A judge says he is satisfied former chief whip Andrew Mitchell called police officers "plebs" as he rules against the MP in a High Court libel action.
Scotland's income tax rates and bands should be set by its parliament, commission on devolving power recommends.
A man wanted in connection with the stabbing to death of a husband and wife in a Surrey village is arrested.
The government is set to miss its immigration targets as net migration to the UK reaches its highest level since the 2010 general election.
The American wife of London financier Sir Chris Hohn, Jamie Cooper-Hohn, is awarded £337m by a High Court judge in a divorce case.
Two gangs of men are convicted of a string of child sex crimes in Bristol involving the abuse, rape and prostitution of teenage girls.
The BBC has learned one of the Tesco executives suspended by the company over the £260m profit misstatement has left the company.
More than 70% of fresh chickens being sold in the UK are contaminated with the Campylobacter bug, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) reveals.
Best-selling novelist PD James, who created crime-fighting sleuth Adam Dalgliesh, dies at the age of 94.
The cricketing world is rallying around bowler Sean Abbott amid fears he may never play again after Phillip Hughes's death.
Crude oil prices slump in reaction to the decision by the Opec oil producers' cartel not to cut output.
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