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Average car insurance bills soar £90 in a year

The average annual car insurance premium has risen by £90 during the last year to around £666, research shows.

Consumers locked into 'risky' Hinkley Point nuclear plant, report warns

Consumers are locked into a "risky and expensive project" over the Government deal for a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point, the National Audit Office (NAO) has warned.

Facebook reveals plans to tackle online extremism

Facebook has revealed plans to tackle extremism by educating charities and other organisations on countering hate speech.

Pressure on police forces sees officers contemplating suicide, says senior detective

A decorated senior detective says an increasing number of police officers are contemplating suicide because of the strain being put on forces across the UK.

Theresa May makes offer to let EU citizens stay in UK after Brexit

Theresa May makes offer to let EU citizens stay in UK after Brexit

Theresa May has promised EU citizens living legally in the UK will be allowed to stay after Brexit.

Grenfell Tower fire: Safety instructions issued to local authorities for 'immediate' action

Grenfell Tower fire: Safety instructions issued to local authorities for 'immediate' action

Local authorities have been issued with a list of instructions which must be actioned "immediately" following the Grenfell Tower fire.

Scientists pump CO2 into UK forest to measure effect of climate change

Scientists pump CO2 into UK forest to measure effect of climate change

Researchers are pumping carbon dioxide into a forest to measure how it copes with rising levels of the gas - a key contributor to climate change.

Imagine: European Council President Tusk channels Lennon on Brexit

Imagine: European Council President Tusk channels Lennon on Brexit

The President of the European Council is channelling John Lennon with his views on Brexit.

First passengers travel on Elizabeth line train ahead of Crossrail launch

First passengers travel on Elizabeth line train ahead of Crossrail launch

Passengers have travelled on a train built for London's Elizabeth line for the first time.

Stolen British supercars shipped to Thailand in tax scam

Stolen British supercars shipped to Thailand in tax scam

More than 120 supercars were seized as authorities dismantled an elaborate tax avoidance scam in Britain and Thailand.

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