A disgraced former Tory peer will remain in the House of Lords despite being jailed for 12 months today for expenses fraud.
With the results of the Government’s happiness survey imminent, Nick Harding tracks down Britain’s cheeriest families.
A former Tory frontbencher faces jail after being found guilty yesterday on six counts of fiddling his parliamentary expenses. Lord Hanningfield, who had been a Conservative transport spokesman as well as leader of Essex County Council, was convicted for false claims for overnight stays, mileage and train fares.
A former Tory peer is facing jail after being found guilty of fraudulently claiming nearly £14,000 in the final parliamentary expenses trial.
Newly discovered letter reveals how author bluntly rejected freedom of borough
The Tottenham and England striker Jermain Defoe could be disqualified from driving for the second time in less than a year.
As new evidence emerges in the notorious Jeremy Bamber murder case, David Connett revisits the story he first covered a quarter of a century ago
The beauty of the new Salvation Army Citadel in Chelmsford lies in its striking simplicity – and in its sense of place, says Jay Merrick
The convicted serial killer has been linked to dozens of murders going back to 1968
Here is a timeline of events surrounding Peter Tobin's life of crime:
'One-man crime wave' shown leniency by a judge is arrested and questioned over theft of Porsche
A former Army sergeant who made guns for gangs operating in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham was facing a long jail term tonight.
Amy Winehouse's mother voiced her concern today that her daughter might reunite with ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil.
Feisty Lily finds her voice – as Oasis lose theirs
Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe was disqualified from driving today after being found guilty of speeding but the sentence was immediately suspended as his lawyers appealed against the conviction.