Millions to spend bank holiday away
More than two million Britons will head overseas for the bank holiday weekend, with those staying at home having to contend with busy roads and disrupted rail journeys.
Manhunt for killer of James Foley
An international manhunt is under way for a British jihadist believed to have perpetrated the on-screen beheading of American journalist James Foley.
Rise in sexual offences on railways
There has been a big rise in the number of sexual offences on the railways.
Senior Hamas leaders killed in Gaza
An Israeli air strike in Gaza has killed three senior commanders of the Hamas military wing, the group said.
Funeral of MH17 victim takes place
The funeral of Newcastle United fan Liam Sweeney, the first British victim to be identified from the wreckage of Flight MH17, is taking place this morning.
Obesity 'increases dementia risk'
People who are obese could be putting themselves at risk of dementia in later life, new research suggests.
Household savings ratio 'halved'
The typical proportion of income saved by households has halved over the last 40 years, according to research.
GCHQ helps with cyber attack game
A new game created by a British intelligence agency depicting a cyber attack on the UK is being used to raise awareness and test the public's ability to deal with online security.