'Help people build their own homes'

Making it easier for people to get land and build their own home would help ease the housing crisis facing Britain, a Conservative MP has told the ...

Secure hospitals staff to strike

Staff at three high security psychiatric hospitals will go on strike today in the bitter dispute with the Government over health workers' pay.

Home parties 'kingmakers at polls'

Welsh nationalist leader Leanne Wood insists her party, the SNP and the Greens could be kingmakers at the next general election.

Lord Smith says commission is already finding areas of agreement

The man in charge of producing a package of more powers for Scotland has no doubt an agreement will be thrashed out by November — because he’s ...

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Brand 'open' to US 9/11 conspiracy

Comedian Russell Brand has said he is "open-minded" about the idea that the US government was behind the 9/11 attacks as he made a second appearance ...

TSB hails current account boost

TSB hailed an above-target performance in the current account market today but said it was being held back by the low level of switching among UK ...

US network AMC to run BBC America

The BBC has agreed a £125 million (200m dollar) deal with an American film and TV network to take over the day-to-day running of the corporation's US ...

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Rail workers seconds from death

Nine rail workers were just seconds from death after being given no warning that an 80mph passenger train was bearing down on them, rail accident ...

MI5 agent was suburban bank clerk

The lone MI5 agent who secretly penetrated the ranks of Britain's wartime Nazi sympathisers has been identified as an unassuming suburban bank clerk.

Killer driver facing long jail term

A driver who knocked down and killed a university student will be sentenced today after being told to expect a lengthy term of imprisonment.

'Help people build their own homes'

Making it easier for people to get land and build their own home would help ease the housing crisis facing Britain, a Conservative MP has told the ...

Disabled woman 'capable of consent'

A 22-year-old woman who has a significant learning disability and a history of "abusive and exploitative relationships" with sexual partners does ...

Man charged over Syria terrorism

A 26-year-old man has been charged with the preparation of Syria-related terrorism acts.

Ashya 'responded well' to treatment

Five-year-old brain cancer patient Ashya King has responded well but has not fully recovered as he nears the end of his proton therapy treatment, the ...