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Driver with 62 penalty points among thousands of offenders still on the road

A man with 62 penalty points on his licence is among thousands of motorists still allowed to drive, despite them exceeding the limit to qualify for a ban, an investigation has found.

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Jeremy Corbyn faces tough test as voters go to the polls in two by-elections

Jeremy Corbyn is facing his toughest electoral test to date as voters go to the polls in two crunch by-elections in Labour's traditional heartlands.

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Fresh UK immigration figures to be released

The latest official figures on immigration to the UK are published on Thursday.

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Predatory partner of author Helen Bailey facing life in jail for her killing

The predatory partner of Helen Bailey is facing the rest of his life in jail for drugging and killing the children's author in a plot to inherit her vast fortune.

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Barclays 'months away' from completing overhaul as profits surge to £3.23bn

Barclays boss Jes Staley said the bank is "just months away" from completing an overhaul as he unveiled a surge in annual profits.

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Prisons and Courts Bill to set out duty for jails to reform offenders

Prisons will be expected to reform criminals as well as punish them under a major justice overhaul being unveiled on Thursday.

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British Gas operating profits rise by 2% to £906m

British Gas owner Centrica has fuelled further controversy over energy prices after reporting another profit rise at its British supply business.

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Flights cancelled as 90mph Storm Doris roars towards UK

Storm Doris has reached nearly 90mph on its way to batter Britain as flights have been cancelled and commuters were warned they faced delays.

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HS2 to clear final parliamentary hurdle as Bill set for royal assent

Legislation for the first phase of the HS2 high-speed rail project is expected to pass its final hurdle on Thursday.

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OBE honour for Bond actress Naomie Harris

James Bond star Naomie Harris will be appointed an OBE by the Queen today at Buckingham Palace.

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British jihadis plotting UK attacks from Syria and Iraq on RAF 'kill list'

The RAF has been secretly targeting British jihadis plotting terror attacks against the UK from bases in Syria and Iraq, it is reported.

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Eating 10 fruit and veg portions a day 'gives best protection against disease'

Eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables every day could significantly reduce a person's risk of heart disease and cancer, a new study has found.

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Brainy teenagers more likely to drink and smoke cannabis

Bright children are more likely to drink and smoke cannabis in their teenage years, a new study has found.

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Children's documentary at home with tale of UK's Syrian refugee children

The challenges faced by refugee children fleeing war-torn Syria for a new life in the UK are explored in a documentary for children's channel CBBC.

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NHS 'faces disaster' as four in ten European doctors think of leaving

Four in 10 European doctors are considering leaving Britain following the Brexit vote, research suggests .

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Storm Doris sweeps in with snow, rain and strong winds

Snow, rain and strong winds are due to sweep in today as Storm Doris makes its presence felt around Scotland.

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Immigration income measure does not breach rights legislation - Supreme Court

An immigration income measure which is causing "hardship" for thousands of couples who want to live together in the UK does not breach human rights legislation, the UK's highest court has ruled.

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Cliff-edge Brexit would be insane, says ex-ambassador Sir Ivan Rogers

A "cliff-edge" Brexit with no exit deal would be "insane" and economically damaging for the European Union and Britain, but that does not mean it will not happen, the UK's former ambassador to the EU has said.

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Burglar scaled walls of Simon Cowell's house to get £1m of jewellery, court told

A serial burglar scaled walls to get inside Simon Cowell's house to steal jewellery worth almost £1 million from an open safe as The X Factor supremo and his family slept, a court has heard.

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Kate displays 'dreadful' pool skills during visit to child mental health unit

The Duchess of Cambridge showed off her "dreadful" pool-playing skills during a light-hearted moment after a morning talking to children and young people with complex mental health needs

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