A father broke down in tears as he denied the suggestion he was party to the sexual abuse and murder of his young daughter and her friend 32 years ago.
The value of frozen Libyan assets held by the UK has risen to £12 billion but they cannot be used to compensate victims of its support for Irish republican terrorism, the Government has disclosed.
A flamingo en route to Saudi Arabia has become separated from its flock and fallen onto a road in Siberia, it has been reported in Russia.
British sprinter Nigel Levine has been suspended from all sport for four years after testing positive for banned asthma drug clenbuterol, UK Anti-Doping has announced.
Teachers in two trade unions have voted almost unanimously to reject the pay deal put forward by Scottish ministers.
The unseasonably warm embrace that cloaked the UK from the worst of the autumn weather has vanished into the November air as temperatures plummeted.
Policing in Scotland is facing “considerable challenges” if it is to meet long-term financial targets, according to a report.
A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of hundreds of Muslim religious scholars in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 43 people, Afghan officials have said.
Public spending spending per head of population in Scotland is higher than the UK average, new figures show.
Families on low incomes can apply for a new pregnancy and baby grant from December 10, the Scottish Government has announced.
A police officer in northern California has been dubbed the “bear whisperer” after freeing a cub from a dumpster.
The chief of the London Fire Brigade (LFB) has said appearing at the Grenfell Tower inquiry was the “most difficult thing” she has done in her career.