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French citizens turn out at UK polling stations for presidential election

Tens of thousands of French citizens living in the United Kingdom have turned out across the country to vote in one of the closest presidential elections of modern times.

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Ron Howard leads tributes as Happy Days actress Erin Moran dies at 56

Former Happy Days actors Ron Howard and Henry Winkler have led tributes to their co-star Erin Moran, who has died at the age of 56.

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Thieves kill man after running him over in his own car

A man has been killed by thieves who ran him over in his own car after he confronted them outside his home, police said.

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Tycoon Sir Philip Green 'could still lose knighthood year after BHS collapse'

Sir Philip Green has been warned that he could still be stripped of his knighthood and faces further questions from MPs, one year after the collapse of BHS.

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Jeremy Corbyn raises prospect of Labour abolishing nuclear deterrent

Jeremy Corbyn has raised the prospect that a Labour government could scrap Britain's Trident nuclear deterrent.

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TSB boss hits out at plans to spare RBS from selling off Williams & Glyn

The boss of TSB has hit out at plans to spare Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) from selling off its Williams & Glyn network, adding that competition concerns will not be addressed by a £750 million pot of Government money for challenger banks.

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Britain's Got Talent attracts biggest TV audience of 2017 so far

Britain's Got Talent has drawn the biggest TV audience of the year so far, with 9.2 million people tuning in to watch the second episode of the series.

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Strength of 'brand Britain' important post-Brexit, says Cath Kidston boss

The chief executive of Cath Kidston has said it is essential for "brand Britain" that businesses continue to have access to key markets and fresh talent and that the rights of EU nationals are protected following Brexit.

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Lockerbie bomber's family will begin bid to appeal against conviction

The family of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi will launch a bid to appeal against his conviction within a fortnight.

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Burka ban reversal not an attack on Muslims, Ukip leader says

Paul Nuttall has denied Ukip's reversal on pushing for a public burka ban alongside proposals against Sharia law amount to an "attack" on Muslims.

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Bernie Ecclestone: New F1 title is like a hitman having gun but no bullets

Former Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has said his new title is like "giving a hitman a gun and no bullets".

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Nicola Sturgeon: Tory hard-liners aim to take over country with election

Tory "hard-liners" want to "take over the country" by winning more power in the general election, according to Scotland's First Minister.

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Nafisah Baba named as BBC's Young Dancer 2017

BBC's Young Dancer 2017 has been named as Nafisah Baba.

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All-girl dance troupe wow their way into BGT semi-final

An all-girl dance troupe have already won their slot at the Britain's Got Talent semi-final after wowing judge Alesha Dixon.

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Polls show huge lead for Tories

Theresa May goes into the general election on June 8 with a big lead over Labour, according to a clutch of new polls, with one showing half of all voters backing the Conservatives.

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Lotto jackpot rolls over to £6.9 million

Lottery players will be crossing their fingers for luck on Wednesday as no jackpot winners in Saturday's draw means there is a top prize of £6.9 million up for grabs.

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Britain sees first coal-free day since Industrial Revolution

Britain has experienced its first full day without generating any electricity from coal since the Industrial Revolution.

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James Cameron reveals Avatar sequels will be in cinemas from 2020

Director James Cameron has announced that the sequels to Avatar are under way and due on screen from 2020.

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Cowell: I still have nightmares about burglary ordeal

Simon Cowell has admitted he still has nightmares about a burglary at his home - and has invested in a baseball bat to protect his family.

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Scorsese: Margot Robbie packed a punch in Wolf Of Wall Street audition

Director Martin Scorsese has paid tribute to Margot Robbie's acting talents - and recounted how she secured her Wolf Of Wall Street role by slapping Leonardo DiCaprio in the face.

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