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Councils to get tough on fly-tippers in pre-Christmas crackdown

Powers to seize and crush vehicles used by fly-tippers are being employed by councils across the country in a pre-Christmas crackdown.

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Council tax bills set for further inflation-busting rises

Council tax bills across England are set for a second year of inflation-busting rises in April, according to a new survey which found nine out of 10 local authorities are planning to hike the charge by almost 4%.

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Corbyn issues pledge on legal support for domestic abuse victims

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is pledging to give the victims of domestic abuse more legal support.

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Charles and Camilla's Christmas card features Croatian dancers

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are joined by a merry band of Croatian dancers for the couple's 2016 Christmas greetings card.

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Michael Gove tells Fern Britton of regrets over his Tory leadership push

Michael Gove has spoken of his regrets about his bid for the Conservative Party leadership, admitting he made "mistakes" in the way he declared he was withdrawing his support from Boris Johnson.

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Donald Trump discusses links with Scotland in phone call to Nicola Sturgeon

President-elect Donald Trump has discussed the ''long-standing relationship between Scotland and the United States'' in a phone call with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

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Boris Johnson charms Gulf leaders days after Saudi Arabia 'proxy wars' comment

Boris Johnson has emphasised the strength of British relations with Gulf nations as he gave a public speech to Arab leaders just days after it emerged he had criticised ally Saudi Arabia.

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Donald Trump discusses links with Scotland in phone call to Nicola Sturgeon

President-elect Donald Trump has discussed the ''long-standing relationship between Scotland and the United States'' in a phone call with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

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David Cameron: West needs 'course correction' after Brexit vote and Trump win

The Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump in the US must result in a "course correction" for Western politics, David Cameron said.

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Police identify dozens of potential suspects in football child sex abuse probe

Dozens of potential suspects have been identified in connection with historical child sex abuse allegations in football, police have revealed.

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Private schools demand Government cash towards free places for poorer children

Private schools have offered to create 10,000 free places for poorer students but only if the Government helps fund them.

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More than 750 children brought to UK from Jungle camp in Calais

More than 750 children have been brought to the UK under the Government's scheme to transfer youngsters from the Jungle migrant camp.

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Harry Clarke will not face private prosecution over Glasgow bin lorry crash

Glasgow bin lorry crash driver Harry Clarke will not face a private prosecution over the tragedy which claimed six lives.

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No truth in rumours of royal clash over Beatrice and Eugenie, Duke of York says

The Duke of York has said there is "no truth" in rumours of a rift between him and the Prince of Wales over his daughters' participation as members of the Royal Family.

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Labour warned over 'bunker mentality' after Sleaford by-election drubbing

A veteran Labour MP has warned the party is heading for "electoral disaster" unless its leadership shakes off its "bunker mentality" in the wake of its fourth place in the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election.

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Brothers who tortured young boys granted lifelong anonymity

Journalists have been barred from revealing the names of two brothers convicted of a "sadistic" attack on two boys when aged 10 and 11.

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Boris Johnson charms Gulf leaders days after Saudi Arabia 'proxy wars' comment

Boris Johnson has emphasised the strength of British relations with Gulf nations as he gave a public speech to Arab leaders just days after it emerged he had criticised ally Saudi Arabia.

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Corbyn issues pledge on legal support for domestic abuse victims

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is pledging to give the victims of domestic abuse more legal support.

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Nigel Farage: I'm having a great time since quitting as Ukip leader

Nigel Farage has told how he is having a "great time" since quitting as Ukip leader because he no longer has to deal with "low-grade people" every day.

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Four Iraqis found in minus 20C lorry near Channel Tunnel heading for UK

Four Iraqis were found in the back of a refrigerated lorry bound for Britain in temperatures of minus 20C (minus 4F), an inspection report has revealed.

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