Heseltine launches scathing attack on Boris Johnson

Tory grandee Michael Heseltine says Boris Johnson has ripped the Conservative party apart, after creating the "greatest constitutional crisis in modern times".

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 10:34 am

Pound falls as Bank of England hints at fresh stimulus measures

The pound falls as Bank of England governor Mark Carney says it is likely "some monetary policy easing" will be required in response to the Brexit vote.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 10:32 am

Max Clifford 'gyrated' in front of 17-year-old girl

Former celebrity publicist Max Clifford "gyrated" in front of a 17-year-old girl in the 1980s, a court hears.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 9:26 am

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust boss Katrina Percy keeps job

The chief executive of the much-criticised Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust will keep her job, it is announced.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 9:22 am

In pictures: Boris Johnson

Photos chronicling Tory MP and former London mayor Boris Johnson, who has ruled himself out of the race to be the next Conservative leader and prime minister.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 9:16 am

Somme at 100: Drone captures battlefields

A century after the Battle of the Somme, see some of the key landmarks, battlefields and memorials from the air.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 8:49 am

Battle of the Somme: Queen to lead centenary remembrance events

The Queen and senior royals will lead events to mark 100 years since the Battle of the Somme which begin with overnight vigils on Thursday night.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 8:47 am

Chakrabarti inquiry: Labour not overrun by anti-Semitism

The Labour Party is not overrun by anti-Semitism or other forms of racism, but there is an "occasionally toxic atmosphere", an inquiry says.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 8:45 am

Woman wins bid to use dead daughter's eggs

A woman who wants to use her dead daughter's frozen eggs to give birth to her own grandchild has won a Court of Appeal battle.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 8:42 am

Brexit ‘racism’ victim: ‘I was told to get out of my country’

A British Muslim woman has told 5 live about how she was told to 'to get out of my country.'

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 8:02 am

Airport expansion decision on hold

A decision on airport expansion in south-eastern England is to be delayed until "at least October", Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin says.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 6:56 am

Boris Johnson out of Conservative leadership contest

Boris Johnson has announced that he will not be running in the Conservative leadership contest.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 6:15 am

UK to send 250 more military personnel to Iraq

The UK is sending 250 more military personnel to Iraq, almost doubling its presence in the country.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 5:41 am

How do the Conservatives elect a leader?

A short animation explaining the process to elect a new Conservative Party leader.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 5:29 am

Can the law stop Brexit?

Legal opinions are emerging as to how the UK's departure from the European Union might be slowed or even stopped, says Clive Coleman.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 5:17 am

Trumpton creator Gordon Murray dies aged 95

Gordon Murray, creator and puppeteer of the popular BBC children's series Trumpton and Camberwick Green, dies at the age of 95.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 4:53 am

'I'm not showy, I just get on with the job'

Home Secretary Theresa May outlines her Conservative and prime ministerial leadership challenge.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 4:47 am

Mayland woman warned over 'intimidating' peacocks

A pensioner has been threatened with a criminal record because her peacocks have been 'intimidating local residents'.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 4:28 am

Cat from Groeslon 'with eyes like Bowie' stars in Vogue

A supermodel cat with "eyes like David Bowie" will star in the iconic fashion magazine, Vogue.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 4:09 am

Scrap dangerous motorway hard shoulder plans, MPs warn

Plans to convert more motorway hard shoulders in England into permanent driving lanes to ease congestion should be scrapped, a Commons committee says.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 3:43 am

Liam Fox MP: 'We must make the best of our freedom'

Liam Fox, a former defence secretary, talks to the BBC about his Conservative leadership bid.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 2:59 am

Lasting bond

The arrival of Newfoundland soldiers during World War One was to lead to the creation of a lasting bond with Scotland.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 2:15 am

Newspaper headlines: Labour 'at war' and 'fans want Becks for England'

Labour's "fight to the death" over its leader, Conservative candidates promising to unite Britain, and a call by fans for David Beckham to manage England, occupy the front pages.

Posted by on 30 June 2016 | 12:11 am

Happy holiday?

A week on from the vote, how has ordinary life changed - or not changed?

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 9:12 pm

Til death us do part

Singer Bat For Lashes talks about her new album The Bride, a concept record about a woman abandoned at the altar.

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 8:48 pm