P1 children from the poorest areas are almost twice as likely to be at risk of obesity as those from the least deprived areas, new figures show.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met young patients at Evelina London Children’s Hospital following the announcement the duchess was to become its new patron.
Prosecuting former soldiers over historic deaths in Northern Ireland is unfair and could inhibit servicemen’s behaviour in future operations, the former British Army commander in the region said.
Leinster and Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton has signed a contract extension with the Irish Rugby Football Union until the end of the 2020-21 season.
Health boards in Scotland are missing out on potentially hundreds of thousands of pounds by not claiming back money due for treating non-European citizens, a Holyrood committee has heard.
A cyclist in Scotland has shared a video of himself arguing with a motorist over using a mobile phone at the wheel – just moments before the angry driver rear-ends another car.
Two nuns at a California Catholic school embezzled money to fund gambling trips to Las Vegas, according to church officials.
The death of a 15-year-old girl in Edinburgh city centre is being treated as unexplained.
The number of affordable homes built in Scotland has increased by a fifth in a year, while more than 80,000 have been completed since 2007.
A new public art installation made up of melting ice blocks which aims to show the reality of climate change has been unveiled in London.