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Helen Bailey murder: Police to probe sudden death of killer's first wife

Detectives are to investigate the sudden death of Ian Stewart's first wife after he was convicted of murdering his fiancee, children's author Helen Bailey.

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Cliff-edge Brexit would be insane, says ex-ambassador Sir Ivan Rogers

A "cliff-edge" Brexit with no exit deal would be "insane" and economically damaging for the European Union and Britain, but that does not mean it will not happen, the UK's former ambassador to the EU has said.

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Blunkett: Labour government acted responsibly over Guantanamo Bay release

Former home secretary David Blunkett said the Labour government "acted responsibly" over the release of a Guantanamo Bay detainee who went on to carry out an Islamic State suicide attack in Iraq.

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Burglar scaled walls of Simon Cowell's house to get £1m of jewellery, court told

A serial burglar scaled walls to get inside Simon Cowell's house to steal jewellery worth almost £1 million from an open safe as The X Factor supremo and his family slept, a court has heard.

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Single mother 'will never have to struggle again' after £14.5m EuroMillions win

A single mother-of-four has said it is "overwhelming to know that I'm never going to have to struggle again" after she scooped £14.5 million in the EuroMillions draw.

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Immigration income measure does not breach rights legislation - Supreme Court

An immigration income measure which is causing "hardship" for thousands of couples who want to live together in the UK does not breach human rights legislation, the UK's highest court has ruled.

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Car found in hunt for killer sprung from jail during hospital visit

Police have found the car used to spring a "highly dangerous" drug dealer out of jail where he was serving life for the savage murder of a rival.

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Kate displays 'dreadful' pool skills during visit to child mental health unit

The Duchess of Cambridge showed off her "dreadful" pool-playing skills during a light-hearted moment after a morning talking to children and young people with complex mental health needs

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Ruling gives family at risk of being separated 'a bit of hope'

A family at risk of being separated are hopeful that the Supreme Court ruling could give them a chance to stay together.

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BBC unveils plans for new dedicated Scottish channel

The BBC is to create a new Scottish channel as part of plans which will see the "biggest single investment" in the corporation north of the border for more than 20 years.

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Man jailed for live streaming court hearing on Facebook

A man has been jailed for live streaming a court hearing on Facebook.

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UK loses 'fastest growing economy in G7' title despite fourth quarter growth

Britain's economy picked up speed in the final three months of last year, but a downward annual revision has lost the UK its title as the fastest growing country in the G7.

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Lloyds Banking Group posts highest annual profits in decade

Lloyds Banking Group posted its highest annual profits for a decade as it moves on from mis-selling scandals and its mammoth Government bailout in the financial crisis.

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Business groups in warning over 'cliff edge of uncertainty' amid exit from EU

Jobs and investment will be hit if business is left on a "cliff edge of uncertainty" over the UK's exit from the European Union, the Government is being warned.

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Door won't shut on EU migrant workers - David Davis

The UK is not about to "suddenly shut the door" on low-skilled EU migrants, Brexit Secretary David Davis has said.

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Children 'not taken seriously' when reporting violent and sexual crimes

Children are not being taken seriously when they report violent and sexual crimes, the Government's victims tsar has warned.

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South Sudan and Somalia to receive £100 million UK aid packages

South Sudan and Somalia will receive £100 million each in UK aid.

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Labour to place support for manufacturing at the centre of approach to Brexit

Labour has not given the Government a blank cheque on Brexit, shadow chancellor John McDonnell will say.

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Warning over 'limited' plans to tackle child obesity

The Government's plan to tackle childhood obesity is "severely limited", experts have said.

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UK won't get a 'cut-price' Brexit, warns Jean-Claude Juncker

The future relationship between Britain and the European Union will take years to negotiate and the UK can expect a hefty bill as the price of exit, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has warned.

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