Mayor of London Boris Johnson

Boris Island ruled out by Airports Commission

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Sep, AT 08:56

Boris Johnson's plan for island airport in Thames Estuary is a 'huge leap in the dark', says commission

Ashya King: demands grow for parents to be freed

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Sep, AT 12:18

MPs call police tactics 'heavy-handed' as Ashya King case is put under 'immediate review' by the CPS

Latest Scottish independence poll boosts Yes vote

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Sep, AT 09:33

Gap between Yes and No narrows to six points as the latest poll suggests Scottish independence is a real possibility

skin cancer

Skin cancer: 'worrying' rise in hospital cases

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Sep, AT 09:18

Doctors blame affordable foreign holidays and sun beds as the public refuses to take the risks seriously

David Cameron sets out new anti-terror laws

One-Minute Read Mon 1 Sep, AT 16:14

Tories and Lib Dems had been at odds on on new powers to seize passports of returning jihadist fighters

A volunteering medical team in Sierra Leone

Ebola: healthcare workers go on strike over safety fears

One-Minute Read Mon 1 Sep, AT 14:09

WHO is worried about the 'unprecedented' number of infected healthcare workers in West Africa

Commuters at Oxford Circus tube station during 48-hour strike

Tube terror threat hoax dismissed by police

One-Minute Read Mon 1 Sep, AT 13:05

Police chief urges commuters to 'keep calm and carry on' after London terror warning goes viral

Police monitor protests in Hong Kong

Chinese official faces rare heckling in Hong Kong

One-Minute Read Mon 1 Sep, AT 12:47

Protesters disrupt speech after China backtracks on promise of true democracy in Hong Kong by 2017

Putin demands 'statehood' for southeast Ukraine

One-Minute Read Mon 1 Sep, AT 10:50

Call comes while pro-Russian forces push westwards and Russian foreign minister urges Ukraine to withdraw

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