Chart star George Michael has been airlifted to hospital for treatment to head injuries after a motorway accident - the latest car drama for the troubled singer.
The father of a 20-month-old toddler who was found dead at a house has spoken of the loss of his "uniquely beautiful" daughter who meant the world to him.
The widow of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko has accused a coroner of abandoning his search for the truth about Russian state responsibility for her husband's death.
It was "common practice" for undercover police officers within Scotland Yard to use dead children's identities, an investigation has found.
The man accused of murdering April Jones told police he had a "mental block" about what happened to her body, a jury has heard.
Madeleine McCann's parents are said to be "very, very pleased" with Scotland Yard's review of their daughter's disappearance, as it emerged detectives have identified "more than a handful of people of interest" in the case.
Jamie Oliver has compared unhealthy packed lunches with child abuse and said the Government should do more to improve school meals.
Two people have been charged with drug trafficking offences after cocaine worth up to £1 million was found hidden inside cakes at Gatwick Airport.
Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell denied a series of child sex offences when he appeared in court.
The family of a British construction worker murdered by his Islamist kidnappers just minutes after a joint UK and Nigerian rescue operation stormed their compound has praised the soldiers who tried to save him and said the Government had been right to send them.
Two care assistants who abused severely disabled patients are guilty of "an appalling abuse of trust and a violation of what society should be able to expect from people in the care profession", prosecutors have said.
Fire and rescue services in England could save up to £200 million a year if they were operated more efficiently, according to a report.
Sir Bruce Forsyth has ended speculation by signing up for the next series of Strictly Come Dancing.
Culinary TV star Paul Hollywood has split from his wife after 15 years of marriage.
The RAF's Red Arrows air display team has been cleared by the Chief of the Air Staff to fly in displays this year, the RAF said.
A UK tourist has been jailed for eight years for the manslaughter of a British soldier in Cyprus, the Ministry of Defence said.
Prime Minister David Cameron's plans for same-sex marriage have unnecessarily upset "vast numbers of people", Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has said.
Traffic-light jumpers and speeding motorists are to be dealt with in special traffic courts in a bid to free up time for more serious cases, the Government said.
A facial reconstruction of King Richard III is going on display in Leicester's Guildhall on the first stop of a nationwide tour.
Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell will appear in court later for a further hearing over alleged child sex offences.
The driver of a speedboat which killed two members of the same family as it raged out of control in a coastal beauty spot was not attached to a safety device designed to cut power in an emergency, investigators have said.
Education Secretary Michael Gove has announced the appointment of the first Chief Social Worker for children and families in England, as well as a new fast-track scheme designed to attract top graduates into the profession.
Parents should give their children "lots of hugs", play games and ensure youngsters get enough sleep, according to new advice from headteachers.
Average petrol and diesel prices have fallen but the situation remains fragile, according to the AA.
David Cameron has signalled he is ready to compromise to end the coalition stand-off over flagship childcare reforms.
A soldier thought to have survived the worst ever battlefield injuries in Afghanistan will be made an MBE by the Prince of Wales.
Police could face misconduct proceedings over the way they dealt with a musician who died in custody, in the wake of a new review.
Hi-de-Hi! actor Paul Shane has died at the age of 72 following a short illness.
A husband is thought to have strangled his wife then hanged himself, police have said.
The mother of a two-year-old girl whose body was discovered at a house is thought to have left the UK, police have revealed.
The "sweetheart" tax deal between HM Revenue and Customs and Goldman Sachs was procedurally flawed but not unlawful, the High Court has ruled.
The father of a teenage girl killed after she walked onto a railway line into the path of an oncoming train has spoken of his hope that lessons will be learned from the tragedy.
Hundreds of well-wishers gathered at Derwent Reservoir to watch a flypast by a Lancaster bomber to mark the 70th anniversary of the war-time Dambuster raids.
Nearly 10,000 children aged five to seven are providing unpaid care for their family members or guardians, according to census figures.
A jury has viewed a car belonging to murder suspect Mark Bridger and the bike that was being ridden by schoolgirl April Jones on the night she went missing.
Former England captain David Beckham has announced that he will retire from football at the end of this season.
Actress Tina Malone has announced she is pregnant at the age of 50.
A three-week-old lamb has had its ears cut off in a "horrendous act of animal cruelty", the RSPCA has said.
Parliament is to get the chance to debate legislation paving the way for a referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union, after a Conservative MP announced he would table a Private Member's Bill.
The UK arm of internet shopping giant Amazon paid corporation tax of just £2.4 million last year despite earning sales of £4.2 billion.
Thousands have lined the streets of Taunton as Royal Marines marched through their home town to mark returning from their final deployment in Afghanistan.
A Lancaster bomber is to perform a flypast at Derwent Reservoir as part of events to mark the 70th anniversary of the war-time Dambusters air raid.
A tweet by Commons Speaker's wife Sally Bercow pointed "the finger of blame" at Tory peer Lord McAlpine during a media frenzy over allegations of child sex abuse, a judge has heard.
Liberal Democrat Business Secretary Vince Cable will today brand advocates of EU withdrawal "self-indulgent and reckless", as he warns that a British pull-out would mean an "exodus" of international firms from the UK and the loss of thousands of jobs.
Women on television are affected by a "combination of ageism and sexism" that does not apply to men, new figures show.
More than a million struggling British families are spending at least a third of their income on housing costs, a think-tank has revealed.
The Prince of Wales will pay a visit to a Victorian pottery which was saved from closure by one of his charities.
The Government's moves to tackle irresponsible dog ownership do not go far enough, a committee of MPs has warned.
The row over new "skimpy" uniforms for Virgin Trains staff could escalate into a strike.
An inquest is to be held into the death of a marketing manager from a heart attack after a paramedic refused to administer drugs.
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