National News Headlines
GCSE grades rise, but fall in EnglishThu, 21 Aug 2014 18:08:50 GMTHundreds of thousands of pupils are receiving their GCSE grades, with an overall rise in results despite changes to the exam system
Hunt on for 'UK' beheading suspectThu, 21 Aug 2014 16:40:55 GMTPolice and security services are trying to identify a jihadist - thought to be British - in connection with the killing of US journalist James Foley.
Rights campaigner Helen Bamber diesThu, 21 Aug 2014 20:28:26 GMTVeteran human rights campaigner Helen Bamber, who was among the first to relieve Nazi concentration camp victims in 1945, dies.
BBC Sir Cliff coverage 'appropriate'Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:50:25 GMTThe BBC "acted appropriately" in covering the police search of Sir Cliff Richard's home, the corporation's director general Tony Hall says.
Comedian read paper while drivingThu, 21 Aug 2014 16:03:57 GMTRoy "Chubby" Brown is caught on camera reading a newspaper while driving along the A19 in North Yorkshire.
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