3 hours ago

Python farewell show on big screen

Left to right: Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and John Cleese, the five remaining Pythons

Cult comedy troupe Monty Python are heading back to cinemas after striking a deal to show their final ever gig on the big screen.

14 hours ago

Teen 'fighting' as £2m target hit

Cancer patient Stephen Sutton, 19, has raised more than £2 million for charity

A terminally-ill teenager who has smashed his fundraising target and raised more than £2 million for charity has said that he is "still fighting" as donations from the public continue to flood in.

16 hours ago

William in tribute to 'magnetic' Oz

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott looks on as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are presented with gifts as they attend a reception in the Great Hall at Parliament House

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.

18 hours ago

Stowaway teen 'homesick for Africa'

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.

19 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.

1 day 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.