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Lavish Praise May Harm Pupils' Education

Lavish Praise May Harm Pupils' Education

Schoolchildren in some schools are being taught using methods that have no evidence to back them up, according to a report by acad…

Terrier Vaz Is Chasing May Over Abuse Inquiry

Terrier Vaz Is Chasing May Over Abuse Inquiry

To lose one sex abuse inquiry chief is unfortunate. To lose two looks like carelessness.

One Missing After Blaze At Fireworks Factory

One Missing After Blaze At Fireworks Factory

Four people were injured and another remains unaccounted for after a large blaze at a fireworks factory following an explosion.

Scots Labour Deputy Quits Amid Bad Polls

Scots Labour Deputy Quits Amid Bad Polls

Ed Miliband is under increasing pressure as two polls revealed Labour could lose dozens of seats at the next election and the Scot…

Fresh Scandal Over Historical Sex Abuse Inquiry

Fresh Scandal Over Historical Sex Abuse Inquiry

The head of an official inquiry into historical child sex abuse is under renewed pressure over her links to a Tory grandee at the …

Ebola Crisis: Major DEC Appeal To Fight Outbreak

Ebola Crisis: Major DEC Appeal To Fight Outbreak

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) is urging Britons to donate money to help those treating Ebola victims - the first time it…

Four Die As Plane Dives Into Airport Building

Four Die As Plane Dives Into Airport Building

Four people are dead and five injured after a small plane crashed into a building at an airport in Wichita, Kansas.

Rioting As Burkina Faso Parliament Set Alight

Rioting As Burkina Faso Parliament Set Alight

Protesters have set fire to Burkina Faso's parliament, forcing the government to scrap plans to let the country's leader extend hi…

Nurse Defies Ebola Quarantine With Bike Ride

Nurse Defies Ebola Quarantine With Bike Ride

A US nurse recently returned from West Africa has defied quarantine by going on a bike ride with her boyfriend.

RAF Jets Intercept Russian Military Bombers

RAF Jets Intercept Russian Military Bombers

RAF jets have intercepted and escorted Russian military Bear aircraft, the Ministry of Defence has said.

Reports: 220 Bodies Found In Iraq Mass Graves

Reports: 220 Bodies Found In Iraq Mass Graves

The bodies of 220 members of an Iraqi Sunni tribe opposed to Islamic State have reportedly been found in two mass graves.

Apple Boss: I'm Gay And I Want To Inspire People

Apple Boss: I'm Gay And I Want To Inspire People

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has come out as gay and says he wants to "inspire people to insist on their equality".

Israel Reopens Jerusalem Mosque: Reports

Israel Reopens Jerusalem Mosque: Reports

Israel has decided to reopen Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque hours after ordering its closure, police told AFP news agency.

Surfer Bitten After Standing On Shark's Head

Surfer Bitten After Standing On Shark's Head

A surfer in Australia says he was bitten by a shark after accidentally standing on the creature's head.

Barclays Sets Aside £500m Over For-Ex Probe

Barclays Sets Aside £500m Over For-Ex Probe

Barclays has confirmed a £500m provision for fines relating to allegations foreign exchange markets were manipulated by banks.

Father Of Murdered Schoolgirl Sarah Payne Dies

Father Of Murdered Schoolgirl Sarah Payne Dies

Tributes have been paid to Michael Payne, father of the murdered schoolgirl Sarah, after he died at the age of 45.

Cameron Insists Drugs Policy Is Working

Cameron Insists Drugs Policy Is Working

Prime Minister David Cameron has rejected fresh calls for drugs to be legalised in the UK, insisting the Government's current drug…

'Revolutionary' Sperm Bank To Combat Shortage

'Revolutionary' Sperm Bank To Combat Shortage

The world's first independent national sperm bank has been launched in Birmingham to alleviate the shortage of donors in the UK.

Ebola: Better Maps Could Have Helped Fight Virus

Ebola: Better Maps Could Have Helped Fight Virus

Better maps could have helped contain the deadly Ebola virus, according to Medecins Sans Frontieres.

Amelia Earhart Mystery: Plane Fragment Found?

Amelia Earhart Mystery: Plane Fragment Found?

A fragment of metal found on an uninhabited Pacific atoll came from the missing plane flown by legendary US pilot Amelia Earhart, …

Child Grooming 'Normal' In Parts Of Manchester

Child Grooming 'Normal' In Parts Of Manchester

Child sexual exploitation is a "real and ongoing problem" that has become "normal" in some parts of Greater Manchester, according …

Feminism Row: Harman Gets Shirty With Cameron

Feminism Row: Harman Gets Shirty With Cameron

Harriet Harman has found a novel way of criticising David Cameron at Prime Minister's Questions - by donning a pro-feminist top he…

Video: Woman Is Catcalled 100 Times In A Day

Video: Woman Is Catcalled 100 Times In A Day

A 24-year-old actress has recorded a secret video documenting the catcalls and harassment she received during a 10-hour walk throu…

Tesco Faces Criminal Probe Over Profits Crisis

Tesco Faces Criminal Probe Over Profits Crisis

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is poised to launch a formal criminal probe into the accounting crisis at Tesco that led the UK's b…

Sky Sources: Fraud Office To Investigate Tesco

Sky Sources: Fraud Office To Investigate Tesco

The Serious Fraud Office is to investigate Tesco over its profits scandal, Sky News has learned.

Dewani's Tears On Fourth Wedding Anniversary

Dewani's Tears On Fourth Wedding Anniversary

Shrien Dewani was seen wiping tears from his eyes as CCTV footage of his late wife, Anni, was shown in court.

Man Guilty Of Murdering Women On Puppy Farm

Man Guilty Of Murdering Women On Puppy Farm

A dog breeder has been found guilty of murdering his partner and her daughter at his puppy farm.

Top Referee Dropped For Driving Home Alone

Top Referee Dropped For Driving Home Alone

Top football referee Mark Clattenburg has been dropped for this weekend's Premier League fixtures after breaking protocol to atten…

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