Boris Johnson will travel to Iran on Saturday to lobby counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif for the release of jailed Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.
Coventry will host the prestigious title of UK City of Culture 2021, beating off competition from Swansea, Paisley, Stoke on Trent and Sunderland.
NHS Providers says NHS trusts have done all they can to prepare for extra winter pressures, but say hospitals are already at breaking point.
World leaders have condemned the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital as an incendiary move in a volatile region.
A Met Office Amber Weather Warning has been issued for the far north of Scotland with gusts expected of around 70-80mph and 90mph in more exposed areas.
One in five young people born in the UK at the turn of the century was obese by the age of 14, and a further 15 per cent were found to be overweight.
Time magazine has named the #MeToo campaign, to raise awareness about sexual harassment and assault, as the most influential "person" in 2017.
President Vladimir Putin has announced he would seek re-election in March 2018, a contest opinion polls show he will win comfortably.
A man has been remanded in custody after appearing before Magistrates charged with an attempt to kill Prime Minister Theresa May.
President Donald Trump has said America's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is long overdue.
After a Brexit deal collapsed, Theresa May is coming under pressure to soften the EU divorce by keeping Britain in the single market and customs union after Brexit.
The Public Accounts Committee says an 'enormous amount' needs to be done to combat online fraud and banks should take more responsibility.
Russia has been banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics after evidence emerged of an "unprecedented systematic manipulation" of the anti-doping system.
Several people have been injured in a train crash near the German city of Duesseldorf, fire department and police spokesmen said in a statement.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said a government report concluded it was "conceivable" that security services could have prevented the Manchester attack
Spain's Supreme Court said it had withdrawn an international arrest warrant for Catalonia's pro-independence former leader, in self-imposed exile in Belgium.
Britain wants any regulatory alignment for Northern Ireland to apply to the whole of the United Kingdom after Brexit, David Davis has said.
The high court's action means that the ban will now go fully into effect for people from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen seeking to enter the United States
7% more Strictly Come Dancing-related searches than Brexit
Children need to be educated on the risks, according the National Crime Agency
Theresa May failed to strike a Brexit deal with the EU despite reports of an agreement that would have kept Northern Ireland aligned with EU regulations.
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