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Theresa May turns offensive after charm fails
When Tony Blair's government was introducing its unpopular tuition fees policy, quick-witted education secretary Alan Johnson announced he and his minister of state, the burly bruiser Charles Clarke, had embarked on a charm offensive to win over rebel MPs.
New Zealand bans 'military-style' semi-automatic weapons after mosque terror attack
Military-style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles will be banned in New Zealand, the country's prime minister has said.
Birmingham mosques attacked with sledgehammers
Counter-terrorism police in the West Midlands are investigating attacks on four mosques in Birmingham overnight.
Rescue teams race to save thousands trapped by Cyclone Idai as DEC launches fundraising appeal
Aid workers are scrambling to get food and water to desperate survivors of the devastating cyclone that hit Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, as thousands remain trapped by floods.
Trump under fire over 'bizarre' John McCain funeral comments
Donald Trump has come under fire from his own party after unleashing a bizarre tirade against the late Republican Senator John McCain.
Rude Scottish words added to Oxford English Dictionary
A Scottish insult describing someone as a scrotum is among the latest additions to the Oxford English Dictionary.
Next says £15m no-deal tariff boost could mean cheaper clothes
Fashion retailer Next says a no-deal Brexit could save it up to £15m thanks to lower tariffs and that it would pass on "modest" savings to shoppers.
Man charged with murdering French woman found buried in shallow grave in London garden
A man is due to appear in court on Thursday charged with the murder of a French woman found buried in a shallow grave in a London garden.
NHS could end up short of 70,000 nurses and 7,000 GPs, warns report
The NHS could be short of 70,000 nurses and 7,000 GPs within five years unless urgent action is taken to address a growing staffing crisis, according to analysis by health think tanks.
Body recovered from Humber Estuary near Grimsby Docks
A body has been found in the Humber Estuary, according to Humberside Police.