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'Coasting' heads could face sack
David Cameron will vow to wage an "all-out war on mediocrity" in schools

'Coasting' heads could face sack

Headteachers at coasting schools face being sacked under plans David Cameron will announce today to ensure every child gets the best start in life.

World news

Obama condemns 'heinous' beheading

Obama condemns 'heinous' beheading

US president Barack Obama has led worldwide condemnation of the killing of a Japanese journalist by Islamic State (IS) militants, calling it a "heinous murder".

Sport news

Consistency key for Wenger

Consistency key for Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger feels his side must focus on maintaining their consistency before turning attentions to a late challenge for the Barclays Premier League after dismantling goal-shy Aston Villa 5-0 at the Emirates Stadium.

Business news

Retailers 'plan online sales rise'

Retailers 'plan online sales rise'

Most small to medium retailers who trade online are aiming to increase international sales this year, according to a new report.

Technology news

Chindits 'must be added to forces'

Chindits 'must be added to forces'

A new Army unit which will use psychology and social media to help Britain "fight in the information age" should not be created at the expense of combat troops, a former commander of British forces in Afghanistan has said.

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