Travellers faced a struggle getting back to the UK on Friday as prices soared and flights sold out
"She's just an incredible woman"
"One college head spoke of 1,600 students being marked down and just 10 being marked up"
A 54-year-old man who sent a package of white powder and graphic violent images to a former Prime Minister has been convicted.
Donald Trump's younger brother Robert is "seriously ill" in hospital in New York, according to the White House.
The college was praised for the "absolutely outstanding" move
Labour MP Dawn Butler has claimed she received increased abuse after the Metropolitan Police defended officers who stopped her car in east London.
Wildfires broke out near Los Angeles, California, as temperatures spiked and humidity levels dropped during a statewide heat wave.
An online listing for a New York apartment has gone viral for its bizarrely risqué description.
It comes as five more countries were removed from the UK's safe travel list
This is the moment two topless men wielding chainsaws and covered blood charged at terrified beachgoers in Toronto.
The coastguard rescue team issued a warning about the use of inflatables in the sea
Britons face paying hundreds of pounds if they try to return from France on Friday after it was removed from the list of safe countries people can travel to without going into quarantine.
Chloe McCardel has a celebration planned with the support crew, team and volunteers
The daily figure for positive tests is the highest since June 14
A 13-year-old boy has been charged with murder after a man was kicked to death outside a church earlier this month.
Donald Trump feigned ignorance before moving on to the next question after a journalist asked if he regretted lying to the American public.
The clip was created in 2009
A child abuse and rape survivor who converted an abandoned house into a refuge for vulnerable girls has announced plans to reopen the centre four years after it was forced to close.
The head of the London hospital that serves Boris Johnson's constituency today quit with immediate effect, a month after its staff were at the centre of a coronavirus outbreak.
Detectives are investigating after a young child plunged to their death from an east London tower block.
The rules will remain in place to protect local residents, and allow more time for the changes to have an effect, cutting transmission among households.
"There has been a growing number of outbreaks in recent weeks"
Oxford University applicants who successfully appeal over their A-level results have been told they may have to wait until autumn 2021 before they can start their degree courses.
Calls are growing for stricter controls on autonomous weapons to prevent the rise of "killer robots", a new report claims.
An investigation has confirmed the cause of the train derailment that killed three people in Stonehaven as Prince Charles paid a visit to the scene of the crash.
A bomb disposal squad was sent in to a defunct nuclear power plant at Sellafield after a routine inspection discovered hazardous chemicals on the site.
The number of people infected with coronavirus in England has remained steady for the second week in a row, official figures suggest.
The number of elephants in Kenya has doubled over thirty years, local wildlife campaigners have said.
Just nine per cent of Brits think they are likely to go on a foreign holiday this year, with one in five already having cancelled plans, a new Office for National Statistics (ONS) survey has reve...
The UK's coronavirus regulations mean people have to self-isolate for two weeks after travelling from most countries.
"To know now that he murdered her for absolutely no reason is heartbreaking"
Lord Bethell was educated at Harrow School and became a hereditary peer in 2018
This is the moment a wild boar emerged from the Baltic Sea to charge at shocked sunbathers on a beach in northern Germany.
Passengers arriving at St Pancras International on early Eurostar trains today describe how they scrambled back to the UK after the news was announced
Tickets for Eurostar trains are being snapped up fast with the Eurotunnel now fully booked as Britons scramble to get home before the UK imposes a 14 day quarantine on travellers from France.
EXCLUSIVE Chancellor's plea for city residents to 'do our bit' as lockdown set to be further eased
Pimlico Plumbers founder Charlie Mullins has been criticised for saying people should not receive sick pay while quarantining at home after a holiday abroad.
More than 1.3 million coronavirus tests have been dropped from the Government's tally due to an "overcounting issue".
The Government was facing a growing backlash from Tory MPs today after its handling of A-levels was branded "extremely unfair" to individual pupils.
Safety marshals were dispatched to the bridge today after a jogger was seen defying the new restrictions
A total of 178 people have now died following the huge explosion earlier this month in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, with 30 still missing, according to the United Nations.
The UK government's decision to remove France from its safe countries travel list will lead to a "reciprocal measure" across the Channel, a French minister has warned.
British holidaymakers have cancelled plans last minute and are scrambling back from France in order to avoid a 14-day quarantine after a late-night announcement from the Government.
Alexander Kareem was shot dead in west London on June 8 Since his death, 25 more homicide investigations have been launched in the capital
Labour Deputy Leader Angela Rayner has slammed education secretary Gavin Williamson over his handling of A-level results and called on him to respond to criticism over the way grades were calcula...
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Barnet and Croydon, the two biggest boroughs, recorded most excess deaths
Close contact beauty services such as facials, eyebrow threading and microblading will resume
Only one in 16 people in England caught coronavirus during the first wave of the pandemic, a study has found.
The UK has signed deals for two more potential coronavirus vaccines.
Prosecutors have contested claims made by lawyers for British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell that they are withholding the names of women abused by dishonoured financier Jeffrey Epstein.
Donald Trump "cheated" in the 2016 US presidential election, his disgraced former lawyer Michael Cohen will claim in an upcoming bombshell book.
The Transport Secretary said it was clear the country was going the 'wrong way'
New Zealand has extended its lockdown as authorities investigate if shipping workers were the source of the country's worsening outbreak.
The London Fire Brigade received around 70 calls about flooding in Croydon
The UK exam regulator has accused teachers in England of submitting "implausibly high" A Level predictions, which meant it was forced to downgrade thousands of grades.
'Her actions prevented a tragedy'
The change could help an estimated 175,000 children
Donald Trump has fuelled racist conspiracy theories that Kamala Harris may not be eligible to run for the White House.
Police have made an arrest after a man was shot dead as he sat in a car in north London.
Six more countries have been added to the UK's travel quarantine list, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced.
Anyone organising an illegal rave in England could face a £10,000 fine under strict new lockdown rules.
Theatres, casinos and bowling alleys will be allowed to reopen in England from this weekend as the Government resumes its easing of lockdown restrictions.
The UK will also see a clampdown on illegal gatherings of more than 30 people – with those responsible slapped with on-the-spot fines of up to £10,000
A 26-year-old man who was shot dead at his home in north west London has been named by detectives.
Britain's most senior police officer told Channel 4 News that allegations around racism in the Met were not "helpful" labels for the force
Nineteen people have been evacuated from a train which became stuck after a landslide in Kent, British Transport Police (BTP) said.
The Met Office has issued yellow thunderstorm warnings for the next five days
"No words could ever describe how much he will be missed by us all"
Hammersmith Bridge has been closed to pedestrians and cyclists after safety inspectors found cracks in the 133-year-old structure had worsened following the recent heatwave.
An inflatable dinghy was spotted drifting out at sea on Monday afternoon
Boris Johnson has insisted the exam results published today are "robust" and "dependable" amid mounting anger over downgrading methods.
France has been added to the UK's travel quarantine list, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced.
Donald Trump has said the United Arab Emirates and Israel have agreed to fully normalise relations in what he called a "truly historic moment".
Education leaders are calling for an urgent inquiry into the A-level grading system after nearly two in five students in England had their results lowered .
David Blaine will attempt to fly to New York from New Jersey using helium balloons.
The UK isn't immune to earthquakes
A decade ago, there were 46,770 entries for the subject
British Geological Survey disputes report of tremor in English Channel, saying data is 'inaccurate'
A dog that nearly died after flames ripped through an east London is being fostered by one of the firefighters who helped rescue her.
New infections are spreading across the nation, forcing authorities to reverse business reopenings
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has warned the English exams regulator that it must consider the "equality impacts" of any decisions it takes concerning A-levels.
A further 18 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 in the UK.
The UK is not at the beginning of a second coronavirus wave, and is still trying to end the first, an expert has said.
Health officials are responding to two coronavirus outbreaks in the Midlands after staff tested positive at a sandwich factory and fruit distribution centre.
Three men said to be friends of R Kelly have been charged with threatening and intimidating women who accused the R&B singer of abuse.
Searches are continuing for a 17-year-old boy who went missing while swimming in a lake in Worcestershire.
A man who claimed he was not wearing a face mask because of a "bad pimple" has been fined by Australian police.
The Nigerian teens were left shell-shocked when thousands of pounds' worth of high-tech production equipment arrived at the door
The president of the National Union of Students (NUS) has launched a petition against the downgrading of school-leavers' A-level results and accused the Government's system of being "racist and c...
A teenage boy who killed a mother of two has been named for the first time after reporting restrictions were lifted.
More top A-level grades were handed out in London than almost anywhere else in the country, new figures reveal.
Downing Street is advertising a Head of Pandemic Preparedness job - about six months into the UK's coronavirus outbreak, according to reports.
The customer said the incident was an example of how entrenched racial bias is within society
Education leaders have called for the Government to launch an urgent review into the "flawed" moderation process for A-level results, after nearly two in five students had results downgraded.
Network Rail has announced it will carry out "supplementary specialist inspections" of "higher risk" trackside slopes with similar characteristics to the site of the Aberdeenshire train crash.
A healthcare assistant and mother-of-four killed in a suspected murder-suicide was at the forefront of her hospital's battle against Covid-19, it emerged today.
A London state sixth form that saw 51 pupils receive Oxbridge offers has criticised the government's new "triple lock" A-level grading system as "flawed" and said its students have received "noth...
Londoners were warned to brace for more thunderstorms today after central London saw the longest stretch of high temperatures in almost six decades.
Headteachers from across the country scrambled today to launch thousands of appeals against "unfair" A-level results as the storm over the exam system grew.
The new version of the app will also be trialled once again on the Isle of Wight
The UK's blistering six-day heatwave has brought delight for some and sent others into sweat overload.
The event was described as a "rewilding success story beyond our wildest dreams"
Frustrated Virgin Media users have complained that they are unable to use the internet.
The Duchess of Sussex's mother Doria Ragland was the first visitor to the sprawling California estate snapped up by Harry and Meghan for about $15 million, it has emerged.
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Officials in Europe said an earthquake was detected off the south coast of England on Thursday.
The number of coronavirus deaths worldwide was approaching 750,000 today as a number of countries reported rises in infections.
A woman was shot dead in her US home while her 10-year-old daughter was taking part in an online Zoom class with teachers and other pupils, police say.
Thousands of students have had their results downgraded from teachers' estimates - but top grades have hit record levels
Koalas which survived the devastating wildfires that tore across Australia earlier this year could now lose their habitats through logging.
Lauren O'Connor was told a male customer had complained about her outfit
Nearly two out of every five A-level pupils in England had their grades lowered by exam boards, according to Ofqual figures.
The boundaries for this year's grading system explained
More than a million Londoners have had coronavirus, a major study estimated today.
UCAS saw a surge in demand for its website at 8am that was seven times higher than at the same point last year
Many students will find their university places through clearing
A rare butterfly that was once extinct in Britain has fluttered in the fields of the Cotswolds for the first time in 150 years.
Students across the country are finding out their grades today
Online lectures, delayed start dates, and no freshers week - universities face radical changes
Students have been warned they may need to be patient to secure a university place through clearing, with many staff still working from home.
The US president said he believed water does not come out fast enough from fixtures
Students are finding out their A-level results today.
The system which will allow students to appeal their A-level grades on the basis of their mock exam results is not ready yet, the Education Secretary has admitted.
The latest outbreak of coronavirus in New Zealand's largest city has grown to 17 cases as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepares for the number to rise.
Results day this year is uncharted territory for A-level students because all exams were cancelled due to the coronavirus.
Thousands of students will be receiving their results through UCAS today
A new coronavirus contact tracing app is to begin trials in England today, it is reported.
Severe thunderstorms are set to lash the UK after the country saw its longest stretch of extreme temperatures since the 1960s.
'The next couple of months will be a defining moment for hundreds of West End businesses'
Hundreds of thousands of students will today wake up to their A-level results in a year which saw all exams cancelled.
An official investigation has begun into the rail crash in Aberdeenshire which left three people dead.
A north London bus garage is to become the world's largest trial site for a new eco-friendly method of generating electricity.
Ghislaine Maxwell's request to delay the unsealing of potentially explosive court documents has been rejected by a New York judge.
– It is still not clear why young children have such a low risk of infection compared to older teens or adults – Children are 'never the first to be infected or to be the source of infection ...
Anyone arriving in the UK from France will have to enter quarantine from this weekend after the Government removed the country from its list of "travel corridors".
Rishi Sunak today warned of "hard times ahead" as the UK was officially declared to be recession after the coronavirus pandemic sent the economy plunging by 20.4 per cent between April and June.
Joe Biden and his newly-chosen presidential running mate Kamala Harris have hit out at "whining" Donald trump as they campaigned together for the first time.
Russia has announced plans to roll out the world's first coronavirus vaccine within two weeks as authorities dismissed safety concerns as "groundless".
Child reception centres in Kent are filling up "very, very fast"
The singer announced his last-minute presidential campaign last month
A 90-year-old man was knocked to the floor and stabbed in the neck as his house was burgled, police have said.
A topless man attacked a young boy and his mother with a metal bar as they enjoyed a picnic in a Tameside field, police have said.
A Florida sheriff has reportedly banned his employees and visitors from wearing a face mask.
Gavin Williamson has apologised to pupils for the disruption to their schooling and exams during the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus death toll in the UK has been reduced by more than 5,000 following a review of how figures are calculated.
Jim Cocke was the priest for the same parish in Oxford for 63 years until he retired in January
"This result is quite unexpected and has important implications for how we think galaxies evolve"
Parts of Scotland have suffered heavy flooding after thunderstorms and a month's worth of rainfall hit parts of Britain overnight.
The Queen has spoken of her "great sadness" after a train derailment in Scotland left three people dead, including the driver and the conductor.
Officials said outbreaks have occurred in almost all regions in Germany
J.D Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin has demanded a top scientist publish evidence of the link between indoor drinking in pubs and coronavirus cases.
Alton Towers Resort has closed after an "unprecedented" electrical storm affected the park's water supply.
Thousands of students will be receiving their results through UCAS
A 17-year-old boy has been found guilty of murdering a teaching assistant and burying her in a shallow grave at the back of a cemetery.
Research reveals similar coronavirus mortality rate between routine users of non-steroidal inflammatory drugs and non-users
Soaring temperatures are set to continue in southern England as heavy rain and thunderstorms hit the UK
A further 1,009 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the UK
Mental health service providers have seen a rising demand for urgent care in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown, NHS bosses have warned.
France's prime minister has urged his people to "act collectively" to prevent a second wave of Covid-19.
A postcode-checking website has been launched which tells people the coronavirus lockdown rules in their local area.
Dean Edwards was shot in the back of the head in Penge on July 12
Torrential rain, thunder and lightning caused travel chaos across Scotland
The past decade was the hottest for the world in records dating back to the Industrial Revolution, a new report has warned.
The UK has recorded its sixth consecutive day above 34C for the first time in nearly 60 years.
About 40 per cent of A-level grades are expected to be lower than those recently predicted by pupils' teachers because of the way results have been calculated, the Government has revealed.
A New Mexico man has died of one of the most common clinical forms of the plague, health authorities have confirmed.
The MP for Brent Central tells Susannah Butter why stop and search is counter-productive and is calling on the Met chief to act
Tory MP James Cleverly has hit out at Ben and Jerry's after the Ice Cream brand criticised the UK's immigration policies.
Calls to domestic abuse helplines surged in the final months of lockdown by up to 80 per cent.
US police are investigating after several campaign signs supporting Donald Trump's bid to retain the White House were stolen from front gardens in Maryland.
A drunk Florida man asked a police officer to "take him to jail" after he was caught driving his lawnmower on a major road.
The awarding of A-levels was plunged into further disarray today after it emerged students in England will not be able to choose their mock results as part of a so-called "triple lock" to ensure ...
The younger brother of Stephen Lawrence today issued a heartfelt plea for witnesses to "be brave and speak up" after Scotland Yard shelved its 27-year investigation into the racist murder of his ...
It comes amid heavy rain and flooding in the area
A delivery driver who killed a London school teacher by jumping a red light as she crossed the road today lost his bid to overturn a 10-year driving ban.
Garden trowels are to be left in 90 lay-bys in the Highlands for holidaymakers to use in case of urgent toilet breaks.
Rishi Sunak issued a stark warning to the nation today that "hard times" have arrived as it was revealed the lockdown plunged Britain into the deepest recession of any major economy.
A murder probe has been launched after a man was shot in north-west London.
The founder of a metal band who headlined at thrash festival Bloodstock has had an unlikely career change — becoming curate at a Primrose Hill church.
"This is what I am waiting for, and ballet has done it for me"
Emergency calls to London Ambulance Service have soared by almost 30 per cent amid the heatwave it emerged today, as thunderstorms were forecast to bring the sunny weather to a close.
Motorists spotted crawling across Auckland's borders in lines that stretched for several kilometres
An alternative Tube map has been put together which shows which lines are air-conditioned to help Londoners travel during the heatwave.
Some 80 per cent of OECD nations implemented multiple lockdown measures within a two week period in March
A celebrity photographer turned detective to hunt down his stolen Range Rover after police dropped the investigation within 48 hours.
A top Metropolitan Police official has defended officers who stopped a car in which Labour MP Dawn Butler was travelling.
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The UK celebrates the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War on Saturday, marking Japan's surrender to the Allied forces.
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"I could be responsible for other people's deaths without knowing"
Frustrated BT customers are reporting issues accessing the internet after severe weather in Scotland caused major network issues.
As A Level Results Day approaches, we speak to students awaiting their grades to find out how they feel about this year's marking system
The family of a school teacher killed by a delivery driver today spoke of their hurt as he launched a court appeal to overturn a 10-year driving ban.
The celestial fireworks are active this year between July 17 and August 24 How to watch the phenomenon
The British socialite says Jeffrey Epstein's suicide last year is to blame for the conditions she faces in jail
Education minister Nick Gibb has defended the Government's eleventh hour decision to allow A-level and GCSE students in England to use their mock exam results.
Thunderstorms and high temperatures will again sweep the UK today as the heatwave continues.
Ministers will discuss today whether holidaymakers returning to the UK from France should have to go into 14-day quarantine as the country suffers a spike in coronavirus cases.
'It's hard to pick somebody that disrespectful'
New Zealand's health authorities are scrambling to find the source of a new coronavirus outbreak, which has sent the country's largest city into lockdown.
Fears are growing of a second global coronavirus wave after four new cases of Covid-19 were identified in New Zealand after 102 days without a transmission.
Facebook has blamed the coronavirus pandemic after failing to remove a number of suicide posts from its platforms.
A new species of dinosaur has been discovered on the Isle of Wight.
Londoners and people from Stockholm have been infected with coronavirus at similar rates, a new study suggests.
Barack Obama has praised his former vice president's own choice of running mate saying "Joe Biden nailed this decision".
The move comes after unions called on the UK Government to follow Scotland's lead in scrapping moderated grades after the downgrading of more than 124,000 results was reversed
Joe Biden has chosen Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate, making her the first black woman on a major party presidential ticket.
Former attorney general of California turned first-term senator is the first black woman and first person of Indian descent to be nominated for national office by a major party
'People cannot be illegal'
US President Donald Trump has criticised his Democratic rival's vice presidential selection process and said some men are "insulted" by Joe Biden's pledge to pick a woman as his running mate.
Police investigating the deaths of two people in Dagenham, east London, have named the victims.
The UK has recorded its highest number of new coronavirus cases since June 21, while the number of deaths have jumped by more than 100.
The Government could soon publish three separate coronavirus daily death tolls, according to reports.
A man has been arrested after after police swooped on a central London estate where the suspect had allegedly barricaded himself inside.
Brits are set for another scorching day on Wednesday, with the possibility of temperatures hitting 37C amid the threat of thunderstorms and torrential rain.
The number of coronavirus deaths in UK hospitals has risen by eight to a total of 34,052.
The UK's first Dutch-style roundabout, which prioritises cyclists and pedestrians over motorists, has been forced to close for three nights due to a car crash that happened the day before its ope...
A critically endangered black rhino housed in Cincinnati Zoo is pregnant and due to give birth "any day" now, the facility has announced.
Huge queues have been forming at New Zealand supermarkets despite pleas to stay away as shoppers flock to buy supplies amid the return of lockdown.
Scotland's Education Secretary has said more than 124,000 exam results downgraded by a controversial moderation process will revert to the grades estimated by pupils' teachers.
The date is commemorated every year
Tech tycoon John McAfee has admitted it was not Norway where he was arrested while wearing a thong as a mask.
The UK celebrates VJ Day this Saturday, August 15 - marking 75 years since Japan's surrender brought an end to the Second World War.
Metropolitan Police shift probe to an 'inactive phase'
Fine Art Wildlife Photographer Chris Fallows was being filmed at South Africa's Seal Island for a Discovery channel Air Jaws special for Shark Week.
Civil rights campaigner Ed Bridges wins legal challenge against South Wales Police
A teenager has been found guilty of murdering a 15-year-old boy on a London bus over a "trivial" row on Snapchat.
The number of coronavirus cases among US children has increased by 90 per cent in the past four weeks, new analysis suggests.
The debate over which type of face mask to wear to the supermarket has become a hot topic. Is a fashionable one-layer mask adequate? Are filters a good idea, or a needless expense?
A leading grammar school has announced that it will send pupils home if they arrive at the school gates without a face covering in September.
The bodies of two friends were pulled from the sea off the coast of Brighton after a dinghy was spotted drifting in the water.
Former partner of Danielle Chilvers praises 'wonderful person' and 'loving' mother after Norfolk tragedy
A drug dealer who brazenly sold illicit substances in heart of the West End has been jailed for 40 months.
Update: The bomb disposal team has removed the item after identifying it as an old mortar shell
Almost three quarters of a million jobs have been lost in the British economy since the start of the coronavirus lockdown, official figures reveal today.
More than 20 million people have been infected with coronavirus worldwide - and with a definite cure yet to be found, there is no end in sight to the global pandemic.
Researchers sound the alarm over uncertain future faced by cold species fish in the warming waters off Britain's coastline
The US President's verbal slip-up has sparked frenzied sales of t-shirt stocked by National Museum of American Jewish History
Vladimir Putin is claiming that Russia is the first country in the world to develop an approved coronavirus vaccine and that one of his daughters has already been inoculated.
The Scottish exam results fiasco could be repeated in England when A-level results are published on Thursday, one of Britain's leading education experts warned today.
The animal was stuck in shallow water at Mawgan Creek in the Helford Estuary, near Helston
Greece has imposed a curfew on bars and restaurants in its popular holiday destinations as the country faces a "second wave" of coronavirus.
Coronavirus has broken out again in New Zealand after 102 days with no cases in the community.
Britain wants "greater flexibility" to return to France migrants who cross the Channel in small boats, a minister said today.
Students are set to find out their A-level results on Thursday, August 13 this year.
London doctors are investigating whether pregnant women who contract coronavirus are at increased risk of miscarriage or going into early labour.
Teachers, parents and children are overwhelmingly happy, excited and grateful at the prospect of returning to school in September after a difficult lockdown, a top headteacher said today.
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Harry Dunn's MP today suggested a "virtual" court trial would allow his alleged killer to face British justice without leaving the US.
"This little boy was failed by everyone who played a part in this horrific incident"
US rock band Smash Mouth has prompted backlash after its lead singer was caught on camera saying "F*** that Covid s***" in front of a packed crowd.
Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper today vowed to "fight on" after the arrest of owner Jimmy Lai under a controversial security law imposed by Beijing.
A trial ban on vehicles driving through a number of Royal parks will begin on Saturday, it was confirmed today.
London and the South East both bucked the national trend with an increase in coronavirus deaths, the latest weekly figures revealed today.
Thousands of people have been struck by how an infrared picture of Jupiter's cyclones shared by Nasa made the planet look like a "pepperoni pizza".
Rallies against results of presidential election continue to convulse Belarus
The president was quickly escorted from the same press briefing after reports of a shooting outside - but returned a few minutes later
A BP refinery worker in Australia who was sacked for poking fun at employers by sharing a Hitler meme has been awarded $200,000 (£109,000) in compensation.
Dazzling Perseid meteor shower display set to reach its peak this week
The Terrence Higgins Trust said asking people to abstain from sex was not realistic
Meghan was given training in everything from curtsying to surviving kidnapping attempts to prepare her for life in the royal family, a new book has claimed.
Heavy rain and thunder are expected for the north of England and parts of Scotland today as the heatwave is met by summer storms.
Secondary school pupils could spread coronavirus as easily as adults, according to new research, in a blow to plans to resume education fully next month.
A man is fighting for his life in hospital after being hit by a bus in north-west London.
The Eat Out to Help Out (EOTHO) scheme was used more than 10.5 million times in its first week, the Treasury has revealed.
The number of coronavirus cases across the world has reached 20 million, according to the John Hopkins University Worldometer tally.
A woman who died after a jet ski crashed into her inflatable boat off the Welsh coast has been named by police.
Hospitals across England are to receive £300 million to help them brace for a potential spike in coronavirus cases this winter, Boris Johnson has announced.
Donald Trump was swiftly escorted from a White House briefing this afternoon following reports of a shooting outside.
'Today my prayers were answered'
The Government is being urged to cancel contracts for its coronavirus contact tracing system with outsourcing firms, after suggestions the current programme is "not fit for purpose".
Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Ahmed Yasin-Ali are trying to trace a car they believe was used in the murder.
A stab victim is fighting for life after reportedly staggering into a McDonald's to seek refuge following a knife attack in north London.
The rate of new coronavirus cases in London is highest in Hounslow and Hackney and City of London, the latest data has revealed.
Detectives have released CCTV footage of a car they wish to trace in connection with a racially-aggravated attack upon an NHS worker.
The Independent Office for Police Conduct has launched a probe into the behaviour of two officers involved in the arrest of Marcus Coutain, 48, in Finsbury Park last month
School pupils in Thailand are playing and studying in makeshift plastic cubicles to comply with strict social distancing measures.
A 15-year-old boy has admitted punching a Singaporean law student in Oxford Street and saying: "I don't want your coronavirus in my country."
Boris Johnson has said the UK needs to consider changing asylum laws to deter migrants from crossing the English Channel, with hundreds arriving in the UK in recent days.
Lebanon's government has resigned over the devastating explosion in Beirut that left more than 200 people dead and has triggered public fury and protests.
First Minister says methodology for awarding marks put too much focus on the 'overall system' and not enough on the 'individual pupil'
The Duke of Sussex has said it will take "every single person on the planet" to defeat racism.
The number of people to have died with coronavirus in the UK has risen by 21.
The majority of adults in England think that cycling on the roads is too dangerous, a new Government study has suggested.
Firefighters today warned smokers to dispose of cigarettes properly after seeing a spike in home fires during lockdown.
The government has announced plans to "strengthen regional contact tracing" in England by working with local authorities.
Boris Johnson has said the UK has a "moral duty" to get children back to the classroom in September amid widespread calls for him to boost coronavirus testing and tracing to help with the safe re...
A "manipulative and controlling" man allegedly killed two vulnerable women and stored their bodies in a chest freezer in his flat, a court has heard.
The global coronavirus death toll will pass the grim milestone of 750,000 this week, the World Health Organisation has said as the number of cases nears 20 million.
Former Labour frontbencher rubbishes claims reportedly made by Jeremy Corbyn and allies over Labour's 2017 election performance
Three coach loads of people attended the event in Kent
Sir Keir Starmer has said the Met Police must take allegations of racial profiling "extremely seriously" after Dawn Butler was stopped in a car .
A huge volcano has erupted in Indonesia, sending a massive plume of smoke and other volcanic materials more 16,000 feet into the sky.
Australian police faced an "unruly and hostile" crowd as they broke up an illegal rave attended by up to 300 people in Queensland.
Making sure all children can go back to school in September is "the right thing for everybody," Boris Johnson has said.
Police are appealing for information after a Transport for London worker was assaulted at a north London station.
A beauty therapist has received messages of support after sharing a shocking text from a client revealing she had tested positive for Covid-19, but still kept her appointment.
Boris Johnson has said he understands the "anxiety" pupils will be feeling as they prepare to receive their A-level and GCSE results after exams were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Fire crews are likely to remain at the scene of a devastating wildfire that stopped play at a prestigious Surrey golf course.
Teachers and pupils in London were today urged to walk or cycle to school if they can to help stop a second Covid-19 wave hitting the capital.
Boris Johnson has said the police should treat people with "fairness and equality" after Labour MP Dawn Butler accused officers of racially profiling.
President Alexander Lukashenko swept more than 80 per cent of the vote in Sunday's poll, according to Belarus' central election commission
Government ministers have said getting children back in class in England from next month onwards is a 'national priority'
Police stepped up patrols in the West End today after the "shocking" machete killing of a teenager in front of horrified shoppers on Oxford Street.
London may no longer have the worst coronavirus death toll in the country, according Public Health England data.
An oil tanker that ran aground off the coast of Mauritius could break up, the country's Prime Minister has said - deepening the island's environmental catastrophe.
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An RAF plane was drafted in to carry out surveillance missions over the Channel today as the Government steps up efforts to prevent migrants crossing into the UK from France.
This is the moment a woman claiming to be a member of an official anti-mask agency tells a shop worker she could be jailed for ordering customers to wear face coverings.
Australia today recorded its deadliest day of the pandemic amid a second wave of infections in Melbourne.
The blaze began in a mid-terraced shop with a flat above it and soon spread through four neighbouring shops and two flats
Labour MP Dawn Butler has said that "institutional racism" in the Metropolitan Police "cannot continue" after a BMW she was travelling in was stopped by officers.
Holidaymakers planning to head across the Channel should "keep an eye" on Foreign Office travel advice as Britain keeps under review whether to impose 14-day quarantine on people returning from F...
Two beluga whales that had not been in the sea for nearly 10 years have moved to a new open water sanctuary off the south coast of Iceland.
"That will teach me to try and say joggers and dog walkers in the same sentence"
Donald Trump has said getting his face carved onto Mount Rushmore "sounds like a good idea", after a White House aide reportedly reached out to the South Dakota governor to discuss the plan.
The Education Secretary said a forthcoming study "makes it clear there is little evidence that the virus is transmitted at school"
The UK's heatwave is set to continue this week but large parts of England and Wales could be hit by severe thunderstorms.
"I was over the moon, actually shaking with happiness"
Media tycoon accused of 'colluding with foreign powers' as police raid his newspaper's office, an aide says
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Boris Johnson has been urged to boost coronavirus testing and tracing as the UK sees the highest daily increase in new cases since late June.
The UK has recorded more than 1,000 new coronavirus infections in a day for the first time since late June.
Labour MP Dawn Butler has accused officers of racially profiling her after she was stopped by police in a car.
A teenager stabbed to death in London's West End has been named by the Metropolitan Police as Jeremy Menesses, 17, who lived in south London.
BBC boss Tony Hall has apologised and says a mistake was made after a racist term was used in a news report.
A 14-year-old girl has been sexually assaulted on the seafront in Dorset by a man pushing a pram or a wheelchair, police said.
An eight-year-old boy with a degenerative condition got to fulfil his "bucket list" wish of being a police officer for a day.
Migrants in Calais threatened with eviction from their camps are feeling "exhausted, scared and not knowing which way to turn", a charity that works with them has said.
A pair of spectacles belonging to Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi will go on sale this month after being left in a local auctioneer's letterbox.
Boris Johnson would close pubs, restaurants and shops ahead of schools in the event of severe coronavirus outbreaks, according to a Number 10 source.
Donald Trump has stormed out of his own coronavirus relief press conference, after being corrected on a false claim about signing a law to help veterans get healthcare.
A further ten people have died in UK hospitals after testing positive for coronavirus, all of them in England.
Police have stopped 30,000 people on public transport for not wearing a face covering in just two weeks, but only dished out 33 fines, official figures reveal.
A man has been shot and another stabbed near London's Hyde Park on a weekend of bloodshed in the capital.
Police have shut down a huge illegal rave in a London woodlands that went on until after 3am on Sunday.
Huge crowds have flocked to UK beaches for the third day in a row despite red alerts being declared on Saturday due to "unsafe crowds" amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Brazil has surpassed a grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19, with the country showing no signs of crushing the disease five months after its first reported case.
A man and a woman have died in a suspected murder-suicide in east London.
Prince Harry fell out with a close childhood friend who expressed doubts about Meghan, a new book has claimed.
A BBC radio presenter has quit the corporation after a racist term was used in a news report, saying it "feels like a slap in the face to our community".
The pace of global denuclearisation has slowed in recent years, and begun to reverse in some nations
Boris Johnson is set to travel to Scotland for a two-week summer holiday, according to reports.
Sunseekers are enjoying another sweltering day on Sunday, with temperatures tipped to rise as high as 35C in places.
Only half the UK population would be certain or very likely to have a vaccine against coronavirus, with "damaging" misperceptions influencing people's intentions, new research suggests.
Britain could be heading into another full lockdown if Boris Johnson doesn't to sort out the "disastrous" test and trace programme, a former government adviser has said.
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France is reportedly seeking £30 million from the UK to police the English Channel.
'Thousands of species' are at risk after a ship that struck a barrier reef off the coast of Mauritius continues to spill 4,000 tonnes of oil .
A man was stabbed to death in front of horrified shoppers on Oxford Street.
Protesters stormed the foreign ministry and clashed with police in Beirut over a massive explosion that devastated large parts of of the city and killed more than 150 people.
Sarah, Duchess of York has led tributes to "special" Princess Beatrice on her 32nd birthday.
Red alerts have been declared on UK beaches after "unsafe" crowds gathered to enjoy 30C weather.
Beachgoers have been warned to watch out for a dangerous spiky fish that could ruin a sunny day on the sand.
One of Donald Trump's leading evangelical Christian supporters has stepped aside from his university job after posting a photo of himself online with his trousers unzipped.
As many as 750,000 coronavirus tests have been recalled by their manufacturer after amid safety concerns, the Department of Health has said.
NHS staff are protesting in London and several other UK cities for more pay and greater recognition for their work in the coronavirus pandemic.
The number of people to have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK has risen by 55.
Private schools are taking legal advice as they prepare for a "flood" of appeals from parents ahead of A-level results day next week, according to reports.
Americans are being warned not to drink hand sanitiser after four people died and three were left with visual impairments.
Ministers have said the UK could deploy the Royal Navy to "push back" migrant boats, while also calling on France to work harder to stop migrants crossing the Channel.
Young people in Preston have been warned not to "kill granny" after the city was put under local lockdown, with about half of new coronavirus cases in the area among people under 30.
A dozen fire engines have raced to the scene of a huge blaze at an industrial building in Sussex.
Hundreds of protesters have descended on central London to march for fair pay for NHS staff and recognition of their work during the coronavirus pandemic.
Brits have been flocking to UK beaches on Saturday despite warnings to stay away, with temperatures forecast to reach 36C.
People evacuated from their homes have been warned not to return as fire crews continue to tackle a huge wildfire in Surrey.
Local councils have said they want more powers to shut down pubs that do not stick to coronavirus guidelines, after Preston city council partly blamed a rise in cases on gatherings in pubs.
Thousands of NHS workers will take to the streets in towns and cities across the UK on Saturday demanding a pay rise.
A woman was raped by an attacker wearing a face mask as she walked along the sea front in Portsmouth, police have said.
Tributes have poured in for a "kind-hearted" children's author and parish councillor who was shot dead in a "brutal" daytime attack at his Hampshire home.
Concerns are growing that France could be the next addition to the UK's list of unsafe countries after a spike in coronavirus cases.
Brits are braced for another scorcher on Saturday with thousands more people expected to flock to beaches after the UK's hottest August day in 17 years.
Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused party staff of costing them the 2017 election through deliberate sabotage, reports say.
Eighteen people are dead after an Air India Express flight which was carrying 191 passengers crash-landed at an airport in southern India.
More than 130 migrants arrived in the UK on Friday aboard 13 boats, the Home Office has said.
A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was discovered in a wooded area in north London.
Officers formed a human barrier outside Colindale police station after protesters gathered over the arrest of a 14-year-old boy.
A number of homes have been evacuated while fire crews tackle a 40-hectare wildfire in Surrey.
Lebanon's president has admitted that he knew about the huge stockpile of explosive material stored at Beirut's port nearly three weeks before it blew up.
Restrictions banning households from mixing indoors or in gardens are to be brought in for Preston from midnight tonight, the Department of Health has said.
Temperatures reached 36.4C in Heathrow and Kew Gardens today, making it the hottest August day since 2003, the Met Office has confirmed.
The US has imposed sanctions on Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam and other top officials for undermining the territory's autonomy.
Early indications have shown the R rate of coronavirus transmission in the UK may now be as high as 1.
West Midlands Police take 17-year-old into custody in connection with crash in Birmingham last month captured on CCTV
The number of people who have died after testing positive for coronavirus has jumped by 98.
Children need a sense of normality when they return to class, says head
The Milne Ice Shelf, located in the sparsely populated northern Canadian territory of Nunavut, shrank by about 80 square kilometers in two days at the end of July
The Coastguard has reported a surge in call-outs as Britons piled onto beaches amid scorching temperatures.
Holidaymakers travelling to France could be the next group of Britons to face quarantine on their return to the UK amid fears the country is seeing the start of a second coronavirus wave.
A train-mad six-year-old used all his pocket money to help save his favourite steam railway.
Joe Biden has tried to "clarify" his comments about diversity in African-American and Lationo communities following a backlash.
Wanstead Flats became a temporary mortuary for coronavirus victims at the height of the pandemic, and now the site in north-east London is being replanted with wild flowers "as a lasting reminder...
Britons are flocking to beaches around the UK on the hottest August day in 17 years.
The victim of a "horrific shooting" in a quiet Hampshire village has been named locally as a "kind-hearted" artist and children's author.
A man from south London who threatened to spit at police officers after claiming he had coronavirus has been jailed for 12 months.
This moving footage shows a man tending to a wounded bird amid the destruction of Beirut.
Face-to-face visits by children's services in the three months of lockdown to June 30 plummeted by up to 75 per cent in some boroughs compared with the same period last year
A number of beaches on the UK's south coast have been put on "red alert" as crowds of sunseekers flock to the seaside amid soaring heatwave temperatures.
Former Labour MP Eric Joyce has been handed an eight-month suspended prison sentence for downloading a video of child sexual abuse.
Free bus and Tube travel will be withdrawn from older London schoolchildren immediately after the October half-term holidays, under the latest Government plans.
The Mayor of Greater Manchester has slammed the NHS Test and Trace programme as "not good enough" and called for payments "akin to jury duty" for anyone asked to isolate by its system.
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Londoners sought the cool of open water to escape the city heat as temperatures soared at the start of an "exceptional" August heatwave.
Film star Eva Green has been accused in a High Court showdown of torpedoing a £4 million sci-fi thriller when her "unreasonable demands" were not met.
The number of Londoners suffering a cardiac arrest increased by 40 per cent at the peak of the pandemic due to fears about seeking hospital care, doctors have revealed.
It's not the sight most sunbathers would expect to see while relaxing by a lake on a summer's day.
Chancellor insists that state should not continue paying for furlough scheme — as a million jobs could be lost by Christmas
The landlord of a Staffordshire pub linked to a coronavirus outbreak has admitted he was "simply not strong enough" on social distancing measures.
Nearly 15,000 Londoners are being hit with £160 congestion charge penalty notices each weekend since the daily toll was extended to Saturdays and Sundays, the Standard can reveal.
Some 30 London heads have opened their gates this summer to hand out meal parcels to needy families. Lizzie Edmonds meets one taking part in the scheme
The number of migrants crossing to UK shores hit a new record this week, with refugees telling of the increasingly brutal tactics used by traffickers.
A couple who claim to have spotted Dominic Cummings on a second lockdown visit to the North East have filed a complaint to the police watchdog over the conduct of Durham Constabulary.
'We admit pubic hair may not go well with beer'
London schools must have a back-up plan in case of a new lockdown, an education technology adviser said today.
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Britain's first Dutch-style roundabout prioritising cyclists and pedestrians over motorists has opened in Cambridge.
'I hope that I have done you proud in putting the UK's best foot, or paw, forward'
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Thousands of vulnerable patients would be left "stranded" and at risk of early death if NHS bosses shut down normal care in response to a second wave of Covid-19, doctors have warned.
A village in Inner Mongolia has been sealed off after a resident died from bubonic plague.
The Chancellor today said that ministers would "not hesitate" to enforce new new restrictions amid concerns France could be added to the UK's travel quarantine list.
A cyclist has died more than a two weeks after crashing in a south London park.
Donald Trump has sparked a debate about the pronunciation of Thailand after calling it "Thighland".
US President Donald Trump has ordered an unspecified ban on "transactions" with the Chinese owners of apps TikTok and WeChat.
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Anti-government protests have broken out in Beirut following a deadly explosion in the city.
The UK could see near record-breaking temperatures on Friday, with forecasters expecting it to be one of the hottest days ever.
A former top-ranking Saudi intelligence official living in exile in Canada has claimed that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent a team to kill him in 2018.
Emmanuel Macron has called for "profound change" from Lebanon's leadership following a huge blast in Beirut that killed 145 people.
Grammy-winning music producer Detail, who has worked with stars including Beyonce and Lil Wayne, has been charged with sexually assaulting six women.
Dominic Cummings' trip to Durham at the height of lockdown drastically undermined public trust in the Government's handling of the pandemic, according to new research.
Life-saving work is being cancelled as medical research has plunged by more than 40 per cent amid the coronavirus crisis, Labour has warned.
Donald Trump questioned Joe Biden's faith in God as he launched a deeply personal attack on his presidential rival.
A teenager has been arrested after allegedly tripping up and spitting at a police officer.
A chief constable has backed the widow of Pc Andrew Harper in calling for whole life sentences for those who kill police officers during the course of a crime.
An inquiry has been launched into a spike in migrants crossing the English Channel in small boats.
Three more countries have been removed from the UK safe travel list, Grant Shapps has announced.
People returning to the UK from Belgium, Andorra or the Bahamas will have to quarantine at home for 14 days from Saturday.
An investigation has been launched after the body of a woman was found in a wooded area in Enfield.
Spain has reported 14 new Covid-19 outbreaks in the country's popular southern coast, Andalucia.
An animal charity in Beirut is reuniting owners with their pets after an explosion which took the lives of 145 people .
The New York attorney general has announced a lawsuit aimed at dissolving the National Rifle Association.
Caroline Flack's mother has hit out at people who "pretended to love" her daughter before she died, saying she was an "easy target for cruel people".
Three teenagers allegedly jumped into US President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort armed with an AK-47 while fleeing the police.
Reported uptick in the R rate comes as Northern Ireland records 43 more coronavirus infections in the region
The number of people who have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK has jumped by 49.
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Thousands of people in the US and around the world have been finding packets of mysterious seeds in their mailboxes in recent weeks.
Two men have been found guilty of killing of a talented athlete, who was stabbed on his way to a football match at the Emirates stadium.
A pilot killed after his light plane crashed in East Sussex has been named by police.
More than 18,000 people complained to the BBC over a journalist using the N-word uncensored during a news report last week, according to figures from the broadcaster.
Luton has been identified as a potential hotspot of coronavirus infections that experts fear could "pose a threat" to London.
Boris Johnson has defended the decision not to suspend the senior Tory MP who was arrested on suspicion of rape.
Prosecutors have ruled out bringing homicide charges over the death of a Victorian Station worker Belly Mujinga.
Brits brace for weekend of scorching sunshine which could see temperature records smashed
A burglar has been jailed after leading police on a car chase at "colossal speed".
TV star Caroline Flack took her own life by suicide when she could not face media interest and publicity of a domestic violence case that was threatening to wreck her career, a coroner has ruled.
Homes and businesses caught violating Covid-19 restrictions in Los Angeles will have their water and electricity cut off from Friday, the city's mayor announced.
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has called for an inquiry into the Government's purchase of 50 million face masks that cannot be used by the NHS due to safety concerns.
The explosion in Beirut has reached 145, a security source has revealed, while officials say the number of fatalities is still likely to rise.
The marine animals are a summer visitor to the region along with several other different jellyfish species
This Morning viewers have hit out at Pimlico Plumbers boss, Charlie Mullins, after he called for an end to the government's furlough scheme - from his Marbella home.
Four people have been injured, one seriously, after a building collapsed in Windsor.
'This was a disgusting and vile act targeting two young girls'
Fatigue and breathlessness are among the long-lasting symptoms in patients who have been hospitalised with Covid-19, research suggests.
Go out and spend in cafes and shops if you can, minister tells public
An elderly woman has become a symbol of hope to Lebanese people after a video emerged of her playing the piano amid the destruction of Tuesday's huge explosion.
Face coverings have been compulsory for all shoppers in England since July 24, as a way of helping stop the spread of coronavirus.
Christine Flack said police treated the presenter differently because of her celebrity status
Britons are set to bask in a scorching heatwave over the next five days with temperatures rising to 37C, making much of the south hotter than the Caribbean.
EXCLUSIVE: The Ipsos MORI poll for the Standard showed 60 per cent of the public support the Chancellor for his pandemic response — with 43 per cent backing Boris Johnson
A 17 per cent increase in coronavirus cases in England was revealed today.
Thursday marks the 75th anniversary of the US attack by atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, followed three days later by a strike on Nagasaki.
British office workers have returned to their desks at a far slower rate than their European counterparts, new research has revealed.
The millionaire TV host sparked outrage online after sharing her thoughts on people returning to the office
The number of confirmed new coronavirus cases in Germany has hit 1,000 for the first time since early May.
France has recorded its highest number of daily coronavirus infections in more than two months amid growing concerns of a second wave of the virus in Europe.
A violent offender who stabbed a young mother in the face and neck days after his release from prison has dramatically changed his plea and admitted trying to kill her.
TV presenter Caroline Flack wrote "please let this court case be dropped" on a note discovered near her body at home, her inquest heard today.
Lancashire city recently recorded a more than two-fold weekly rise in Covid-19 infections
Councils said they have major concerns about the shake-up, the biggest in 70 years
Pygmy hogs - the world's smallest and rarest wild pig - have been put are under a virus lockdown.
Donald Trump suggested people are only against the drug because he supports it
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Hundreds of Met police officers refused exemption from the newly extended Congestion Charge are paying up to £300-a-month to drive their cars to work.
Democrats have accused Republican operatives of helping the rapper get on election ballots in a bid to steal votes away from Joe Biden
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Tuesday's explosion killed at least 135 people, injured more than 5,000 others and damaged up to 300,000 homes in Lebanon's capital
Smiling in her long gown and veil, bride Israa Seblani was posing in the street for her wedding video when Tuesday's mammoth blast ripped through Beirut.
A man has told of how he woke up from a medically-induced coma only to discover his whole household had died of coronavirus.
An Australian boy has launched legal action against a newspaper columnist who alleged he had faked distress after being bullied for his dwarfism.
Study also shows "increased infection intensity in and near London"
Anger has erupted in Beirut over the massive port explosion as a paper trail emerges suggesting a store of highly explosive material had been the subject of repeated warnings and had been describ...
Coronavirus infection rates continued to decline even when some lockdown restrictions had been lifted, a new report from the country's largest testing study has found.
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The man convicted of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane acted "abhorrently" following her death but the trial that found him guilty was flawed, an appeal has heard.
Michelle Obama has said she is suffering from "low-grade depression" due to the coronavirus pandemic, racial injustice and the "hypocrisy" of Donald Trump's administration.
Sweeping changes to England's planning system will "cut red tape, but not standards," the Housing Secretary has insisted.
Facebook has removed a post by Donald Trump for violating its rules against sharing misinformation about the coronavirus.
Not allowing appeals against unfair or incorrect exam results risks imposing a "life sentence" on some pupils, head teachers have warned.
England's first wild breeding population of beavers for 400 years have been given the permanent right to stay in their Devon river home.
A landslip at the A83 Rest And Be Thankful caused around 6,000 tonnes of debris to fall from the hillside, one of the largest in recent times.
The UK is facing an unemployment crisis on a scale not seen for generations, Sir Keir Starmer has warned as he steps up calls for a targeted extension of the Government's furlough scheme.
Rescuers continue to hunt for survivors following a deadly blast that killed more than 100 people and left thousands injured in Beirut.
The impact of coronavirus restrictions on newborns could be "severe" and "long-lasting" and has already affected babies' behaviour, a new study suggests.
Many people suffering long-term health problems as a result of Covid-19 will get their care through so-called virtual wards.
The huge explosion in Beirut which killed at least 135 people is "unquestionably" one of the largest non-nuclear blasts in history , experts have said.
Italy's national civil aviation authority (ENAC) has threatened to suspend Ryanair's right to fly to the country over alleged Covid-19 regulation breaches.
Donald Trump has claimed that the 2020 presidential election results may not be known for "years", a week after he called for a delay to the 2020 election.
The council received a number of complaints after he was spotted at a function during the pandemic
This is the moment a crowd cheered as a man was pulled alive from rubble 16 hours after a massive explosion tore through the city of Beirut.
The Government's "critical" failure to bring in travel quarantine restrictions at the start of the coronavirus pandemic allowed thousands of infected people to arrive in the UK, a report by MPs h...
The number of people who died in the deadly explosion that rocked Lebanon's capital Beirut has risen to 135, with around 5,000 left injured.
A legal challenge made over a decision by the Mayor of London to introduce the congestion charge for minicab drivers has been rejected by Court of Appeal judges.
The former Conservative politician is now a well-known TV presenter
Crisis unleashed by Beirut blast prompts requests for charity donations and appeals for blood
The woman's dog died at the road side
Pc Andrew Harper's widow are launching a campaign for criminals convicted of killing emergency workers to spend the rest of their lives in jail.
The CPS wanted to offer a caution to TV star Caroline Flack after her arrest for domestic violence but the Met Police pushed for a criminal prosecution, an inquest has heard.
A further 65 people have died in the UK after testing positive for the coronavirus, bringing the country's official pandemic death toll to 46,364.
British citizens living in Lebanon have described the huge explosion that sent shock waves through Beirut.
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All Beirut Port security and storage officials are reportedly under house arrest after a massive explosion that left thousands injured and killed at least 100 people has damaged around half of th...
A number of artists have slammed the US president for using some of their most iconic songs without their permission
Kate and William went all Gavin and Stacey today when they competed against each other in the iconic setting of 'Nessa's Slots' playing an arcade grabber and coconut shy game.
Labour has called on the Prime Minister to block the peerage of former Brexit Party MEP Claire Fox for defending the IRA at the time the Warrington bombings.
A boy is in hospital with serious injuries after being hit by multiple cars while walking on the M5, closing the motorway in both directions.
Killer complained to police: "I feel like you're blaming me"
The survey, by race equality think-thank The Runnymede Trust, found that Bangladeshi and black African people were most vulnerable to catching Covid-19.
The city's pubs and cafes will be forced to close by 5pm today
The head of Beirut Port today revealed that he was aware the area was storing "dangerous materials" and that he had apparently been waiting six years for the issue to be addressed.
This is the moment a priest ran for cover as his church was hit by the devastating explosion in Beirut.
Two ornithologists have suggested that bird names, which are derived from historical figures linked to racism and slavery, should be changed.
Douglas Ross has been named as the new leader of the Scottish Conservatives after another candidate failed to materialise.
Ministers must plan to avoid sharp rise in cases as pupils go back, expert warns
Tragic TV star Caroline Flack was "devastated" shortly before she died after learning her boyfriend Lewis Burton had sent a bloody image from her assault arrest to an ex-girlfriend, an inquest he...
Dazzling Perseid meteor shower display set to reach its peak by the middle of next week
Commander Richard Smith said counter-terrorism officers and MI5 are pursuing "800 different leads and investigations" into possible deadly plots
The high-street chain said it will continue to operate with 218 stores and 2,200 employees after completing a restructuring, having hired Deloitte as administrators in April.
The school that Shamima Begum and two other schoolgirls attended before they left the UK to become Islamic State brides today said it had introduced "robust" initiatives to prevent pupils being r...
Meghan Markle has won a High Court bid to keep secret the identities of five friends who gave an anonymous interview to a US magazine.
At least 250 London families whose loved ones died with coronavirus today demanded an urgent probe into the handling of the epidemic.
A man accidentally burned down his flat after planing a romantic marriage proposal with hundreds of tea light candles.
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Hopes of an autumn bounce back for West End shops, hotels and restaurants were dealt a blow today by figures showing flight bookings from abroad are almost 90 per cent down in September.
Sadiq Khan has warned that London would have "difficulty" locking down whole areas of the city.
The Government has admitted it cannot order schools to stay open during local lockdowns.
Tributes have been paid to a "brilliant" former house captain at one of London's leading grammar schools after he was killed in a collision with a lorry during a charity bike ride.
Journalist Jonathan Swan's sit-down interview with US president has inspired an array of hilarious memes
Tory mayoral candidate Shaun Bailey today said he had more in common with a "white kid from Dagenham" than a black child from Hampstead as he says the race debate is overshadowing Britain's class...
Tragic TV star Caroline Flack left a note when she took her own life saying she wanted to "find harmony" with her boyfriend Lewis Burton, an inquest heard today.
This is the moment a tourist snapped the toes off a 200-year-old statue while posing for a photograph in a northern Italian museum.
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Tensions between City Hall and Number 10 escalated further today after the Home Secretary accused the mayor of "threatening" to cut police numbers.
Lebanon has begun three days of mourning as rescuers searched for victims of an enormous blast that killed at least 100 and injured 4,000 sending shockwaves through Beirut.
Ms Giuffre wrote the unpublished memoir about her life as a teenage victim inside the convicted paedophile Epstein's alleged sex-trafficking ring
The number of British nationals caught up in the aftermath of a huge blast in Beirut is unknown, the Foreign Office has confirmed.
Officials have linked Tuesday's explosion to some 2,750 tonnes of confiscated ammonium nitrate stored in a warehouse at Beirut's port
A 96-year-old man has become Italy's oldest university graduate after gaining a first-class degree in philosophy.
The Conservative Party has been accused of "minimising violence against women and girls" by refusing to suspend an MP arrested on suspicion of rape .
A huge explosion ripped through the port area of Lebanon's capital Beirut on Tuesday evening, killing at least 100 people and injuring thousands more.
Tourists have been airlifted from campsites around the Marseille region on France as firefighters fight wildfires fuelled by strong Mediterranean winds.
Kamala Harris is considered by many to be the Democratic VP candidate front-runner
Detectives investigating the murder of a man who was shot dead as he sat in a car have released CCTV images of a vehicle they want to trace in connection with the killing.
Twitter piles in to comment on PewDiePie's musical preferences after the YouTube celebrity's Spotify list of recently played artists is leaked online
Beirut has woken up to scenes of utter devastation after a massive explosion ripped through the city's port and sent shock waves across the Lebanese capital.
'Think about what you put down your toilet – that is essentially what you'd be swimming in'
At least six people have been killed as Storm Isaias continues to sweep across the US east coast.
The High Court is due to give its ruling today on a bid by Meghan Markle to keep secret the identities of five friends who gave an anonymous interview to US magazine.
Ministers have a month to fix the Government's broken test-and-trace system and avoid a devastating second wave of coronavirus, Sir Keir Starmer has warned.
The Duke of Edinburgh is to feature in commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of VJ Day when the royal family leads the country in honouring those who served in the Far East.
The inquest into the death of television presenter Caroline Flack is set to resume today.
Schools must be prioritised over pubs and shops in planning for future coronavirus lockdowns, the Children's Commissioner for England has warned.
Lebanon is in mourning following a huge explosion in the capital Beirut killed 100 people and injured more than 4,000.
Donald Trump has described a massive explosion in Beirut as a "terrible attack" despite there being no evidence currently suggesting the blast was intentional.
Eleven new colonies of emperor penguins have been discovered in Antarctica.
Coronavirus spread faster in the UK as the Government failed to bring in quarantine rules for travellers in the early days of the pandemic, a report has found.
Virgin Atlantic has reportedly filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection as the airline industry continues to be devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Laws enforcing lockdown restrictions in the north of England came into force from midnight on Wednesday.
A man has died after being crushed when a building partially collapsed during demolition in north London.
The Duchess of Cambridge has been moved to tears by heartbreaking stories of families trying to cope during the coronavirus pandemic.
Boris Johnson has confirmed that Brits are among those caught up in the aftermath of a huge explosion which rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut.
A huge explosion has rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut, killing at least 70 people and injuring more than 3,000.
The family of a British police officer dragged to his death from the back of a car while trying to stop three thieves has welcomed a review into their jail sentences.
The coronavirus death toll in the UK has risen by 89, according to official figures.
Brits are set for another few days of scorching weather at the end of this week, with temperatures possibly climbing as high as 37C, the Met Office has said.
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Nicola Sturgeon has warned that warned an outbreak in Aberdeen will likely grow after 23 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Scotland in the past day.
Hampstead Heath's "widow swan" has been reunited with her partner after recovering from critical injuries sustained in a dog attack.
Kanye West has withdrawn his petition to appear as a presidential candidate on New Jersey's ballot, according to an email chain between a judge and what appears to be the rapper's campaign email ...
Two people have been arrested after an "incredibly dangerous" laser torch was shone into the eyes of a police helicopter crew.
The BBC has defended its decision to air a segment featuring a journalist using the N-word uncensored during a news report last week.
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The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have left Windsor Castle and are en route to Scotland for their summer break at Balmoral.
The pilot of a light aircraft which crashed in East Sussex has died, police have said.
Complaints said the advert was demeaning to women, contained sexual innuendo, and was unsuitable for young children
Police have apologised to a senior black civil servant who says she was "racially profiled" when officers accused her of being a car thief while jogging near her home.
Yesterday Greater Manchester authorities declared a major incident in response to a rise in coronavirus cases in the area, and there are now new lockdown restrictions for the region.
A cat has been found safe and well 12 years after she went missing from her English owners during a trip to Scotland.
A Florida man bought a £100,000 Porsche with a fake cheque printed from his home computer, police said.
A second wave of coronavirus could be twice as bad, researchers have warned, as the death toll rises by 89.
Andrew and Paula Hancock had planned to take their son to the Tokyo Olympics, but will now head to Harrogate and Great Yarmouth instead
The Attorney General has been asked to consider whether jail terms handed to the three teenagers who killed Pc Andrew Harper are "unduly lenient".
The Swedish government has pledged to crack down on gangland violence after a 12-year-old girl was killed in a drive-by shooting.
German car manufacturer performs swift U-turn on advert showing young girl posing in front of one of its vehicles
A woman has denied involvement in an audacious "Ocean's Eleven-style" £4.2 million diamond heist at Mayfair jewellers Boodles.
A former parliamentary aide has urged the Government's chief whip to name a Conservative MP arrested on suspicion of rape at the weekend.
The Government has to "act immediately" to help ensure new parents do not have to give up their jobs as a result of the pandemic, MPs have said.
The mother of a murdered teenager is calling for life-saving bleed kits for stab victims to be placed in public spaces.
A journalist has been hailed a "hero" after leaving Donald Trump floundering during an interview over the US President's response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Officials from the World Health Organisation grilled scientists in Wuhan about the origins of the novel coronavirus as the body launched an investigation into the start of the pandemic.
New data seen by the Evening Standard show that last week there were 63 per cent fewer people in the West End than last year
A grieving wife has used her late husband's obituary to slam Donald Trump over the president's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Student protesters, dressed like fictional wizard characters, gathered in Bangkok to demand reforms to the monarchy of King Maha Vajiralongkorn
A mother today told of her "miracle" after she survived a heart transplant and cancer — while her baby son's life was saved by being given a new liver.
A council has been charged with health and safety breaches over the death of a five-year-old girl in a playground and faces a potential £2 million legal bill, the Standard has learned.
Schools will return "in full" in September, a minister declared today despite warnings that their reopening could spark a second wave of coronavirus.
The gold band was unearthed in a plant pot and returned to its owner
Nurses, teachers and police officers in London could get first chances on shared ownership and London Living Rent homes under the proposals
Diplomatic officials have visited a Cambridge-educated academic held in Iran, confirming that she has been moved to a notorious desert prison.
A minister accused Sadiq Khan of political point scoring after the Government came under fire for its local lockdown plans.
'Is it 2020 or 1720?'
World Health Organisation's special envoy on Covid-19 calls for 'joint action' to prevent 'further spikes and surges'
Weekly coronavirus deaths have fallen by more than quarter within seven days, official statistics show.
A teenager facing life in prison for stabbing a rival to death at a knife awareness course had been released from another knife crime sentence just five months earlier.
A Melbourne woman allegedly "smashed" a police officer's head into the concrete pavement after the constable asked her to wear a face mask.
Forecasters have said temperatures will reach as high as 36C as Britons head into the weekend.
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More than eight in 10 parents are feeling stressed about family life and want to make changes after the lockdown, a new poll reveals.
Seven people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a young man was shot dead in west London in a suspected case of mistaken identity.
Artisanal miner who became overnight millionaire earlier this year discovers a third piece of Tanzanite in as many months
GCSE students taking English literature exams next summer will be able to drop topics such as poetry after concerns were raised about "ongoing disruption" brought by the coronavirus pandemic.
Three men stranded on a tiny Pacific island have been saved after rescuers spotted their SOS message in the sand.
Donald Trump has claimed he has "done more" to improve the lives of black people in the US than the late civil rights leader John Lewis.
The embattled US president insisted he has "saved millions of lives" and claimed that America's level of Covid-19 testing meant the statistics were skewed against him
"I don't want to win. I'm claustrophobic and I've got anxiety. I don't want to do nothing to them."
Brexit has been the "dominant driver" of migration decisions by Britons since 2016
A lawyer for trafficking victims of Jeffrey Epstein has given the FBI information from a woman claiming she saw the Duke of York with alleged victim Virginia Giuffre at a London nightclub.
Spectacular full moon treats Brits to dazzling night sky show
Research found there was "little or no evidence" the commonly used drugs for chronic primary pain made any difference to people's quality of life, pain or psychological distress
Downing Street today doubled down on its insistence that all schools will reopen in September, despite concerns it could fuel a second wave of coronavirus.
Hurricane Isaias has made landfall on the North Carolina coast, packing maximum sustained winds of 85mph.
North Korea has "probably" developed miniaturised nuclear devices to fit into the warheads of its ballistic missile, according to a confidential UN report.
England footballer Marcus Rashford and model Adwoa Aboah will feature on the cover of British Vogue's activist-themed September issue.
A wildfire in mountains east of Los Angeles that has forced thousands of people from their homes was sparked by a malfunctioning diesel vehicle, fire officials have said.
Joe Biden has accused Donald Trump of telling "bald-faced lies" about voting by mail to distract from his own failures, after the president suggested it could be cause to delay the election.
Two women have been injured by a 50-foot humpback whale while swimming off the north-west Australian coast.
Current Covid-19 testing and contact tracing is inadequate to prevent a second wave of the virus after schools reopen, scientists have warned.
A driver has said he is "flabbergasted" after allegedly being slapped with a parking fine after taking a drive-through coronavirus test in north London.
The Government has told pharmaceutical companies to stockpile six weeks' worth of drugs in case of disruption at the end of the Brexit transition period.
A prosecutor pushing for the release of Donald Trump's tax returns has told a judge he was justified in demanding them due to public reports of "extensive" criminal conduct.
The Queen has led the royal family in paying tribute to the British Red Cross ahead of the charity's 150th anniversary, describing the charity's work as "valued and greatly appreciated".
A McDonald's restaurant in Stockport has reportedly been forced to close after five of its staff members tested positive for coronavirus.
More children were suspended from school for racism in the last academic year than ever before, new data has shown.
A senior public health official has urged Brits to stick to social distancing rules amid hot weather to help keep a possible second wave of Covid-19 at bay.
Spain's former king Juan Carlos has said he is leaving the country amid corruption allegations.
Tributes have been paid to TV news presenter Tony Morris, who has died aged 57 after a battle with kidney cancer.
A new paper raises the possibility of life on Mars as researchers claim the Red Planet was once covered in ice sheets like Earth.
One in 10 public transport users in Britain are breaking rules on mandatory face coverings designed to stop the spread of Covid-19, Grant Shapps has said.
Russian hackers are suspected of breaking in to former trade secretary Liam Fox's email account to steal classified UK-US trade documents that were leaked in the run-up to the last general electi...
Three women named Karen took to This Morning to call for an end of people making negative associations with their name.
Londoners must not "bend the rules" on social distancing and good hygiene as the capital faces a "critical time" in its coronavirus battle, a world health chief has warned.
Twitter users have been mocking Donald Trump after the US President spelled Florida "Frorida" in another social media gaffe.
A cat which was detained at a prison in Sri Lanka after allegedly trying to smuggle in drugs and SIM cards has reportedly escaped.
Former attorney general of California turned first-term senator is the first black woman and first person of Indian descent to be nominated for national office by a major party
A 10-year-old boy survived for more than an jour at sea using advice he had learned from a documentary.
The UK could drop coronavirus quarantine requirements for Brits returning from the Canary and Balearic islands today, a Spanish government minister has claimed.
The Met Office has issued a heat warning as parts of the UK are set for a scorching weekend.
A viral video of a DJ spitting Jagermeister at revellers has led to a police investigation over concerns coronavirus regulations were ignored at a Costa del Sol club.
Tributes have been paid to a father-of-seven who died while "saving his kids' lives" after they got into difficulty off the coast of north Wales.
The US Department of Agriculture has appealed for anyone who receives the shipments to hold onto the packages, refrain from planting the seeds and immediately contact officials
The coronavirus death toll in the UK has risen by nine, bringing the total number of fatalities linked to the disease to 46,210, according to the latest Government figures.
The trillion-pound online giant reportedly plans to launch 10 tech-packed Go shops near commuter hubs, which will track customers' every move as they browse the aisles
Three burglars who targeted the homes of footballers and celebrities and have been jailed.
A police officer escaped with "just a few bruises" after he was repeatedly punched while responding to an incident in Luton.
"I've seen pictures on social media over this weekend that made me want to cry looking at them"
US President Donald Trump has threatened to ban TikTok from the United States, warning the app poses a threat to national security because of its ties to China.
Schools will reopen at the start of the autumn term but local lockdowns could force some to close, Downing Street said today.
Generation Z are often thought of as the "woke" generation, attacked by the likes of Piers Morgan as "snowflakes" for being obsessed with gender pronouns and political correctness.
The man was found "concealed in some undergrowth"
A man and woman have been found dead in a car at a Dorset beauty spot.
A "silver bullet" treatment for coronavirus may never come, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned.
A young man was repeatedly stabbed in a brawl outside a pub during a weekend of bloodshed that saw five other people shot.
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Nobel Laureate and former SDLP Leader John Hume passed away on Monday
'This is a new reality of living with the constant threat of this virus'
Britons are already making the most out of Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Eat Out to Help Out scheme by scoring bargain breakfasts at McDonald's, Wetherspoons and Costa Coffee.
Retired Pope Benedict XVI has fallen ill after returning to Vatican City from a trip to Bavaria, German news outlets have reported.
"Had she not been buckled up, she could have been seriously injured" said police
Police have arrested a third man on suspicion of attempted murder after an NHS worker suffered serious injuries in a racially aggravated attack.
The Government was today coming under mounting pressure to suspend a former Conservative minister who has been arrested on suspicion of rape.
A vegan company's "light-hearted" advertising campaign has ruffled some feathers with its suggestion of offensive language.
An inseparable pair of African lions have been put down together at Los Angeles Zoo after years of "loyal companionship".
The Government needs to be more open about its coronavirus handling, a top scientist has said, as he criticised ministers for "shrouding" major decisions in "secrecy".
A third of London youth clubs say they face closure due to the financial pressures of lockdown.
"His contribution to peace in Northern Ireland was epic and he will rightly be remembered for it"
The two passengers were arrested by Spanish police when the plane arrived in Ibiza
Lessons for children who missed out in lockdown
The police and the Crown Prosecution Service have ignored the "deep public concern" over Dominic Cummings' lockdown trip to Durham, a former regional chief prosecutor has said.
An aristocrat is locked in a High Court battle with an interior designer over claims the refurbishment of his £11.5 million home was mismanaged.
Pubs, restaurants and cafes will offer half-price mid-week meals from today under the government's new "Eat Out to Help Out" scheme.
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Labour MP tells abuser: 'You will not silence me'
Melbourne tightened its lockdown today ordering all non-essential shops to shut as Australia's second city stepped up efforts to contain the resurgent coronavirus.
A British woman who stabbed her husband to death at their tropical island home was today spared a death penalty.
Londoners can now book Thames Clipper tickets straight through their Uber app
As infections drop, fewer people are coming forward to donate plasma
"I think it's only right that we allow the police to finish that investigation"
Discounted meals initiative aimed at boosting the UK's Covid-19 hit hospitality sector comes into effect on August 3
The alleged victim of a former Tory minister arrested on suspicion of raping a former parliamentary aide said she was "devastated" by the Conservative Party's decision not to suspend him.
The first of London's emergency courtrooms to help tackle the mounting backlog of criminal trials is due to open today.
Government scheme aimed at encouraging Brits to return to struggling cafes, pubs and restaurants will run throughout August
Tests for coronavirus and flu that can provide results in 90 minutes are to be rolled out across hospitals, care homes and laboratories from next week.
A man believed to be in his early 20s has been rushed to hospital after a stabbing in Orpington, Scotland Yard has said.
Local authorities gave Switch in Preston the green light to throw open its doors on Saturday despite the Government's nationwide ban.
It comes as Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick poured cold water on reported plans for more draconian lockdown measures in London and an expanded shielding programme.
A major incident has been declared in Greater Manchester as coronavirus infection rates surge across "multiple localities".
The first astronauts to ride a SpaceX capsule into orbit have landed back on Earth with a historic splashdown.
A man has died after being pulled from the sea off at a popular beach spot in North Wales.
Nineteen people have tested positive for coronavirus after a cluster linked to a pub in Staffordshire.
Watch a timelapse video of the structure being rebuilt
But Egypt's international co-operation minister Rania Al Mashat told the tech tycoon that seeing the tombs of the pyramid builders would be the proof.
Crowds have descended on Bristol in protest after a young NHS worker was seriously injured in a racially aggravated hit-and-run.
The UK coronavirus death toll has risen by eight, according to Government figures.
The Government has poured cold water on reported plans for more draconian lockdown measures in London and an expanded shielding programme.
A man in his forties has died after being pulled from the sea near a beach in west Cornwall.
The Prime Minister of Finland announced she has married her long-time partner, eight months after becoming head of the government.
Thomas Markle has finally given up hope of ever reuniting with his daughter Meghan, according to reports.
London's "Night Czar" Amy Lamé has brushed off calls to quit after industry figures criticised her response to the coronavirus crisis.
More than 160 revellers descended on a north London street for an illegal "Airbnb party".
A former Tory minister arrested on allegations of rape will not be suspended from party while police investigate.
For the first time in modern history, the Republican Party will consider whether to renominate Donald Trump as their presidential candidate from behind closed doors.
A failure by the UK to reach a new agreement with France on how to deal with migrant crossings could lead to numbers reaching "crisis" levels, an ex-Border Force chief has warned.
The Housing Secretary said that Parliament "needs to be" a safe space for young women to work after a former Tory minister was accused of rape by a former aide.
Two men are fighting for life after being stabbed in a brawl in central London.
Storm Isaias was downgraded from a hurricane to a powerful tropical storm as it churned towards Florida on Sunday.
A Conservative MP has described the rape allegations against a former Tory minister as "extremely serious".
The wife of former Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke, who was convicted of sexually assaulting two women, has spoken out about her "horrible, humiliating" court ordeal.
A state of disaster was declared in the Australian state of Victoria on Sunday, with local government implementing a night curfew to help combat coronavirus.
Police were forced to move in after crowds of revellers descended on the Forest of Dean for an all-night rave.
Nasa astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are on their way back to Earth after the SpaceX's astronaut carrier the Crew Dragon successfully undocked from the International Space Station.
Downing Street is reportedly considering restricting travel beyond the M25 and telling millions of over-fifties to stay at home under "nuclear plans" to avoid a second national lockdown.
Scotland Yard thanked protesters in Brixton for a "largely peaceful" rally after only three people were arrested.
A former Tory minister been arrested after a former parliamentary aide accused him of rape, sexual assault and coercive control, according to reports.
An 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit the Philippines, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.
Town hall leaders have warned that it is becoming "unmanageable" to enforce social distancing measures on beaches as hundreds of thousands of sunseekers flock to the coast.
Indian police have arrested 25 people on suspicion of selling tainted alcohol that killed at least 69 people this week in northern Punjab state.
Two Nasa astronauts face the final and most important part of their SpaceX test flight as they prepare to return to Earth with a rare splashdown - a method of landing a spacecraft in the sea.
The Tories continue to see a slump in popularity despite the public backing the Government's quick-fire decision to reimpose quarantine restrictions on Spain, according to a new poll.
Two 18-year-old men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder over a racially aggravated hit-and-run attack on an NHS worker.
Labour MP Rosie Duffield has become embroiled in a transphobia row sparked by a tweet about cervical cancer.
The Duke of Cambridge said he wants football clubs to "aspire to be much better" around the issue of mental health in the future.
A church leader in South Korea has been arrested amid an investigation into allegations that the church hampered the government's response to coronavirus.
About 900 cars have been destroyed in a devastating blaze at a scrapyard near Doncaster.
Actress Vanessa Redgrave joined protests against job cuts at the Southbank Centre and the National Theatre, calling the plans "absolute madness".
A further 74 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus, the latest Government figures show.
A body has been found in the search for a 15-year-old boy last seen on a lake at an Essex shopping centre.
A restaurant in south London has engaged the services of 12 large toy bears to help enforce social distancing measures for diners.
Thousands took to the streets of Berlin in protest against measures imposed in Germany to stem the coronavirus pandemic
Young fundraiser "Captain Tobias" Weller completed his second lockdown marathon with the help of Olympic champion Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill.
Five men were shot in the space of seven hours as London was rocked by another night of bloodshed.
Specialist officers are searching a lake at a shopping centre after a teenager went missing in Grays last night.
The blue reconnaissance aircraft, with "Thank U NHS" painted on the underside, took off from Duxford Airfield in Cambridgeshire at about 11am
Hurricane Isaias ripped shingles off roofs and blew over trees as it carved its way through the Bahamas and headed toward the Florida coast.
The Coastguard had its busiest day for more than four years on Friday as the UK recorded its third-hottest day ever.
A man was crushed by a driver who pinned him against the side of his van following a roadside argument in south London.
The US Justice Department has scheduled two additional federal executions at the end of summer.
Professor Graham Medley said that a recent rise in infections, primarily among younger age groups, could "spill over" into other parts of the population
Rupert Murdoch's son James has resigned from the board of News Corp, citing "disagreements over certain editorial content" published through the media empire's news outlets.
Donald Trump vowed to ban social media platform TikTok and said he would take action as soon as Saturday.
Another escapee broke his leg after jumping off the makeshift rope
Spain has recorded 3,092 more cases of coronavirus in the biggest jump since lifting their national lockdown in June.
A document detailing an account of the Duke of York's alleged sexual encounter with a woman who claims to be one of Jeffrey Epstein's victims has been unsealed.
Boris Johnson has announced that the further easing of lockdown restrictions due tomorrow has been postponed for at least two weeks.
A US federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of the man convicted of killing three people in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
British Airways pilots have voted to accept a package including job and pay cuts as the airline contends with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Prince of Wales thanked NHS staff for their "dedication" fighting the coronavirus pandemic during a hospital visit.
A curfew and other restrictions have been imposed on demonstrations planned in south London this weekend, Scotland Yard has said.
Sweltering heat across Europe has led to several cities in Italy going on 'red alert' and record temperatures in Spain.
A teenager from Bognor Regis in West Sussex is one of three people who has been charged over the Twitter hack earlier this month, the US department of justice has said.
Two people have been killed and at least 37 people have been injured in a major train crash in Portugal.
Speaking at Friday's Downing Street press briefing, the Prime Minister insisted that there would be "a greater police presence" to ensure Brits abide by the rules.
Around 25,000 people were estimated to have visited Barry Island in one day this week, according to police.
Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has been banned from Twitter for breaking the social media platform's rules forbidding hate speech.
There were calls to give Ivy a regular slot on the show
Passengers travelling in seats adjacent to a sufferer had the highest chance of being infected
One in five people in London and the South East who have had coronavirus did not show any symptoms, a new study suggests.
Serious public disorder in the coming months could "overwhelm all attempts" to control coronavirus, the Government's scientific advisers have been warned.
Two people have been hospitalised in England after being diagnosed with rare infections spread by a tick bite.
Byron has been saved from administration in a rescue deal but 651 jobs will be lost as the burger chain permanently shuts 31 restaurants.
Today is the third hottest UK day on record as temperatures reached 37.8C at Heathrow Airport, the Met Office said.
The Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland (ASAI) said they are upholding complaints that the commercial caused "general offence".
Peerages were nominated today for cricket legend Sir Ian Botham, LSE director Dame Minouche Shafik and the Evening Standard's campaigning proprietor Evgeny Lebedev.
A further 120 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK.
Moving footage of a man helping his girlfriend as she battles with the impacts of alopecia has gripped social media.
Early indications show that the number of coronavirus transmissions may be increasing.
Businesses have called the postponement of easing lockdown restrictions "devastating" as England's Chief Medical Officer prompted fears of a longer shutdown by warning the UK may have reached its...
The UK is hotter than Ibiza today with with temperatures reaching 37.8C in London on what is the hottest day of the year so far and the third hottest day on record.
Historic single-seat fighter aircraft set to soar over an array of hospitals in dazzling show of thanks for NHS staff and other key workers
The Government has been slammed by the Police Federation over its "haphazard announcements" about new coronavirus restrictions in northern England.
The founder of a sex party club has defended taking a £170,000 Covid-19 business loan from the Treasury after a Labour MP called for the support to be axed.
Newly unsealed court documents in the defamation lawsuit between Ghislaine Maxwell and alleged victim Virginia Giuffre reveal claims that Bill Clinton visited Jeffrey Epstein's island along with ...
Covid-19 is "bubbling up" in between 10 and 30 areas around the UK, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned.
Boris Johnson has unveiled a new "punchy" mantra to encourage people to wash their hands, cover their face and keep their distance.
The Government is facing renewed calls for the benefit cap to be lifted after new research revealed it is hitting more than 20,000 disadvantaged London households.
The planned easing was due to allow casinos, bowling alleys and ice skating rinks to reopen
Three teenagers who dragged PC Andrew Harper to his death in a "wicked" and reckless attempt to evade capture by police have been jailed for a total of 42 years.
The UK has had its hottest day of the year so far after the mercury soared to 35C.
The local Labour council leader called the comments "quite irresponsible and unfair"
Douglas Ross is likely to be a candidate in the contest to be leader of the Scottish Conservatives following Jackson Carlaw's sudden resignation, a fellow party MP backing his bid has said.
A young demolition worker is fighting for life after she was hit in the head by a JCB while at work.
One of Britain's top hedge fund bosses is facing criminal proceedings over an alleged indecent assault on a woman more than a decade ago.
Families desperate to visit elderly relatives in care homes face further delays due to a shortage of test kits.
Virus thrives on interaction that makes life worth living, the Health Secretary said
The widow of Pc Andrew Harper broke down in tears in court as she described how her husband's killers "robbed" her of her future in a heartbreaking statement.
The judge in the trial of Pc Andrew Harper's killers today said there was "no truth" in claims the jury was pressured into acquitting them of murder.
Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein told his ex-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell she had "done nothing wrong" despite claims that underage girls were flown to his private island for sex parties, newl...
Shamima Begum's return to the UK has been temporarily put on hold after the UK Government won its fight to take its case to the Supreme Court.
Former football coach and serial paedophile Barry Bennell has pleaded guilty at Chester Crown Court to nine sexual offences.
Police today vowed a crackdown on dealers using social media platforms such as Instagram to sell drugs to children following an Evening Standard investigation.
Illegal raves are crime hotspots and 'nightmare' for residents, says Met Police
Julius Miyengo is Commander of a Special Anti Poaching Unit (SAPU) established by Game Rangers International, protecting wildlife in Zambia's Kafue National Park. To mark World Rangers Day today ...
Fewer than half of people in England understand the current coronavirus rules, a study has revealed.
A charity boss today said lockdown rules had widened the gap between rich and poor children as he blasted a "ridiculous" ban on taking deprived children on residential breaks.
The Government is under investigation for a possible contempt after details of a High Court judgment allowing ISIS bride Shamima Begum to return to the UK were leaked to The Sun newspaper.
A father who lost his penis due to a severe blood infection became the first man to have a new "living" one built on his arm - and is soon set to have it rebuilt.
Four out of 10 UK households have had a cut in their income due to the pandemic, according to a survey.
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