Armed police boarded the flight at Stansted airport after an RAF Typhoon jet was scrambled to escort the Boeing 777
The unseasonably cold weather in southern areas and the Midlands will make way for a dry and sunny Bank Holiday weekend, forecasters said.
Many finances can be DIY, but retirement income needs an expert eye
Bad weather and rough seas meant their overnight ferry arrived 13 hours late at its destination.
Snow, snow and more snow. The latest weather forecasts predict the temperature in Britain won't rise much about 0 for the next week, making this the coldest winter the country has seen for some time. But as cold as the winter of 2013 is turning out, it's a beach holiday in the Bahamas compared to the British winters of yesteryear.
Some parts of the country will struggle to get above freezing on Wednesday and Thursday
Independence plans for Scotland rely heavily on gas and oil revenue
Public sector finances suffered from a 20 per cent fall in corporation tax receipts from business while public spending rose by 5 per cent, fuelled by higher benefit payments
Traumatic experiences change us for ever. But for some survivors they also bring strength – and an unexpected relish for life
British Summer Time kicks off this weekend with the first summery weather of the year, with bright sunshine and temperatures in some places expected to reach 21 or even 22C.
The official arrival of British Summer Time will this year be heralded not only by lost sleep but also by soaring temperatures as the unseasonably good weather looks set to continue into next week.
For the second time in four nights Hannah Miley stood on top of a podium in the venue for July's Olympics and, after she produced the fastest swim of the year in the 200 metres individual medley, it only added weight to the burgeoning expectation that the 22-year-old Scot will be back there come Games time.
A leak has been discovered on a North Sea oil platform owned by Royal Dutch Shell.
On 25 July 1959, the fiftieth anniversary of Louis Blériot's successful flight across the English Channel, a totally new form of transport made its own first crossing of the Channel - the hovercraft.
Don't let the romance get in the way of the reality, says Graham Norwood
The North Sea Trail aims, one day, to link 7,000 miles of paths across the northern edges of Europe. Mark Rowe reports from Denmark