Uriah Heep and Spiders From Mars bassist Trevor Bolder has died following a battle with cancer, his band said. He was 62.
Dame Judi Dench has described herself as being "very proud" to be the first patron of a new campaign to preserve the Bomber Command Memorial for generations to come.
A woman has been detained by police after trying to drive through the main gates of the House of Commons.
The mother of a "supremely courageous and inspiring" British soldier who died as he protected the lives of his comrades in a battle with Taliban fighters in Afghanistan has spoken of her pride after accepting his posthumous Victoria Cross (VC).
Experts found "very strong evidence" of burnt human skull remains at the home of the man accused of murdering April Jones, a jury has heard.
The implementation of the new NHS non-emergency advice line has caused harm to patients, the director of patient safety at NHS England has admitted.
Britain sent seven children to fight in Afghanistan and Iraq during a four-year period, it has emerged.
Embattled NHS boss Sir David Nicholson plans to retire next year, with a pension pot worth almost £1.9 million.
The Government's plans to legalise gay marriage have cleared the House of Commons despite more Tory MPs voting against the proposals than voting in favour of them.
Three forgers have been jailed for what police believe is the largest ever plot to make fake pound coins in the UK, some of which may still be in circulation.
A heartless conman who fleeced more than £170,000 out of a string of women he met on a website for "sugar daddies" has been jailed for seven years.
Health chiefs are appealing to children still unprotected against measles to sign up to an in-school vaccination drive before it ends.
Tulisa Contostavlos has finally confirmed she will not be returning as a judge to X Factor this year.
Many hospital emergency departments have dropped the Government's four-hour target to deal with patients because of soaring demand, MPs have heard.
The legalisation of gay marriage is poised to be approved by MPs after surviving a Tory backbench bid to derail it.
An Australian team has won the best show garden prize for the first time in the Chelsea Flower Show's 100-year-history - with one of its members celebrating by stripping off and going for an impromptu swim.
Detectives are treating the death of a 20-month-old girl as murder and have named her mother as a suspect.
Britain's most successful mountaineer has become the first person to scale the three peaks of Mount Everest's Western Cwm in one climb.
Flower delivery network Interflora has won its long-running trademark dispute with Marks & Spencer.
Injured singer George Michael fell from his vehicle on to the carriageway of the M1 motorway, an eyewitness has claimed.
Comedy writer Eddie Braben, the third man behind the success of Morecambe and Wise, has died at the age of 82, his manager said.
The Queen said she was "deeply saddened" by the loss of life and devastation caused by the tornado in Oklahoma and sent her "deepest sympathies" to all those whose lives have been affected.
David Cameron has sought to smooth relations with angry local Tories, insisting he would never have anyone close to him who "sneered" at them.
The Government could cut schools spending without compromising standards, an independent think-tank has claimed.
Chart star George Michael has been airlifted to hospital for treatment to head injuries after a motorway accident - the latest car drama for the troubled singer.
The father of a 20-month-old toddler who was found dead at a house has spoken of the loss of his "uniquely beautiful" daughter who meant the world to him.
The widow of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko has accused a coroner of abandoning his search for the truth about Russian state responsibility for her husband's death.
It was "common practice" for undercover police officers within Scotland Yard to use dead children's identities, an investigation has found.
The man accused of murdering April Jones told police he had a "mental block" about what happened to her body, a jury has heard.
Madeleine McCann's parents are said to be "very, very pleased" with Scotland Yard's review of their daughter's disappearance, as it emerged detectives have identified "more than a handful of people of interest" in the case.
Jamie Oliver has compared unhealthy packed lunches with child abuse and said the Government should do more to improve school meals.
Two people have been charged with drug trafficking offences after cocaine worth up to £1 million was found hidden inside cakes at Gatwick Airport.
Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell denied a series of child sex offences when he appeared in court.
The family of a British construction worker murdered by his Islamist kidnappers just minutes after a joint UK and Nigerian rescue operation stormed their compound has praised the soldiers who tried to save him and said the Government had been right to send them.
Two care assistants who abused severely disabled patients are guilty of "an appalling abuse of trust and a violation of what society should be able to expect from people in the care profession", prosecutors have said.
Fire and rescue services in England could save up to £200 million a year if they were operated more efficiently, according to a report.
Sir Bruce Forsyth has ended speculation by signing up for the next series of Strictly Come Dancing.
Culinary TV star Paul Hollywood has split from his wife after 15 years of marriage.
The RAF's Red Arrows air display team has been cleared by the Chief of the Air Staff to fly in displays this year, the RAF said.
A UK tourist has been jailed for eight years for the manslaughter of a British soldier in Cyprus, the Ministry of Defence said.
Prime Minister David Cameron's plans for same-sex marriage have unnecessarily upset "vast numbers of people", Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has said.
Traffic-light jumpers and speeding motorists are to be dealt with in special traffic courts in a bid to free up time for more serious cases, the Government said.
A facial reconstruction of King Richard III is going on display in Leicester's Guildhall on the first stop of a nationwide tour.
Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell will appear in court later for a further hearing over alleged child sex offences.
The driver of a speedboat which killed two members of the same family as it raged out of control in a coastal beauty spot was not attached to a safety device designed to cut power in an emergency, investigators have said.
Education Secretary Michael Gove has announced the appointment of the first Chief Social Worker for children and families in England, as well as a new fast-track scheme designed to attract top graduates into the profession.
Parents should give their children "lots of hugs", play games and ensure youngsters get enough sleep, according to new advice from headteachers.
Average petrol and diesel prices have fallen but the situation remains fragile, according to the AA.
David Cameron has signalled he is ready to compromise to end the coalition stand-off over flagship childcare reforms.
A soldier thought to have survived the worst ever battlefield injuries in Afghanistan will be made an MBE by the Prince of Wales.
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