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Coffee-Drinking 'Can Cut Diabetes Risk'

Coffee-Drinking 'Can Cut Diabetes Risk'

Drinking more coffee could lead to an "immediate" reduction in diabetes risk, research has found.

Liam Gallagher Sparks Oasis Reunion Rumours

Liam Gallagher Sparks Oasis Reunion Rumours

A series of cryptic tweets from former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher has provoked a frenzy of speculation the band could reform.

Roehampton Murder: Teenager Held By Police

Roehampton Murder: Teenager Held By Police

A teenager has been arrested in connection with the death of a man killed during a break-in.

World Cup Pilot For Strict New Doping Rules

World Cup Pilot For Strict New Doping Rules

Footballers at this year's World Cup in Brazil will undergo the most stringent drug-testing the sport has ever seen.

Kate And William Remember Australia's War Dead

Kate And William Remember Australia's War Dead

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have risen before dawn to remember Australia's war dead on the last day of their tour Down Under…

Sandy Jardine: Rangers Legend Dies Aged 65

Sandy Jardine: Rangers Legend Dies Aged 65

Sir Alex Ferguson has led tributes to Rangers and Scotland footballer Sandy Jardine, who has died at the age of 65.

US Accuses Russia Of Ukraine 'Deception'

US Accuses Russia Of Ukraine 'Deception'

US Secretary of State John Kerry has accused Russia of "deception" and "destabilisation" in Ukraine and hinted at imposing more sa…

Paedophile Abused Up To 60 Pupils At School

Paedophile Abused Up To 60 Pupils At School

As many as 60 pupils have been drugged and sexually abused by a prolific paedophile at a London school.

The Challenges Of Raising A Disabled Child

The Challenges Of Raising A Disabled Child

I have a beautiful six-year-old son named Curtis who lights up any room the minute he walks into it.

Friday's National Newspaper Front Pages

Friday's National Newspaper Front Pages

A paedophile teacher, the health benefits of coffee and so-called "super-rats" feature on the front pages of some of Friday's news…

Health Atlas Reveals Patterns Of Illness

Health Atlas Reveals Patterns Of Illness

A new health "atlas" has for the first time revealed extraordinary patterns in disease across the country.

Miner 'Ran For His Life' From Flooded Colliery

Miner 'Ran For His Life' From Flooded Colliery

A miner has told a court how he ran for his life after a coal mine in south Wales flooded, killing four of his colleagues.

Pictured: RAF Jets Intercept Russian Bombers

Pictured: RAF Jets Intercept Russian Bombers

Pictures showing the moment two Russian bombers were chased away from Britain by RAF fighter jets have been released.

Mum Charged With Murdering Disabled Children

Mum Charged With Murdering Disabled Children

A mother arrested over the deaths of her three disabled children in south London has been charged with their murders.

UKIP Member Suspended Over 'Repellent Views'

UKIP Member Suspended Over 'Repellent Views'

A UKIP member who appeared in the party's latest election broadcast has been suspended after allegedly expressing "repellent views…

Israel: Hamas Unity Deal 'Kills Peace Process'

Israel: Hamas Unity Deal 'Kills Peace Process'

Israel has officially suspended US-sponsored peace talks after rival Palestinian groups Fatah and Hamas ended a seven-year split t…

Crime Falls To Lowest Level In 33 Years

Crime Falls To Lowest Level In 33 Years

Crime continued to fall last year, down 15% to the lowest level since records began more than 30 years ago.

Obama Gets A Kicking From Robot Soccer Ace

Obama Gets A Kicking From Robot Soccer Ace

Looking amused, President Barack Obama has played around with a humanoid robot during his visit to Japan.

Firefighters To Strike For Three Days In May

Firefighters To Strike For Three Days In May

Firefighters across England and Wales will stage three days of strike action in May, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has said.

Dying Teen Cheered By 'Phenomenal' Donations

Dying Teen Cheered By 'Phenomenal' Donations

A terminally ill teenager whose JustGiving page raised more than £1m for charity in 24 hours says he is "still fighting".

Coronation Street Star Knox Hires 'Mr Loophole'

Coronation Street Star Knox Hires 'Mr Loophole'

Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox has hired a lawyer known as 'Mr Loophole' after being charged with drink driving.

Camilla's Brother In Revolving Door Death

Camilla's Brother In Revolving Door Death

The Duchess of Cornwall's brother Mark Shand died after falling backwards while trying to re-enter a revolving door, New York poli…

Blood Of World’s Oldest Woman Shows Life Limit

Blood Of World’s Oldest Woman Shows Life Limit

Scientists who examined the body of one of the world's oldest women say dying stem cells may be the "limit" on our lifespans.

Putin: Ukraine 'Crime' Will Have Consequences

Putin: Ukraine 'Crime' Will Have Consequences

Russian president Vladimir Putin has warned there will be "consequences" if Ukraine has used its army against pro-Russian activist…

Man Arrested Over Teenager's 1992 Murder

Man Arrested Over Teenager's 1992 Murder

Police have arrested a man over the murder of a teenage girl more than 20 years ago.

Giant Antarctica Iceberg Puts Nasa On Alert

Giant Antarctica Iceberg Puts Nasa On Alert

An iceberg bigger than Chicago is being monitored by Nasa after breaking into the ocean off Antarctica.

Ohio Kidnap Victims Want Joan Rivers Apology

Ohio Kidnap Victims Want Joan Rivers Apology

Lawyers for two women kidnapped and held for a decade have called for American comedian Joan Rivers to apologise after she compare…

Earthquake Rattles Vancouver Island Residents

Earthquake Rattles Vancouver Island Residents

An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 has been recorded off Canada's Vancouver Island.

Arrested Mum 'Struggled With Children's Care'

Arrested Mum 'Struggled With Children's Care'

A mother arrested on suspicion of murdering her three disabled children centred her life on them but often had to cope alone, acco…

Cornish Get Minority Rights And Protections

Cornish Get Minority Rights And Protections

The Cornish have been officially recognised as a national minority group alongside the Scots, the Welsh and the Irish.

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