Spending Review: What is it? – BBC News

Image copyright Thinkstock On Wednesday 25 November the government will announce the details of its Spending Review and Autumn Statement in a combined statement to Parliament. It's the third major economic statement this year - after the Budget in March and the post-election Summer Budget in July. But what's the difference between them? Let's start...

British Cycling coach insists he did not know contents of Wiggins package

The British Cycling coach Simon Cope said: Hand on heart I do not know what was in there as it emerged he had been summoned to appear before a select committee along with the former Team Sky doctorSimon Cope, the British Cycling coach at the centre of the controversy over a mystery package delivered to Team Skys Sir Bradley...

You Can Now Hire a Hollywood Filmmaker to Shoot Your Next Vacation

Filmmaker Tim Browning has worked on the set of countless big-budget blockbustersStar Wars: The Force Awakens, Skyfall, Spectrebut now hes setting his sights on more personal projects. He has signed on as the exclusive drone photographer for bespoke travel outfitter Black Tomato, a job that will have him crisscrossing the globe filming travelers from the skies.Among the things he...

Breaking the law during World War Two – BBC News

Image copyright Universal Image caption Like the men of Dad's Army, the vast majority of civilians pulled together for the war effort, but some used the situation for their own criminal ends The new Dad's Army movie shines a light on the selfless volunteers who pulled together to defend the UK...

Remember review: Christopher Plummer Nazi revenge road movie as subtle as a swastika

Atom Egoyan brings another misfire to Toronto with this cheaply-shot film about a nursing home escapee looking for belated revengeLike Kate Winslet, Canadian director Atom Egoyan has had a shaky history with the Toronto film festival. In 2009, the tawdry erotic thriller Chloe. In 2013, the hammy crime drama Devils Knot. Now in 2015, after it received its world...

Paris attacks: UK security to be intensified – Theresa May – BBC News

Media captionTheresa May: "Police will be intensifying their approach at occasions in big cities" Security will be "intensified" at events in major cities and at UK borderlines in the wake of Friday's terrorist attack in Paris, Theresa May has said.Security schemes will be reviewed and any necessary lessons learned, the minister of the interior said in a Commons...