Gerry Adams has announced his intention to step down as Sinn Fein president in 2018.
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A murder investigation has been launched after a woman was found stabbed to death.
One woman was taken to hospital after the world’s largest aircraft, Airlander 10, came loose from its moorings causing its hull to rip and deflate.
Just 18 months after being elected to the Scottish Parliament, Richard Leonard has become the new Scottish Labour leader.
Jubilant Zimbabweans have told of their hopes for their country as they await the expected fall of long-time leader Robert Mugabe.
Labour MSPs will consider if Kezia Dugdale should be suspended for her decision to appear on the reality TV show I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!, the party’s new Scottish leader said.
Royal Navy flight crews came to the aid of a British yachtsman stricken in rough seas in the Bay of Biscay.
Relatives of those killed in the King’s Cross fire have taken part in an emotional service to mark 30 years since the devastating blaze.
New Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard promised to offer voters a “message of real hope” as he set his sights on becoming the country’s next first minister.
Motoring campaigners have urged the Government to freeze fuel duty and avoid punishing the drivers of diesel vehicles in Wednesday’s Budget.
The European Union is reportedly threatening to hold back Britain’s final £5 billion rebate payment from Brussels as part of negotiations over the so-called Brexit “divorce” bill.
A mother has been left devastated after thieves broke into her home and stole money raised for a charity which supports her 10-month-old daughter.
The UK ambassador to the UN has said he is “astounded” that Russia has again vetoed a resolution to renew the mandate for experts investigating the use of chemical weapons in Syria.
The Prince of Wales has seen the hurricane-damaged British Virgin Islands – as its most famous resident Sir Richard Branson said the disaster had pulled the islanders together.
Jeremy Corbyn has said it is “ridiculous” to suggest young people cannot afford to buy a house because they are spending too much money on avocados, sandwiches or coffee.
British explorer Benedict Allen, Budget taxes and Brexit woes make the front of the weekend papers.
The sister of Gaia Pope has described the teenager as the “absolute light of my life” as her family were coming to terms with the news that a body has been discovered in the hunt for the missing 19-year-old.
The helicopter pilot who was among four people to die after a mid-air collision with a plane was a “mentor” who had a “distinguished” career, his colleagues said.
A new set of stamps is being issued to commemorate the 70th wedding anniversary of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, including images of their wedding and honeymoon.
Single-use plastics such as packaging and polystyrene takeaway boxes could be taxed to tackle waste, the Government has indicated.
The Prince of Wales was welcomed with pomp and ceremony to Antigua and Barbuda as his tour of hurricane-ravaged Caribbean islands began.
A complete family of prehistoric mammoth skeletons will go under the hammer for the first time.
A member of the Rothschild family has told of her shock after a mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft missed her by five minutes.
A police force is to introduce spit guards after the number of assaults against officers doubled.
Police are to investigate claims that children as young as 12 are routinely being sold for sex in one of Scotland's most deprived areas.
The island of Mingulay in the Outer Hebrides has had its best seabird breeding season since 2000, according to new figures.
Irish premier Leo Varadkar has demanded a commitment that there will be no return to a “hard border” between Northern Ireland and the Republic in a fresh clash with Theresa May over Brexit.
A helicopter and an aircraft have been involved in a mid-air collision over Buckinghamshire. Emergency services rushed to the scene close to the village of Waddesdon following reports of an incident at 12.06pm, Thames Valley Police said. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch said the collision had involved a helicopter and aircraft.
Four people have died in a mid-air collision between a helicopter and a two-seater aircraft, crash scene investigators said.
Voting in Scottish Labour’s leadership contest has closed.
The Duke of Cambridge was left hungry for cake as he judged a charity cook-off to help launch a new campaign to tackle youth homelessness.
Nearly one in four of England’s top-paid academy leaders received pay increases of 10% or more last year, figures suggest.