EU debate silly, Ken Clarke says

The debate about membership of the European Union (EU) has been "silly" and retaining links with Brussels is "essential" for the UK's status in the ...

Festive drivers 'drugalyse' threat

A new roadside test could be used by police as part of a Christmas and New Year crackdown on drug driving, a home officer minister has indicated.

Murphy backs stadium drinking trial

"Working-class" football fans should be allowed to drink in the stadium before the match, according to Scottish Labour's new leader.

Farage's approval rating slips

Nigel Farage's approval rating and the popularity of his party have both slipped according to a poll which gave Labour a seven-point lead over the ...

Child abuse panel faces axe threat

The troubled child abuse inquiry panel could be disbanded in order for a new, more powerful, body to take over, Theresa May has indicated.

Hotel booking site gives assurance

One of the world's biggest hotel booking websites has insisted its customers' details are safe after a whistle-blower revealed how he helped ...

£1.2bn spending on 'Panic Saturday'

Shoppers across Britain went looking for late Christmas bargains today as h igh street spending was set to reach £1.2 billion on what was being ...

UK

Actor Deacon on harassment charge

Actor Adam Deacon has been charged with harassment.

Sir Elton marries David Furnish

Sir Elton John and David Furnish have officially got married - exactly nine years after they tied the knot in a civil partnership ceremony.

GP hours 'failing younger adults'

GP surgeries must keep up with "21st-century lifestyles", a charity has warned, after a survey found young adults head straight to accident and ...

EU debate silly, Ken Clarke says

The debate about membership of the European Union (EU) has been "silly" and retaining links with Brussels is "essential" for the UK's status in the ...

Queen attends Sandringham service

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh attended church without the rest of the royal family as they began their Christmas preparations.

11.5m tune in for Strictly finale

More than 11 million people watched Caroline Flack as she was crowned c hampion of this year's Strictly Come Dancing - but this was a million fewer ...

Apprentice finalists in last pitch

The two remaining Apprentice candidates will go head to head to launch their business ideas in the final of the hit BBC show this evening.