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.
Big Ben’s bongs have been silenced as part of a controversial renovation plan that will stop it ringing out for up to four years.
A Muslim man stabbed repeatedly on a train by a schizophrenic attacker has described how he was too afraid to leave his house following the assault.
One in five sunbed users may be "addicted" to the devices, leading skin doctors have warned.
London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton has revealed she received counselling after the Grenfell Tower fire.
Flowers might produce nectar as a "brilliant distraction technique" to protect their reproductive parts, scientists believe.
Two thirds of the votes cast in the general election in Scotland were "wasted" and had no impact on the result, according to voting reform campaigners.
A "beautiful" solar eclipse has swept across the US for the first time in nearly a century.
Pork products sold at a leading supermarket may have infected British shoppers with a virus that can cause liver failure and death, it has emerged.
Police have shot dead the van driver behind the Barcelona terror attack, authorities in Catalonia said.
Hate crime perpetrated on social media must be taken as seriously as "offline" offences, new guidelines for prosecutors say.
The number of people who believe the Prince of Wales has made a positive contribution to the Royal Family has fallen in the run-up to the 20th anniversary of Diana, Princess of Wales's death.
Britain has set out proposals to ensure that goods and services currently approved for sale across the UK and EU can continue to be traded after Brexit.
Voters switched party allegiances at unprecedented rates in the general election as they tried to game the failing electoral system, according to voting reform campaigners.
Big Ben's bongs have been silenced as part of a controversial renovation plan that will stop it ringing out for up to four years.