Opposition seek explanation over Trident test 'fail'

Labour and the SNP want ministers to say why a test firing of a Trident missile reportedly went wrong.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 4:27 am

Ryan Mason: Hull midfielder fractures skull in clash of heads at Chelsea

Hull City midfielder Ryan Mason has surgery after fracturing his skull during Sunday's Premier League game at Chelsea.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 4:03 am

'New town' Milton Keynes celebrates 50th anniversary

In January 1967 a new town was born, in what had been a cluster of sleepy Buckinghamshire villages.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 3:42 am

Woman describes how she was tricked by fake profile

A woman tells how she was conned out of thousands of pounds by a gang using a fake online dating profile.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 3:20 am

Fog alert in southern England: Heathrow cancels 100 flights

Heathrow cancels 100 flights, with London City and Gatwick also affected by the fog.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 3:14 am

Newmarket organ donor baby, Hope Lee, was UK's youngest

The parents of the UK's youngest organ donor want to meet the woman whose life their baby daughter saved.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 3:04 am

Theresa May to promise to take action for British industry

The PM will vow to help key sectors such as pharmaceuticals and boost skills for the post-Brexit economy.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 2:47 am

Sinn Féin expected to announce new Stormont leader

Sinn Féin is expected to announce its new Stormont leader later today with Michelle O'Neill tipped to take the role.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 2:04 am

Thousands of drivers caught in mobile phone crackdown

Police issued more than 40 fines an hour for using a phone while driving during a week-long campaign.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 1:45 am

Newspaper headlines: May's 'missile crisis' over Trident failure

Reaction to the reported failure of a Trident missile test is widely reported, while the prime minister's upcoming meeting with Donald Trump stays in the headlines.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 12:10 am

Cambridge scientists consider fake news 'vaccine'

Concern at fabricated stories on websites prompts a psychological study to help people spot fake news.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 11:10 pm

Online dating fraud victim numbers at record high

UK online dating scams reached record levels in 2016, the Victoria Derbyshire programme learns.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 10:53 pm

Australian Open 2017: Johanna Konta beats Ekaterina Makarova, Serena Williams next

Britain's Johanna Konta beats Ekaterina Makarova to set up an Australian Open quarter-final against Serena Williams.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 9:23 pm

Richard Ratcliffe: 'We don't know how Nazanin is'

Richard Ratcliffe says he hasn't heard from his wife since she lost her appeal in Iran.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 8:37 pm

New seat alert app for pregnant commuters

Developers launch a new app to help pregnant women get a seat on public transport while commuting.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 6:46 pm

Browned toast and potatoes are 'potential cancer risk', say food scientists

Starchy food should be cooked golden yellow to cut intake of a possible cancer-causing chemical.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 6:42 pm

Roast and toast

What is acrylamide and why is it important to minimise it in our diet?

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 6:42 pm

Virtually cycling the length of Britain

A digital games programmer from Angus is thought to be the first person to cycle from Land's End to John o'Groats in virtual reality (VR).

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 6:30 pm

Belfast shooting was 'reckless madness', police say

Police say the shooting of a police officer on the Crumlin Road in north Belfast was 'reckless madness'.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 6:14 pm

Middle-aged new town

Milton Keynes is perhaps the best known of the 20th Century's "new towns", but how has it changed over the past 50 years?

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 6:12 pm

Is burnt toast a health risk?

Experts say bread should be cooked to a golden yellow colour to reduce our intake of a chemical which could cause cancer.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 6:11 pm

Adopted sons 'unjustly' taken from parents

A couple whose two sons were forcibly adopted may be victims of a miscarriage of justice, according to a leading solicitor.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 6:01 pm

Weekend Edition

Stories you may have missed in the past seven days, including the woman marrying a man who saved her life, and challenging the pseudo-science of alternative health cures.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 7:38 am

10 things

Cambridge University has a professor of play, and more news nuggets.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 7:37 am

Week in pictures

A look at some of the events in the world of entertainment and arts over the past week, including the launch of Britain's Got Talent and Shakira meeting Gordon Brown.

Posted on: 21 January 2017 | 7:26 pm