Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Settings | Sign in

Top Stories

See realtime coverage

Tesco CEO: 'Full and frank inquiry' into profit overstatement

BBC News - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Tesco has suspended four executives, including its UK managing director, after the supermarket overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m.
See realtime coverage

Suspected illegal immigrants cause delays on M25 after fleeing lorry

The Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
A group of suspected illegal immigrants caused chaos on the M25 this morning after running from the back of a lorry. Thirteen people were seen dashing along the hard shoulder at about 8.50am, after getting out of the vehicle between junction 11 (Chertsey) ...
See realtime coverage

Nasa's Maven spacecraft could solve mystery of Mars's missing water

The Guardian - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Mars was once awash with water. With the arrival of Nasa's Maven mission at the red planet, we may finally be close to working out where it all went.
See realtime coverage

iOS 8 apps and features: eight iPhone settings you need to look at after you ...

The Independent - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Apple's new iOS 8 operating system for iPhones and iPads has been available for download for a while now but for the uninitiated the update can be pretty confusing, with Settings app now bloated by a seemingly endless list of apps and options.
See realtime coverage

Sergio García: the Ryder Cup will be a strange place without Luke Donald

The Guardian - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Sergio García said that not playing in the 2010 Ryder Cup was 'one of the hardest things I had to experience on the golf course'.
See realtime coverage

China's Hunger for Apple's New iPhone Fuels Smuggling

Wall Street Journal - ‎54 minutes ago‎
HONG KONG— Apple Inc. AAPL -0.82% Apple Inc. U.S.: Nasdaq $100.96 -0.83 -0.82% Sept. 19, 2014 4:00 pm Volume (Delayed 15m) : 63.13M AFTER HOURS $101.16 +0.20 +0.20% Sept. 19, 2014 7:59 pm Volume (Delayed 15m) : 7.78M P/E Ratio 16.20 ...
See realtime coverage

Islamic State Siege on Syrian City Halted, Kurdish Forces Say

Wall Street Journal - ‎20 minutes ago‎
As many as 130,000 Syrians, mostly Kurds, have flooded into Turkey, fleeing an IS group offensive that has pushed the conflict even closer to the border.
Syrians flood into Turkey as Isis pushes to border towns
Turkish Forces Clash With Kurds Trying to Cross Into Syria
Tourej Ansari
  -  Google+
Kurds say they have halted Islamic State advance on Syrian town Syrian Kurdish fighters have halted an advance by Islamic State fighters to the east of a predominantly Kurdish town near the border with Turkey, a spokesman for the main armed Kurdish group said. Related Stories About 60,000 Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey from Islamic State advance Reuters Kurdish leader urges world to protect Syrian town from Islamic State Reuters Islamic State clo...
See realtime coverage

Terrified Briton flees Thai island after 'mafia' death threat - ‎2 hours ago‎
A petrified British man has fled the Thai island where two British backpackers were murdered last week after claiming the "mafia" was trying to execute him.
See realtime coverage

Explosions Kill at Least 2 in Restive Region of China

New York Times - ‎45 minutes ago‎
BEIJING - A series of explosions in the Xinjiang region of northwest China has killed at least two people and caused an unknown number of injuries, state news media reported Monday.
See realtime coverage

Scottish independence referendum 'No' vote – an analysis for businesses

Link2Portal - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Scotland has decided. Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom. The strengthening of devolution for Scotland within the union is the way forward.
Devon Labour MP says party has to be clear "we are fighting for England"
Cracks growing at Westminster over handover of powers as Alex Salmond says ...
Tourej Ansari
  -  Google+
British Prime Minister David Cameron leaves after giving a statement to the media about Scotland's referendum results, outside his official residence at 10 Downing Street in central London, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core. The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing a ...
See realtime coverage

Eyeing 2015 vote, Labour says it can be trusted to revive the economy

Reuters UK - ‎20 minutes ago‎
MANCHESTER England (Reuters) - The Labour party promised on Monday to keep a firm grip on spending if it wins next year's election, seeking to persuade voters with tough budget talk that the recovering economy will be safe in its hands.
See realtime coverage

Human Leg Found: Body May Be Missing Man's

Sky News - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Lancashire Police believe remains found near where a leg was discovered could belong to 31-year-old Heath Nield. 2:22pm UK, Monday 22 September 2014.
See realtime coverage

'Major incident' after Translink school bus and car crash in Co Tyrone: 53 people ...

Belfast Telegraph - ‎58 minutes ago‎
The smash involving a bus and car on the Omagh Road in Drumquin. Pic Pacemaker. The smash involving a bus and car on the Omagh Road in Drumquin.
See realtime coverage

EE to Buy 58 Phones 4U Stores in £2.5m Deal

International Business Times UK - ‎10 minutes ago‎
EE has agreed to snap up 58 stores from defunct mobile phone retailer Phones 4U which will save some 359 jobs. The mobile network provider agreed a £2.5m deal with PwC, which is acting as administrator for Phones 4U, days after Vodafone agreed to buy ...
See realtime coverage

Siemens to buy Dresser-Rand to tap US shale gas boom

Reuters UK - ‎31 minutes ago‎
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Siemens (SIEGn.DE) has agreed to buy U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand (DRC.N) for $7.6 billion (4.65 billion pounds) in cash, aiming to catch up with arch-rival General Electric (GE.
See realtime coverage

Stocks Open Lower, With China's Economy in Focus

New York Times - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Wall Street markets opened lower on Monday as investors worry about some soft economic data from China and a profit warning by the British retailer Tesco.
See realtime coverage

Aldermore float could value the bank up to £900m

The Guardian - ‎31 minutes ago‎
London Stock Exchange A man walks past screens inside the London Stock Exchange in the City of London. Aldermore's flotation could net the specialist lender up to £900m.
See realtime coverage

Apple sells record 10m iPhone 6 models in first weekend

Financial Times - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Apple sold a record 10m iPhones in its first weekend of sales for its newest models, as crowds mobbed stores in 10 cities around the world.
Apple Sells 10 Million iPhones Over the Weekend
UPDATE 1-Apple sells more than 10 mln new iPhones in first three days
  -  Google+
#Apple  sold a record 10 million #iPhone6  and #iPhone6Plu  over the weekend. That's 1 million more than last year. Demand for the new, larger iPhone 6 has been insatiable. Apple sold a record 4 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones on Sept. 12, the first day that the new iPhones were available for pre-order. Pre-orders momentarily crashed Apple's website a week ago, and supply of the super-large iPhone 6 Plus quickly sold out.
See realtime coverage

Google Abandons Google+ Sign-Up Requirement for New Google Accounts

PC Magazine - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Is this just one more sign that Google is cooling off on its social network? 0shares. Google+ Pages: Everything You Need to Know. If you're a brand-new Google user, then you might have noticed—or taken advantage of—a new modification that no longer ties ...
See realtime coverage

Gone Girl review – a bracing, scalding sketch of a marriage in meltdown

The Guardian - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Gone Girl film still Say it ain't so.... Ben Affleck in Gone Girl Photograph: New Regency Pictures/Allstar. The knockabout Punch and Judy show undergoes a grand Hollywood upgrade on Gone Girl, a garish, gripping tale of a warring husband and wife that ...
See realtime coverage

Football - Pochettino sees Spurs' old failings wreck bright start

Yahoo Eurosport UK - ‎48 minutes ago‎
It was not supposed to be like this for Tottenham Hotspur's new manager Mauricio Pochettino who struggled to conceal his anger after Sunday's 1-0 home defeat to West Bromwich Albion.
See realtime coverage

Football - Chasing pack in Premier League hit by European hangover

Yahoo Eurosport UK - ‎22 minutes ago‎
While the curse of "the ex" accounted for Chelsea's perfect start to the Premier League season, it was something more mundane, in the shape of a European hangover, that upset most of the chasing pack.
See realtime coverage

Louis van Gaal has £150m of new talent at Manchester United... yet he has still ...

Daily Mail - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Louis van Gaal has accrued players worth a total of £150million, been handed a gentle list of fixtures to begin the campaign, and was afforded breathing room from the pressure of continuing Sir Alex Ferguson's legacy.
See realtime coverage

Are aliens visiting Portsmouth? UFO spotted over south coast - ‎54 minutes ago‎
A UFO was pictured hovering above the skies of Portsmouth on Friday, prompting a flurry of speculation on Twitter about its identity.
See realtime coverage

Emma Thompson: 'Climate changed deniers are bonkers' - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Oscar-winning actress marched alongside designer Vivienne Westwood, musician Peter Gabriel and an estimated 40,000 other people at Sunday's rally.
Largest climate march in history - your pictures
Thousands Take Part in Climate Change Demos
Tourej Ansari
  -  Google+
Actress Emma Thompson speaks to the media at the start of the "People's Climate March" in central London September 21, 2014. The London march was one many held worldwide, ahead of the forthcoming U.N. Emergency summit on climate change.
See realtime coverage

Dry-roasted peanuts more likely trigger for allergy

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON: Dry roasted peanuts are more likely to trigger an allergy to peanuts than raw peanuts, suggests an Oxford University study involving mice.
See realtime coverage

Ebola virus outbreak: 92 bodies recovered as more cases found in Sierra Leone ...

The Independent - ‎41 minutes ago‎
More than 90 bodies have been recovered across Sierra Leone during a three-day lockdown attempting to combat the Ebola epidemic. The emergency measures came to an end with singing and dancing in the streets on Sunday as people celebrated ...
Sierra Leone Ebola lockdown found 200 infected
WHO advises 'no travel ban or trade ban' with Ebola-hit countries
Tourej Ansari
  -  Google+
Empty streets are seen during a three-day lockdown to prevent the spread on the Ebola virus, in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Volunteers going door to door during a three-day lockdown intended to combat Ebola in Sierra Leone say some residents are growing increasingly frustrated and complaining about food shortages
Weather for Virginia, USA
72° 48°
72° 50°
75° 54°
77° 54°

Editors' Picks

Patrick Wintour, political editor
Graeme Wearden
Suzanne Goldenberg and Lauren Gambino in New York, Damian Carrington and James Randerson in London, Karl Mathiesen in Paris and Oliver Milman in Melbourne
Stuart James at King Power Stadium
Nicholas Watt, chief political correspondent