House prices surged by 7.7% annually in November, marking the fastest rate seen in six years, Halifax has reported.
A student at one of the UK's leading drama schools has lost his damages claim over end-of-term horseplay which left him tetraplegic.
Gas and electricity supplier E.ON is to increase prices for customers by an average of 3.7%, the energy firm announced today.
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.
Sixteen NHS trusts in England have higher than expected death rates, while some score poorly on at least two indicators relating to patient death, according to a major report.
There was sorrow today at the death of Nelson Mandela but also celebration of the life of an inspirational leader who was the " embodiment of courage and reconciliation".
A man will appear in court charged with the attempted murder of two police officers after one was left in hospital with serious gunshot wounds.
A policewoman who failed to properly investigate a rape allegation and then told the complainant it had been dropped will be sentenced today.
The Duke of Cambridge is to present operational service medals to soldiers who have recently returned from Afghanistan today.
One third of people planning to take their first step on the property ladder in the coming months say they are confused about how the new phase of the Government's flagship Help to Buy scheme works, research by a property website has found.
People who take vitamin D supplements in the belief that they protect against heart disease and cancer may be wasting their time, a study suggests.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is hoping his injury woes for this season are finally behind him.