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Man hit by bus as he crosses road - before walking away with bruises

A pedestrian appeared to have a lucky escape after being struck down by an out-of-control bus as he crossed the road.

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Lloyds Banking Group set to miss deadline for HBOS fraud compensation offers

Lloyds Banking Group is on course to miss a self-imposed June deadline to make compensation offers to victims of the HBOS fraud scandal.

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Queen among mourners at funeral service for Countess Mountbatten of Burma

The life of Countess Mountbatten of Burma was remembered at her funeral attended by the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and her godson, the Prince of Wales.

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Government 'using passengers as guinea pigs' in driver only trains dispute

Rail passengers suffering disruption because of industrial action are being used as "guinea pigs" by the Government which is behind moves for driver only trains, a union leader has claimed.

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UK committed to funding fusion research facility

The UK is committed to funding a leading nuclear fusion research facility after Brexit, the Business Secretary has said.

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Surrey council fire service cuts will lead to avoidable deaths, union warns

The Government's austerity programme will lead to a 69% cut in firefighter posts over 12 years in Surrey, union leaders have said.

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Man in court over 13-year-old boy's Ferrari crash death

A man has appeared in court charged with causing the death by careless driving of a 13-year-old boy when he crashed a £1.2 million Ferrari.

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Mental health patients sent long distances for care 'endemic NHS practice'

The practice of sending mental health patients far away from friends and family to receive care has become endemic in the NHS, leading doctors warned as new figures show a rise in the number of patients sent miles away.

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Queen Victoria's Osborne House garden terrace to be opened to public

The garden terrace where Queen Victoria sat painting water colours on the Isle of Wight is being opened to the public for the first time, English Heritage said.

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Five men who drowned at Camber Sands all able swimmers, inquest told

Five young friends who drowned on a day trip to a popular south coast beach with "hidden dangers" were all fit, healthy and competent swimmers, an inquest heard.

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New doors for Orangery at Windsor Castle cost £1.2 million

Replacement doors for the Orangery at Windsor Castle cost £1.2 million, royal accounts showed.

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Ex-archbishop of Canterbury resigns from honorary role after church abuse review

Former archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey has resigned from an honorary role he held within the Church of England after a damning review into the handling of the case of a bishop who abused young men.

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Prostate cancer to be targeted using frozen needles guided by MRI

Doctors will for the first time in the UK use a new "precision" treatment to target prostate cancer using frozen needles guided by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

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Duke of Edinburgh accompanies Queen to event after hospital treatment

The Duke of Edinburgh has accompanied the Queen to a Guards Polo Club event, three days after being discharged from hospital for treatment for an infection.

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Rivers and streams 'risk drying up as too much water pumped out'

More than half the chalk streams and a quarter of rivers in England are at risk of drying out as too much water is being pumped out of them, wildlife experts have warned.

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Father who took daughter on term-time holiday found guilty of rules breach

A father who fought a long-running legal battle over taking his child on a term-time holiday was on Friday found guilty over the unauthorised trip.

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Ofsted chief: Promoting British values in schools can help fight extremism

Schools can play a "crucial" role in combating extremism in the wake of recent terrorist attacks by promoting tolerance and British values, the head of Ofsted has said.

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Jeremy Corbyn suggests Labour's £10 living wage pledge would cover 16-year-olds

Jeremy Corbyn has suggested that Labour's £10 an hour living wage pledge would also apply to 16-year-old workers, signalling a major rise on the current rates.

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Inquest halted for police to re-investigate death of 11-month-old Sophie Burgess

An inquest has been halted part-way through proceedings to allow police to re-investigate the death of an 11-month-old girl, who died after being given a fatal drug overdose in hospital.

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British man dies while hiking up UAE mountain in extreme heat

A British man has died while hiking up a mountain in the desert heat in the United Arab Emirates.

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