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  • Heads warn of 'unfair' grades for A-level students

    Top grades are up, but head teachers warn of "heartbreaking" volatility at school and student level.

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  • Weather 'had impact' on fatal train derailment near Stonehaven

    Scotland's transport secretary says it is clear extreme weather had an impact on the accident which left three dead.

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  • UK heatwave: Thunderstorms forecast after scorching temperatures

    Yellow storm warnings are issued for swathes of the UK as forecasters warn of flash flooding.

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  • UK 'must anticipate hostile states utilising pandemic'

    China and Russia are among countries willing to use coronavirus to their advantage, MPs say.

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  • Tui: Holiday bookings for next summer jump 145%

    The travel giant makes a £1bn loss in three months - but says summer bookings for 2021 are up 145%.

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  • Breast screening women in their 40s 'could save lives'

    But experts caution there are many other considerations, including cost and over-diagnosis.

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  • Coronavirus in Scotland: 'At least nine' cases in new Orkney cluster

    NHS Orkney says the Covid-19 cases detected on the islands could be linked the Aberdeen cluster.

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  • Wales weather: Lightning strikes house and homes flooded

    Fire fighters attend several incidents following night-time thunderstorms.

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  • National Express to use jobs bonus to cut bus fares

    The government's job retention bonus scheme will be used to cut fares in the West Midlands and Dundee.

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  • Family's fears over Leicestershire double murderer's release

    A brother says he does not want his sister's occult-obsessed killer back in the community yet.

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  • Coronavirus: How can I find a new job?

    Jobseekers are having a tough time at the moment but some sectors are hiring and support is available.

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  • South west England full to capacity, say police

    Devon and Cornwall tourists are told show "greater respect" after record demand for 999 services.

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  • Coronavirus: Aberdeen local lockdown to remain in place

    The first minister says the number of new cases in the city continues to be far higher than other parts of the country.

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  • Coronavirus: Greater Manchester Police chief issues A-level party warning

    Assistant Chief Constable Nick Bailey says police "do not want to spoil a joyous occasion".

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  • Coronavirus spread fear of Sheffield carer who went untested

    Alison Taylor fears she may have been unwittingly responsible for spreading Covid-19 to care homes.

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  • Airline refunds: 'We're still waiting after five months'

    David Hanson's dream holiday was cancelled, but like many Brits he's been waiting months for a refund.

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  • Coronavirus: 'Horrifying' death rate of dementia patients

    They account for more than one in five Covid-19 deaths, prompting action calls in case of a second wave.

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  • Unemployment rate: How many people are out of work?

    The number of people claiming benefits has surged, but the unemployment rate has barely moved. Why?

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  • Coronavirus: Bradford footballer Adam Nowakowski on £1 a week

    Adam Nowakowski gives something back after coronavirus forced the National League to be abandoned.

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  • Unemployment in the pandemic: 'It's hard to stay positive'

    The government's furlough scheme has stopped unemployment surging, but that may be changing.

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