Junior doctors could go on strike for a week every month for the rest of the year, as the row over a new contract being imposed by the Government escalates. Strike action was staged between January and April, after an agreement over Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt's proposals was not reached. Earlier this month the junior doctors committee (JDC) of the British Medical Association (BMA) requested a meeting of the BMA Council to authorise a "rolling programme of escalated industrial action", starting in early September.
North Korea has executed a vice premier for showing disrespect during a meeting presided over by leader Kim Jong-Un, South Korea said Wednesday, after reports that he fell asleep.
A computer-generated image released by EDF Energy on July 28, 2016 shows the firms two proposed nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point in southwest England
Last night’s episode of EastEnders left viewers picking their jaws up from the floor after Denise discovered that she was pregnant, seemingly after a one-night-stand with her best friend’s son, Kush Kazemi. In case you’ve forgotten, Shabnam Masood let her emotions get the best of her and slept with Kush, who was her boyfriend at the time, before they got married. To make matters even worse for the grieving pair, it was revealed that Shabnam’s best friend, Stacey Branning, was expecting Kush’s son following a drunken night of passion when he and Shabnam had split.
The ITV soap has apologised for comments made by character Eva Price.
The decision not to press charges in the abuse case against Sir Cliff Richard is being reviewed. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) confirmed one of the singer's accusers lodged a challenge to the decision under the victims' right to review scheme at the beginning of August. It is understood a lawyer will look at the evidence before deciding whether to uphold or overturn the original decision made by the CPS in June.
A "homeless" man who shared the stage with Miley Cyrus at the MTV Video Music Awards is auctioning the gong he accepted for the singer.
British goalkeeper Joe Hart poses in Turin ahead of a medical check before joining Torino from former club Manchester City on August 30, 2016
Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary has called on Prime Minister Theresa May to take "radical" actions and approve new runways at three London airports. Speaking in the capital on Wednesday (31 August), O'Leary urged May to give the green light to new runways at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted, insisting it was a necessary measure to solve the ongoing capacity issue that has beset airports in the south east of England.
The celebrity chef proudly shared a photo of himself with the royal couple on Instagram on Tuesday, writing: "What a pleasure to have Princess Victoria of Sweden visit @jamiesfifteen today with Prince Daniel and their beautiful newborn baby Oscar.
Six teenagers in a town east of London have been released on bail after being arrested on suspicion of killing a Polish man in a suspected hate crime, British police said on Wednesday. Police have reported a jump in hate crime in Britain after the country voted to leave the European Union in June, following a campaign that critics said stoked xenophobia and racism. One line of investigation was that the attack was a hate crime, they said.
Theresa May has ruled out a second referendum on Britain's withdrawal from the EU, and insisted that the country will make a success of Brexit. Mrs May is likely to use the meeting to attempt to resolve a bitter split between senior Cabinet ministers over the deal Britain wants to leave the European Union. It has been claimed she intends to "bang a few heads together" to halt feuding between the so-called "Three Brexiteers": Liam Fox, David Davis and Boris Johnson.
The popular show will return next year, and the first look at its two main characters has fans going crazy.
Selena Gomez has cancelled the European leg of her world tour over "anxiety, panic attacks and depression". The singer and actress, 24, revealed last year she had been diagnosed with chronic autoimmune disease lupus which causes the body's immune system to attack healthy tissue. In a statement released by promoter Live Nation, Gomez said: "As many of you know, around a year ago I revealed that I have lupus, an illness that can affect people in different ways.
The New York City manager is one of a number of former Gunners who have been forced to cut their coaching teeth elsewhere rather than be handed roles in north London.
Fourteen passengers and two crew members were injured on Wednesday when a United Airlines flight ran into severe turbulence and had to divert to Ireland's Shannon Airport, the airport said. Ambulances were at the scene when the Boeing aircraft that was en route from Houston to London Heathrow landed at 0455 GMT. Ten of the passengers and the two crew members were taken to a local hospital, a United Airlines spokesman said.
One of the biggest relics left behind by the Nazis, the giant beachfront indoctrination camp, Prora Complex, is being turned into luxury apartments near Binz, north-eastern Germany
We take a look at what's coming up in Emmerdale this Thursday
The actor who starred as Charlie alongside Gene Wilder in Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory has said the star's death is "like losing a parent". Peter Ostrum, who quit acting after playing Charlie Bucket as a 12-year-old, said Wilder had taken him under his wing on the set of the 1971 film in Munich, Germany.
Seeking to capitalise on Britons too busy or forgetful to shop for household essentials, retail giant Amazon is bringing its thumb-sized, one-button ordering device to the UK. From Wednesday, British Amazon Prime customers will be able to order supplies of products such as toilet paper, dishwasher tablets, dog food and coffee at the touch of the wifi-connected Amazon Dash button. Some customers thought the U.S. launch on March 31, 2015, was an April Fool's joke, said Daniel Rausch, director of Amazon Dash.
Beauty queen who made 911 call goes on TV to say she's not doing it for publicity
A 17-year-old boy who was rescued from the sea off Sunderland is in a critical condition after being airlifted to hospital.
Emily Jayne Waters wrote on Facebook: "I honestly couldn't be anymore broken right now ... you will forever be remembered by us all ... RIP Tom Jackson ... I'm so proud to have had a hero like you as a friend. Detectives plan to upgrade a charge of attempted murder against suspect Smail Ayad, a 29-year-old Frenchman, when he appears again in court at the end of October.
US singer Chris Brown has been arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a daylong standoff with police. Baylee Curran said Brown and another man had become angry when she admired a diamond necklace - telling the LA Times she was chased out of the house and had to hide under a nearby car with a friend.
By Barani Krishnan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices fell Tuesday, with Brent losing nearly 2 percent, as the dollar rallied and glut worries grew amid forecasts for higher U.S. crude stockpiles and Iran's remark that it was on target to reach peak production. News that energy firms in the U.S. regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico had shut some 22 percent of crude oil equivalent output as a precaution to threats from a tropical storm limited some of the downside in crude prices. Brent crude futures settled down 89 cents, or 1.8 percent, at $48.37 (36.9857 pounds) per barrel.
British house price rises picked up speed in August and households recovered some confidence which had plunged after June's Brexit vote, according to surveys that added to signs of calm among consumers after the unexpected referendum result. Economists polled by Reuters had expected house prices to rise 4.8 percent. In monthly terms, house prices rose by 0.6 percent, from a rise of 0.5 percent in July.