The green belt is being "sacrificed" to make way for new homes as councils face pressure to help the Government hit a target of 200,000 new properties a year, countryside campaigners are warning. A report by the Campaign to Protect Rural England has revealed 275,000 homes are currently planned
Tips left by customers should go to workers in full - and not their employers, the Government has said in a report. Restaurants and bars could also be stopped from adding service charges to bills to remind customers they do not have to tip if they don't want to. The eight-month review of of tipping
Prince Harry will launch the countdown to the 2017 Invictus Games in Canada today - as he gears up for the this year's event in neighbouring America.
Heavy rain and high winds will create difficult driving conditions for those trudging home from bank holiday getaways.
Leicester City fans face a nail-biting wait to see if the side pulls off one of the greatest comebacks in English football history and lifts the Premier League trophy.
Synthetic cannabis is having an unprecedented and destabilising impact on prisons, according to the chief inspector of prisons.
A 21-year-old man will appear in court today charged with Syria-related terror offences.
Tens of thousands of patients are having do not resuscitate orders imposed without their families' consent, an audit has found.
Discrimination against pregnant women and new mothers in the workplace is increasing, with a report saying that some women are having their hours cut, being put on zero hours contracts or even forced out of their jobs. Citizens Advice said it had seen a 25% increase in the number of people asking for
Princess Charlotte celebrates her first birthday on Monday - and new photos of her taken by her mother the Duchess of Cambridge reveal a young royal who is growing up fast.
A woman paralysed in a horse riding accident in Egypt is expected to fly back to the UK today after an online appeal raised more than £30,000.
Almost half of Britons are unwilling to walk for 20 minutes, new research has revealed.
Pregnant women and new mothers are suffering increasing levels of unfair treatment at work, including cuts in hours, being put on zero-hours contracts or even forced out of their job, a new report has revealed.
The man behind personal identification number (PIN) technology, which allows people to withdraw cash from bank machines, has recalled his "eureka moment" as he marks 50 years since its invention.
Controversial classified military technology has just been released to the public. Get this flashlight before it's banned or runs out -limited supply!
Top Gear host Chris Evans has said it is "bizarre" that Jeremy Clarkson was fired for "losing his rag over his dinner" after surviving several prior international incidents unscathed.
Unions have welcomed plans to make sure staff receive tips left by customers in bars and restaurants.
David Cameron has admitted that the rift with Boris Johnson over the EU referendum has damaged the pair's close personal relationship.
Labour is "united" in opposing anti-Semitism, Jeremy Corbyn insisted as the row over the party's handling of controversial comments by prominent figures continued to cause serious unrest.
More than 1,000 businesses have declared a return to trading more than four months after being hit by severe flooding during winter storms, the Government said.
Ed Miliband has joined forces with the Conservatives as part of a cross-party push to persuade voters that leaving the European Union would damage the UK's environment.
Police have arrested two teenagers on suspicion of manslaughter after a 14-year-old boy died in an incident believed to involve a firearm. Officers were called to an address in Thurston, Suffolk, this afternoon where paramedics were treating a boy suffering life-threatening injuries. The boy was taken
A man is being held on suspicion of murder after the body of a teenage girl was found in the sea. Kent Police said officers were called at around 5am on Sunday following reports a girl was in the water at the Port of Ramsgate, Kent. A search involving boats and a helicopter was carried out and the
A new flashlight based on military-grade tech has been released. See why everyone from police to survivalists are grabbing one before they're banned.
Sadiq Khan has admitted the row over anti-Semitism in the Labour Party has damaged his chances of being elected London Mayor. He said Ken Livingstone's controversial comments linking Hitler and Zionism had made it "more difficult" for Jewish voters to back him in Thursday's election
A helicopter which crashed in Norway, killing 13 people, showed signs of technical problems three days before the tragedy. The crew of the Super Puma EC225 was forced to land after an indication light signalled a possible technical issue. According to CHC, the company which operated the Super Puma,