Mother gets more time in care fight

Herald Series: The case was heard in Chelmsford

5:06pm Friday 24th October 2014

A woman has won the latest round of a fight to care for her 15-month-old daughter after a family court judge said she had not been given time to allay social workers' concerns.

Universities 'face cash problems'

Herald Series: Universities in England face "significant challenges" over their finances, according to a new report

3:49pm Friday 24th October 2014

England's universities are set to face significant financial challenges over the next three years, according to a report.

Men jailed over attack on blind man

Herald Series: British Transport Police praised the dignity of the victims

3:21pm Friday 24th October 2014

CCTV footage of a registered blind man being pushed onto the tracks during a violent assault at a train station has been released by British Transport Police (BTP).

Firefighters escalate strike action

Herald Series: Firefighters are to escalate their strike action

3:21pm Friday 24th October 2014

Strikes by firefighters are to be escalated after hopes of a breakthrough in a long running dispute over pensions collapsed.

Lohan tells of solitary confinement

Herald Series: Lindsay Lohan has spoken to Jonathan Ross about her time in solitary confinement

2:11pm Friday 24th October 2014

Lindsay Lohan has opened up about her time in prison and told Jonathan Ross the upside of her time in solitary confinement was she "finally had silence in my life".

Queen sends a royal tweet

Herald Series: Queen Elizabeth II sends the first royal tweet under her own name to declare the opening of the new Information Age Galleries at the Science Museum, South Kensington, London.

2:53am Friday 24th October 2014

The Queen has passed a technological milestone - sending the first royal tweet under her own name to declare a new Science Museum gallery open.

UK return 'unsafe' for Ashya family

Herald Series: A medic wheels five-year-old Ashya King after his last proton therapy session at Proton Therapy Center in Prague (AP/CTK)

6:24am Friday 24th October 2014

The parents of brain cancer patient Ashya King have said they do not feel "safe" enough to return to the UK.

Briton dies during Thai operation

Herald Series: Doctor Sompob Sansiri is escorted by Thai police officers at a police station following his arrest in Bangkok

12:54pm Friday 24th October 2014

A British woman has died during cosmetic surgery at a clinic in Thailand, authorities in the country have said.

Children held over 'sex attack'

Herald Series: Most of the 11 people held over a sex attack on a woman in Anfield are children

1:45pm Friday 24th October 2014

A 12-year-old boy and 15-year-old girl are among a gang of 11 suspected sex attackers arrested over an "appalling" assault on a woman in her own home.

First woman bishop likely next year

Herald Series: General Synod rule changes should enable the appointment of the first women bishops next year, it is claimed

3:35pm Friday 24th October 2014

The first female Church of England bishop is likely to be appointed in 2015, a senior official has said.

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