Lewis Hamilton admits he 'chose the wrong words' after calling hometown Stevenage 'the slums'
Lewis Hamilton has said he "chose the wrong words" when he referred to his hometown of Stevenage as "the slums" during the BBC Sports Personality of the Year show.
Blind amphibian that buries its head in the sand to be officially named after Donald Trump
A newly-discovered blind amphibian will be officially named after Donald Trump in recognition of the president's climate change denial.
Brexit news latest: Opposition parties table vote of no confidence in Government
Opposition parties have tabled a vote of no confidence in the Government in a move that follows pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to make the move.
Sadiq Khan says he could raise council tax to maximum amount to help pay for policing London's streets
Sadiq Khan has said he is likely to raise council tax by the maximum amount possible next year to help pay for policing London's streets.
Enfield shooting: Man dies after being gunned down in north London
A man has died after being gunned down in a shooting in north London.
Robbie Williams gets permission for underground swimming pool at Kensington home after five-year planning spat with Jimmy Page
Singer Robbie Williams' controversial plans for an underground swimming pool have been conditionally approved - despite objections from his Led Zeppelin guitarist neighbour Jimmy Page.
Katie Price slams cruel trolls who mocked disabled son Harvey with Christmas jumper
Katie Price has slammed a range of Christmas jumpers which cruelly mock her disabled son Harvey.
Belgium Prime Minister Charles Michel 'resigns' as crisis-hit government faces no confidence motion
Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has said he will resign after facing a no confidence motion in his government.
Anca Pop death: Police probe as singer found dead in Romania river
Romanian-Canadian singer Anca Pop has died after her car plunged into a river.
Heartbreaking picture of injured elderly couple holding hands on stretchers after serious car crash in Somerset
This is the heartbreaking photo of an elderly couple holding hands as they were stretchered away from a serious car crash.
Boy who lost friends and home in Grenfell Tower fire taken on trip of lifetime to New York
A brave 10-year-old boy who lost his home and a number of his friends in the devastating Grenfell Tower fire has been whisked away on the trip of a lifetime to New York.
Waterloo station delays: Rush hour travel woe 'caused by passenger taken ill at Vauxhall'
Waterloo station was hit by rush hour mayhem on Tuesday night as dozens of trains were delayed.
Grenfell fraudster who stole £33,000 from victims' fund and claimed fasting drove him insane jailed for five years
A Grenfell Tower fraudster who stole £33,000 has been jailed for five years after claiming he posed as a victim of the blaze because fasting drove him insane.
US judge delays sentencing of Trump's former security adviser Michael Flynn
A federal judge has delayed the sentencing of Donald Trump's first national security adviser Michael Flynn, lashing out at him saying "I can't hide my disgust, my disdain" at his crime of lying to the FBI.
'Hacked' adverts appear across Tube explaining how to stop deportations
Hundreds of "hacked" Tube adverts have appeared across the London Underground telling passengers how they can stop people from being deported on flights.
Trump Foundation to shut down amid allegations president used it to advance 2016 election campaign and businesses
Donald Trump's charitable foundation is set to shut down amid a legal battle with New York's attorney general.
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Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang posts: 'Four more years and we start again' as Tottenham Hotspur fan who threw banana skin is banned
Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has indicated he wanted a harsher sentence for a Tottenham Hotspur fan who threw a banana skin at him in a targeted racist incident.
Adorable widower leaves neighbour's two-year-old daughter 14 years of Christmas presents after he dies
A kind-hearted widower who doted on his two-year-old neighbour secretly bought Christmas presents for her to open for the next 14 years which were delivered after he died.
British Airways to resume flights to Pakistan after a decade
British Airways is to restart flights to Pakistan more than a decade after halting them in the wake of a major hotel bombing that killed 54 people.