Ofcom has launched a review of standalone landline prices over concerns that the elderly and vulnerable are being particularly affected by rising costs.
An online petition calling for the royals to pay for Buckingham Palace's £369 million refurbishment is gathering pace, attracting more than 130,000 signatures.
Cyber criminals are expected to steal more than £18.5 million from UK bank accounts over Black Friday and Cyber Monday as shoppers flock online, according to a report.
Star Wars, Lego and Nerf blasters are among the predicted top selling toys this Christmas, according to some of the UK's biggest retailers.
The shadow Scottish secretary has urged the SNP to "shine the light of truth" on policing during the 1984-85 miners' strike by holding an inquiry in Scotland.
A student whose take on the John Lewis Christmas advert racked up almost half a million views has been praised by the retail giant.
Tesco Bank will freeze customers online transactions after falling victim to a hacking attack, its chief executive has said.
The parents of a French student who has been missing for almost two weeks have issued a fresh appeal for information.
Independence campaigners who set up camp on the grounds of the Scottish Parliament have been evicted.
Work to build eight Type 26 frigates on the Clyde will begin in the summer of next year, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced.