A British computer hacker accused of being a prominent member of Islamic State (IS) is believed to have been killed in a US drone strike in Syria, according to reports. More »'Top Islamic State hacker' from UK believed killed in Syria drone attack
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Sainsbury's is to increase wages by 4% for 137,000 employees from this weekend, the supermarket said. More »137,000 Sainsbury's staff to get 4% pay rise
Doctors should promote the powerful benefit of healthy food rather than focusing on calories and handing out drugs, experts have said. More »Don't count calories, eat healthily to cut heart risks, say experts
British supermarket chain Sainsbury's will hand its 137,000 non-management store staff their highest pay increase in more than a decade this month, it said on Thursday, lifting its basic pay above the recently announced national living wage. Sainsbury's, locked in a price war with Tesco , Asda and Morrisons as the so-called Big Four seek to claw back shoppers lost to discounters Aldi and Lidl, will increase its basic hourly rate by 4 percent to 7.36 pounds from Aug. 30. British finance minister George Osborne last month announced a compulsory living wage for workers aged over 25, starting at 7.20 pounds an hour from next April, rising to 9.35 pounds by 2020. More »Sainsbury's boosts pay on shop floor
Parents believe children should be at least nine years old before they talk to them about online safety, according to new research. More »Parents delay discussing online safety, O2 survey finds
The flying partner of the Shoreham jet crash pilot has told Sky News the disaster made him question whether he should continue flying. But Chris Heames, one of Britain's most experienced fast jet pilots with 6,000 flying hours, says performing aerobatics in vintage planes over land is safe and he will carry on flying within the rules. Mr Heames shared the flying rota of the Hawker Hunter jet with pilot Andy Hill who was at the controls when it crashed at the Shoreham airshow on Saturday killing at least 11 people. More »Flying Partner Of Crash Pilot: 'There Are Risks'
A coroner has named the British family-of-four killed in a plane crash while on holiday in Canada. The Hewitt family - Fiona, 52, Richard, 50, Felicity, 17, and Harry, 14 - were among five passengers who died along with the pilot, the Quebec coroner has confirmed. The Hewitt family - from Milton Keynes - were reportedly on the last day of their trip. More »Quebec Plane Crash: British Family 'Devastated'
The Ulster Unionist Party has announced its intention to pull out of Northern Ireland's devolved government over claims the IRA still exists. Its decision puts pressure on the larger Democratic Unionist Party to follow suit, a move that would collapse the power-sharing administration. The political crisis has been looming since the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) linked the IRA to a murder in Belfast. More »NI Power-Sharing In Danger As Party Pulls Out
Writer and director Armando Iannucci has launched a passionate defence of the BBC and said British television needs support amid political attacks. More »Armando Iannucci: Tampering with the BBC is 'madness'
Everton defender John Stones was named in the starting line-up for the Merseysiders' English League Cup tie at Barnsley on Wednesday, just a day after handing in a transfer request following repeated interest from Premier League champions Chelsea. More »Everton's Stones faces Barnsley despite transfer request
Women-only train carriages could be introduced to help guard against sex attacks at night, Jeremy Corbyn has said. The frontrunner in the Labour leadership race said he was considering the idea after women told him they believed it could be the answer to a rise in harassment on public transport. The plan - part of Mr Corbyn's street harassment policy - comes after police revealed the number of sex offences on UK railways rose by a quarter last year. More »Corbyn Considers Women-Only Train Carriages
A simple blood test may in future provide breast cancer patients with an early warning of the disease returning after chemotherapy and surgery. More »Blood test could offer early warning for returning breast cancer
The pilot of the Shoreham air crash jet has been moved to a specialist hospital for treatment, an NHS trust spokesman has confirmed. More »Shoreham air disaster pilot moved to specialist hospital
A relative of a British family of four killed in a seaplane crash while on holiday in Canada has said they are "devastated" by the tragedy. More »Family of Quebec air crash victims 'devastated' by tragedy
An experimental blood test may be able to predict whether a woman with breast cancer will suffer a relapse months before new tumors would be detectable on scans, researchers said Wednesday. More »Blood test could predict breast cancer's return: study
Simon Cowell was sporting some impressive new facial hair at the official launch of the The X Factor 2015, which he says was a symbol of his "sense of freedom". More »Simon Cowell sports impressive facial hair at X Factor launch
Britain does not need to wait for the publication of the Chilcot report before deciding whether to begin air strikes on Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said. More »Philip Hammond rejects calls to wait for Chilcot before Syria decision
Motorists hoping to get away for the Bank Holiday will be given a boost as fuel prices are being slashed ahead of the weekend. More »Motorists boosted by further cuts to price of petrol
Sir John Chilcot has released a statement on behalf of the Iraq Inquiry - as he faces growing pressure to publish his report. However, Sir John defended the "Maxwellisation" process which gives individuals who face criticism in the report a right to reply before publication. Sir John also insisted that the inquiry "has remained in control of its deadlines throughout the process" - and that individuals had not been given an open-ended timescale to respond to critical draft passages. More »Chilcot Reacts To Iraq Inquiry Delay Concerns
Wales captain Sam Warburton is eager to improve on the country's World Cup performance four years ago as he tries to lead them out of the so-called 'group of death' at next month's edition in England. More »Warburton desperate to go 'one step further'