The UK’s terror threat level is being raised from “substantial” to “severe” in response to conflicts in Iraq and Syria, the government announces.
Shares in the struggling supermarket Tesco fall to an 11-year low after the group cut its profit forecast and dividend.
Kurdish forces say they have retaken oilfields near Mosul in north Iraq from Islamic State, but retreating militants blow up three installations.
The police force at the centre of the Rotherham child abuse scandal admits a report has laid bare its failings over a number of years.
Further Conservative MPs are “more likely than not” to defect to UKIP, says the party’s treasurer Stuart Wheeler.
The health of a five-year-old boy taken from hospital by his parents against medical advice will deteriorate rapidly as the battery on his feeding system runs out later, police say.
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Nato accuses Russia of a “blatant violation” of Ukraine’s sovereignty, saying it is engaged in direct military operations to support rebels.