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Queen sends message of condolence after devastating earthquake

The Queen has sent a message of condolence to the Italian president following the devastating earthquake in central Italy, which left at least 120 dead.

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Donald Trump is the candidate for change, Nigel Farage claims ahead of US speech

Nigel Farage has hailed Donald Trump a force for change who can mobilise a "people's army" to take on the political establishment, as he prepares to deliver a speech at a rally for the Republican presidential candidate.

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Church minister Lee Banfield is first to leave Great British Bake Off

Church minister Lee Banfield said he was disappointed at being the first person to leave The Great British Bake Off.

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Jamie Oliver reveals name of new son in Instagram post

Jamie Oliver has revealed the name of his new baby son - River Rocket Oliver.

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102 criminals given longer jail terms in 2015 after complaints

More than 100 criminals were given longer prison terms last year following complaints the original sentence was too soft.

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Jeremy Corbyn turns on Sir Richard Branson amid 'ram-packed' train controversy

Jeremy Corbyn has angrily turned on Sir Richard Branson and the media as the controversy over his "ram-packed" train claim continued to dog him .

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Experts link being overweight or obese to eight more types of cancer

Being fat could lead to even more cancers than previously thought, experts have warned.

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Mother pays tribute to 'beloved daughter' stabbed to death at Australian hostel

The mother of 21-year-old Mia Ayliffe-Chung who was stabbed to death at an Australian backpackers' hostel has paid tribute to an "amazing young woman with an adventurous spirit".

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Three men die after being pulled from sea on hottest day of the year

Three men died after being pulled from the sea in another tragedy as Britons basked in the sun on the hottest day of the year.

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Duke of Cambridge recalls loss of mother during hospice visit

The Duke of Cambridge has shared the experiences of losing his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, while comforting a family who had recently experienced loss.

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Royal Marine questioned in Northern Ireland terror probe 'linked to arms finds'

A Royal Marine is being questioned by detectives investigating Northern Ireland-linked terrorism, understood to be connected to two major dissident republican arms finds.

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Earth-like planet just four light years away may support life

A planet similar to Earth that may have deep oceans and harbour life has been discovered in another solar system just 4.27 light years away - close enough to be reached by future space missions.

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Man held in London on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts linked to Syria.

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Three men die after being pulled from sea on hottest day of the year

Three men have died after being pulled from the sea on the hottest day of the year.

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Taser death ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson 'was given CPR for 35 minutes'

Hospital doctors battled in vain for 35 minutes to save ex-Aston Villa footballer Dalian Atkinson after he was shot with a police Taser, a coroner has heard.

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Plane returns to Birmingham Airport after bird strike

A passenger plane had to return to Birmingham Airport after a bird strike.

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Slump in mortgage approvals following Brexit vote

The number of mortgage approvals slumped to a one-and-half-year low in the month after the Brexit vote, according to a high street banking report.

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Lloyds boss 'regrets reputation damage' after private life allegations

Antonio Horta-Osorio, the boss of Lloyds Banking Group, has expressed regret over damage to done to the lender's reputation following allegations about his private life.

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WPP growth strategy unaffected by Brexit as profits rise 15.8% to £690m

Advertising giant WPP said Brexit will not hinder its growth strategy after reporting a 15.8% rise in pre-tax profit to £690 million in the first half of the year.

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Paddy Power Betfair sees half-yearly profits rise to £136.4m

Bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair has reported a jump in profits for the first half of the year as the firm begins to benefit from its restructure.

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