Jeremy Corbyn has raised questions about the neutrality of the civil service after officials reportedly briefed journalists about the Labour leader’s physical and mental health.
Boris Johnson wouldn’t be drawn on his private life, but he did take questions on other issues at the first Conservative leadership hustings in Birmingham today alongside his rival Jeremy Hunt.
Michel Platini retired as a player in 1987 and went on to run football’s European governing body, UEFA, but in recent years he has been mired in bribery accusations and was recently banned for ethics violations.
Judith Carr, the author of “The Tiger Who Came Tea”, has died aged 95.
A victim of the London Bridge attack leapt off his bicycle and began swinging his skateboard in an attempt to stop the terrorists stabbing people
An inquest has been hearing about the heroic actions of those who rushed to help the victims of the London Bridge terror attack, including a young nurse who was killed.
A former British corporal has told the inquest into the 1971 Ballymurphy killings in West Belfast that some within the Parachute Regiment were “psychopaths” who were “out of control”.
You may not recognise his face, but he played one of the most iconic film roles of all time – the actor Peter Mayhew has died at the age of 74.
Families have reacted with frustration and disappointment after police said they need several more months to investigate hundreds of deaths by overdose at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital.
A man in his 30s has been arrested in north London over a series of random stabbings after a fifth person was knifed in the street early this morning, yards from the scene of an earlier attack.
Mozambique has begun three days of national mourning as the death toll following Cyclone Idai climbed above 200.
Aid groups say thousands of survivors are trapped in remote areas. Entire villages are under water.
Britain’s most senior police officer has said there is a link between falling police numbers and a rise in violent crime.
Keith Flint, at the age of 49, was found dead at his Essex home this morning. We look back at the fire he and his bandmates started.
Five police officers have been cleared of misconduct by a disciplinary panel investigating their involvement in the death of Sean Rigg, who suffered from schizophrenia.