The NHS in England is spending tens of millions of pounds employing a few hundred agency staff, new figures show.
Conservative Eurosceptics have attacked "bitter" and "craven" former prime minister Sir John Major over his stinging criticism of Theresa May's Brexit strategy.
A Chinese vase with a £1,800 guide price has fetched £810,000 at a Birmingham auction after attracting interest from around the world.
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson's sister has shared her emotional eulogy after the socialite was laid to rest at a private funeral.
A prison officer is to be charged with gross negligence manslaughter and misconduct in public office in relation to the death of an inmate.
A serial offender has been found guilty of an almost £1 million raid on Simon Cowell's home as the music mogul and his family slept and his security guard used the toilet.
A writer is claiming damages from controversial newspaper columnist Katie Hopkins over tweets she says caused "serious harm" to her reputation.
Education spending must be increased to prevent staff cuts because of a "funding crisis", two teaching groups have said.
A "controlling" man stabbed his ex-girlfriend and her new partner to death outside the shop where they worked, a court heard.
A pensioner critically injured by a falling tree during Storm Doris has died in hospital.
Storm Doris caused chaos last week when it hit the UK.
A driver whose vehicle mowed down five people outside a car wash in south London has been released on bail by police.
The BBC has ordered an investigation into TV licence collectors following reports that they are deliberately targeting vulnerable people who have not paid.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said that there is "no evidence" that patients have been put at risk after the NHS mislaid more than 700,000 pieces of confidential medical correspondence.
Millions of pension savers hoping to gradually phase in their retirement could find themselves working into their late 70s or beyond to achieve the lifestyle enjoyed by previous generations, a report warns.
Hard-hitting presentations will be given to new and learner drivers under a fresh scheme to promote road safety.
Warnings for snow and wind across parts of the UK have been withdrawn because Ireland's Storm Ewan was not as strong as expected.
The family of a Welsh rugby international killed in a car crash have paid tribute to her as "loved and valued by many".
A woman has been charged over the death of a three-year-old boy who was attacked by a dog in Essex.
Drivers should think long and hard before buying a diesel car, the Transport Secretary has said.
Three men have been charged with slavery offences after police discovered a cannabis farm in an underground nuclear bunker.
Donald Trump's press secretary has barred news organisations, including the BBC, from a White House press briefing.
The SNP has been warned to take the threat of another independence referendum off the table "for the sake of financial stability".
A defiant Jeremy Corbyn has made his determination to carry on as Labour leader clear - despite a humiliating defeat in the Copeland by-election at the hands of the Conservatives.
A north-east MP, who has campaigned to help end violence against women, has dedicated her efforts to a constituent who was raped.
The UK Government's most senior adviser on Scots law has been charged with a firearms offence.
Police have said officers made "what appeared to be an appropriate decision" when they tasered an unarmed blind man after mistaking his cane for a gun.
Universities will be able to offer two-year degrees with higher tuition fees under Government plans.
A five-year-old football mascot whose battle with a rare cancer has won the hearts of people around the world has been invited to lead out England at Wembley.
Conservative former home secretary and governor of Bermuda Lord Waddington has died at the age of 87.
The price of stamps is to increase, Royal Mail has announced.
Tributes have been paid to a woman killed in Wolverhampton after being struck by flying debris caused by Storm Doris.