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What does colour of your car say about you?

Thinking about buying a new car, but don’t know what colour to go for? Apparently your choice actually says more about you than you might realise. The list of the UK’s favourite new car colours in 2017 shows black (20.3%) is the most popular, taking over from white which slips ...

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Human remains found in burnt out car

Image copyright Guernsey Police Image caption Mikus Alps was the owner of car and was reported missing two days later A shotgun and “other items” were found along with human remains in a burnt out car on Guernsey’s south coast. Police said the “small and large fragments of bones” were ...

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The verdict on The Guardian’s new tabloid look

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The first edition of The Guardian’s tabloid format was published on Monday The Guardian has launched its new look as a slimline tabloid newspaper. The reformatting is part of a drive to cut costs at the paper, which last year made a loss of £38m. ...

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The short-haired Scottish trailblazer who won the World Cup

Image caption Rose Reilly was a household name in Italy when she helped their women’s team win the World Cup Scotland’s most successful female footballer was almost signed by Celtic – until the scout discovered she was a girl. Rose Reilly had a career that would turn any top male ...

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Ant McPartlin confirms divorce from wife Lisa Armstrong

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ant McPartlin and Lisa Armstrong were together for 23 years Ant McPartlin has confirmed he is divorcing Lisa Armstrong after 11 years of marriage. The presenter, who co-hosts several ITV shows with Declan Donnelly, released a statement on Sunday, asking for privacy “for both ...

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Momentum founder Jon Lansman voted on to Labour’s NEC

Image caption Jon Lansman has been a key figure on the left of the party for four decades Jeremy Corbyn has extended his influence over Labour’s governing body following elections to the National Executive Committee. Jon Lansman, the founder of the Corbyn-supporting Momentum group which wants more grassroots say over ...

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RAF intercepts Russian bombers near UK ‘area of interest’

Image copyright MOD Image caption The RAF has previously intercepted Russian bombers flying over the North Sea, including this operation from 2015 Two Russian Blackjack bombers were intercepted by the RAF over the North Sea as they were approaching a UK “area of interest”, the RAF has confirmed. Two RAF ...

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Man denies Buckingham Palace sword terror charge

Image copyright Julia Quenzler Image caption Mr Chowdhury worked as a driver for the taxi app firm Uber A man allegedly caught carrying a sword near Buckingham Palace has denied preparing an act of terrorism. Mohiussunnath Chowdhury, 26, appeared at the Old Bailey via video link from Belmarsh Prison, in ...

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Barry McElduff has resigned as MP for West Tyrone

Image copyright PAcemaker Image caption Barry McElduff speaking to the media following his suspension from Sinn Féin The MP for West Tyrone, Barry McElduff, has resigned. The Sinn Féin MP has been embroiled in controversy since posting an online video on the anniversary of the Kingsmills massacre. Mr McElduff said ...

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George Alagiah to be treated for bowel cancer for the second time

Image caption George Alagiah was first treated for cancer in 2014 BBC newsreader George Alagiah is to undergo medical treatment for bowel cancer for the second time. The news was confirmed by the 62-year-old’s agent, who added: “He is in discussions with his medical team about treatment options and the ...

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House price growth in Wales outstrips UK – Principality

Image copyright surfleader/Getty Images Image caption Pembrokeshire saw the highest annual house price rise in Wales Welsh house prices grew by 3.3% in 2017 – a slightly faster rate than the UK as a whole, latest figures have suggested. The Principality Building Society data showed the average house price in ...

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500 Words: Chris Evans launches Radio 2 short story competition

500 words, the annual short story competition for children aged five to 13, has launched on Chris Evans’s BBC Radio 2 Breakfast show. The winners will be revealed on 8 June at the Hampton Court Palace Festival. Their prize will include a ride around the palace in Chitty Chitty Bang ...

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