Summer 2018 has a chance of ending up the warmest on record for the UK, with the race for the top spot “wide open”, according to the Met Office.
The father of murdered schoolgirl Lucy McHugh has spoken of the “most difficult and distressing time” following her death.
Ministers are considering proposals to restrict the sale of wet wood and phase out the sale of coal in a bid to cut pollution.
Police are seeking any video or dashcam footage from around the time a shotgun was fired into a crowd of partygoers, injuring 12 people.
Arlene Foster has declined an invitation to an address by Pope Francis in Dublin later this month.
An Ulster Unionist representative on Belfast City Council is set to be summoned to a hearing with the Local Government Commissioner for Standards in Northern Ireland.
Police have made 12 arrests after tracking down suspects involved in a large brawl at Goodwood races from video footage.
Northern Ireland has welcomed its 16th group of Syrian refugees.
The artists behind a permanent tribute for the victims of the Shoreham Airshow crash have spoken of their memories of being nearby at the time of the disaster.
Horrified witnesses have described seeing a boy carrying a “massive” carving knife after four teenagers were stabbed on a south London housing estate.
New university students are being urged to protect themselves against potentially deadly meningitis before the start of term.
England captain Joe Root has announced Ben Stokes will return for the third Specsavers Test after being cleared of affray at Bristol Crown Court.
Ministers are considering proposals to restrict the sale of wet wood and phase out the sale of coal for domestic burning in a bid to cut pollution.
A police inspector who admitted making or distributing more than 300 indecent images of children, including a film of a six-year-old boy, has been granted bail by a Crown Court judge.
A record number of students have found degree courses through Clearing this year, figures show.
Dame Margaret Hodge is facing an online backlash over her latest comments in Labour’s anti-Semitism row.
A 200-acre moorland blaze was caused by a camp fire which spread outside a small circle of rocks, an investigation has found.
A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a nurse who performed on Britain’s Got Talent in an NHS choir.
Rail passengers face fresh travel disruption on Saturday because of another strike in the bitter dispute over the role of guards on trains.
Sadiq Khan is set to instruct crisis planners to prepare for a no-deal Brexit, it has been reported.
Jeremy Hunt has insisted that Britain would “survive and prosper” after a no-deal Brexit, the day after describing such an exit from the EU as a “mistake we would regret for generations”.
The prisons minister has pledged to resign if his campaign to tackle violence and drugs in struggling jails fails.
The Danish finance minister has echoed warnings that there is a 50% chance of the UK crashing out of the European Union without a deal.
Loyalist blogger Jamie Bryson has confirmed he was arrested.
One boy is in a critical condition and another is seriously ill after four teenagers were stabbed on a south London housing estate.
A dual carriageway was closed during the rush hour after several cows strayed onto the road and were hit by vehicles.
Aretha Franklin appears across Friday’s front pages after the ‘Queen of Soul’ died aged 76.
The Beatles’ fascination with Indian guru and “spiritual adviser” Maharishi Mahesh Yogi was dismissed by John Lennon’s aunt in a revealing letter to a fan of the group.
Rules around e-cigarettes should be relaxed to help accelerate already declining smoking rates, MPs have said.
A homeless advocacy group says it hopes Pope Francis uses his global clout to force Ireland’s government to tackle the crisis.
The leader of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland has said he hopes to meet the Pope when he travels to Dublin next week.
Widespread confusion about cancer symptoms is leading to delayed diagnoses and irregular self-examinations, according to new research.