Le Pen: Arms open to Ukip links
The leader of France's far-right National Front says her "arms will be open" to Ukip if it wants to join together to fight the European Union.
Payouts to teachers on the rise
Teachers were awarded tens of millions of pounds in compensation last year, after bringing claims for accidents, attacks and discrimination at work.
Labour recruits Obama strategist
One of US President Barack Obama's top campaign strategists has been recruited by Labour to play a key role in Ed Miliband's bid for Downing Street in next year's general election.
Home improvements 'add value'
Home owners could boost the value of their property by more than £37,000 by converting the loft or by almost £20,000 by adding an extra bedroom, according to research.
'Chaos' on bridge of sinking ferry
There was chaos and confusion on the bridge of a sinking South Korean ferry, with the captain first trying to stabilise the listing vessel before ordering its evacuation, a crewman said.
Pickles approves 59 allotment sales
Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has approved 59 applications by councils to sell allotment sites to make way for development, it has emerged.
Move quickly on Ukraine - Cameron
David Cameron has insisted agreements aimed at calming tensions in Ukraine must be implemented rapidly, Downing Street said.
Bullying scars 'remain 40 years on'
School bullying leaves deep life-changing scars that are still evident after nearly 40 years, a study has shown.