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Former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath is being investigated by five police forces as part of their inquiries into allegations of historical child abuse.
Cilla Black died of natural causes after falling and having a stroke on the balcony of her Spanish home, a coroner confirms.
A former airport in Kent is to be used as an emergency lorry park as cross-Channel disruption continues, the government announces.
One of the UK's most senior chief constables says tracing runaway teenagers takes up too much police time and is a job for social workers.
The driver of a bin lorry which crashed in Glasgow denied having a history of blackouts after the incident which claimed six lives.
The Kids Company charity, which received £3m from ministers a week ago, tells the government it will close its services on Wednesday evening.
Labour leadership contender Andy Burnham promises to renationalise Britain's railways "line by line" if he becomes prime minister.
The government begins its sell-off of shares in part-nationalised lender Royal Bank of Scotland, raising £2.1bn, a third below the price it paid.
Germany's justice minister sacks the country's top prosecutor, who had accused the government of interfering with a treason investigation.
Source: BBC International