A senior BBC executive who earns a six-figure salary claimed almost £400 when his holiday was cancelled in the aftermath of the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal.
Royal Mail workers have voted in favour of boycotting competitors' mail and have massively rejected the Government's controversial plan to privatise the company.
Outgoing Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King is being made a peer, Downing Street confirmed.
Britain is in a "very parlous state" morally because of a lack of vision about what kind of society we want, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said.
Moors Murderer Ian Brady remains "chronically psychotic" and should remain in a hospital setting for treatment, his mental health tribunal has heard.
The Treasury is "actively considering" steps to return partially state-owned Lloyds Bank to the private sector, and may offer some shares to the public, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced.
Police have been asked to launch an investigation into the allegations of a cover-up at the health regulator, it has emerged.
A trader has been fined for trying to sell a rabbit at a market, despite its overgrown teeth.
Mothers in the UK have been reassured over claims that a chemical in plastic water bottles may be linked to cancer.
Families of British soldiers killed and injured fighting in Iraq have been given the go-ahead to bring compensation claims against the Government.
The BBC has spent more than £22 million in pay-offs known as compromise agreements over the last six years, it has been reported.
David Cameron has promised that Britain will not "plunge recklessly" into deeper involvement in the Syrian civil war, but said it was not possible to ignore the escalating slaughter going on in the country.
Dundee, Hull, Leicester and Swansea Bay are the four contenders which have made it through to the shortlist for the UK's next City Of Culture.
An 11-stone bullmastiff dog has become the fattest pet to enter an animal charity's fit club.
The UK may bask in the hottest day of the year so far on Wednesday.
Nearly 40,000 incidents of physical restraint on mental health patients in England were recorded in one year - with more than 3,000 in the "dangerous" face-down position - according to figures released by a charity.
A new front-of-pack food label that has the support of health groups and all the major supermarkets has been launched to help tackle the obesity crisis.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London even if sex charges against him are dropped, because he fears moves are already under way to extradite him to the United States, he has revealed.
Much of the local road network could become unusable should there be more flooding or another severe winter, highways bosses are warning.
Commons Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans has been further arrested on suspicion of three counts of indecent assault.
It has been a part of the Promise for over a century, but from now on girls will no longer pledge their devotion to God when they join the Guides.
The father of a teenager who was killed by a train in an apparent suicide pact with a school friend has spoken of his grief.
A headmaster has paid tribute to two of his teenage pupils who died after being struck by a passenger train.
More than 4,000 soldiers have been told that they have lost their jobs in the latest round of Army redundancies.
Recent wet summers in the UK may have been caused by a major warming of the North Atlantic Ocean, leading scientists and meteorologists have said.
Radical plans to split Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) into a "good" bank and a "bad" bank must be looked at immediately as part of an urgent rethink of Government plans for privatisation, according to an influential Parliamentary commission.
A convicted date rapist has been sentenced to life imprisonment for three more rapes on teenage women, Scotland Yard said.
A petition backed by more than 85,000 people calling for bravery medals to be given to three women who intervened in the aftermath of the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby has been delivered to Downing Street.
The acquittal of accused murderer Amanda Knox was full of "deficiencies, contradictions and illogical" conclusions Italy's high court has ruled, ordering a fresh look at all the evidence to determine whether she did kill her flatmate Meredith Kercher.
Moors Murderer Ian Brady was slapped down by the judge hearing his mental health tribunal after first walking out, then complaining: "I've listened to this ad nauseam."
A former police authority chairman has been convicted of persuading a friend to take three penalty points for him so he avoided a driving ban and furthered his career.
The handover of security in Afghanistan to its own armed forces is a "hard-fought milestone", Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said.
A legal observer "kettled" during a demonstration against Government cuts has won a High Court declaration that police acted unlawfully when they filmed her and required the handover of personal information before letting her go.
Cheering crowds and ecstatic racegoers have greeted the Queen as she made a grand entrance to Royal Ascot.
Leaders of the world's most powerful nations appeared to have papered over their differences on Syria to agree a joint position after fraught talks at the G8 summit.
Britain is expected to bask in its hottest days of the year so far, with Wednesday predicted to be even hotter.
Apprentice boffin Tom Pellereau is hoping his latest invention is up to scratch as he unveiled a safe nail-clipper for babies.
An eight-year-old boy who was reported missing by his family has been found after a police search operation.
Internet and technology giants including Google and Microsoft are to be summoned to a meeting in Westminster where they will come under "unrelenting" pressure to do more to tackle online child porn.
Two women have died and five other people have been taken to hospital after a house fire.
Two companies which appear in BBC3 series The Call Centre have been issued with fines totalling close to a quarter of a million pounds for nuisance calls, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has said.
Naturists are to be banned from a renowned beauty spot after police were alerted to indecent acts at the popular beach.
A petition calling for bravery medals to be given to three women who intervened in the aftermath of the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby is to be presented to Downing Street.
Leading scientists and meteorologists are meeting at the Met Office to discuss the UK's unusual weather patterns in recent years.
Huge problems are building up in social services departments because of staff shortages and "impossibly high" child protection caseloads, a union has warned.
Demand for the HS2 high-speed rail project has "likely been overestimated" and the £33 billion project does not offer good value for money, according to a report by a think-tank.
The proportional share of death and serious injury on the roads involving children aged under five is at the highest level for 10 years, according to a report.
A homeowner tried to wriggle out of paying their TV licence fee by claiming they merely used the glow from the set as a lamp to help them read.
A prison wing for low-risk inmates has been described by inspectors as the "worst establishment we have inspected in many years" following an unannounced visit.
Art collector Charles Saatchi has admitted assaulting his wife Nigella Lawson during an argument outside a London restaurant, it is understood.
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