National News Headlines
Tory MP Carswell switches to UKIPThu, 28 Aug 2014 10:52:15 GMTTory MP Douglas Carswell has defected to the UK Independence Party - and says he will seek re-election in Clacton at a by-election.
'Significant' rise in migration to UKThu, 28 Aug 2014 10:54:50 GMTThere has been a "statistically significant" increase in net migration into the UK - which reached 243,000 in the year up to March, figures show.
Wright quits Labour but not PCC roleThu, 28 Aug 2014 10:06:04 GMTShaun Wright resigns from the Labour Party but refuses to quit his South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner role following a damning report into child abuse.
'Deeply elitist UK locks out talent'Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:35:12 GMTThe UK is "deeply elitist" according to an analysis of the backgrounds of more than 4,000 business, political, media and public sector leaders.
UK Ebola vaccine trial to startThu, 28 Aug 2014 10:25:55 GMTA trial vaccine against Ebola could be tested on healthy volunteers in the UK in September, says an international health consortium.
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