The Queen has said Scotland's vote to stay part of the UK was "a result that all of us throughout the United Kingdom will respect"…
Joyce Thacker is leaving her job as director of children's services for Rotherham Council after weeks of criticism.
A Utah doctor and former bishop who drowned his wife in a bathtub so he could begin a new life with his mistress has been sentence…
Alex Salmond is standing down as Scotland's First Minister and SNP leader after his dream of an independent country was shattered.
Swampy woodland in northeastern Pennsylvania is being scoured in the search for an "armed and extremely dangerous" survivalist sus…
Police investigating the disappearance of teenager Alice Gross are searching a second property in west London.
The UK as we know it is dead and "not fit for purpose" the leaders of Wales and Northern Ireland have declared.
France has destroyed an Islamic State (IS) logistics depot in its first airstrikes against the militant group in Iraq.
The Scottish referendum has set records for turnout, and engaged a generation who are normally switched off from politics.
A father who shook and beat his baby daughter to death has admitted the murder during his trial at the Old Bailey.
An important subplot of this week's constitutional convulsions was the role of former prime minister Gordon Brown.
Wembley will host the final and semi-finals of the 2020 European Championships, Uefa has announced.
One of the first people in the world to get his hands on the new iPhone swiftly had his heart in his mouth… when he dropped it o…
A woman has been arrested after police launched a murder inquiry into the death of a 96-year-old woman at a care home.
More than one weapon may have been used in the double murder of Britons Hannah Witheridge and David Miller, according to police in…
British fighter jets have been scrambled to intercept two Russian planes flying through international airspace.
Cher is being sued for racial and age discrimination by three dancers who claim she wrongly fired them from her tour.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has been fined almost £300m by a court in China - a record in the country - for bribing health officials to…
Angelina Jolie's surprise announcement last year that she had undergone a preventative double mastectomy has helped double referra…
David Cameron has promised new powers for Scotland as 55% of the country voted to reject independence.
The pound has strengthened and the FTSE 100 opened 50 points higher following the No vote in Scotland's independence referendum.
Politicians have hailed the "incredible" turnout in the Scottish referendum after a campaign that energised voters across the coun…
Supporters of both the Yes and No campaigns have been giving their reactions to Scotland's decision to reject independence.
A Florida man has killed his six grandchildren, his daughter and himself in a mass shooting in the town of Bell.
Police are investigating allegations of voter fraud in the Scottish referendum in Glasgow, election officials have confirmed.
President Obama's plan to train and equip "moderate" Syrian rebels has passed Congress, despite misgivings among lawmakers.
Sky News is forecasting that Scotland has rejected independence, meaning the United Kingdom will remain intact.
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