A whistleblower has told ITV News that the NHS 111 phone service is struggling to cope. The call handler said many patients are being referred to emergency departments because there aren't enough medically-trained staff on call.
A gun-wielding man has entered the offices of the Dutch national broadcaster NOS demanding airtime, according to reports from local news agencies.
An energy firm has apologised to customers who received automated phone calls in the middle of the night to warn them bad weather was on the way.
Electricity North West scheduled the calls to people on its 'priority services register' yesterday afternoon, but a technical fault meant some were not received until the early hours of today.
A spokeswoman for Electricity North West said:
Two bodies have been recovered by rescue teams searching for a Belgian trawler missing since Wednesday in the English Channel.
The RNLI confirmed the discovery after lifeboat crews were sent to investigate debris spotted by an aircraft on the French side of the Channel north-west of Boulogne.
The fishing boat was reported missing with four people on board after it disappeared yesterday afternoon in the Dover Strait. The RNLI has called off the search for a second night after darkness fell on one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world.
"We are aware that two bodies have been recovered," a RNLI spokesman said. "However, this is still an ongoing and sensitive operation."
The aunt of Mark Duggan has joined the calls for answers after the Ministry of Justice confirmed it had lost three sensitive files in the post.
The Ministry of Justice has suspended a member of staff and launched an independent review after two discs containing files from inquiries on Mark Duggan and Azelle Rodney, both shot dead by the Met Police, and Robert Hamill, who was beaten to death by a loyalists in Northern Ireland, went missing in the post.
In a statement on the Justice For Mark Duggan website, Carole Duggan said: "The criminal justice system went out of its way to protect the identities of the officers who killed Mark, issuing all manner of reporting restrictions and anonymity orders in court.
"Now we learn that this apparently sensitive information has been 'lost in the post' at the Ministry of Justice.
"How did this file go missing? And why? Scotland Yard and the ministry have questions to answer if we are ever going to get to the bottom of why Mark was shot dead while unarmed and surrendering to police."
The Foreign Office has said that it has summoned the Russian Ambassador after Russian planes coming very near UK airspace is part of an "increasing pattern."