Two men have been arrested on suspicion of endangering an aircraft after a plane was escorted to the ground by fighter jets.
The M6 was closed by police in both directions amid reports of a suspicious van with a bomb on board.
A female zoo worker has been seriously injured in a tiger attack at an animal park in Cumbria, police have confirmed.
A man who stabbed his wife to death as she prepared for a weekend break with her new lover has been jailed for life for murder.
Sky News has been told how Woolwich murder suspect Michael Adebowale spent up to an hour "staring into the sky" on the morning of the attack on Lee Rigby.
Police are warning an 86-year-old cheesemaker she may face legal action if she supplies Gloucester's famous annual cheese-rolling event.
An arrest warrant has been issued in the US for a rapper owing thousands of dollars who is believed to have faked his own death.
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The Co-operative Bank says it will stop lending to new corporate customers as it seeks to repair a major hole in its finances.
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