31 October 2014 Last updated at 09:26 ET

Stabbed wife of councillor 'stable'Joseph O'Riordan

The wife of an East Sussex town councillor, who was left fighting for her life after being found with stab wounds, is now in a stable condition.

Coca Cola Christmas AdvertFuneral held for 'Father Christmas'

The funeral is held for an actor who was the face of Father Christmas in a famous seasonal Coca-Cola advertising campaign.

Striking firefightersFirefighters set for pensions strike

Firefighters across England are to start a four-day strike later in a row over pensions during one of the service's busiest weekends of the year.

Louise Stewart Article written by Louise Stewart Louise Stewart Political editor, South East

Why is immigration the main issue in the Rochester and Strood by-election?

BBC South East political editor's thoughts on why immigration is the main by-election battleground

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