A Covid-19 variant first detected in Africa is being watched closely by scientists – with one UK virologist warning it may be the worse strain yet.
Homes across the county are preparing for an invasion of pint-sized pixies – here's a guide to some of the mischief you should be prepared for.
Homes must prepare for flooding, says the Environment Agency, with all households being advised to check now if they're at risk.
The Government has issued new advice on taking Covid tests as Europe battles a fourth wave and the UK races to administer more booster jabs.
A ban on single-use plastic plates, cutlery and other items such as disposable cups and sachets is being explored, the Government has confirmed.
New homes, shops and work places, as well as buildings under going major renovation, will have to add electric car charge points from next year.
Drivers are to be banned completely from using mobile phones while driving, under a strengthening of the law the Government has announced today.
A partial lunar eclipse will cause a part of the Moon early on Friday morning to glow a rusty shade of red and here's how you can try and see it:
Dog abduction is to become a new criminal offence, with tougher penalties for offenders, under new government plans unveiled today.
From today women will stop earning relative to men, say campaigners, and will effectively work the rest of the year for free.
The DVLA has issued a warning to drivers with a licence about to expire as paper applications face extremely long delays.
Around 2,500 personalised number plates will go on sale next month, including one combination made famous by Disney.
It's a busy week in the stargazing calendar with two big events happening in the skies above us this week.
Searches for Christmas jumpers are already increasing, but when is Christmas Jumper Day and how can you take part?
Biscuits, fruit bars or puffs made for babies and toddlers can contain 'alarming' amounts of sugar a study into 73 children's snacks has found.
A seaweed-based animal feed diet for cows is being investigated as part of efforts by a supermarket to have more climate-friendly cattle.
Can you get your money back for a day out, concert, show or event you have to cancel this Christmas because you, or a family member, catches Covid-19?
Searches for Christmas Eve boxes are on the up as families start their festive plans - but does the trend add to the magic or pile on the pressure?
A super-charged solar storm and clear skies are creating the perfect conditions this week to see the Northern Lights from right here in the UK.
St John Ambulance, which expects more people than ever to attend private fireworks events, has released some first aid advice ahead of Bonfire Night.