Queen leads tributes to Mandela
The Queen and the Prince of Wales are among those who have paid tribute to South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela who has died at the age of 95.
Mandela: man who saved South Africa
Nelson Mandela was the glowing beacon of hope, shining across South Africa and the world, whose 27 years in jail left him without a trace of bitterness or hatred against those who practised the evil of apartheid.
Flood evacuations 'saved lives'
Greater loss of life and property was prevented despite "record-breaking" sea levels along the east coast of Britain because of beefed-up defences and flood warnings, the Environment Agency has claimed.
Marine facing life term for murder
A hugely experienced Royal Marine who completed tours of Iraq, Afghanistan and Northern Ireland during his military career is facing a life sentence for murder today.
Osborne defends pension age action
Britain's state pension system faced collapse if action had not been taken to raise the age at which people will be able to retire, George Osborne said.
Charles to meet air crash workers
The Prince of Wales will today meet some of the emergency services workers who were involved in the Glasgow helicopter crash operation.
House prices surge with 7.7% rise
House prices surged by 7.7% annually in November, marking the fastest rate seen in six years, Halifax has reported.
Deaths from three cancers 'to fall'
The number of people dying from breast, prostate and bowel cancer will almost halve by 2020, new figures suggest.