A survey by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has found that more than nine in 10 experts are worried about worsening economic or political confrontation between world powers amid a trend towards “charismatic strongman politics”.
A violent teenager who attacked a mother and her toddler and threatened to kill them both has been locked up by senior judges.
University-educated and socially elite men from the South are more likely to consider becoming an MP or councillor, a study has found.
Embattled engineer GKN has rejected a £7.4 billion takeover offer from Melrose Industries in what marks Britain’s largest hostile bid since 2009.
Scotland’s transport minister has apologised after more than 200 motorists were stranded overnight on the M74 as heavy snow and ice caused treacherous driving conditions.
Suspended Labour MP Jared O’Mara is returning to work with “immediate effect” after scaling back his duties following a backlash over offensive blog posts.
Eddie Jones’ two-year contract extension as England head coach means he will now leave the position in 2021.
Turkey is set to extend a state of emergency for the sixth time since it was imposed following a failed 2016 coup attempt, prompting concerns that the special powers are pushing the country in an increasingly authoritarian direction.
Glitter balls for the royal Christmas tree, a purple fleece dog bed and the Union Flag from Major Tim Peake’s spacesuit were among the gifts given to the Queen last year.
A professional cricketer has appeared in court to deny accusations he raped a woman.
Liverpool footballer Jon Flanagan “slammed” his girlfriend against a wall before kicking her, a court has heard.
The British Museum would be “honoured and delighted” to display the Bayeux Tapestry if it comes to the UK, its director has said.
Acid attacker Arthur Collins has been jailed for another eight months for using a smuggled mobile phone to call his reality TV star ex-girlfriend Ferne McCann from his prison cell.
The Scottish economy grew 0.2% in the third quarter of 2017, the Scottish Government’s latest GDP figures show.
Saudi Arabia and its allies have been urged to keep ports open to allow the flow of aid into Yemen amid concerns the blockade could be reimposed.
A new treaty on the handling of migrants at the French port of Calais is set to be signed by Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron, according to reports in the French media.
The jury has retired in the trial of three men accused of the murder of a businessman who was shot dead during a botched burglary at his £1 million home.
YouTube is tightening its rules on who can make money from adverts to prevent the platform being “co-opted by bad actors”.
Ben Stokes is to resume his international career after being charged for affray and is due to rejoin the team next month in New Zealand.
A killer who strangled a 17-year-old girl during a violent sexual attack and then hid her body in a clingfilm-wrapped wardrobe has been found guilty of murder.