Ed Miliband will use his Labour conference speech to pledge to double the number of first-time buyers, boost apprenticeships and massively increase spending on the NHS.
A kidnapped Frenchman has appeared in a video, saying he is being held by an Algeria-based Islamic State splinter group.
Turkish security forces have clashed with Kurdish protesters on the border as the country struggles to cope with refugees fleeing Islamic State militants in Syria.
The accused White House intruder had 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in his car, a prosecutor has said.
Tesco has suspended four senior executives after it revealed an accounting error overstated its first-half profit by £250m.
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Conor Sammon was on target as Ipswich defeated Wigan 2-1 at the DW Stadium to climb to seventh in the Sky Bet Championship.
Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy has been ruled out for three months after undergoing surgery on the ankle he injured against Manchester City
Tom Watson’s American team have landed in Scotland ahead of this week’s Ryder Cup clash with Europe at Gleneagles.
Kingman has been retired and will stand at Banstead Manor Stud in 2015, said Teddy Grimthorpe, racing manager for owner Khalid Abdullah.
Rihanna and Kim Kardashian have reportedly been targeted in the second hacking-related leak of nude photos in less than a month.
As Friends fans celebrate 20 years since the show began - try our quiz to see how much you know about the hit comedy show.
Pink Floyd have announced the release of their first new album in over two decades by unveiling its artwork in surprise locations around the world.
Stephen Fry and Joss Stone have signed up to star in a new Martin Scorsese film about soldiers returning home from battle.
Emmy-winning actress Polly Bergen, who played the terrorised wife in the original Cape Fear film and more recently starred in Desperate Housewives, has died aged 84.
Even from a lesser company, three profits warnings inside a year would be startling.
A decade ago Tesco was an investor's delight, with a share price shooting up more than 70% between 2004 and 2007, and healthy dividend payments. So what went wrong?
Almost 1,700 jobs are to go after administrators announced the closure of 362 Phones 4U stores.
The owner of Carphone Warehouse is to press ahead on Tuesday with an attempt to salvage hundreds of jobs at Phones 4U despite administrators' move to axe more than 360 stores.
Air traffic controllers have been unable to explain a peculiar aircraft contrail photographed by a member of the public.
Clownfish really do make epic journey like that over-protective father Marlin takes in the movie Finding Nemo in an attempt to track down his missing son, scientists have found.
A skunk found with a beer can stuck on its head outside a fraternity house in Ohio has been rescued.
Bored by his usual morning commute, a train passenger came up with a novel way of spicing things up - racing London's Circle Line.
Scientists have defrosted a colossal squid in a bid to unlock the mysteries around this rarely seen monster of the deep.
Islamic State extremists are urging militants in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula to continue with beheadings and attacks against security forces.
Tony Blair has told Sky News that radical Islam is a "global problem" that will take a generation to defeat.
The Obama administration has rejected a proposal from Iran to cooperate in the fight against Islamic State (IS) militants in exchange for nuclear programme concessions.