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Inmate planned escape with hostage

Sunday, 26th October 2014

Detailed plans to kidnap a prison officer in a bid to escape from prison on the Isle of Wight were found in the cell of a Muslim inmate, the BBC has learned.

Man held after Edinburgh incident

Sunday, 26th October 2014

A man has been detained by police after an incident in Edinburgh which led to part of the city centre being cordoned off.

'Record number' of low-paid Britons

Saturday, 25th October 2014

A record five million UK workers are now in low-paid jobs, a rise of 250,000 in the last year, research from a left-of-centre think tank suggests.