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Leo Baxendale: Bash Street Kids and Minnie the Minx comic legend dies

27 April 2017 - 11:43am
Leo Baxendale also created classic characters like Minnie the Minx and The Three Bears.

Brexit: Chancellor Merkel warns UK on scope of talks with EU

27 April 2017 - 11:23am
Angela Merkel says the future UK-EU relationship can only be discussed once exit issues are resolved.

Mugwump mania and memes take over Twitter

27 April 2017 - 10:46am
Find out what's buzzing in the social media world today.

Spurs fan attacks fellow supporter in 'Chelsea mix-up'

27 April 2017 - 10:14am
Spurs fan Michael Voller suffered a broken skull and damage to his cheekbone and eye-socket.

North Korea: US vows sanctions and will activate Thaad system 'within days'

27 April 2017 - 9:39am
The Thaad system to protect South Korea from the North will be activated "within days", says the US.

Lloyds Bank's profits rise despite 'challenging' times

27 April 2017 - 9:32am
The bank's boss says its "simple and low risk" business is able to cope with difficult trading.

ICC agree revised financial model and governance structure

27 April 2017 - 9:13am
The ICC pass a revised financial model reversing a decision which effectively handed control of the sport to India, England and Australia.

Johnson: Difficult to say 'no' to Syria strike

27 April 2017 - 9:11am
Boris Johnson says it would be difficult for the UK to refuse to help US carry out a joint strike on Syria.

Secret payments to players and agents focus of HMRC investigation

27 April 2017 - 8:45am
Secret payments made to players, their agents or third parties is the focus of a tax fraud investigation by British and French authorities.

General election 2017: Labour councils 'build more homes'

27 April 2017 - 8:14am
Shadow housing secretary John Healey promises to take "big steps" to deal with the housing crisis.

Arsene Wenger: 'Christian Fuchs threw the ball at Sanchez on purpose'

27 April 2017 - 8:02am
Arsene Wenger says Christian Fuchs threw the ball at Alexis Sanchez "on purpose" and should have been booked during Wednesday's game.

Maria Sharapova is a 'cheater' and should not play tennis again - Eugenie Bouchard

27 April 2017 - 7:13am
The WTA is "sending out the wrong message to kids" by allowing Maria Sharapova to resume her playing career, says 2014 Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard.

Where do the main parties stand on Brexit?

27 April 2017 - 6:56am
Ahead of the UK's general election, a look at where the parties stand on Brexit.

United Airlines to offer up to $10,000 for forfeiting seat

27 April 2017 - 6:53am
Passengers will be given up to $10,000 if they volunteer to forfeit seats on overbooked flights.

Trump won't scrap Nafta trade deal 'at this time'

27 April 2017 - 6:40am
President Trump seeks to renegotiate the trade deal with Canada and Mexico, rather than abandon it.

British Veterinary Association slams designer cat breeding

27 April 2017 - 6:24am
Scottish Fold cats have increased in popularity through social media.

BBC News Daily: Your morning briefing

27 April 2017 - 6:23am
Your morning briefing for Thursday 27 April

'Huge explosion' rocks Damascus airport

27 April 2017 - 6:10am
A massive explosion followed by a fire has hit Damascus international in Syria, activists say.

Manchester City v Manchester United: When the derby was last on a Thursday...

27 April 2017 - 6:09am
The last time Manchester United and Manchester City played each other on a Thursday was 23 years ago in November 1994 - a memorable night for the red half of the city.

'My vision is like looking through a straw'

27 April 2017 - 2:06am
Molly Watt was born severely deaf but as a teenager discovered she was going blind too.