The transport secretary says Heathrow's new runway could be built above the existing M25.
A Dundee-born scientist dies in Antarctica after the snowmobile he was driving fell into a crevasse.
A cat has survived a 45-mile (72km) road trip on the roof of a Transit van.
An advert in which a tearful woman meets a slimmer, happier version of herself is banned.
Earnings have risen fastest among the lowest paid due to higher minimum wage levels, figures suggest.
Former Conservative minister Nick Boles reveals he is battling cancer.
A woman is assaulted and raped in Manchester, prompting a police appeal for information.
Theatre director Howard Davies, who won three Olivier awards for his productions, dies aged 71.
MPs urge a major change in handling young adult offenders, while their brains are still developing.
A sacked police officer is handed a suspended jail sentence for having indecent images of children on his computer.
Northern Ireland border towns are enjoying a surge in business, with visitors from the Republic of Ireland cashing in on sterling'...
A "forgotten" poem by Winnie the Pooh author AA Milne celebrating the early tank is discovered in archives.
MPs say the treatment of young adult offenders needs to change. Here's Mario's story.
A look back at how Heathrow grew from an airfield where passengers waited for flights in tents, to a major hub with about 75 milli...
Michael Gove says he did not stab Boris Johnson in the back
The Blackadder Baldrick character, played by a Labour-supporting actor, gets a name-check.
Jamie Murray receives an OBE from the Queen for his services to sport and charity.
Jeremy Corbyn teases the PM for allegedly not explaining her 'Brexit means Brexit' phrase.
A group of women from Essex is campaigning to get the official dictionary definition of an "Essex girl" removed.
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A pony and its teenage rider are rescued after falling into a deep peat bog in a forest.
An "extremely rare" coin featuring King Edward VIII is being displayed to mark the 80th anniversary of his abdication.
Fall-out from the decision to expand Heathrow makes the front page in many of Wednesday's newspapers.
Prime Minister Theresa May once told constituents she opposed a third runway, but her government has now approved expansion at Hea...
As the final episode of the last BBC series of The Great British Bake Off looms, we look back at the most memorable moments from t...
Heathrow's third runway may have got the go-ahead, but what expansion plans do the UK's other major airports have?
Benedict Cumberbatch says he leapt at the chance to play an action hero in Doctor Strange - even though he only learned of the cha...
Supermarket giant Tesco has revealed it is trialling a new "digital receipt service", replacing paper receipts.
BBC media correspondent David Sillito says a single signature could transform press regulation for newspapers in the UK.
From modest ambitions, prison play Key Change soars above the razor wire.