Savings of up to £1m are to be protected under new proposals from the Bank of England aimed at avoiding a Northern Rock style run on a bank.
The parents of American journalist James Foley who was killed by IS extremists in Syria have questioned their government's stance on negotiating with hostages.
A Newport man is jailed for life for stabbing and strangling his girlfriend in a bath.
Spending on nine of Germany's biggest defence projects is severely criticised by an independent report that cites 140 problems and risks.
Cult 1990s TV series Twin Peaks is to return with a third series in 2016, 25 years after the end of the second series, creator David Lynch confirms.
The European Parliament rejects Hungary's EU commissioner-designate as unsuitable for the education and culture post.
A Welsh teaching union raises concerns that annual reading and numeracy tests are undermining the confidence of pupils.
Geoffrey Holder, the Tony-winning actor, dancer and choreographer known to millions as Baron Samedi in Bond movie Live and Let Die, dies in New York at the age of 84.
How patients' relatives search in vain for treatment
Can four felines live happily under the same roof?
Computer code that can turn almost any device that connects via USB into a cyber-attack platform has been shared online.