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Exam Watchdog Probes 'Impossible Questions'

England's exam watchdog Ofqual has launched an official inquiry into blunders in this summer's GCSE and A-level papers that affected up to 100,000 students.

Labour Holds Inverclyde In By-Election

Labour have held the Westminster seat of Inverclyde but have seen their share of the vote drop after a closely fought by-election with the SNP.

Teacher Strikes Prove A Headache For Parents

Widespread school closures on a day of massive strike action have proved a headache for parents and left some firms short-staffed.

British Teens Die In Thailand Bus Crash

Three British students on a holiday of a lifetime before they were due to start university have been killed in a horror bus crash in Thailand.

Stats Show UK Pensions Bill 'Is Affordable'

Stats Show UK Pensions Bill 'Is Affordable'

The Government is on thin ice when it makes the claim that public sector pensions are unaffordable, according to Sky's business presenter Jeff Randall.

Supreme Court To Hear Appeal Of Bail Ruling

Supreme Court To Hear Appeal Of Bail Ruling

Police have been granted permission to appeal to the Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that could see tens of thousands of violent criminals escape prosecution.

Soldiers' Families Blocked From Suing MoD

Soldiers' Families Blocked From Suing MoD

Families of servicemen killed in Iraq and Afghanistan have had their bid to sue the Ministry of Defence under the Human Rights Act fail at the High Court.

UK To Give Body Armour To Libya Rebels

UK To Give Body Armour To Libya Rebels

The Foreign Secretary has announced that the Government is supplying further body armour and other equipment for use by the Libyan rebels.

Bourne Ultimatum: Mum-In-Law's Manners Guide

Bourne Ultimatum: Mum-In-Law's Manners Guide

A bride-to-be has been given a very public etiquette lesson after an email from her future mother-in-law, attacking her "uncouthness", went viral over the internet.

Snake Breeder Killed By His King Cobra's Bite

Snake Breeder Killed By His King Cobra's Bite

A snake breeder has died from a bite from one of his king cobras just as he was about to open a sanctuary for them.

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