Microsoft latest version of its Windows operating system, simply called Windows 8, is finally going on sale around the world. Windows 8 represents a huge re-imagining of Microsoft's software, and for the first time focuses on touchscreen devices.
It is billed as the end of an era, as Ford has announced to trade union representatives that it will cease manufacturing cars in the UK after more than a hundred years. And close two of its factories in the UK.
Promising figures posted today by the Office of National Statistics show that the UK economy grew 1% in the third quarter, according to official gross domestic product figures, which measures the value of everything produced in the country.
As the Hillsborough Inquiry continues with the role of police and police cover-ups at the forefront of the investigation, Sir Norman Bettison has tended his immediate resignation as the West Yorkshire Police Chief Constable.
Kevin Carroll, a founding member of the far-right English Defence league, is standing for the post of Luton's first-ever police and crime commissioner, as the candidate for the newly-created British Freedom party.
Three Birmingham men, Irfan Naseer, Irfan Khalid and Ashik Ali, have all appeared at Woolwich Crown court today accused of planning a bomb campaign which prosecutors say, may have been bigger than the 7 July London attacks.
The editor of BBC Newsnight Peter Rippon has decided 'to step aside with immediate effect' after it emerged that a planned programme celebrating Jimmy Savile was pulled for editorial reasons from the schedule.
Christopher Halliwell has been sentenced at Bristol Crown Court today to a minimum of 25 years for the murder of Sian O'Callaghan who he sexually assaulted and stubbed to death after driving her home in his taxi last March in Swindon.
In a historic move, the families of four British soldiers who were killed on active duty in Iraq, have won the latest round in their fight, to sue the Ministry of Defence for negligence and inadequate equipment.