The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today visited a community centre near the spot where three men were killed during last week's riots.
The Scottish Football Association member clubs today unanimously backed chief executive Stewart Regan's radical overhaul of the governing body.
Rescue teams in Missouri were trying yesterday to find more trapped survivors and pull those who did not survive from the rubble of a Walmart warehouse that was destroyed by Sunday's tornado.
Liverpool defender Fabio Aurelio remains hopeful of making his comeback from injury before the end of the season.
Japan was fighting to avert a nuclear disaster last night as it declared a state of emergency and evacuated thousands of people from around two damaged power plants.
On 6 March 1987 193 people were killed when the British ferry Herald Of Free Enterprise capsized off the coast of Belgium.
The Government failed to plan for a possible volcanic eruption in Iceland that paralysed air traffic in the UK and caused hundreds of millions of pounds worth of disruption despite being warned of the threat, an official investigation into national emergencies has found.
In the fortnight still dividing jump racing professionals from their defining challenge, all they expect is for things to go wrong. For punters, equally, fresh positives for the Cheltenham Festival will be few and largely inconsequential. It would be wrong, however, to treat absolutely every racecourse gallop as stage-managed, every pronouncement of optimism as bland or meaningless. And Noel Meade, for one, surely deserves to be taken at his word, after working Pandorama at Leopardstown yesterday morning.
Bombing victim tells Jonathan Owen he is pressing coroner to reassess emergency protocols
British Airways passengers prepared for a possible crash into the sea after an emergency message was played in error on their flight, it was revealed today.
Elaborate efforts are being made to maintain their physical and mental welfare
The NHS is in danger of "overheating" as a result of a huge rise in the number of people admitted to hospital as emergencies, a health think tank warns.
It is a dark day when a man is starving, hounded by the threat of cannibals, and has two bullets left in his gun for some final, fatal emergency – one for himself and one for his young son. The third novel from acclaimed US author Cormac McCarthy to be filmed, this impressive work adapted by British playwright Joe Penhall and directed by John Hillcoat is a chilling tale of loneliness and survival which, at times, dips into the horrific.
Daniel Keatings gave further evidence of Britain's emergence into the top rank of gymnastic nations leading a home one-two at the European Championships in Birmingham yesterday.
With British airlines losing approximately £1 million an hour, a million Brits stranded abroad and alternative travel services overrun by tourists attempting to journey home, it would be easy to look at the almost total closure of air travel in Europe, due to the eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano, and the deadly plumes of ash it is spewing out, as a complete disaster.
Advice from St John Ambulance, the charity that today launched a major campaign to highlight the number of preventable deaths