Amateur James Cahill produced arguably the biggest shock in Crucible history with a 10-8 victory over his “idol” and five-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan in the first round in Sheffield.
Rachel Johnson has insisted that standing as a candidate for pro-Remain party Change UK is “not a vote against” her brother Boris.
A fee dispute between actor Bill Cosby and one in a string of law firms hired to address his legal problems shows the firm was billing Cosby one million US dollars a month in the run-up to his first sex assault trial.
A Conservative MP ordered to carry out community service after he admitted faking two expenses invoices has been told he faces a fight to save his political career.
Criminals undertaking community payback orders (CPOs) in the Scottish Borders have good relationships with staff but there are doubts about any benefits from the punishment, inspections have found.
Up to 70 firefighters are tackling a large blaze that broke out near a wind farm on Easter Monday.
Senior royals are expected to be called upon to join US President Donald Trump at a sumptuous state banquet held in his honour.
The pilot of a helicopter that crashed on to the roof of the Clutha pub was a “stickler for procedure”, a former colleague has said.
About 60% of reported crimes are “screened out” and not fully investigated, the chief constable of Greater Manchester Police has said.
The devastated family of a youth football coach found murdered at a flat have paid tribute to the “beautiful young woman who had everything to live for”.