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Richard III reburial service held

Richard III was buried in Leicester Cathedral after several days of commemorations The service to mark the reburial of King Richard III has taken place at Leicester Cathedral. The Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev Justin Welby, presided over the … Continue reading

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Court allows Charles letters release

The Supreme Court says letters by Prince Charles to the government can be published, after a Guardian campaign. The UK’s highest court was asked to judge whether the Attorney General’s office acted unlawfully when it prevented their publication in 2012. … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey to end after six series

Downton Abbey first opened its doors in 2010 The next season of ITV’s period drama Downton Abbey will be its last, its makers have announced. “Inevitably there comes a time when all shows should end and Downton is no exception,” … Continue reading

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PM grilled in TV election special

Prime Minister David Cameron has said he wants more people to have the “dignity and security of work” during the first televised set piece event of the general election campaign. The PM, facing questions from Jeremy Paxman, was asked whether … Continue reading

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Iran’s Rouhani intervenes as deadline for nuclear deal approaches

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Iran’s president spoke with the leaders of France, Britain, China and Russia on Thursday in an apparent effort to break an impasse to a nuclear deal between Tehran and major world powers. He also raised the … Continue reading

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New York City building collapses, burns, injuring 12 people: authorities

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Twelve people were injured, four of them critically, when an apartment building collapsed and burst into flames on Thursday in New York City’s East Village neighborhood, authorities said. Witnesses reported hearing an explosion, and utility officials … Continue reading

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One person killed, several injured as tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Arkansas

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – At least three tornadoes struck Arkansas and Oklahoma on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring several others, officials said. A tornado moving through the Tulsa suburb of Sand Springs damaged as many as 60 buildings, a … Continue reading

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German police search house of pilot who flew A320 into mountain

PARIS/SEYNE-LES-ALPES (Reuters) – A young German co-pilot locked himself alone in the cockpit of Germanwings flight 9525 and set it on course to crash into an Alpine mountain, killing all 150 people on board including himself, prosecutors said on Thursday. … Continue reading

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Bid to change Speaker election rules

John Bercow is the current Speaker of the House of Commons A last-minute bid to change the way the Speaker of the House of Commons is elected is to be debated by MPs. Labour criticised the government motion, to be … Continue reading

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Clarkson return ‘not ruled out’

BBC creative director Alan Yentob has said he would not rule out Jeremy Clarkson making a return to the BBC in the future. “Of course I wouldn’t rule that out, but that’s not for now,” he told the BBC’s Newsnight. … Continue reading

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