Labour former MSP Karen Whitefield has been selected as the party's 2015 general election candidate in Falkirk, the constituency which has been at the centre of multiple controversies.
An RAF helicopter has made a forced landing near the West Bank town of Jericho, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.
Labour is winning the economic argument, Ed Balls claimed today, amid stinging criticism of his Commons performance in the wake of George Osborne's Autumn Statement.
There are more working families living in poverty in the UK than non-working ones, a charity reported - the first time such a balance has been recorded.
Fashion designer David Emanuel and Westlife singer Kian Egan have made it into the final of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! where one of them will be crowned king of the jungle.
A UK Independence Party politician has denied being "offensive or politically incorrect" about immigrants,
Senior politicians condemned a "wholly inappropriate" plan to increase MPs' pay by 11% as they sought to avoid a damaging backlash from hard-pressed voters.
Tributes have been paid to a school worker and two teenage pupils who were killed in a four-vehicle crash.
Prince Charles will attend the funeral of former South African president Nelson Mandela next Sunday.
Major airports reported that they were back to "business as usual" after an air traffic control centre glitch caused chaos across the UK and Ireland.
Police have arrested three people in connection with a second investigation into football spot-fixing following allegations that a player rigged a Championship game in return for cash.
Miles Benjamin scored twice in two minutes as Leicester claimed a spirited 41-32 win over Montpellier in Sunday's Heineken Cup clash at Welford Road.