep 2014 3.47am

North Korea rejects US envoy offer

North Korea is not accepting American offers to send a high-level envoy to seek the release of three detained Americans.

18 Sep 2014 7.49am

11 killed in Iraq bombings

Two bombings, including a suicide attack on a security post outside Baghdad, have killed at least 11 people in Iraq.

18 Sep 2014 4.47am

Police step up patrols in resort

Police stepped up patrols in the Mexican resort of Los Cabos, where looters stripped many stores of goods and tens of thousands faced a fourth day ...

18 Sep 2014 6.48am

Obama praises vote on Syrian rebels

A vote granting authority for the US military to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels is an important step toward confronting the Islamic State (IS) ...

18 Sep 2014 6.48am

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's doctor says the politician has cancer.

18 Sep 2014 5.47am