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Updated: 15 hours 43 min ago

EU exit 'may bring Calais Jungle to UK'

15 hours 48 min ago
David Cameron is to warn migrant camps like the "Jungle" in Calais could move to England if the UK leaves the EU but opponents say this is "scaremongering".

Junior doctors row: Should we care?

15 hours 48 min ago
It's the dispute that just keeps rumbling on. But even if you are fed up with hearing about anti-social-hours payments, on-call duties and long working days, there is a much more fundamental issue at the heart of all this that we should not lose sight of.

Storm Imogen begins to lash parts of UK

15 hours 53 min ago
Thousands of homes are without power and travel is disrupted as Storm Imogen brings high winds and heavy rain to parts of Britain.

Should Twitter ignore its users?

16 hours 21 min ago
If Twitter is to grow, it may need to disregard the complaints by its regular users about innovations.

Failing jail system needs overhaul - PM

16 hours 36 min ago
David Cameron is to set out a major overhaul of how prisons in England and Wales are run, in a speech billed as the first on prisons by a British PM for 20 years.

VIDEO: Smartpatch aims to put snoring to bed

16 hours 46 min ago
The Silent Partner claims to have come up with a solution for those sleeping with someone who snores.

First gas flows from new Shetland plant

16 hours 47 min ago
A huge new gas plant which will service the West of Shetland region and supply up to two million homes is fired up by Total.

Quake victim found under husband's body

16 hours 52 min ago
Two people are rescued from a ruined building in Taiwan, one from under her husband's body, more than two days after a quake killed at least 38 people.

Victorious Broady moves into top 100

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 3:36am
British number three Naomi Broady breaks into the world's top 100 after winning the Dow Corning Tennis Classic in Michigan.

VIDEO: Jo Malone on 'emotional' decisions

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 2:14am
Perfumer Jo Malone offers the business advice she wishes she'd been given when she started out, as part of the BBC News series, CEO Secrets.

Weekend prisoners and a migrant 'sting'

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 2:05am
Monday's papers focus heavily on the government's plans to overhaul prisons, while an undercover investigation by the Sun identifies the alleged "Mr Big" who, it says, is helping to smuggle illegal immigrants into the UK.

Police 'ponder eagles to tackle drones'

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 1:29am
The Metropolitan Police says it is considering using eagles to intercept drones amid concerns that they are increasingly being used to commit crime.

Lunar New Year in pictures

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 1:01am
Lunar New Year celebrated by hundreds of millions

Leopard hurts six in Indian school

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:43am
A male leopard enters a school in the Indian city of Bangalore, injuring six people before being captured and released.

New refugee camps go up inside Syria

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:09am
Turkish aid workers set up tents and distribute supplies for thousands of new Syrian refugees kept from entering Turkey at the border.

Obamas bemoan White House wi-fi

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:48pm
The Obamas lament the patchy wi-fi coverage in the White House during a TV interview.

Broncos beat Panthers in Super Bowl

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:37pm
Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos upset the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Santa Clara to win their third Super Bowl.

Heads warn over pupils' mental health

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:03pm
Head teachers issue a warning over their struggle to deal with children's mental health problems at primary schools in England.

Cosmetic surgery ops on the rise

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:37pm
There was a sharp increase in the popularity of cosmetic surgery in the UK in 2015, figures show.

VIDEO: Cartoon smartphone lessons for parents

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 9:48pm
One Chinese artist has found a novel way to help his parents get up to speed with apps and help them stay in touch.