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Hinkley Point: We're ready when you are, EDF boss tells government

EDF's chief executive has said the company is "ready" to start building Hinkley Point C as soon as the Government gives the go-ahead.

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'My house is a bad house,' said sibling of murdered Ellie Butler

The younger sibling of murdered six-year-old Ellie Butler told of life in "my ... bad house", a judge has said.

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Holidaymakers using Port of Dover urged to stock up on supplies

Holidaymakers travelling through Dover are being urged to stock up on vital supplies following severe delays last weekend.

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Anti-terror police offer support in airman abduction bid probe

Anti-terror police have offered to support the investigation into the attempted abduction by two men of a serviceman outside an RAF base.

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RAC call outs double for pothole-related damage

The proportion of vehicle breakdowns caused by pothole-related damage has more than doubled over the past decade, according to a new study.

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5p charge sees six billion fewer single-use plastic bags

Shoppers in England are set to take home six billion fewer single-use plastic bags this year as a result of the 5p charge, early figures suggest.

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Mother of Briton accused of Donald Trump shooting bid in plea over legal costs

The mother of a 20-year-old British man accused of attempting to shoot Donald Trump has launched a crowd-funding campaign to cover his legal costs.

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Owen Smith in 'enemy territory' as he makes Labour leadership pitch in Liverpool

Labour leadership challenger Owen Smith is taking his battle to topple Jeremy Corbyn into "enemy territory" with a campaign push in Liverpool.

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'Over-tired' FlyDubai pilots raise fears over rotas

Pilots at a budget airline involved in a fatal crash earlier this year have said they are over-tired and being asked to work too many hours, according to reports.

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Actress Honeysuckle Weeks 'safe and sound' after police launch search

Foyle's War actress Honeysuckle Weeks has been found safe and well, her sister said.

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Harry Potter still casting a spell on opening night of The Cursed Child drama

Harry Potter fans will be hoping to catch a glimpse of stars such as JK Rowling at the opening gala of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child.

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London to welcome yacht crews as Clipper Round the World Race concludes

London will host the finishing parade of the Clipper Round the World Race as a 12-strong fleet of yachts marks a complete journey around the globe.

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UK ticketholder wins £61m EuroMillions jackpot

A UK ticketholder has scooped the £61.1 million jackpot in the EuroMillions draw.

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Barclays warns of adverse Brexit impact as profits dive to £2.06bn

Pre-tax profits at Barclays tumbled 21% to £2.06 billion in the first half of the year as the lender warned that Brexit could have a negative impact on the bank.

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More than 30 million images recovered in online child abuse inquiry

Police found more than 30 million pictures involving youngsters being abused and identified more than 500 victims in Scotland's first-ever national operation to tackle online child sex abuse.

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Motion of contempt urged against Philip Hammond over Yemen statements

Chancellor Philip Hammond is facing calls for a Commons motion of contempt to be tabled against him over answers given to Parliament about Yemen by the Foreign Office when he was in charge of the department.

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New drugs available after Cancer Drugs Fund revamp

The NHS has announced new potentially life-saving medicines that will be made available to patients as part of the revamped Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF).

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Experts warn of health problems in 'often brief lifetime' of British bulldog

The British bulldog - symbol of Churchillian courage and perseverance - is at risk of being defeated by its unhealthy genes, experts have warned.

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European spacecraft on track to reach Mars in October

A European spacecraft spearheading a trail-blazing search for life on Mars is on track to reach the Red Planet in October.

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Man accused of imprisoning daughter in Saudi Arabia fails to limit reporting

An academic at the centre of family court litigation in London after being accused of imprisoning his 21-year-old daughter at their home in Saudi Arabia has failed in a bid to limit reporting of the case.

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