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Fifteen high-profile figures and celebrities settle phone hacking claims against News of the World

A number of high-profile figures and celebrities have settled claims against News Group Newspapers (NGN) over phone hacking at the now-defunct News…

Storm Barra: More ice, wind, and rain to come, along with flooding

Storm Barra is not quite done with the UK yet - more ice, wind, and rain are on the way, with flooding expected in some parts.

COVID-19: Margaret Keenan urges people to 'just do it' and get the jab - a year after becoming first…

The grandmother who made history when she got the Pfizer COVID jab exactly a year ago has urged anyone still to get vaccinated to "just do it" and…

Footage reveals No 10 staff joking about 'Christmas party' in Downing St last year while under strict…

Boris Johnson is facing a furious backlash after footage emerged of Number 10 officials joking and laughing about a Christmas party in Downing Street…

COVID-19: Nurse giving out coronavirus vaccines reveals why she was worried about getting her own

A nurse has revealed why she was worried about getting her COVID vaccine and waited two months before taking up the offer.

COVID-19: Boosters will probably be needed for 'years to come', says Pfizer

People will probably need coronavirus booster jabs "for a number of years to come", a Pfizer boss has said.

'Our most common call is shootings or stabbings': A night with London's Air Ambulance

London's Air Ambulance which specialises in dealing with high trauma cases say their most common call out is knife or gun wounds but that they are…

Storm Barra: Dramatic images show impact of violent winds, heavy snow and flooding

Storm Barra is battering the UK with 80mph winds, rain and snow - and has left at least 59,000 people without power and areas flooded.

COVID-19: Omicron may be more infectious - but do we need to worry if it causes less severe disease?

As Boris Johnson told his cabinet on Tuesday morning, the early information around Omicron appears to suggest that the new variant is more transmissible…

Climate change: UK government in court over £867m Mozambique gas project money

The UK government was wrong to conclude that committing $1.15bn (£867m) to a contentious Mozambique gas project was compatible with the Paris…

COVID-19: UK records 101 new Omicron variant cases in past 24 hours taking total to 437

Another 101 Omicron COVID variant cases have been recorded in the UK, taking the total across the country to 437.

Queen holds virtual audience as she takes on light duties at Windsor Castle

The Queen has held a virtual audience at Windsor Castle receiving the Ambassador of Somalia.

Thorbjorn Olesen: Golfer 'embarrassed' by claims he drunkenly groped woman on BA flight

Ryder Cup winner Thorbjorn Olesen has said he was "embarrassed and felt horrible" after being accused of drunkenly groping a woman on a British Airways…

Lyra McKee: Police search Paris office of production company in Belfast journalist murder probe

Police investigating the murder of Belfast journalist Lyra McKee have searched the Paris office of a production company and seized "a number of items".

Foxes likely behind 'Croydon cat killer' mutilations, says Royal Veterinary College study

Foxes were most likely to blame for many of the so-called "Croydon cat killer" mutilations, according to new research.