Britons are being urged to check on their neighbours as a heatwave hits the country this week.
The UK is set for potentially record-breaking night-time temperatures this week as a heatwave caused by hot air from Africa sweeps in.
Charlie Elphicke, the Conservative MP for Dover, has been charged with three counts of sexual assault against two women.
The crew of a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf have been pictured inside the vessel for the first time since armed soldiers took control.
A British teenager who saw the Columbine killers as "poster boys" and had a "deep and persistent" interest in mass shootings has been found guilty of trying to buy a gun and ammunition to endanger life.
Almost a million public sector workers will receive an above-inflation pay rise, the government has announced.
Volvo is recalling 507,000 cars worldwide after an investigation discovered a fault engine component which could cause the vehicles to catch fire.
A 21-year-old man has died after being stabbed in the chest in Sheffield.
Tensions between the UK and Iran show no sign of easing thanks to the latest drama in the Gulf, which saw a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Tehran as it sailed through the Strait of Hormuz.
Whirlpool has begun a recall of an estimated 500,000 tumble dryers over fire risk concerns - after it was ordered by the government to take action.