Longer wait to collect pensions
Millions of people have been warned they will have to wait longer to collect their state pension as George Osborne prepares to deliver his latest assessment of the state of Britain's economy.
End of the road for car tax disc
After more than 90 years affixed to British motorists' cars, the tax disc is to be scrapped and replaced with a modern electronic system, Chancellor George Osborne will announce today.
May in EU free movement meeting
The Home Secretary is to challenge her European counterparts to change the way free movement rules work across the region at a meeting in Brussels.
600 U-16s start smoking every day
Almost 600 under-16s take up smoking every day in the UK, research suggests.
Lawson back for court grilling
Nigella Lawson will return to court today to finish giving evidence in the trial of two of her former personal assistants.
90mph gales threaten flood defences
Large parts of the UK have been warned to brace themselves for terrible weather conditions today, with gale-force winds and the most serious tidal surge for 30 years threatening to flood the east coast of England.
Pc shooting suspect questioned
Police are questioning a man over the shooting of an unarmed officer during a routine neighbourhood call.
King urges stability amid violence
Thailand put politics aside to celebrate the 86th birthday of the country's revered monarch, who used his annual birthday speech to call for stability, but made no direct reference to the crisis that has deeply divided the nation.