Two RAF Typhoon fighter jets in action

RAF pilot threatened to shoot down cargo plane over Kent – video

Video Thu 30 Oct, AT 09:13

'If you do not respond immediately to my orders you will be shot down', an RAF pilot said

Naked rambler Steve Gough

Naked Rambler: why Stephen Gough won't put on his clothes

Briefing Wed 29 Oct, AT 15:10

'How can any sane person be offended at seeing the human body?' Gough asks after losing case at ECHR

Tesco logo

Tesco faces Serious Fraud Office investigation

Briefing Wed 29 Oct, AT 14:30

After Tesco's profits were overstated by £263m, the SFO says it will launch a criminal investigation

Samaritans Radar

Samaritans Radar: app scans Twitter for suicidal thoughts

One-Minute Read Wed 29 Oct, AT 14:25

New app searches for key phrases in tweets in effort to turn the social network into a safety net

A general view of GCHQ Scarborough

GCHQ admits that it views data without a warrant

One-Minute Read Wed 29 Oct, AT 12:32

Document shows that British spies can access NSA data without a warrant, contrary to government claims

British soldiers at a recovery centre

Military covenant 'failing to protect injured veterans'

One-Minute Read Wed 29 Oct, AT 09:05

Medical experts say government is not keeping its promise to give veterans priority NHS treatment

Cadbury calls time on Christmas chocolate coins

One-Minute Read Tue 28 Oct, AT 15:58

Cost and 'fiddly' foil wrappings bring production to a halt as consumers turn to cheaper rivals

Zac Goldsmith MP

Recall of MPs: where should we draw the line on sacking MPs?

Briefing Tue 28 Oct, AT 15:34

Zac Goldsmith challenges 'shabby pretence at reform' but Commons rejects his alternative recall plan

MET Office

Met Office 'supercomputer' to predict weather in more detail

Briefing Tue 28 Oct, AT 12:04

New £97m computer can perform 16,000 trillion calculations a second and weights 140 tonnes

Mental health

Mental health spending 'unacceptably low', charity says

One-Minute Read Tue 28 Oct, AT 10:11

Councils spend less than 1.4% of their total budget on mental health care, leading to calls for a new 'national strategy'

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