Sara Baume, winner of the 2014 Davy Byrne’s Short Story award, left,  with Redmond Doran of Davy Byrne’s and Anne Enright, a former winner of the €15,000 award . Both authors have been shortlisted for the 2015 Costa Awards. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Anne Enright has been shortlisted for the 2015 Costa Novel Award for The Green Road while Sara Baume has been shortlisted for the 2015 Costa First (...)

Manchester United’s Ashley Young will be hoping to make his first start in four Premier League games after returning for injury. Photo: John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images

SATURDAY Chelsea (15) v Liverpool (9) (Kick off: 12.45) Diego Costa and Pedro will undergo late fitness tests. Costa damaged ribs in Tuesday’s Capital(...)

Too much? The Halloween display at the Memory Lane Cafe in Leigh Park, Havant, Hampshire. Photograph: Ian Payne/PA Wire

A cafe owner has been told by police to tone down his Halloween display which included representations of a dead body and a bloodied child. Ian Payne (...)

The discovery of a man’s body in a kayak on a beach on the Isle of Wight is being investigated by police in Hampshire.

Police in Britain are trying to establish the identity of a man, described as speaking with “an Irish accent”, whose body was discovered in a kayak on(...)

 Lancashire batsman Liam Livingstone reportedly suffered a head injury during a bar brawl in Kent on Saturday night. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Lancashire batsman Liam Livingstone reportedly suffered a head injury during a bar brawl in Kent on Saturday night. The Red Rose had earlier beaten Ke(...)

George Cole, acting ‘in character’, shows off his decoration after being appointed OBE in 1992. He was best known for playing used car salesman Arthur Daley in 1992. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

The actor George Cole, who has died aged 90, first found fame in the 1950s playing wheeler-dealer Flash Harry in the St Trinian’s films, but will be b(...)

The late Ted Heath: one of 76 British politicians investigated for possible child abuse. Photograph: Peter Jordan/PA Wire

Who? Edward Richard George Heath was prime minister of Britain from 1970 to 1974. During that time, his biggest troubles were unemployment, the min(...)

 Former British trader Tom Hayes  at Southwark Crown Court in London. He has been given a 14 year sentence for Libor rate rigging. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA.

Former City trader Tom Hayes has been sentenced to 14 years in jail after become the first person to be convicted by a jury of rigging Libor. In a la(...)

Former trader Tom Hayes arriving at Southwark Crown Court with his wife, Sarah. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The integrity of the Libor rate is fundamental to the financial system, a British court has heard. Saul Haydon Rowe, an expert in banking and t(...)

Ukip deputy chair Suzanne Evans said Ukip would keep suspending members if the media keeps “fishing them out for us” after the Daily Mirror published a video showing Robert Blay (above) appearing to make racial slurs and a threat to shoot Tory opponent Ranil Jayawardena if he became prime minister. File photograph: PA Wire

Ukip’s deputy chairman is to push the party to toughen up its vetting and assessment of candidates after one was suspended for aiming “abhorrent” abus(...)