Accessibility options
Back Menu


Latest UK and world news

Breaking news from the UK and around the world

Ex-heads of MI5 and Bank honoured
Mervyn King has been made Knight Companion

Ex-heads of MI5 and Bank honoured

The former heads of the Bank of England and MI5 have been appointed to the Order of the Garter by the Queen, Buckingham Palace has announced.

World news

Ferry bodies search moves to cabins

Ferry bodies search moves to cabins

The official death toll in the South Korea ferry disaster reached 150 today as the grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged vessel continued.

Business news

Go-ahead for green energy projects

Go-ahead for green energy projects

Eight new renewable energy projects have been given Government contracts in a move that will increase household bills by 2%, Energy Secretary Ed Davey has said.

Technology news

Facebook boss defends targeted ads

Facebook boss defends targeted ads

Facebook is very protective of its users' privacy and personal data despite the use of personalised advertisements, the firm's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg has said .

Advertisement starts


Advertisement

Advertisement ends

Earn £17,000 tax free

Earn £17,000 tax free

Save up to 50% on your electricity bills with solar panels in 2013.

Skip NHS queues

Skip NHS queues

Protect you and your family with Private Health Insurance. Find the right policy for you.

Get the best balance transfer credit cards

Get the best balance transfer credit cards

Now is the time to take advantage of card providers long 0% balance transfer deals.

Win £10,000 - X Factor Steps to Stardom

Win £10,000 - X Factor Steps to Stardom Slots

Have you got what it takes? Step up to the mic! Play The X Factor’s Steps to Stardom slots!

Showbiz news

High salaries 'alienating viewers'

High salaries 'alienating viewers'

Former TV-am host Nick Owen has warned that viewers are put off ITV's ailing breakfast programmes because of how much their big-name presenters are said to be paid.

Advertisement starts


Advertisement

Advertisement ends