UK ‘must insulate 25 million homes’

Huge numbers of draughty homes could stop the UK meeting emissions targets by 2050, a report says.

Civil War cannon ball and toe bones up for auction

The cannon ball could have been used at the Battle of Naseby in the English Civil War, auctioneers say.

Meet the designer making clothes for diabetic women

Natalie Balmain has type 1 diabetes and says the clothes she has designed will help women manage the condition.

Liverpool to reimagine The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper in eclectic arts festival

An eclectic array of performers will reinterpret Beatles songs for Sgt Pepper's 50th anniversary.

Spikes left on hill path ‘deliberately’

Concerns grow that spikes left on tracks on Bwlch mountain, Rhondda Cynon Taff, could soon cause a "nasty injury".

Hot weather hits Saturday night TV ratings

Two new prime time shows suffer as viewers swap the TV for the sun.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge head to Paris for two-day visit

The royals will meet survivors of terrorist attacks on the two-day trip.

Tom Hardy ‘arrests fleeing motorbike thief’ in London

The Hollywood star detained the teenage rider after he jumped a red light and crashed into a car.

Prisons violence is ‘out of control’, report warns

A European watchdog report also warned that such incidents are being under-reported.

Tony Blair ‘not straight’ with UK over Iraq, says Chilcot

The former PM made the case for war "on beliefs not fact", inquiry head Sir John Chilcot tells the BBC.

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