A health minister could be heard swearing in the House of Lords after suffering technology problems during a Covid-19 debate.
Dozens of people who booked a coronavirus test in England were met with an unstaffed site on Thursday, while others faced long queues and were turned away as the system struggles to cope with soaring demand.
Volunteers have stripped naked – apart from their masks – for a socially distanced art installation.
A jury has been discharged in the trial of a teaching assistant accused of having sex with a 15-year-old student, moments after convicting her of sending topless Snapchat pictures to the teenager.
Jedward have waded into the JK Rowling transphobia row, suggesting their fans use her new book as firewood.
Robbie Coltrane has defended JK Rowling from accusations of transphobia, saying he does not find her views offensive.
The shooting of two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies in an apparent ambush prompted a manhunt for the gunman, reaction from President Donald Trump and protests outside the hospital where the wounded deputies were being treated.
Jean Todt will go down in history as Ferrari’s most decorated team principal – but the remarkable Frenchman revealed Michael Schumacher’s threat to quit spared him from being sacked.
Netflix has defended the controversial film Cuties as “a social commentary against the sexualisation of young children”, and encouraged people to watch the movie before passing judgment.
Kate Winslet has admitted she regrets working with Woody Allen and Roman Polanski, describing Hollywood’s regard for the directors as “disgraceful”.
Crazy Rich Asians star Henry Golding has said it is an honour even to be considered as a contender for the role of James Bond.
A report that US President Donald Trump made crude, disparaging remarks about Nelson Mandela has drawn an angry response from South Africa’s ruling party.
A city in Connecticut will not waste an opportunity to get a sizeable donation from comedian John Oliver arising from a weeks-long joke pertaining to the name of a sewage plant in the area.
A Birmingham knifeman repeatedly stabbed a woman in the throat before “smirking” at bar staff who bravely tried to follow him, an eyewitness said.
The leader of a city added to the Government’s Covid-19 watchlist has called for the council to be granted greater powers to intervene in order to stem the spread of the virus.
Tottenham defender Danny Rose summoned Jose Mourinho for showdown talks to discuss his lack of playing time in the side before his January exit.
President Donald Trump is angrily denying a report that he made disparaging remarks about US service members who have been captured or killed, including that he described US war dead at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in France in 2018 as “losers” and “suckers”.
Donald Trump made multiple disparaging remarks about members of the US military who had been captured or killed, and referred to the American war dead at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in France as “losers” and “suckers”, according to reports.
A double murderer has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 38 years after killing two women and storing their bodies in a freezer in his flat.
John Boyega has accused Disney of marketing his character in Star Wars as an important figure before pushing him aside.
Lewis Hamilton continued his dominance of the Formula One season by putting his Mercedes on pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix.
Tributes have poured in for Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman, following his death at the age of 43.
A woman who murdered her two eldest children and plotted to kill the other four was seen by professionals involved with the family as “a loving, caring and competent mother”, a serious case review (SCR) has found.
Kevin Hart has criticised NBC News after it used his image alongside a story about Usain Bolt.
The Crown, Chernobyl and Sex Education are among the nominees for the Edinburgh TV Festival Awards.
Rapper Dave has said Sir David Attenborough means a lot to him because “he represents good in everything that he has done”.
Students have gathered outside the Department for Education to demand the resignation of the secretary of state, Gavin Williamson.
Comedian Seann Walsh has said he is quitting Twitter, and that the platform had helped make the last few years of his life “absolute hell”.
A former California police officer who became known as the Golden State Killer told victims he was “truly sorry” before he was sentenced to life imprisonment for a decade-long string of rapes and murders across a wide swath of California.
A man was knocked out amid an argument over face masks at a London railway station.