George Osborne announces a £500m investment in the Faslane submarine base, while warning that Labour left-wingers and Scottish nationalists want to scrap Britain's nuclear deterrent.
Hollywood film director Wes Craven, best known for his horror films A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Last House on the Left, and the Scream movies, dies aged 76.
The European Union has called for an emergency meeting to tackle the escalating migrant crisis.
The Home Secretary Theresa May says the system of free movement in Europe needs changing, and migrants should only cross borders into a new country if they have a job waiting for them there.
The eminent writer and neurologist has died of cancer at his home in New York. He was 82.
Three Al Jazeera journalists are sentenced to three years in prison by an Egyptian court for broadcasting false news.
Footage has emerged of a confrontation between Palestinian activists and an Israeli soldier attempting to detain a 12-year-old boy.
Scotland Yard are hunting for a mother and her four children who are believed to be travelling to Syria.
Tonight in Glasgow and beyond all the signs are that this painful and tragic accident will remain painful and unresolved in the minds of many, forever. Perhaps this is because although the fatal a
The government says "strong action" is required but opponents call the plans "chaotic". The heated debate over the effectiveness of badger culls wears on as the cull is extended into Dorset.
A decade after Hurricane Katrina wiped out swathes of New Orleans, the recovery is yet to reach residents in some parts of the city.
More Eritreans filed for asylum in the UK in the year to June than any other nation. They face "systematic, widespread and gross human rights violations" at home, says the UN.
Some 275,000 payments, including salaries, are delayed before the bank holiday weekend because of a glitch in HSBC's IT systems.
Babies who are about to be given the new meningitis vaccine are likely to suffer a fever that can last several days, Public Health England is warning parents.
Four children including a baby girl were among 71 refugees found dead in the back of a lorry left abandoned at the side of a motorway in Austria, police say.
The unrelenting tragedy of people trying to reach a better life is laid bare once again, as hundreds of people are feared to have died when two boats capsized off the coast of Libya.
The lift David Cameron has given to the Tories today in appointments to the Lords won't be enough to make a difference in votes, but could it be the beginning of increasing Conservative numbers in thi