Libyan dissident Abdel Hakim Belhaj given green light to sue UK government over torture claims

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Libyan dissident Abdel Hakim Belhaj given green light to sue UK government over torture claims

A Libyan dissident was today given the green light by the country's top judges to sue the government and British intelligence agencies over allegations that they were complicit in his torture by Colonel Gaddafi's regime.

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Eden Hazard: Tottenham loss hasn't knocked Chelsea confidence because history shows we can still win title

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Eden Hazard: Tottenham loss hasn't knocked Chelsea confidence because history shows we can still win title

Eden Hazard remains upbeat about Chelsea's Premier League title chances despite Tottenham halting their winning streak earlier this month.

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Johanna Konta and Heather Watson into Australian Open second round as Kyle Edmund eases past Santiago Giraldo

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Johanna Konta and Heather Watson into Australian Open second round as Kyle Edmund eases past Santiago Giraldo

Johanna Konta could not deliver the same brilliance that won her the title in Sydney last week but still proved too strong for Kirsten Flipkens in the Australian Open first round.

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Night manager at Sanctum Soho hotel 'fractured guest's skull in freak accident after being squirted with fire extinguisher'

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Night manager at Sanctum Soho hotel 'fractured guest's skull in freak accident after being squirted with fire extinguisher'

The night manager at a luxury London hotel fractured a guest's skull in a "freak accident" after he squirted him with a fire extinguisher, a court heard today.

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Mother sentenced to death for burning teenage daughter alive in Pakistan 'honour killing'

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Mother sentenced to death for burning teenage daughter alive in Pakistan 'honour killing'

A Pakistani mother has been sentenced to death after burning her teenage daughter alive for marrying a man against her family's wishes.

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Ivanka from Brighton mistaken by Donald Trump for his own daughter on Twitter

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Ivanka from Brighton mistaken by Donald Trump for his own daughter on Twitter

Donald Trump mistakenly directed a tweet meant for his daughter Ivanka to a woman with the same name from Brighton.

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Celebrity Big Brother viewers slam 'mad' Kim Woodburn for urging Chloe Ferry to become an escort

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Celebrity Big Brother viewers slam 'mad' Kim Woodburn for urging Chloe Ferry to become an escort

The TV cleaner appeared to confuse reality TV with prostitution

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Simon English: Forget football, the real top pay scandal is in the boardroom

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Simon English: Forget football, the real top pay scandal is in the boardroom

Who are the bigger group of preening overpaid prima donnas — Premier League footballers or FTSE chief executives? You're right, it's a trick question. The chief executives are plainly worse.

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George Michael's cousin says singer 'died of accidental drugs overdose'

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George Michael's cousin says singer 'died of accidental drugs overdose'

Andros Georgiou rejected reports that his death was suicide

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Man left blind in one eye in glass attack after row over spilled drink on New Year's Eve

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Man left blind in one eye in glass attack after row over spilled drink on New Year's Eve

A man has been left blind in one eye after a glass was smashed into his face at a pub in Harringay on New Year's Eve.

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Lorry driver set for trial over death of cyclist Magda Tadaj

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Lorry driver set for trial over death of cyclist Magda Tadaj

A lorry driver accused of knocking down and killing a 25-year-old cyclist in south London will stand trial in June, the Old Bailey heard today.

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Malaysia Airlines MH370: Search for missing plane called off after three years

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Malaysia Airlines MH370: Search for missing plane called off after three years

The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has ended after nearly three years – with no trace found of the plane.

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Vine closure: App's biggest stars King Bach and Lele Pons mourn changes to looping video service

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Vine closure: App's biggest stars King Bach and Lele Pons mourn changes to looping video service

Vine stars have shared their sorrow as the six-second video app prepared to shut down on Tuesday to be replaced by a new service.

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Nicola Sturgeon: Leaving single market 'undoubtedly' brings Scottish independence referendum closer

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Nicola Sturgeon: Leaving single market 'undoubtedly' brings Scottish independence referendum closer

The Prime Minister's plan to take the UK out of the European single market "undoubtedly" brings Scotland closer to a second referendum on independence, Nicola Sturgeon has said.

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