School bans 'abusive' swearing parents

Some parents are banned from entering a Kent school without a pre-booked appointment after staff are verbally abused.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 7:48 pm

Primary testing regime in chaos - heads

Head teachers say the testing regime for primary schools in England is in chaos and distracting to pupils.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 7:28 pm

British cyclist Yates fails drugs test

British cyclist Simon Yates fails an in-competition drugs test - with his team blaming an "administrative error" over an asthma inhaler.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 7:08 pm

Hillsborough costs raise policing fears

South Yorkshire residents should not end up "paying the price" for costs of the Hillsborough inquests, former Home Secretary Lord Blunkett says.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 7:07 pm

AC/DC singer's statue to be unveiled

A life-sized statue of AC/DC singer Bon Scott, crowdfunded by fans, will be unveiled at an annual festival held in his honour.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 6:58 pm

Kirk's William Wallace links uncovered

Archaeologists believe they have uncovered the remains of the medieval Borders kirk where William Wallace was appointed Guardian of Scotland.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 6:57 pm

Livingstone's 'red card' in Labour 'civil war'

The row within the Labour Party about accusations of anti-Semitism, and the suspension of Ken Livingstone, dominate the front pages.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 6:53 pm

Scandal-hit trust patients 'at risk'

The NHS trust which ran a care unit where a teenager drowned in a bath is "continuing to put patients at risk", inspectors say.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 6:46 pm

Tour de Yorkshire 2016 to get under way

The Tour de Yorkshire returns for its second year, with riders gearing up for three days of races across the county.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 6:06 pm

MPs criticise Right to Buy extension

The government's plan to extend the Right to Buy to Housing Association tenants is sharply criticised by a group of MPs.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 6:05 pm

Selby & Ding in command in semis

Mark Selby builds 5-3 lead over Marco Fu, while Ding Junhui leads Alan McManus in the other semi-final at the World Championship.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 4:58 pm

Villarreal 1-0 Liverpool

Liverpool's hopes of reaching their first European final since 2007 suffer a blow as Villarreal score an injury-time winner.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 4:45 pm

Corbyn denies crisis amid Livingstone row

Jeremy Corbyn says "there is no crisis" in Labour as Ken Livingstone is suspended in a row about alleged anti-Semitic comments.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 3:51 pm

Police chief to stand down over criticism

The officer appointed to stand in as head of South Yorkshire Police is to step down after facing criticism.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 3:43 pm

VIDEO: Gene therapy could reverse sight loss

A pioneering new treatment is giving is new hope for those with macular degeneration, as Pallab Ghosh reports.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 12:44 pm

Three charged in UK terror inquiry

Two men and a woman have been charged in the UK with terror offences as part of a probe launched after the Paris and Brussels attacks.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 12:30 pm

What's the difference between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism?

What's the difference between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism?

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 11:19 am

Happy Ed Balls Day, from Ed Balls

Why the internet is still crazy for a five-year-old tweet

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 11:06 am

Labour donor Mills quits Vote Leave

Home shopping magnate John Mills - one of Labour's biggest donors - quits the cross-party Vote Leave campaign.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 10:42 am

Hi-de-Hi! actor Barry Howard dies

Barry Howard, who was best known for playing Barry Stuart-Hargreaves in BBC sitcom Hi-de-Hi!, dies aged 78.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 10:25 am

I can't fall further behind - Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says he must beat Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg at this weekend's Russian Grand Prix to kick-start his title defence.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 9:58 am

Cameron and ex-union chief in EU warning

David Cameron and a former union chief call for a vote to stay in the EU, as the PM is accused of watering down new trade union laws in return for campaign funding pledges.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 9:27 am

Tory MP: Government at rotten heart of EU

Tory MP Bernard Jenkin claims David Cameron watered down union reforms to ensure their support the EU referendum, telling MPs "this stinks".

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 8:26 am

VIDEO: Emma Thompson sprayed with manure

Double-Oscar winning actor Emma Thompson has had liquid manure sprayed at her while taking part in an anti-fracking demonstration.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 7:56 am

Cat 'hazard' threatens mail delivery

A couple living near Bristol are told to restrain their cat or face having their mail deliveries suspended.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 4:25 am