In his first speech since being appointed to the role, Matt Hancock said his commitment to the health service was not just professional but "deeply personal"
Researchers suggested that people who emigrate tend to be more aspirational and take risks, and pass their "grit and determination" on to their children
Pay and disputes over guards will threaten services over the summer
Theresa May will use a speech in Belfast to reiterate her refusal to contemplate any backstop deal that treats Northern Ireland differently from the rest of the UK
Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, could be facing life behind bars for planning to bomb the gates of 10 Downing Street
Police are hunting burglars who stole a 30ft-long land train with a Thomas the Tank Engine face
A legal challenge to block expansion of Heathrow has been launched by a group of councils, London mayor Sadiq Khan and Greenpeace
Many police officers feel their efforts to enforce the law on possession of cannabis have "little or no impact" on offenders' use of the drug, according to a study
A teenager with a previous conviction for making a pipe bomb found in his Nazi memorabilia-filled bedroom has been detained in a young offenders institution for a terror offence
A retired GP ordered the contract killing of his financial adviser on the dark web as part of a "five-year vendetta" because he blamed the banker for losing £300,000 from his pension, the court heard
The former Blue Peter presenter leaves University Hospital Lewisham after 10 days in coma
Hunniford, who was sat behind Sir Cliff Richard in court during the BBC legal privacy battle, has told Eamonn Holmes and Saira Khan about the singer’s mood when he won
Philip Davies claims he has "lost trust" in May's ability to deliver Brexit
Richard Hippel, a firefighter of 30 years' experience, is giving evidence at the public inquiry.
Daniel Egan, a station manager, told the inquiry into the disaster on Tuesday that his "initial thoughts were that we needed to get people out of that building"
Home Secretary Sajid Javid ordered part one of the review last month following a number of high-profile cases involving children being denied access to cannabis oil
England fans have been urged not to make the job of fire crews fighting moorland blazes harder by leaving barbecues unattended
The health service, which is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its creation this week, ended the last financial year with almost 100,000 vacancies
Messages are being distributed from the default Samsung Messages app – but don't show the files have been sent
New Office for National Statistics data shows that the largest reduction in smoking prevalence since 2011 has been noted among 18 to 24-year-olds
Len McCluskey, general secretary of Unite, said Prime Minister Theresa May has lost all authority or capacity to make decisions