Fire rips through 144-year-old pier
More than 140 years of history went up in flames today as a devastating fire ripped through Eastbourne Pier.
PM announces further £3m Gaza aid
The Prime Minister announced an extra £3 million aid for Gaza today as he again called for an unconditional ceasefire to stop the conflict.
Ebola spread in UK 'most unlikely'
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has sought to reassure the public over fears that Ebola could spread in Britain as experts met to discuss the "very serious threat" from the largest ever outbreak of the disease.
16 dead following Gaza airstrike
At least 16 people have been killed and more than 150 injured by an Israeli airstrike in a crowded shopping area.
Banned pesticide in obesity link
A notorious banned pesticide may be one of the factors behind soaring rates of obesity and diabetes, new research suggests.
PM attacked over migrant raid visit
David Cameron has come under fire from civil rights group Liberty for visiting the scene of a dawn raid just hours after immigration officers detained suspected illegal migrants.
Driverless car trials get go-ahead
Driverless cars have been tipped to transform Britain's transport network after the Government launched a £10 million competition to host a series of on-the-road trials.
No review over Rolf Harris sentence
Convicted paedophile Rolf Harris will not see his jail term challenged by the Government's chief legal adviser for being too lenient.