That's £50m well spent as barriers fall for our 6,000 parentless children and their would-be families. But please, may we have a little more?
Charles Saatchi admitted he has “no proof” whether his ex-wife Nigella Lawson has ever taken drugs as the private email he wrote to her referring to the TV chef as ‘Higella’ was read out in court on Friday.
The submarine car used in the James Bond movie The Spy Who Loved Me fetched £550,000 at auction .
'After 9/11' was sent to the UK as a reminder of the events of September 11th
'We've taken 15 per cent more calls from people wanting to give up their cats than the same period last year'
The erection of a steel tower which stands at the head of one of the music areas at the Glastonbury Festival has been delayed after wild birds were discovered in the structure.
Lee Purdy will add his name to a long and distinguished list of British boxers who travelled to most points of the globe for world-title fights knowing that they were massive underdogs.
The Greenland expedition in which a British man has died is likely to have been hit by a sudden and violent storm which blows from the top of the ice cap, a veteran explorer has said.
There are few things nicer than walking a dog and I'll happily borrow a friend's canine for a stomp around the park. Sadly like many nine-to-five officer workers, renters and cramped townies it wouldn't be fair of me to own a dog. This is a shame. I grew up with dogs (a mutt called Ziggy, then a Jack Russell called Mini) but haven't had the joy of walking my own since leaving home 10 years ago.
The pilot of the helicopter which crashed in central London on Wednesday morning may have been trying to change channel on his communications radio when the aircraft collided with a crane at rush hour.
Police said the helicopter hit the crane on top of the building, in the St George Wharf development in Vauxhall, at 8am yesterday
Chevonea Kendall-Bryan "did not intend to kill herself"
While David Cameron is on holiday in Cornwall, Larry the Downing Street cat has at last been earning his keep.
Chelsea have produced artist's impressions of how a new stadium at Battersea Power Station would look, despite not being selected as preferred bidders to redevelop the site.
I see Battersea Power Station every day, and, even in its dilapidated state, it never fails to raise the spirits.
An ambitious new transfer deal is afoot at Chelsea Football Club. So can a power station become a stadium?