The former London mayor said the allegations against him had become a 'distraction'.
It marked the beginning of two weeks of poignant tributes from family and friends as the first phase of the public inquiry gets under way.
The Environment Secretary also said Brexit has 'strengthened unionism'.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 39, who was arrested and jailed in 2016, is accused of spreading propaganda against the Iranian regime.
Medical records, along with information about patients' habits and genetics, will be cross-referenced with national data to spot those at an early stage of cancer.
The Foreign Secretary has called on Brexiteers to allow Theresa May time to negotiate a deal that delivers her promise to take Britain out of the customs union and single market.
London Luton tops the list, according to Press Association analysis of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) data
Every train run by the UK's busiest franchise, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) was rescheduled from Sunday.
The Commons Foreign Affairs Committee said despite the outcry over the Salisbury nerve agent attack, President Vladimir Putin and his allies were continuing to use the City as a base for their "corrupt assets".
Almost one year on, bereaved family and friends will join together and paint a picture of the loved ones they lost in front of the retired judge chairing the probe, Sir Martin Moore-Bick.
Thames Valley said the tradition posed a "potential security risk" during the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's carriage procession.
The Ark Project, a homeless shelter that operates from a bus in Windsor and the surrounding area, has had its bus impounded in the run up to the royal wedding
Ms Markle asked The Prince of Wales to give her away after her father is no longer able to attend the wedding.
Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command made the arrest in North London on Friday.
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson is said to have written to the Prime Minister recommending the increase
A national one-minute silence will be held on May 22 to pay respects to those who lost their lives in the tragedy.
The Prime Minister made the announcement after arriving in at the EU Western Balkans summit in Sofia.
In a statement released by Kensington Palace, the bride-to-be spoke of her sadness that Thomas Markle would miss her big day.
New statistics show a slight rise in children skipping lessons without permission while the number of youngsters who are "persistently absent" also increased.
MPs warned that the MoD 'simply does not have enough money to buy all the equipment it needs'.
The Government said the change was designed to reduce the potential for large losses and cut the risk of harm to both players and the wider community.
BT has pledged to bring all its call centres back to the UK and Ireland and is planning a converged broadband and mobile network as part of raft of announcements for its customers.
Rail services on the East Coast Main Line will be brought back under public control following the termination of the franchise agreement with Virgin Trains East Coast (VTEC), Stagecoach Group has said.
More than 6,000 visa applications for highly skilled workers like scientists, IT specialists and doctors with job offers in the UK were refused because of a Government-imposed cap on numbers, it has been revealed.
Guernsey could take a step towards legalising assisted dying when its parliament debates whether to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with the help of a doctor.
Directors at collapsed engineering giant Carillion were too busy "stuffing their mouths with gold" to worry about the workers, says an MPs report.
Figures from retail age checking company Serve Legal showed that shop workers failed to check the age of mystery shoppers buying a knife in 26% of 2,357 test sales in 2017.
Labour is keeping an open mind over Britain being part of the European Economic Area (EEA) after it quits the European Union, says the Labour MP.
The shake-up is designed to increase overall frequencies and reliability, but some passengers will find their regular journeys are no longer possible.
Mental health organisation Mind has conducted a survey of almost 44,000 employees, with almost half experiencing stress, low mood and anxiety while working at their current organisation
Thomas Markle suffered an apparent heart attack last week and it is claimed he will undergo surgery in the US.
The paper would include "detailed, ambitious and precise explanations" of the Government's positions.
Theresa May will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and says she will raise human rights issues with him
A London couple have taken their fight for a civil partnership to the Supreme Court.
Lord Paddy Ashdown condemned Israeli forces' actions as 58 Palestinians were killed in protests against the US Embassy moving to Jerusalem
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have appealed for “understanding and respect” to be shown to the actress’ father amid speculation he will not attend their wedding in Windsor this Saturday.
Funding for brain cancer research will double to £40 million alongside a national roll out for gold standard testing, No 10 has confirmed.
A small quantity of crystal meth was discovered in a toilet inside the Home Office - at the same time as the Home Secretary posed with a sniffer dog
In a controversial move, the US will move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem and formally recognise it as the capital of Israel
The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead reminded members of the public via Twitter to dress for "a long day spent outside".
The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) said it was taking action for offences under Section 2 (1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act.
Police confirmed on Friday that a body found by police on Thursday evening was that of the missing musician.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission said 365,000 disabled people have reported that their homes are not suitable for their needs.
The new policy will see £50 million in funding being given to the UK's 163 grammar schools if they want to take in more pupils
The Libyan dissident has accepted an apology from the British government.
In a bleak assessment of the impact of Brexity they've warned a hike in food bills.