Boris Johnson has spurned Nicola Sturgeon's renewed call for a second referendum on Scottish independence in his first act as prime minister with a commanding commons majority.
Jeremy Corbyn has announced that he will call it a day as leader after failing to win a majority for Labour in the general election.
A man has been jailed for trying to smuggle 450,000 fake £1 coins into the UK.
Former Emmerdale star Sheila Mercier - who appeared in the soap's first ever show - has died at the age of 100.
England's Miss World hopeful has said the competition is evolving, hitting back at claims it is outdated.
The TopShop tycoon Sir Philip Green has struck a £310m deal to remortgage the Oxford Street flagship of his struggling retail empire.
Uber has appealed against Transport for London's (TfL) decision to strip its operating license to work in the UK's capital.
Caroline Flack has been charged with assault by beating after reports of a man being attacked, the Metropolitan Police say.
A teenager has pleaded not guilty to the manslaughter of PC Andrew Harper, as a 21-year-old man admitted plotting to steal a quad bike before the officer's death.
A US Olympic gold medallist was among several people hurt when a double-decker bus crashed into a railway bridge in Swansea.