An amateur runner is aiming to raise thousands of pounds for charity by tackling one marathon for every football game Wigan Athletic win this season.
A 28-year-old-man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was fatally stabbed in Suffolk on Thursday, police have said.
A man suspected of murdering a mother of six has died in prison.
A free trade agreement will be “very difficult” to secure if Britain does not sign up to honouring Brussels’ rules on standards, according to Guy Verhofstadt.
The family of teenage motorcyclist Harry Dunn have accused the Prime Minister of having “no wish or intention” to meet them to discuss their son’s death.
A rare coin featuring the Queen’s uncle before he abdicated has been bought for £1 million, setting a new record for the sale of a British coin.
More and more parents have been told by police that an individual with access to their child or children is a sex offender — but some believe the current law does not do enough to protect children.
Emily Thornberry will pitch herself as the woman who can stand up and lead the “fightback” against Boris Johnson, as she launches her Labour leadership bid.
An online fundraising campaign seeking to have Big Ben chime to welcome in Brexit at 11pm on January 31 has raised more than £150,000.
Australia’s foreign minister has spoken with her Iranian counterpart about a British-Australian academic imprisoned in Tehran who recently begged for diplomatic intervention to secure her release.
The latest in the Duke of Sussex saga and a teenager with cystic fibrosis feature in Friday’s headlines.
Rebecca Long-Bailey and Emily Thornberry will set out their visions for the Labour Party as they launch their rival bids to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as leader.
British Airways emits up to 45% more CO2 per passenger compared with rival airlines on identical routes, according to new research.
A British teenager found guilty of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus has launched an appeal against her conviction.
Labour leadership contender Rebecca Long-Bailey has vowed to “shake up” the way Government works and put power into the hands of voters as she launches her campaign to succeed Jeremy Corbyn.
The father of a “fit and healthy” Cambridge graduate who died after an underwater swimming challenge has told an inquest he had been performing the same “party trick” since he was a child.
Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan said she had been prepared to “put aside differences” with Boris Johnson to take a job in his Cabinet.
Police have released video footage of a pursuit of a motorist who drove off from officers after being spotted asleep in his car at a petrol station.
Jess Phillips has vowed to speak “plainly” as she prepares to make her pitch to members in the upcoming Labour leadership hustings.
The mother of Baby P, who died after months of abuse, will remain behind bars after losing an appeal against a Parole Board decision not to release her.
A murder trial at the Old Bailey was temporarily suspended, because of a rodent running around the dock.
Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald has said she will not be removing one of its councillors who had to apologise for remarks he made about the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar.
A champion boxer has returned to the hospital where he had open heart surgery at the age of five, to show children and their parents that being born with a serious condition does not limit your achievements in life.
Thousands of people who have donated cash to a fund to get Big Ben to ring to mark Brexit look set to be disappointed.
A Chelsea fan accused of launching a homophobic attack on left-wing activist Owen Jones had been photographed performing a Nazi salute, a court has heard.
A police officer has given a dramatic account of how he fought to “stay alive” when he was attacked by a white van man wielding a 2ft rusty machete.
Labour leadership contender Rebecca Long-Bailey has said she disagrees with the law allowing abortion after 24 weeks on the grounds of disability.
More than 200 starlings found dead on a road in Anglesey may have taken “avoiding action”, possibly from a bird of prey, and then failed to pull up in time, say police.
Ministers from five countries who lost citizens in the passenger jet shot down over Tehran have called on Iran to accept “full responsibility” and compensate the victims’ families.
The trial of a cab drivers’ union boss accused of assaulting two police officers by using a megaphone collapsed because there was no evidence he committed a crime.
The Princess Royal has visited Maghaberry Prison in Co Antrim.
More than one in four students gained a first class degree last year, but the rapid increase in top honours appears to be stalling.