House explosion puts two in hospital with serious injuries, rescue teams say
Five people have been injured, two seriously, in a house explosion.
Five people have been injured, two seriously, in a house explosion.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche is not surprised by Joey Barton's speedy transition back into Premier League life.
Liverpool could be without Joel Matip for the next month as the row over the defender's availability rumbles on.
Sam Allardyce has revealed Crystal Palace's pursuit of Carl Jenkinson is "hanging in the balance" and also hinted at frustration surrounding a potential move for Patrice Evra.
A stray dog which has avoided capture for two years has been rescued after being hit by a car.
Diego Costa's fitness will be evaluated by Antonio Conte and his staff when Chelsea's first-team squad return to training on Tuesday.
West Brom have made a £10million offer for Hull midfielder Jake Livermore.
Simone Zaza is hoping to earn himself a long-term stay at Valencia by producing the kind of performances he admits he failed to do at West Ham.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lifted UK growth forecasts for 2017 saying better-than-expected economic performance in the wake of the Brexit vote raised prospects for the year ahead.
Rolf Harris spread his hands over a blind, disabled woman like an octopus in an attack where she was "completely and utterly trapped", a woman has claimed in court.
The fiance of children's author Helen Bailey repeatedly pushed for a sale of her property to go ahead after he allegedly killed her, a court has heard.
Ivanka Trump, t he president-elect's daughter, has revealed she is determining the "most appropriate ways" to serve the country.
Tickets have gone on sale for Hamilton, the hotly anticipated Broadway musical coming to the UK later this year.
Yaya Toure insists Manchester City will not give up on the Premier League title.
A gunman has killed at least five people and wounded more than a dozen others at a nightclub in the Caribbean coast resort of Playa del Carmen, police in Mexico said.
The death of a young mother just hours after she gave birth to her second son was a result of "failures, inadequate diagnosis and treatment" at the hospital caring for her, a coroner has said.
A bronze statue of Cilla Black has been unveiled in her home city of Liverpool.
American singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson will perform at this year's Glastonbury Festival, according to his official website.
Downing Street has said there will be no "immediate" changes in the operation of the common travel area between Britain and Ireland.
Iraqi special forces troops have begun battling Islamic State militants in two eastern Mosul neighbourhoods, according to media reports and field commanders.
Investigators in the United Arab Emirates are looking into what caused a hot-air balloon to abruptly drop from the sky, injuring six tourists.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp remains relaxed about the growing pressure at the top of the table as he is confident his side are destined to get better again.
British sailor Alex Thomson has set a world record for the most distance sailed solo in 24 hours in the Vendee Globe race.
The heads of major UN organisations have called for access to civilians cut off from humanitarian aid in Syria, saying the world "must not stand silent" even though the siege of Aleppo is over.
Four options have been unveiled by the Education Minister to tackle the so-called baptism barrier which allows publicly funded schools to refuse places to children based on religion.
The pound was struggling to recover from three-month lows on Monday, helping send the FTSE 100 to a fresh mid-session high.
A scheme that provides poor families with vouchers to buy sustainably-produced nutritious food could help farmers and the environment after Brexit, it has been suggested.
The company behind Ray-Ban sunglasses is to merge with French lens maker Essilor in a 46 billion euro (£40 billion) tie up.
A £269 million helicopter-borne surveillance system has been ordered by the Government to protect the Royal Navy's new aircraft carriers.
West Ham co-owner David Gold has suggested closing the January transfer window would stop players such as Dimitri Payet becoming unsettled at their respective clubs.
British music stars Adele, James Bay and Stormzy have been named among Europe's most influential artists in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.
Businessman Alan Sugar has undergone a minor heart procedure in America.
New Burberry boss Marco Gobbetti is poised to officially join the retailer this month, sidelining existing chief executive Christopher Bailey.
Five-a-side football business Goals Soccer Centres said it has "turned the corner" after scoring a rise in annual sales.
A crackdown on rogue businesses has been branded a waste of time as it emerged that the financial penalties handed out so far add up to a tiny fraction of ministers' predictions.
Flanker Thomas Young insists his focus remains on Wasps ahead of a possible debut Wales call up.
Under-fire Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has pocketed an estimated £14.4 million from the sale of his education company as the NHS plunges into a full-blown crisis.
An Egyptian court has ruled against the government's decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia - a landmark verdict likely to deepen tensions with the kingdom.
Tests have confirmed that avian flu is responsible for the mass deaths of wild birds on the shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda, according to the government.
A tech firm is to create 150 engineering jobs in a new investment in Dublin.
Made In Chelsea star Alexandra 'Binky' Felstead has confirmed she is expecting a baby with her co-star Josh 'JP' Patterson.
Seb Larsson has challenged his Sunderland team-mates to prove their doubters wrong as they attempt to bounce back from a Premier League nightmare in the FA Cup.
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog America's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major demonstration the day after, but how many will actually arrive to party or protest is an open question.
Oman has accepted 10 inmates from the US prison at Guantanamo Bay ahead of President Barack Obama leaving office.
The Duchess of Cornwall appears as a Fairy Godmother encouraging a little boy to explore his imagination in an animated video to launch BBC Radio 2's 500 Words writing competition.
A mother and her ex-partner who fed her four-year-old daughter sedatives because she was an "inconvenience" to their relationship will be sentenced for child cruelty.
The Palace of Westminster needs to be evacuated for multibillion-pound emergency repairs if it is to avoid the increasing risk of being ravaged by fire or swamped in a sewerage flood, MPs have been warned.
A British soldier will not face prosecution over the death of a comrade on an Afghan battlefield four years ago, an inquest has heard.
Manchester United's depth of squad means they have plenty of game-changers in reserve, according to midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
The pound slumped to its lowest point for more than three months after reports that Theresa May is heading for a "hard Brexit".
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