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UK weather: Thunderstorms warning as parts of South East see 1,000 lightning strikes in hour
Torrential rain and thunderstorms struck parts of the UK overnight - with some areas seeing 1,000 lightning strikes in the space of an hour.
Man's stabbing death is fifth killing in London in just six days
A man has died after a triple stabbing in north London - the fifth killing in the capital in just six days.
Woman, 83, seriously hurt in collision with Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's convoy
An 83-year-old woman has been seriously injured in a collision with a police motorcycle that was escorting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Man arrested after reports students at Exeter University are threatened with 'gun'
Armed police have arrested a man after reports students were threatened with a handgun at the University of Exeter.
Lloyds chief executive is a 'winner' who deserves £6.2m package, MPs told
The head of pay at Lloyds Banking Group has defended the package earned by its chief executive, telling MPs: "People like a winner."
Tory leadership contest: Rory Stewart boldly calls for rivals to quit so he can take on Boris Johnson
Tory leadership contender Rory Stewart has called on his rivals to drop out so he can take on frontrunner Boris Johnson in the final ballot to choose the party's next leader and the UK's new prime minister.
Ed Sheeran wins council battle to keep pub sign dedicated to his wife
Ed Sheeran has won a fight to keep a pub sign he put up without permission at his country estate in Suffolk, dedicated to his wife.
Scotland alcohol sales at lowest level in 25 years after price controls introduced
Scotland has seen the lowest level of alcohol sales for almost 25 years after new cost controls were introduced.
Oxford University given record £150m donation to fund AI ethics institute
An American billionaire and adviser to Donald Trump has given Oxford University its largest single donation "since the Renaissance" to investigate the ethics of artificial intelligence.
Monsoon offers landlords profit-share deal in rescue bid
Monsoon Accessorize, the struggling fashion retailer, is to offer landlords a share of future profits after snubbing their demands for an equity stake in the company.