How a chance encounter with a reclusive musician and his unsolved murder inspired a BAFTA award-winning film

Colin O’Toole's meeting with Dave Rowbotham left a mark on his life, and inspired the film Cowboy Dave

School bans backpacks to make it safer after deadly Florida shooting

A high school in the USA believes it has come up with a solution to prevent a school shooting – banning backpacks. Students have been pictured...

New York is quietly working to prevent a major cyber attack that could bring down the financial system

With a lack of leadership from the federal government, New York is one of the first states to implement new cyber regulations. The state is quietly...

Lloyds and PwC face £55m court case from motor dealer

Lloyds Banking Group and accountants PwC face a £55m legal battle with a motor dealership which will allege they colluded to force it out of business...

Hero neighbours rush to scene of Leicester explosion and try to drag out rubble 'fearing people are trapped' inside blast

People rushed to Weston Park Convenience store, a former Londis, in Leicester, and hauled rubble up from the ground searching in case anyone was...

Leicester Police Responding To 'Major Incident' Following Reports Of An Explosion

Police in Leicester are responding to a “major incident” following reports of a large blast in the city. “There has been a major incident on Hinckley...

Jerusalem: thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews attend rabbi's funeral

Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach, 86, was leader of breakaway faction of non-Hasidic ultra-Orthodox Jews Tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews have attended...

Leicester explosion: Major incident declared as flames rip through home and shop

A "major incident" has been declared by police after reports of a "massive explosion" at a shop in Leicester.

Here's why you should always check your passport before a trip, even if you don't think it's expiring anytime soon

Before you travel, always check if the country you're visiting requires your passport to be valid for a certain amount of time. When in doubt,...

Canary Islands storm chaos: Flights cancelled as holiday hotspot lashed with high winds

BRITISH holidaymakers travelling to and from the Canaries have been caught up in the chaos caused by a storm which brought high winds and heavy rain...

Leicester blast triggers police alert

Police declare a "major incident" after reports of an explosion in the Hinckley Road area of Leicester.

Explosion in Leicester sees police declare major incident

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue send six fire engines and are treating incident as search and rescue operation A “major incident” has been declared by...

TV licence fees are set to rise - but there are legal ways you can avoid paying

The price hike will apply to anyone watching or recording TV programmes as they're shown or watching and downloading BBC programes on iPlayer

We went to H&M's sister store and saw why it's become a secret weapon for the struggling company

Though H&M's business has been struggling, other H&M group brands have been doing well, according to the company's CEO, Karl-Johan...

London Stock Exchange to see profits rise in spite of leadership battle

The London Stock Exchange Group will shrug off the activist campaign to oust its chairman at the end of last year to record a rise in profits,...