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More MPs plotting defection: Farage
Ukip leader Nigel Farage says more MPs will be considering whether to jump ship and join his Eurosceptic party

More MPs plotting defection: Farage

Labour and Conservative MPs will be considering whether to defect to Ukip over the coming days following its latest electoral victory, Nigel Farage has claimed.

World news

Biden slams Russia over Ukraine

Biden slams Russia over Ukraine

US vice president Joe Biden has criticised Russia for its role in eastern Ukraine, urging Moscow to uphold a ceasefire in the war-torn region as he visited Kiev on the anniversary of the country's anti-government protests.

Sport news

Hamilton on top in practice

Hamilton on top in practice

It is a case of so far so good for Lewis Hamilton in his attempt to become a two-time Formula One world champion on Sunday.

Business news

24 Ulster Bank branches to close

24 Ulster Bank branches to close

Twenty-four Ulster Bank branches across Ireland are to close early next year as consumer champions warned large areas risked becoming "financially forgotten".

Technology news

Cyber-security 'critical' to market

Cyber-security 'critical' to market

Hacking is one of the biggest threats facing future driverless or semi-autonomous vehicles, an expert on cyber-security has warned.

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