Disadvantaged children are being failed by the education system, according to the chief inspector of schools.
James Gandolfini has died of a suspected heart attack while on holiday in Italy at the age of 51.
Calls have been made for a new inquiry into the 1996 crash of a TWA jet off the coast of New York amid fresh claims that a missile was involved.
A City regulator has revealed the capital holes at UK banks total £27.1bn - with Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) facing the biggest shortfall.
George Osborne has unveiled Government plans for the future of state-owned banks during his annual speech on the state of the UK economy.
Detectives in Los Angeles say they have arrested three beggars over the fatal stabbing of a woman as she was taking photographs on Hollywood's star-lined Walk of Fame.
Talks between the US and the Taliban aimed at ending the Afghan war have been delayed for several days following anger from President Hamid Karzai.
Australia's media watchdog has found the radio station at the centre of a prank call targeting Prince William's pregnant wife Kate in breach of its broadcasting licence.
A decision not to name those accused of covering-up failures by an NHS watchdog to properly investigate baby deaths could be reversed.
The FBI has found possible human remains at the New York City house once occupied by a famous gangster who inspired Robert De Niro's character in Goodfellas.
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