Live news stream
Denise Fergus will later give a victim statement to a parole hearing for one of her son's killers, Jon Venables.
James Bulger's mother has previously said that she would do, "whatever it takes" to stop his killers release.
Earlier this year Mrs Fergus spoke to ITV Daybreak and said that even 20 years after her son's murder she still could not believe what happened to him.
Uriah Heep and Spiders From Mars bassist Trevor Bolder has died following a battle with cancer, his band said tonight. He was 62.
Bolder joined David Bowie's backing band in 1971, appearing on classic albums including Hunky Dory and Aladdin Sane. He went on to join Uriah Heep five years later and only stopped playing with the band a few months ago, due to his poor health.
Tributes were paid to him tonight as a "world-class" rock musician.
Just arrived in Oklahoma from the south as night falls and drive through Moore with focused devastation on either side of highway.
A rare edition of the first Harry Potter book, which was personally annotated by JK Rowling, has sold for £150,000 at auction.
The unique copy of Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone contains 22 of the authors own illustrations along with a revealing commentary.
Published in 1997, the book was sold to a telephone bidder at Sotheby's in central London, also up for auction was a copy of Roald Dahl's Matilda, with new illustrations by Quentin Blake, which sold for £30,000 making it the second highest sale of the evening.
England has seen a fall in the number of beaches receiving Blue Flag awards, as coastal lines faced tough new EU standards this year.
Fifty-five beaches were awarded Blue Flag status, compared to the 79-beach total for last year.
They had to meet a new "excellent" standard required under the new EU Bathing Waters Directive.
Beaches also had to provide information to beach users advising where they can obtain real time information on discharges from nearby combined sewage overflows, if that discharge could temporarily affect the bathing water quality.
Thanet in Kent had the most Blue Flags this year, receiving eight, and the Dorset regions of Poole and Bournemouth had four Blue Flags, as did Torbay in Devon and the Isle of Wight.
The funeral of Corporal William Savage from Ayrshire will take place later at the Glencorse Kirk near the Penicuik Barracks.
He was killed on 30th April along with Fusilier Samuel Flint from the Royal Highland Fusiliers and Pte Robert Hetherington when their Mastiff armoured vehicle was hit by a roadside device during a routine patrol in Helmand.
After the storms have passed residents of Moore in Oklahoma have started the task of sifting through what is left of their homes.
George Osborne is braced for the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) verdict on Britain's economic prospects.In its annual healthcheck on UK plc, the IMF is expected to suggest that deficit reduction should be slowed amid weak growth.
The IMF was previously among the strongest backers of the Chancellor's economic strategy, but has gradually changed its tone in response to dwindling growth forecasts.
The organisation's head, Christine Lagarde, has insisted she still supports the Government's policy. But she added that "should growth be particularly low... there should be consideration to adjusting by way of slowing the pace".
North Korea says that a "special envoy" for leader Kim Jong Un has left for China.
The North's official Korean Central News Agency said in a short dispatch that the envoy was Choe Ryong Hae, but added no other details.
Choe is the North Korea military's top political officer tasked with supervising the 1.2-million-strong force.