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Updated: 11 hours 19 min ago

Murder-suicide link investigated

11 hours 29 min ago
Police in the Republic of Ireland are investigating if the deaths of a married couple were a murder-suicide, according to reports.

Amazon launches music streaming in UK

11 hours 38 min ago
Retailer Amazon enters the UK streaming market with Prime Music, a new service available to Amazon Prime customers as part of their annual subscription.

Bobby Brown says daughter is 'an angel'

11 hours 50 min ago
Bobby Brown pays tribute to his daughter Bobbie Kristina, who died on Sunday at the age of 22.

UK no place for 'dirty money' - PM

11 hours 57 min ago
Foreigners must be stopped from buying UK homes with "plundered" cash and a "global effort" is needed to beat corruption, David Cameron will say later.

Drugs claim peer resigns from Lords

12 hours 4 min ago
Lord Sewel resigns from the House of Lords and apologises for "the pain and embarrassment" caused after he was filmed allegedly taking drugs with prostitutes.

Nato to discuss Turkey border crisis

12 hours 13 min ago
Nato countries are to hold an emergency meeting to discuss Turkey's campaign against the Islamic State group and Kurdish militants.

Undercover policing inquiry to open

12 hours 17 min ago
The judge leading a public inquiry into undercover policing will make his opening statement later on Tuesday.

Malaysia sackings over money scandal

12 hours 35 min ago
Malaysia's PM Najib Razak sacks his deputy prime minister and attorney general who had both criticised him over a financial scandal.

China shares continue to slide

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 2:57am
Shares in mainland China continued their slide on Tuesday, a day after the Shanghai Composite index saw its biggest one-day drop in eight years.

BP profits fall on low oil price

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 2:54am
BP reports a sharp fall in underlying profits for the three months to the end of June as lower oil prices continue to hurt.

Call for change after child's death

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 2:51am
The mother of a baby girl from Londonderry who died at one of the world's leading children's hospitals has said lessons must been learned from the fatality.

VIDEO: Seagulls: Evil pests or misunderstood?

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 2:49am
Recent attacks by gulls on people and their pets have been widely reported. But are the birds misunderstood?

Tuesday's gossip column

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 2:43am
Man Utd set to miss out on Sergio Ramos, Pedro wants Barcelona exit, Spurs to bid for Berahino, plus best of social media.

VIDEO: The 95-year-old driving instructor

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 2:40am
Laura Thomas has been working as a driving instructor since 1938 and it is thought she is the United Kingdom's oldest.

Roadside shooting probe continues

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 1:37am
Police continue to question a man on suspicion of attempted murder after a roadside shooting in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Scouts found after overnight search

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 1:29am
Five scouts, all aged 13, are found safe and well after an overnight search in a forest in south-west Scotland.

Undercover inquiry: Why it matters

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 1:27am
Seven key themes and allegations that lie ahead for the undercover policing inquiry - and some of the real practical and legal problems it faces.

£750k campus fails to gain students

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 1:13am
No students sign up for University of South Wales courses in London, a year after they are launched with a budget of £750,000.

Recruiting foreign nurses 'expensive'

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 1:00am
It is "distracting, frustrating and expensive" to have to recruit large numbers of nurses from overseas, the head of a leading NHS hospital says.

Corruption crackdown and wills warning

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 12:43am
A crackdown on corruption and a landmark ruling on wills make the front pages, as the Lord Sewel story rumbles on.