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VIDEO: How to demolish a city centre tower

Mon, 2014-04-28 06:51
The demolition of a 21-storey tower block in central Birmingham has been described as one of most difficult carried out in a city centre.

Guide to the 2014 elections

Mon, 2014-04-28 06:47
Guide to the European and English local elections on 22 May

Dead bird of prey total reaches 22

Mon, 2014-04-28 06:46
Police investigating the deaths of birds and prey in Ross-shire and the Black Isle say another two dead red kites have been found.

Trust fined £200K for patient death

Mon, 2014-04-28 06:45
The health trust which ran Stafford Hospital is fined £200,000 for failing a diabetic patient who died in its care.

Aid workers killed in CAR clinic

Mon, 2014-04-28 06:39
Three aid workers are among 22 people killed in a rebel attack on a clinic in northern Central African Republic, officials say, as Muslims flee the capital.

VIDEO: Chris Martin marriage 'not breakdown'

Mon, 2014-04-28 06:32
Chris Martin has revealed that his latest album has in some parts been inspired by the break-up of his marriage to actress Gwyneth Paltrow.

Cavendish wins stage two in Turkey

Mon, 2014-04-28 05:59
British rider Mark Cavendish is still in the lead at the Tour of Turkey after winning Stage Two of the race.

UK 'working to end' Indian mango ban

Mon, 2014-04-28 05:57
The UK says it is working to resolve A ban on mangoes and aubergines entering the UK from India has been imposed as part of Europe-wide action.

Burial women must repay £90,000

Mon, 2014-04-28 05:53
Two women who buried a man in their garden and continued to claim his benefits are ordered to repay almost £90,000 under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

Resign call over Rigby ballot slogan

Mon, 2014-04-28 05:47
An MP calls for the head of the Electoral Commission to resign for allowing the name of murdered soldier Lee Rigby to be used to promote a far-right political party.

East Ukraine mayor shot and wounded

Mon, 2014-04-28 05:27
The mayor of the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv is shot and wounded amid fresh unrest as the US imposes new sanctions against Russian individuals.

Up to 4,300 pigs die in arson attack

Mon, 2014-04-28 05:23
Up to 4,300 pigs are killed in a suspected arson attack at a farm in County Armagh, according to the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service.

VIDEO: Dancing bid to excite the voters

Mon, 2014-04-28 05:21
One bid to whip up excitement about the European elections on 22 May comes in the form of a music video of young people dancing.

MP Nigel Evans rejoins Conservatives

Mon, 2014-04-28 05:10
Nigel Evans, the MP recently cleared of a number of sexual offences, rejoins the Conservatives in the Commons.

VIDEO: Fassbender on being in Frank's head

Mon, 2014-04-28 05:00
Michael Fassbender talks about what it was like to play the comedy character Frank Sidebottom.

Why cancer trends on social media

Mon, 2014-04-28 04:59
Why cancer trends on social media

VIDEO: Deadly tornadoes hit US states

Mon, 2014-04-28 04:51
Several people are reported killed by tornadoes as a huge storm system sweeps across the central and southern United States.

MP in appeal over gagging clauses

Mon, 2014-04-28 04:30
An MP calls for ex-teachers to be released from so-called gagging clauses, as 'Trojan Horse' inquiries continue in Birmingham.

Day in pictures: 28 April 2014

Mon, 2014-04-28 04:26
News photos from past 24 hours: 28 April

Invesco Perpetual fined £18m by FCA

Mon, 2014-04-28 04:25
The UK's largest retail investment manager, Invesco Perpetual, has been fined £18.6m by the city watchdog for exposing investors to unnecessary risk.
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