Islamic State 'Beatles' pair from UK 'should face trial'

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Media playback is unsupported on your device The families of some of the victims of an Islamic State group that beheaded hostages have said two captured fighters should face trial.... Read More

US government shuts down as Congress fails to vote on budget

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US lawmakers have voted to pass a two-year budget, meaning the country’s second shutdown in three weeks could end before the working day begins. The measures have passed the Senate... Read More

Council tax hikes planned 'across England'

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Nearly all local authorities in England are set to raise council tax and service charges amid concerns for their financial stability, a survey suggests. Council tax is set to rise... Read More

Tesco faces record £4bn equal pay claim

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Tesco is facing Britain’s largest ever equal pay claim and a possible bill running to £4bn. Thousands of women who work in Tesco... Read More

Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket launches successfully

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Media playback is unsupported on your device US entrepreneur Elon Musk has launched his new rocket, the Falcon Heavy, from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The mammoth vehicle –... Read More

European shares tumble in new sell off

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Media playback is unsupported on your device European markets have followed Asian markets lower on Tuesday as investors continued to dump shares. London, Frankfurt and Paris all fell sharply at... Read More

Dow Jones stock index hit by record falls

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The White House is “concerned” about the fall on US stock markets after the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by 1,175 points. The leading US stock market index closed down... Read More