57 minutes ago

William in tribute to 'magnetic' Oz

William and Kate continue their tour of New Zealand and Australia (AP)

The Duke of Cambridge has paid tribute to Australia, describing the nation as a "magnet" for investors, visitors and those wanting a better quality of life.

2 hours ago

Stowaway teen 'homesick for Africa'

A 15-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from San Jose, California, to Maui, is put into an ambulance at Kahului Airport (AP/The Maui News)

The father of a teenager who miraculously survived a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jet's wheel well has said his son missed Africa, where he used to live, and was struggling at school.

3 hours ago

Appeal for Gallipoli memorial

A soldier pays his respects at the grave of a colleague near Cape Helles, where the Gallipoli landings took place

The designer of a memorial to the Gallipoli campaign has appealed for help to fund a facelift of the work ahead of the 99th anniversary of one of the First World War's bloodiest battles.

6 hours ago

Bid to halt Syria terrorists rise

Scotland Yard said that 40 Syria-related arrests were made in the first three months of this year, up from 25 in the whole of last year

A national campaign to stop would-be terrorists travelling to Syria will be launched today, following a dramatic rise in the number of people being arrested after going to the war-torn state.

12 hours ago

Stem cell 'role in human lifespan'

Stem cell "exhaustion" may help define human lifespan, scientists suggest

Stem cell "exhaustion" may play a role in defining the limit of human lifespan, a study of blood from a dead Dutch supercentenarian suggests.

12 hours ago

Wilmots: Januzaj's chosen Belgium

Adnan Januzaj has chosen to play for Belgium, according to their coach

Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj has chosen to play international football for Belgium, according to coach Marc Wilmots.

14 hours ago

Fresh complaints over BBC drama

Jessica Brown Findlay stars in Jamaica Inn

Hundreds more viewers have complained about BBC drama Jamaica Inn despite the corporation saying it had adjusted sound levels "to address audience concerns" after viewers complained of being unable to hear some of the dialogue.

15 hours ago

Victim 'would be proud of Gerrard'

Ronnie Gilhooley, whose son Jon-Paul was the youngest victim of the Hillsborough disaster

Hillsborough's youngest victim would have been "very proud" of his cousin, the Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard, the inquest into the disaster heard today.