Drivers warned as snow and ice hit Scotland

Sleet and snow is affecting many roads and the A9 has been closed at Dalwhinnie after a lorry jackknifed.

Posted on: 16 January 2018 | 1:19 am

Carillion: Small firms' support ends in 48 hours

The construction giant spent £1bn a year with local suppliers, but many will now not be paid.

Posted on: 16 January 2018 | 12:47 am

Newspaper headlines: 'Carillion's gazillions' and Iceland's plastic ban

Tuesday's papers focus on the contractor's collapse, which puts thousands of jobs at risk.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 11:56 pm

Australian Open 2018: Johanna Konta beats Madison Brengle to reach second round

Britain's Johanna Konta makes swift progress into the second round of the Australian Open with victory over American Madison Brengle.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 11:12 pm

£350m Brexit claim was 'too low', says Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson says the much disputed sum - promised to the NHS - was "grossly underestimated".

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 9:16 pm

'Staggering' trade in fake degrees revealed

Doctors and a defence contractor are among those buying bogus qualifications, a BBC probe finds.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 7:14 pm

England's first 'prisoner of war' discovered

A French aristocrat, captured in 1357, was England's earliest official "prisoner of war", say historians.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 7:09 pm

Man ruptures throat by stifling a sneeze

Clamping your nose and mouth shut when you need to sneeze is dangerous, doctors warn the public.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 7:06 pm

Debt fears for poorer households

A quarter of very low-income households have high debt repayments or are behind on bills or repayments.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:18 pm

Iceland aims to be plastic free by 2023

Supermarket chain Iceland says it will eliminate or drastically cut plastic packaging over five years.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:16 pm

Product safety flaws 'exposed by Whirlpool danger dryers'

More than a million fire-risk dryers are still being used in UK homes, a committee of MPs says.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:15 pm

Cost legacy of decades-old NHS blunders begins to rise

Damages are still being paid today for medical mistakes which happened before 1995 and the bill is starting to climb.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:15 pm

Exploring the places people gather

For more than a decade, British photographer Simon Roberts has taken pictures of events and places across England that have drawn people together in public. Here we present a small selection of his pictures.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:14 pm

What does NHS compensation pay for?

The Hord family were given an £8m settlement after an NHS mistake. But what does it pay for?

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:13 pm

Doortraits: The Instagram obsession with doors

What does your door say about you?

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 4:59 pm

MPs' 'grave concern' about returning Rohingya people

A committee warns about the plight of thousands of people being returned to Myanmar.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 4:34 pm

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies

Irish music star Dolores O'Riordan dies suddenly at the age of 46.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 3:19 pm

HGV driver ploughed on to wrong side of M62 after falling asleep

A lorry driver fell asleep at the wheel before driving nearly a mile the wrong way along a busy motorway "in a trance-like state", a court heard.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 2:49 pm

Cyrille a football 'pioneer' - West Brom

West Brom lead tributes to former player Cyrille Regis, a "pioneer for black footballers", who has died aged 59.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 12:21 pm

Poppi Worthington's mother living 'a nightmare'

Solicitor Fiona McGhie said her client is now "closer to the truth, however devastating".

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 11:46 am

Poppi Worthington: Father declined to answer questions

Paul Worthington declined to answer question after question at his daughter's inquest.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 11:29 am

Blue Monday: Why it's a 'load of rubbish'

January can seem grim and it's not helped by the term Blue Monday - also known as the most depressing day of the year.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 9:58 am

What does colour of your car say about you?

We've been asking a colour psychologist about what your choice of car colour says about your personality.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 8:45 am

The short-haired Scottish trailblazer who won the World Cup

How a football-daft tomboy from Stewarton in Ayrshire became the darling of Italian football.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 7:42 am

Verdict on The Guardian's new tabloid look

The newspaper ditches distinctive blue masthead as part of a cost-cutting format change.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 7:22 am