Leaks were worth it, says Snowden

Former National Security Agency worker Edward Snowden praised the benefits his revelations brought to the public

US whistleblower Edward Snowden has said becoming an "international fugitive" has been worth it because of benefits it has brought the public.


Blues scoop £99million TV jackpot

Chelsea have received nearly £100million from the Premier League

Chelsea were awarded almost £99million last season by the Premier League as they claimed the title for the first time in five years.


Baby died with sleeping grandmother

An inquest is being held into the death of three-week-old George Charnock

An "angelic" three-week-old baby died after his insomniac grandmother, who hadn't slept in 68 hours, fell asleep with him in her arms.


Police 'face rapes increase burden'

Dame Elish Angiolini carried out a review into rape investigations in London

Police and prosecutors need "to undertake radical change" in the way they handle rape complaints after an independent report highlighted the "overwhelming burden" on police staff, with "high levels of anxiety" at every stage of the process.


Warm tributes to Charles Kennedy

Former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy was an MP for more than 30 years

Warm tributes have poured in from across the political spectrum to former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy, whose death at the age of 55 has shocked Westminster.


New gold buying service from Mint

Consumers will be able to buy tiny fractions of gold bars from the Royal Mint, with prices starting at £20, as part of its new service which promises to open up the world of gold trading.