Accessibility options


Latest UK and world news

Breaking news from the UK and around the world

Please release Alan, urges wife
Alan Henning is being held hostage by Islamic State

Please release Alan, urges wife

The wife of British hostage Alan Henning has urged Islamic State to release him after she received an audio message from her husband pleading for his life.

World news

Karzai takes final swipe at US

Karzai takes final swipe at US

Outgoing Afghan president Hamid Karzai has taken one last swipe at the US, saying that America did not want peace in Afghanistan.

Business news

Eurozone gloom prompts stocks fall

Eurozone gloom prompts stocks fall

London's blue-chip shares have taken a battering amid more grim figures from the eurozone and fears that US takeover deals are about to dry up.

Advertisement starts


Advertisement

Advertisement ends

Start your solar journey today

Start your solar journey today

Earn up to £14,000 and help the environment with solar panels in 2014

Halifax credit card

Halifax Credit Card

0% for up to 20 months on purchases

Skip NHS queues

Skip NHS queues

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

Showbiz news

Murray 'to be dancefloor disaster'

Murray 'to be dancefloor disaster'

Craig Revel Horwood is predicting Judy Murray will be a dancefloor disaster when she makes her debut on Strictly Come Dancing this weekend.

Advertorial

Advertisement starts


Advertisement

Advertisement ends