Former Formula One commentator Murray Walker has been diagnosed with cancer.
The proportional share of death and serious injury on the roads involving children aged under five is at the highest level for 10 years, according to a report.
A homeowner tried to wriggle out of paying their TV licence fee by claiming they merely used the glow from the set as a lamp to help them read.
A prison wing for low-risk inmates has been described by inspectors as the "worst establishment we have inspected in many years" following an unannounced visit.
Demand for the HS2 high-speed rail project has "likely been overestimated" and the £33 billion project does not offer good value for money, according to a report by a think-tank.
A petition calling for bravery medals to be given to three women who intervened in the aftermath of the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby is to be presented to Downing Street.
Huge problems are building up in social services departments because of staff shortages and "impossibly high" child protection caseloads, a union has warned.
Art collector Charles Saatchi has admitted assaulting his wife Nigella Lawson during an argument outside a London restaurant, it is understood.
Moors murderer Ian Brady wants to go to prison so he is "free to end his life", a mental health tribunal has heard.
Western nations are facing down Russian president Vladimir Putin at the G8 summit in Northern Ireland over his support for the regime of Bashar Assad in Syria.
Photographs which appear to show Charles Saatchi grabbing his wife Nigella Lawson's throat were the result of a "playful tiff", he said.
Firefighters are continuing to battle a huge fire at a recycling plant - as environmental teams try to prevent polluted water escaping the site.
Gardeners who won council awards for sprucing up their pedestrianised street said they have been asked to remove hundreds of pots because of health and safety concerns.
A man has been jailed for two years for the manslaughter of his daughter who contracted swine flu and died after she was seriously injured when he shook her.
The UK's Ambassador in Turkey has faced questions over reports that GCHQ organised surveillance of the country's delegation to an international summit in London.
Europe and the US have launched talks on a free trade deal which Prime Minister David Cameron believes could add £100 billion to the European Union (EU) economy.
Samuel L Jackson has urged men to be more open about their health problems in an attempt to tackle cancer.
A schoolgirl allegedly abducted to France by her married maths teacher has told a court that he came with her because he feared she might commit suicide.
A police officer has described wrestling a knife-wielding attacker to the ground moments after he had stabbed worshippers at a mosque.
Veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall has been jailed for 15 months after he admitted 14 counts of indecent assault against girls as young as nine.
The NHS must design a simpler system if it is to relieve pressure on emergency care, according to a new report.
A 35-year-old man accused of abducting a 14-year-old girl has been remanded in custody by magistrates.
TV watchdog Ofcom has launched an investigation over the decision by broadcasters to air footage before the watershed from the scene of the murder of soldier Lee Rigby.
US Open winner Justin Rose has proudly shown off his new trophy after becoming the first English golfer to take the title in more than four decades.
Women with a heightened risk of breast cancer could benefit from being screened for the disease at a younger age, research suggests.
More than 30 "run-down and poorly-located" jails should be shut and replaced with super-prisons holding up to 3,000 inmates, a former prison governor and deputy director at the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has said.
The Duke of Edinburgh has left hospital, 11 days after he was admitted for exploratory abdominal surgery.
David Cameron said he is "as worried as anyone" about terrorist and extremist elements among opposition forces fighting to oust Bashar Assad in Syria.
Patrick Mercer has "unreservedly" apologised after he was caught on camera describing a female Israeli soldier as a "bloody Jew", it was reported.
Hospitals have spent £2 million on more than 50 gagging orders preventing staff speaking out, a Freedom of Information Act request has revealed.
Letting agents' fees are now "truly out of control" and tenants are having to go without food or turn off their heating to cover the costs, a housing and homelessness charity has warned.
Antibiotic resistance will top the agenda when science minister David Willetts meets his G8 colleagues in London.
Wages have fallen by more in real terms during the current economic downturn than ever previously recorded, according to new research which found an "unprecedented" impact even on workers who have kept their jobs.
Around 400,000 people in the UK have been diagnosed with cancer and have survived for more than a decade, figures show.
Nine out of 10 council leaders expect some local authorities to face bankruptcy or fail to deliver essential services over the next three years, a survey showed.
A practical joke went wrong after a fake severed hand left outside a house as a prank led to residents contacting the police believing it to be real.
A mother tried to kill her newborn daughter by dropping her more than 40ft (12m) down a tower block rubbish chute, a court has heard.
Former HBOS chief executive James Crosby has been formally stripped of his knighthood at his own request following a scathing parliamentary report into the bank's collapse.
A car driver has been left with serious injuries and pupils have been hurt in a crash with a school bus.
A rail passenger who allegedly launched a tirade of "grotesque racist insults" on a train has been urged to "do the right thing" and turn himself into police for questioning.
Far-right group the English Defence League has "completely questionable" tactics, its leader has admitted.
Traditional GCSE grades are to be axed and coursework drastically cut under a major shake-up which will also see teenagers study 19th-century literature and more British history.
Hundreds of riot police have been deployed throughout central London as protests took place against next week's G8 summit.
Four sex abuse cases that were dropped by police or prosecutors are being reviewed by a new panel set up in the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal.
Young and vulnerable victims of horrific crimes are to be offered the chance to pre-record evidence for criminal trials in a bid to protect them from the trauma of appearing in court.
A baby from the world's smallest species of deer has been born at a British zoo - weighing just two pounds.
Conservative MP Tim Yeo has formally stood aside as chairman of an influential Commons committee while he faces investigation into claims that he used his position to help business clients.
British National Party leader Nick Griffin has paid a surprise visit to Syria after being invited by the regime of President Bashar Assad to take part in a fact-finding visit to the war-torn country.
Lloyds Banking Group has admitted "issues" with the handling of customers' payment protection insurance (PPI) complaints, after an investigation allegedly found staff were told to ignore possible fraud.
People living in the north of England have a greater risk of dying early than those in the south, according to a national league table of premature death rates.
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