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.
A Tory peer accused of expenses fraud told a court "I did the work of four frontbenchers" as he said he justified his claims.
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
Nottinghamshire, the Championship favourites, maintained their momentum by dismissing Essex for 154 at Chelmsford but found batting almost as difficult, stuttering to 72 for 5 in reply before the experience of Ally Brown and captain Chris Read combined to steer them towards parity.
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
England captain says PR company acted without his authority in touting for deals
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.
Father of hitchhiker listens as jury is told of grisly find in sex attacker's garden