European migrants will be banned from claiming a range of benefits for the first four years after they arrive in the UK, under radical immigration reforms set out by David Cameron.
A police officer has been forced to stab and kill a dog after it started attacking him at an address in Lewisham.
Detectives were carrying out a drug search warrant at the address in Lonsdale Close at around 6:20 am this morning when the dog clamped its jaws around the 39 year old's leg.
The trainee Detective Constable was forced to use CS spray, but it still refused to let go. The officer, who resorted to using a knife, has been taken to hospital for surgery and is in a stable condition.
The dog is not believed to be a dangerous or banned breed at this stage. No drugs were found at the property and no arrests were made.
A complaint has been made about the officer and the incident is being investigated.
Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte has been granted bail after appearing at Glasgow Sheriff Court accused of fraud.
He made no plea or declaration and was released on bail.
Whyte appeared in private at Glasgow Sheriff Court after arriving in the UK having been detained in Mexico.
An arrest warrant was issued a fortnight ago for the 43-year-old in connection with an investigation into the sale of Rangers Football Club in 2011.
At least 35 people have been killed and many wounded in the bomb attack on the Central Mosque of Kano in northern Nigeria, Reuters have reported, citing the local police commissioner.
Reuters report that gunmen set off three bombs and fired on worshippers at the central mosque in an assault that bore the hallmarks of Islamist Boko Haram militants.
A senior figure in the Polish government has told ITV News that Poland would definitely block any UK treaty revisions that would discriminate between British and EU citizens.
Economist Jacek Rostowski, the former Deputy Prime Minister of Poland, made the comments following David Cameron's speech laying out radical reforms to ban European migrants from claiming a range of benefits for their first four years in the UK.
Mr Rostowski told ITV News correspondent Martin Geissler that "of course" Poland would veto the move - which requires the co-operation of every EU country.
A woman in a wheelchair had a large television dropped on her amid "appalling scenes" during Black Friday sales in Greater Manchester, police said.
Another woman suffered a broken wrist and a security guard was punched, Deputy Chief Constable Ian Hopkin of Greater Manchester Police said.
Three people were arrested at the shopping events.
An estimated £518 million will be spent online on cards today as shoppers embrace Black Friday internet bargains.
With online transactions expected to top 8.5 million, Visa has predicted that today could be the biggest cyber shopping day in the country's history.
Reaching this figure would put online card shopping up 22% on last year's Black Friday.
Analysts expect another £500 million to be spent online on Monday, making for a £1.7 billion "cyber weekend" - with a predicted record 31 million online transactions.