Donald Trump's state visit to Britain will go ahead despite a 1.8 million-strong petition, more noisy protests attended by thousands, and MPs' warnings against it, the Government has said.
Yo-yo dieting benefits health and can be compared with going to the dentist, according to a scientist whose research appears to support the extreme slimming method.
The Government has dismissed as "nonsense" reports that Cabinet ministers underestimated business rate rises by 5-7% in a letter sent to Tory MPs.
The House of Lords will conclude the first stage of a crucial Brexit debate after Theresa May and Boris Johnson ramped up pressure on them not to block or delay Britain's exit from the European Union.
Many peers contribute "absolutely nothing" to Parliament, a former lord speaker claimed as she alleged one member kept a taxi running outside while signing in to collect the £300 daily allowance.
A bid to oust House of Commons Speaker John Bercow appears to be faltering after just four extra MPs signed a motion of no confidence in him.
Financially "stressed" businesses could be allowed to cut final salary pension payments to employees to save them from collapse, under Government proposals.
Labour's yawning gap with the Tories in opinion polls is down to last summer's challenge to Jeremy Corbyn's leadership and Theresa May's elevation to Prime Minister, a party source has said.
Music producer Nile Rodgers has told of the "heart-breaking" moment he learned George Michael had died via a news alert on his phone, while he was waiting for a text message from the singer.
Tim Healy has said his son's music brought him back to "the land of the living" when he fell into a coma after becoming ill while shooting Benidorm.
Specialist police officers have begun excavation work at what is believed to be the former home of double murderer Christopher Halliwell.
BBC Radio 4 presenter Steve Hewlett has died at the age of 58.
Fewer than half of the UK vehicles caught up in the Volkswagen emissions scandal have been fixed, the company's boss has said.
A renowned art designer was crushed to death as she cycled to work in London when a lorry ran over her at a roundabout, a court has heard.
A British Islamic State fighter has reportedly carried out a suicide bombing near Mosul.
Far more people in the UK suffer from deadly sepsis than previously thought, research shows.
The lack of emergency braking by a tram involved in a fatal crash suggests the driver "lost awareness", an investigation has found.
This weekend saw Quidditch teams from across the UK battle it out to take home the Crumpet Cup.
NHS trusts have reported a deficit of £886 million in the first nine months of the financial year and are likely to miss their overspend target, figures show.
An alcoholic slept for a night next to the body of his girlfriend after he had bludgeoned over the head with a lump hammer, a court has heard.
The Houses of Parliament became the backdrop for a large projection against Donald Trump’s state visit on Sunday.
TV star Bradley Walsh has said he found it “hysterical” to be crowned the UK’s most successful debut artist of 2016.