George Osborne has called on Theresa May to commit to building high-speed rail links across the north of the country.
Donald Trump has said he is confident that Nato allies such as Britain will increase troops and funding for the war in Afghanistan "in line with our own".
A "fantasist" who posed as a barrister to trick a terminal cancer sufferer out of her life savings is facing prison.
Families could get discounts on their supermarket shop, cut-price sports gear and free cinema tickets for hitting step count targets under a new NHS scheme.
Nowhere in the UK is more important than Scotland in delivering a Labour government, Jeremy Corbyn has said, as he prepares to bring his summer tour north of the border.
Britain is to set out proposals to ensure that cross-border legal disputes are dealt with in a "fair and sensible way" after Brexit.
Twitter must do more to stamp out racist and misogynistic abuse on its site by taking down offensive posts within 24 hours, a senior Labour MP has said.
Teenage girls who study more vocational GCSEs rather than traditional academic courses may be putting themselves at a disadvantage, research suggests.
Car-maker Ford has announced a scheme to enable drivers to scrap the most polluting vehicles and receive thousands of pounds towards the purchase of new, cleaner models.
Frustrated Thomas Cook pilots are planning to stage a 12-hour strike over a pay dispute.
Parts of Britain are set to see a glimpse of summer again this week as temperatures reach their highest since mid-July.
A power grab by Venezuela's pro-government assembly has been described as a "shocking blow to democracy" by a senior Foreign Office minister.
A heterosexual couple fighting for the right to enter into a civil partnership have been given the go-ahead to take their case to the UK's highest court.
There has been a " worrying" increase in the reliance on emergency care for dementia patients nearing the end of their lives, experts have warned.
Cladding samples from 22 tower blocks have failed the latest fire safety tests launched in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire, bringing the total number of failed buildings to more than 200.
An 86-year-old man who caused the death of an ex-police motorcycle instructor by carrying out a U-turn on a motorway has been jailed for 18 months.
A mother told her son "I love you" as he stabbed her "again and again" at a flat, an inquest has heard.
Rising numbers of students are finding last-minute degree places, amid continuing competition between universities to snap up those still searching for a course.
An 11-year-old boy has been left needing plastic surgery after he was bitten on the face by a dog, police have said.
Rare breed sheep are grazing in the heart of London as part of a wildlife scheme to help a flower meadow and the insects that rely on it.