Heroin-related deaths growing across the UK – as government accused of not caring by one of its own drugs advisers

The government has been accused by one of its own drugs advisers of not caring about…

Commonwealth Games: Rebecca Adlington on how the Games inspired her

The Commonwealth Games have begun in Birmingham, with athletes from across the world coming to the…

Postal workers suffered more than 1,600 dog attacks in the last year, says Royal Mail

Dog attacks are leaving postal workers with permanent and disabling injuries, with figures showing more than…

Cost of living: Windfall tax won’t help say energy companies as Sunak considers including green producers in levy

A plea against a windfall tax on energy companies has been made in an open letter…

Celebrities rally to support 11-year-old who lost finger ‘fleeing school bullies’

Celebrity sports stars have joined the hundreds of people who have sent messages of support to…

Bounced from home to home, neglected, raped and abused – the heartbreaking story of a teenage life in care

Amber, 19, has waved her anonymity to tell her story. From the age of 13 she…

Boris Johnson pens open letter to children of Ukraine, saying: ‘You are not alone’

Boris Johnson has written an open letter to the children of Ukraine, praising them as role…

Monkeypox: Close contacts at highest risk of exposure should self-isolate for three weeks, new UK guidance says

Close contacts of monkeypox cases with the highest risk of exposure should self-isolate for 21 days,…

Manchester City hold off Liverpool to win Premier League title after stunning comeback

Manchester City have held off Liverpool to win the Premier League by a single point after…

Big Ben is back telling the time – and the bongs will soon ring out again

An £80m makeover of Big Ben is nearly complete, restoring the world’s most famous clock face…

Priti Patel to urge MPs to stop using ‘mob rule’ and support new policing powers

Home Secretary Priti Patel will tell MPs “we do not make policy through mob rule” as…

Partygate: Sue Gray’s team reject claim she initiated meeting with Boris Johnson over report

Pressure is growing on Number 10 to explain a meeting between Sue Gray and Boris Johnson…

COVID: Spain relaxes entry rules for Britons ahead of summer holidays

Unvaccinated Britons planning summer holidays in Spain will be able to enter the country more easily…

The story of how an energy crisis very quickly turns into an everything price rise

This is the story of the economic shockwave currently running through this country – along supply…

Fears ‘biggest rail strike in modern history’ will create ‘serious challenges’ in keeping goods moving and supermarkets stocked

Fears of yet more supply issues and empty supermarket shelves have been raised after rail unions…