PM's 'disgust' at second IS murder
David Cameron is convening the government's Cobra emergency committee after Islamic State (IS) beheaded a second US journalist - and warned a British hostage could be next.
Ashya parents relieved to be free
The parents of brain tumour patient Ashya King said they were "relieved" and "tired" as they left a Spanish prison and prepared to be reunited "as soon as possible" with their five-year-old son.
Charities 'backed to run hospitals'
Most Britons are open to the possibility of private companies or charities running hospitals and surgeries, polling has found.
Teachers 'not equipped for subject'
Many bright, enthusiastic teachers are "completely at sea" with many aspects of English grammar and are not well prepared to teach the subject to pupils, a leading headmistress has suggested.
£11m cost of elderly patient delays
The NHS is having to fork out millions of pounds every year because of delays in getting elderly patients back into their own homes following a hospital stay, a charity has found.
Lib Dems would axe married tax boon
Liberal Democrats will scrap the married tax allowance to fund free childcare for every two-year-old in England if they are in government after next year's general election.
Jobseekers 'avoid zero-hours roles'
More than half of jobseekers are unwilling to take up work if it involves a zero-hours contract, a new study has revealed.
Phone theft gangs face crackdown
Organised criminal gangs are targeting specific venues like concerts and festivals to steal smart phones on a "massive scale" to sell them overseas, the Home Secretary will say.