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Six dead in Glasgow bin lorry crash
The bin lorry crashed into a group of pedestrians and then hit a hotel

Six dead in Glasgow bin lorry crash

Six people have died after an out-of-control bin lorry careered through streets packed with Christmas shoppers, knocking down pedestrians "like pinballs".

World news

China probes ex-president's aide

China probes ex-president's aide

The top aide to former Chinese president Hu Jintao has been placed under investigation for disciplinary violations, the official Xinhua News Agency said.

Sport news

Blatter committed to fifth term

Blatter committed to fifth term

FIFA president Sepp Blatter is committed to standing for a fifth term in office, despite another turbulent year which has seen his leadership questioned time and again.

Business news

Tesco profit claim investigated

Tesco profit claim investigated

The accounting watchdog has launched an investigation into a £263 million overstatement of profit expectations at Tesco.

Technology news

Call for better password security

Call for better password security

Online giants including Amazon and LinkedIn could be doing far more to raise the need for better password practices among users, according to research.

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