Kent M20 shut after crash and footbridge collapse

A footbridge collapses on a motorway following a crash on one of the busiest travel days of the year. …read more  


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Scotland's Richard Gadd wins Edinburgh Comedy Award

Scotland’s Richard Gadd is announced as the winner of this year’s Edinburgh Comedy Award. …read more  


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Labour leadership: Smith pledges to scrap tuition fees

Labour leadership hopeful Owen Smith sets out his plans to scrap university tuition fees in an effort to win over the youth vote from current leader Jeremy Corbyn. …read more  


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Traffic tailback warning for bank holiday weekend

Motorists are being warned to expect tailbacks as millions of Britons set out on breaks or day trips over the bank holiday weekend. …read more  


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I Am Team GB: Sports clubs open doors for free

Thousands of sports clubs across the UK are opening their doors for free on Saturday following Team GB’s success at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. …read more  


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Barnardo's archive photos reveal first foster children

Previously unseen photographs of some of England’s first foster children – and the stories of what happened next – are released by the charity Barnardo’s to mark its 150th birthday. …read more  


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Theresa May launches race audit of public services

Theresa May orders a review to expose any inequalities in the way ethnic minorities and white working class people are treated by public services such as the NHS, schools and the criminal justice system. …read more  


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Paul McCartney demo given to Cilla Black goes up for auction

A long-lost demo disc recorded by Paul McCartney that was given to Cilla Black is estimated to fetch £15,000 at auction later. …read more  


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NI terrorism: Royal Marine Ciarán Maxwell's detention extended

Detectives who arrested a serving royal marine in a Northern Ireland-related terrorism investigation are granted a further five days to question him. …read more  


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Sir Richard Branson 'thought he would die' in bike crash

Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson says he thought he was “going to die” after crashing his bike on the Caribbean island of Virgin Gorda. …read more  


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Roman massacre

BBC Scotland’s Willie Johnston reports from a flat-topped hill in Dumfriesshire which could have a more bloody past than previously suspected. …read more  


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How much exercise is safe during pregnancy?

There are conflicting views on whether it’s safe to exercise during pregnancy – we hear from a former Olympian and mums. …read more  


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Head teacher Ashley Yates jailed for filming pupils in toilets

A primary school head teacher who used a spy pen to film pupils in the toilets at his school is jailed. …read more  


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Migrants rescued from sandbank off Kent coast

Six migrants who were trying to reach the Kent coast in a small boat are rescued from a sandbank in the English Channel. …read more  


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NI terrorism: Royal Marine arrested over Northern Ireland-related terrorism still being held

A serving Royal Marine, arrested in Somerset as part of an investigation into Northern Ireland-related terrorism, is still being questioned. …read more  


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