The nation is reconsidering its use of disposable coffee cups, as MPs call for a levy and popular chains introduce incentives to curb our addiction to plastic-lined one-use cups.
A total of 45 victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy have now been identified.
British Virgin Islanders say they are “terrified” of the prisoners who escaped because of the damage caused by Hurricane Irma.
Growing resistance to commonly prescribed antibiotics is one of the biggest public health threats of modern times with the potential to cause 80,000 deaths in the UK over the next 20 years. But a team of scientists at St Andrews University - awarded a prestigious prize in London this week - is fighting back. Michael Alexander reports.
Like it or not the annual John Lewis Christmas advert seems to have become a major festive event, anticipated as much as the first piece of chocolate in an advent calendar or the first signs of snow.
Skipper, ocean advocate, artist and environmental campaigner Emily Penn is leading a Round Britain sailing expedition to draw attention to the plastic pollution, and its potential health implications, in our seas. Michael Alexander spoke to her about the campaign.
Rumours are circulating that Britpop legends Oasis are re-forming for a benefit gig in their home city of Manchester this weekend.
A crowdfunding campaign to hire a private investigator to search for a missing RAF serviceman from Fife has exceeded its £20,000 target in less than two days.
Researchers sailing in Antarctica managed to capture the moment a penguin hopped aboard their boat and had a nose around, before jumping back into the icy waters.
A small heatwave will hit the UK this week, but will bring with it thunderstorms and heavy rain.