Coronation Street's famous cobbles are reportedly the subject of a complaint by the ITV soap's stars.
British women have named Margaret Thatcher as most inspirational female trailblazer in a poll for International Women’s Day.
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Firefighters believe a bird sparked a fire in South London when it took a smouldering cigarette back to its nest.
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Bekily the ring-tail lemur is giving Ellen DeGeneres a run for her money after snapping his own selfie at London Zoo.
Youngsters have been improving their literacy skills by telling stories to furry friends at an animal shelter.
Twitter users poke fun at Prime Minister after he posted a photo of himself allegedly on the phone to Barack Obama.
A powerful new ad by Save the Children places a British girl in the shoes of a Syrian child.
Search and rescue crews across southeast Asia have scrambled to find a Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared from air traffic control screens over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam with 239 people aboard.
Moscow mounted pressure on Ukraine on Saturday, with the Russian foreign minister denouncing the new Ukrainian authorities as puppets in the hands of armed radicals.
Oscar Pistorius told a concerned security guard on the phone that everything was "fine" after neighbours reported gunshots coming from his house the night he shot dead his girlfriend, his murder trial has heard.
Boeing's much-delayed 787 Dreamliner has hit another production problem.
Authorities in Pakistan are investigating whether malnutrition is responsible for the deaths of nearly two dozen children in the country's drought-hit desert south.
A woman working at a Chicago charity shop was killed when a gun that was in dropped-off clothing accidentally discharged, hitting her in the chest.
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