Murray beats Dimitrov in epic

Andy Murray wins a gruelling late-night contest with Grigor Dimitrov to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 7:59 am

VIDEO: Green Party leader: 'I will do TV debates'

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett says she will take part in any pre-election TV debates, after suggestions that the party's only MP, Caroline Lucas, has said she will also take part.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 7:59 am

'No veto' on Scots benefit changes

Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael says the UK government will not be able to stop Scotland from making changes to welfare benefits when they are devolved.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 7:57 am

Gatland praises Jones' 'huge' impact

Warren Gatland, Graham Price and Shane Williams join those praising Adam Jones following his international retirement.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 7:53 am

'Progress' in officer murder case

The head of the Irish police force says very significant progress has been made in the investigation into the murder of one of her officers exactly two years ago.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 7:38 am

Farage hits back at defecting MEP

An MEP who has defected to the Conservatives had "reached the end of the road" with UKIP, party leader Nigel Farage says.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 7:36 am

'100mph drink-drive' man arrested

A suspected drink-driver is arrested after his vehicle is spotted travelling at about 100mph on a 30mph-limit road.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 7:24 am

VIDEO: Shapps welcomes new TV debate plan

Conservative Party Chairman Grant Shapps has said new plans to include seven parties in pre-election TV debates 'make more sense'.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 7:23 am

Cruise ship hit by engine room fire

A cruise ship with more than 1,000 people on board was left temporarily without power off the coast of Morocco after a fire in the engine room.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 7:07 am

Bradford boss snubs Mourinho gesture

Bradford City boss Phil Parkinson refused Jose Mourinho's handshake before full-time in the FA Cup win over Chelsea.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 7:01 am

TV debates deal close - Grant Shapps

The Conservatives are close to agreeing to new plans for pre-election television debates, the party's chairman Grant Shapps says.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 6:57 am

VIDEO: Colin Firth on being an unlikely villain

Actor Colin Firth has said the director of Kingsman: The Secret Service, Matthew Vaughn, cast him in the film because he was so unlikely to be seen as a villain.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 6:42 am

Arrest over 'guns and bomb parts'

Guns, ammunition and suspected pipe bomb parts had been found during an overnight search of a house in west Belfast, police say.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 6:41 am

VIDEO: Sturgeon: SNP should vote on some English laws

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says it is 'perfectly legitimate' for SNP MPs to vote on issues such as health service because of their direct impact on Scotland's budget.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 6:00 am

Fish spill offers food for thought

East Belfast is usually a good spot for a fish supper on a Saturday night, but not if your catch of the day is littered across the road.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 5:23 am

Hundreds take murder-hunt DNA tests

More than 500 men volunteer for DNA screening to eliminate themselves from suspicion in the hunt for the killer of a woman in West Sussex.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 4:44 am

M4 crashes investigated by police

Police are continuing to investigate two crashes on the M4 involving a small coach and six vehicles which caused 28 people to be taken to hospital.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 4:00 am

Broadmoor fraud claims investigated

An investigation is launched into allegations of fraud and overspending at the trust which runs Broadmoor high security hospital.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 3:32 am

The NFL's deflated balls explained

The 'deflate-gate' saga has been eating up column inches and causing outrage all week, with chat-show hosts, cartoonists and even Kevin Costner having their say.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 2:50 am

£2.9bn child support 'uncollectable'

Billions of pounds owed in child maintenance may never be recovered, government accounts show - though ministers say the debts are not "forgotten".

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 12:47 am

UKIP defection and 'killers with keys'

UKIP defection and 'killers with keys'

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 12:13 am

Junior rugby campaign urges silence

Parents and coaches at junior rugby matches in Yorkshire are being asked to watch in silence as part of a drive to "challenge pitch-side behaviour".

Posted by on 24 January 2015 | 8:27 pm

Costa prize winners discuss awards

Interviews with authors up for Costa Book of the Year

Posted by on 24 January 2015 | 7:36 pm

Last witnesses of the Holocaust

Holocaust survivors hand on their stories to school pupils

Posted by on 24 January 2015 | 7:30 pm

'The biggest FA Cup shock of all time'

Chelsea's defeat by Bradford was the biggest in FA Cup history, says Robbie Fowler - plus more reaction to a day of cup shocks.

Posted by on 24 January 2015 | 6:45 pm