Models present creations from  designer Margaret Howell at Rambert ballet centre during the 2015 Autumn/Winter London Fashion Week in London on February 22nd, 2015. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Heavy rain and wind and the Chinese New Year celebrations in Trafalgar Square turned central London into a traffic gridlock on Sunday with many fas(...)

File photo dated February 9th of the scene where a 32-tonne lorry tipped over in Lansdown Lane in Upper Weston in Bath, UK. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Police in the UK have arrested the driver of a 32-tonne tipper truck which struck and killed four people, including a four-year-old girl, on Februa(...)

A little girl is among the four dead after Monday’s truck crash in Bath. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images.

A young girl is one of the four people who died when a tipper truck collided with vehicles and pedestrians on a hill in Bath on Monday, police said(...)

The Cemfjord cargo ship after it overturned off the north coast of Scotland. . Photograph: RNLI Wick/PA

Eight crew members of a cargo ship that capsized in heavy seas in the Pentland Firth are presumed lost after a huge search operation failed to find th(...)

Rowley Leigh: “Food doesn’t interest me very much. It’s what I do. I quite like writing, I like reading and I like wine.”

‘Did you know that vegan males have 33 per cent sperm count as against a non-vegan?” Chef, Financial Times food writer and confirmed omnivore Rowle(...)

Pylons to be replaced by trenches in national parks in Snowdonia, the Peak District, the New Forest in Hampshire and  Brecon Beacons in Wales. Photograph: David Sleator

Electricity pylons in some of Britain’s most beautiful rural landscapes are to be buried following a decision by the electricity regulator. The move w(...)

Acker Bilk: awarded MBE in x2001. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

Jazz singer and clarinettist Acker Bilk has died at the age of 85, his manager said today. Bilk rose to fame on a wave of enthusiasm for trad jazz, bu(...)

Deputy prime minister and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and his wife Miriam González Durántez are applauded  at the party conference in Glasgow. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Martin Harper of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds sat on an armchair on stage at the Liberal Democrats’ conference in Glasgow yesterday, (...)

Proposed location of new nuclear plant in England, showing where it will lie in relation to Ireland.

The European Commission has approved a financing plan for the construction of two nuclear power plants in southwest England, effectively giving a g(...)

The Ariel is   ridiculously  fast: there’s no real weight to slow the progress and a pure and linear torque curve thanks to the supercharger strapped to the 2-litre iVTEC

The shocked looks of the locals tell their own story. We’re storming through another typically quiet Somerset village in what looks for all the wor(...)