A team of volunteer steam cleaners are said to be making an “unbelievable” difference to a Wiltshire hillfigure.
The Scottish government is exploring closer links with Nordic nations in the event of independence, reports have suggested. But just how similar is Scotland to its northern neighbours?
In the UK, which is often called a haven for foreign criminals, ministers are under growing pressure to take measures to close a loophole in the law that allows to offenders to stay in the country even after committing serious crimes.
A piece of jawbone excavated from a prehistoric cave in England is the earliest evidence for modern humans in Europe, according to an international team of scientists.
This week the People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) publish their tenth annual report: The State of Britain’s Mammals. The decade has held mixed results for some of our most distinctive species but conservationists are hopeful that past successes can guide future efforts.
“Viking raiders” returned to an island off the Northumberland coast for the first time in 1,000 years to reinforce the dangers of a tidal crossing.
Thousands of police officers will be on the streets of London later after three nights of rioting.
The first “e-petitions” – which allow the public to prompt parliamentary debates if they get enough support – have been published by the government.
Record numbers of countryside birds flocked to Britain’s gardens last year because of two spells of bitter weather , a major study has found.
A study by the University of Manchester has predicted that more than half of children in Birmingham will be from black and Asian communities when the census is carried out at the end of March.
Poppy-burning Muslim protesters mar Armistice Day commemorations as millions fall silent to remember war dead
Islamic protesters sparked fury today after they burned a model of a poppy and deliberately broke the silence at Armistice Day commemorations in central London.
Chicken McHalal: McDonald’s denied using halal meat… now it admits meat IS in one of its most popular meals
Fast-food giant McDonald’s has admitted selling halal chicken without telling its customers. The poultry was used in popular menu items such as Chicken McNuggets and the McChicken Sandwich in its 1,200 British outlets.
OVER 500 years the historic archway at Scone Palace has seen several kings pass under its grand stonework. But the 16th-century archway, the oldest surviving part of the palace, was reduced to rubble yesterday by a white van man after he crashed into it.