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La La Land leads pack as UK stars Andrew Garfield and Dev Patel get Oscar nods

Hollywood musical La La Land has made Oscar history as it tied with Titanic and All About Eve to become one of the most nominated films of all time, racking up 14 nods.

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British businessman 'murdered' by internet bride in Ukraine, inquest told

A wealthy British businessman who was run over in Ukraine was "murdered" by his internet bride while they celebrated their first wedding anniversary, his best friend has told an inquest into his death.

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15-year-old facing years behind bars over Portobello Road murder

A 15-year-old youth is facing years behind bars for the murder of another boy who was stabbed to death in an ambush near London's world famous Portobello Road.

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Special relationship with UK can always be closer, says White House

The special relationship between Britain and the US "can always be closer", the White House has said.

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Threat to 400 jobs as HSBC slashes IT staff and shuts another 62 branches

Nearly 400 jobs are at risk after HSBC revealed plans to slash its IT staff and make swingeing cuts to its branch network.

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Ewan McGregor pulls out of Good Morning Britain over Piers Morgan views

Hollywood star Ewan McGregor pulled out of an appearance on Good Morning Britain - saying he objected to host Piers Morgan's comments about the women's marches.

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Boy, 15, arrested after teenager stabbed in area where children heading home

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after a teenager was stabbed in a busy area where children were on their way home from school.

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PM to meet President Erdogan in Turkey

Prime Minister Theresa May is to visit Turkey on Saturday for talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Downing Street has announced.

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GPs 'could charge fees for treating patients outside NHS contract'

GP leaders are looking at ways doctors can earn extra cash from NHS patients, it has been reported.

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Offshore wind farms power cost drops by 32% in five years, says report

The cost of power from offshore wind farms has fallen by a third in five years, a report has shown.

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Burglar left note for victims saying 'nothing personal' and signed with a kiss

Burglary victims found a note on their kitchen counter saying "nothing personal" after their house was raided.

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Kate meets bereaved parents during visit to children's hospice

The Duchess of Cambridge has heard the heart-rending story of a couple who lost their young son to an inoperable brain tumour during a visit to a hospice.

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'Recruitment cannot be taken for granted' as Army misses target for new troops

The Ministry of Defence "cannot take future recruitment for granted", a minister said, as it emerged the Army missed its target last year by more than 2,500 troops.

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Number of foreign criminals sent home 'the highest number since records began'

Nearly 6,000 foreign criminals were sent home last year - the highest number since records began, the Government has said.

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Chancellor on course to meet borrowing targets following budget deficit fall

Chancellor Philip Hammond is on course to meet his borrowing targets after the budget deficit fell in December and revised figures painted a brighter picture for the UK's public finances.

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Boys get £2.20 more pocket money per week than girls, says survey

A pocket money "gender pay gap" has been uncovered by a survey, with girls being paid £2.20 a week less than boys on average.

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BT expecting £530 million hit over 'improper practices' in Italian division

BT has warned on profits after saying i t expects to take a £530 million hit from the fallout of accounting irregularities at its Italian division, up from a previous estimate of £145 million.

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'Super cases' and cyber scams send fraud soaring past £1bn mark

The cost of f raud to Britain rose above £1 billion for the first time in five years in 2016, driven in part by a huge surge in cyber crime.

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'Clear increase in penalty' for motorists guilty of serious speeding offences

Drivers responsible for the most serious speeding offences are set to face harsher penalties under new sentencing guidelines for magistrates.

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Mother jailed over 'sickening' plot to let paedophile rape daughter, seven

A woman who took part in a "sickening" plot to let a paedophile rape her seven-year-old daughter has been jailed for nine years.

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