Dozens of people who were evacuated after potentially explosive materials were found in a house have been allowed to return to their homes.
British women have named Margaret Thatcher as most inspirational female trailblazer in a poll for International Women’s Day.
Watch a breathtaking compilation of thunderstorms, Northern Lights and the Milky Way shot from the US.
Firefighters believe a bird sparked a fire in South London when it took a smouldering cigarette back to its nest.
We're still a couple weeks away from the official end of winter, but signs of spring abound thanks to the recent wave of high pressure. Here are some images to lift sodden spirits.
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.
Britain is set to bask in the highest temperatures of the year so far today - warmer than some holiday spots in the Mediterranean, according to forecasters.
The 25th anniversary of the world wide web will be celebrated around the globe this week.
The family of a man serving life for murdering his ex-girlfriend are preparing for a last-ditch legal attempt to have key forensic exhibits retested.
Councils are to get an additional £140 million to fix roads damaged by England's record wettest winter, the Government announced.
Alex Salmond has demanded an apology from David Cameron for failing to tell Scottish ministers about a radiation problem at a nuclear submarine test reactor.
Plans to privatise probation services are being pushed through to an "impossible timetable" as ministers battle to claw back millions of pounds, campaigners have claimed.
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