Local residents of Tavistock – which has been dubbed Britain’s ‘angriest town’ – has won a fight against plans for a Premier Inn hotel, in what campaigners are calling a “magnificent victory for democracy”.
Two or more diet drinks a day increase the risk of stroke, heart disease and the likelihood of an early death, new research suggests.
The Brexiteer MP claimed negotiations with the EU would have gone "much better" if there was more support for the referendum result within the government.
A journalist who was captured by the Taliban has urged people to show more "understanding and sympathy" towards Shamima Begum, a Jihadi bride who wants to return to the UK.
The Conservative MP said the UK "cannot welcome back" any British citizen that joins ISIS, as a former London schoolgirl who joined the group revealed she wished to return to the country.
The leader of the opposition at Manchester City Council has criticised plans to fine rough sleepers for 'antisocial behaviour'
James Cleverly, Deputy Chair of the Conservative Party has said that leaving the European Union without a deal would “make business harder”, but that he still thought a deal was “the most likely option”.
Islington Council have admitted to covering up an anti-Brexit billboard targeting Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in his own constituency, adding that it was simply "a mix up".
Toy manufacturer Mattel has released a range of Barbie dolls with disabilities, including one in a wheelchair and another with a removable prosthetic leg.
The campaigner and former police officer revealed he has "near zero faith" in policing minister Nick Hurd and London Mayor Sadiq Khan to protect policing in the UK.
Jon Sparkes, chief executive of Crisis, has said that it is “an appalling state of affairs” when someone has to choose between sleeping on the streets or prison, after a report said prisoners are reoffending to get a roof over their heads.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has attacked Chris Grayling over the ‘fiasco’ of having to cancel a no-deal Brexit ferry contract with a company that it did not have any boats.
Scientists are appealing to the public to submit photographs of their hands in the hope of developing new tools to track down and convict child abusers.
Playing violent video games does not cause teenagers to be aggressive, according to a University of Oxford study.
The former attorney general has revealed he would be "astonished" if the UK was ready to leave the EU on March 29, even with a deal secured.
A writer encouraged people to sign up to the Brexit party multiple times under comedic aliases
The woman behind a successful campaign to make upskirting a criminal offence has claimed the new law will "protect everyone".
Staff working on the government's Universal Credit benefits system are being balloted for strikes in a dispute over workloads and recruitment, saying that they had been treated "with contempt".
A university dodgeball team has been suspended from the student union for wearing t-shirts with antisemitic messages on them
The perfect registration plate for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is being sold on Wednesday - with a reserve price of just £300.
James and Cecelia Marsh are set to celebrate their 75th Valentine's Day together as a married couple - at the age of 95.
A student who sparked a transphobia row after tweeting “women don't have penises” has been excluded from a university debate about free speech.
A bird centre has hatched £100,000 worth of rare eggs smuggled into the UK by an SAS-trained wildlife hunter dubbed the "Pablo Escobar of the egg trade".
The Conservative MP is calling for stricter laws on taxis, including criminal record checks on drivers and CCTV in cabs.
Sir Mike Penning, chair of the all-party group investigating motorway safety, has said that smart motorways – which optimise the hard shoulder to reduce congestion – put the lives of recovery workers “at risk”.
Dame Frances Cairncross, who led a review into the future of UK media, has said that public funds should be used to rescue local journalism.
Brendan McCarthy, a tattoo artist who called himself Dr Evil, sliced off a customer's ear and another's nipple with no medical qualifications
Stephen Timms, the former shadow work and pensions secretary, said he hoped Amber Rudd could make changes to the Universal Credit system
In a statement to the House of Commons, the Prime Minister urged MPs to back her Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration to prevent a no-deal Brexit.
George Freeman, Theresa May’s former policy adviser, has said that he was looking forward to “a Valentines love-in” on Thursday, when the prime minister is set to return to update MPs on progress with the Brexit withdrawal agreement.
Nicky Morgan, chair of the Treasury Committee, has dismissed the Chancellor’s forecast of a “deal dividend” saying it was “not credible” to describe any economic boost from a Brexit deal as a "dividend".
Leader of the House Andrea Leadsom has urged MPs to support Theresa May’s deal so that they “can actually leave the EU and move forward with our lives”.
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling's decision to award contracts to three ferry companies, including one with no ships, under no-deal Brexit plans, is being challenged at the High Court.
More than a quarter of working Brits admit they are ‘married to their job’, a study has found.
Jeremy Corbyn called for the European Union to be "defeated" in explosive comments unearthed by talkRADIO.
Boris Johnson has accused the police of “wasting time” arresting women accused of being anti-transgender, when he suggests the manpower could be used to tackle knife crime.
Robert Halfon, chair of the education committee, has called for GCSEs to scrapped, saying that the education system needs a radical overhaul to tackle the threat of automation, which he calls "the march of the robots".
Sir Philip Green is facing calls to be stripped of his knighthood following allegations against him of sexual harassment and racist behaviour.
Conservative US singer Joy Villa wore an outfit referencing Donald Trump's Mexican border wall as she arrived at the Grammy awards in Los Angeles.
Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat has said the UK government should make an “exception” to allow commonwealth soldiers to bring their wives and children to the UK, as current immigration rules have seen troops take on second jobs to afford the costs.
Markus Meechan, who taught a dog to do a Nazi salute to “annoy” his girlfriend, has said that he feels he was convicted for “hurting people’s feelings” and now has a criminal record because he “offends people”.
Jewish Chronicle editor Stephen Pollard said he hoped Labour's slow progress in dealing with allegations of antisemitism would spur MPs to form a breakaway party
Sadiq Khan has announced a new scheme in which knife crime offenders will be tagged after being released from prison
Andrew Bridgen MP has said that the formation of a new Brexit party, helmed by Nigel Farage, should worry the Conservatives if they don't deliver Brexit
Scotland Yard have said a man was shot and wounded in south London as police responded to an incident
Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has written that he supports a change in the law to allow assisted dying
Seaborne Freight have had their contract to run ferries from Ramsgate to Ostend cancelled, after widespread criticism due to the company not having any boats
Paul Parker, who has received planning permission for a full-size scout walker by the A38, told talkRADIO's Richard Madeley he was "not really" a Star Wars fan.
Jennifer James has announced that she has taken £7,000 of the donated money to sort out a personal “cash flow problem”.
Conservative MP Christopher Chope, who had previously objected to a bill to criminalise upskirting, has blocked new legislation that would have strengthened laws against female mutilation.
A customer who tried to set fire to a petrol-soaked bank branch has been jailed for three-and-a-half years, police said.
Raphael Samuel is suing his parents to make a point that having children is 'selfish'
Sir Philip Green's legal action against the Daily Telegraph has been formally brought to an end by a High Court judge, after it was announced last week that the retail tycoon was dropping the case.