Shaun Wright refuses to step down as police commissioner

Briefing Thu 28 Aug, AT 09:29

Despite apologising and severing ties with Labour, Shaun Wright says he will not resign over Rotherham child abuse scandal

A Russian vehicle

Ukraine: Russia accused of new military incursion

One-Minute Read Thu 28 Aug, AT 09:12

Analysts say Russia may be trying to establish a land corridor through Ukraine to Crimea

E-cigarette

E-cigarettes should be banned indoors, says WHO

Briefing Wed 27 Aug, AT 15:56

UN health agency recommends tighter controls on e-cigarettes, but some experts say bans 'could cost countless lives'

Rubble bucket challenge

Rubble bucket challenge: ice is out in new charity craze

Briefing Wed 27 Aug, AT 15:44

People asked to show support for Gaza by tipping a bucket full of rubble over their heads

Grandmother survives 'fight to the death' with leopard

One-Minute Read Wed 27 Aug, AT 14:14

The 'brave' rice farmer managed to break the leopard's teeth and kill it after a half-hour struggle

Ryanair

Ryanair introduces business class fares for first time

One-Minute Read Wed 27 Aug, AT 13:39

It's no joke: budget airline Ryanair aims to shake off its grim image with improved customer service

Girl of nine with Uzi shoots gun instructor dead

One-Minute Read Wed 27 Aug, AT 13:22

Accident happened as Charles Vacca was showing child how to fire Uzi submachine gun

Ukraine and Russia promise 'roadmap' to peace after talks

One-Minute Read Wed 27 Aug, AT 12:59

Putin and Poroshenko agree to work together, but Russia says it's up to Kiev to end the fighting

Gaza ceasefire: 500 children dead is no sort of victory

Wed 27 Aug, AT 11:24 Venetia Rainey

Neither Palestinians nor Israelis have achieved what they wanted: we will be back here again

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