United Kingdom

Nine lifestyle changes could cut dementia risk: study

Maintaining good hearing, exercise, education and social activity among ways to prevent memory loss, study finds.

Nine lifestyle changes could cut dementia risk: Lancet

Europe

'Acid attacks have occurred in the UK for 200 years'

As MPs debate laws over acid sales following a rise in attacks, Jaf Shah explains the UK's history of such violence.

'Acid attacks have occurred in the UK for 200 years'

Europe

UK police charge teenager after London acid attacks

A 16-year-old boy was arrested after five acid attacks on moped riders in less than 90 minutes on Thursday.

UK police charge teenager after London acid attacks

Acid attacks

UK acid attack survivors demand government action

Thousands join calls for harsher punishment and tougher measures to buy corrosive substances amid rise in attacks.

UK acid attack survivors demand government action

Europe

UK police arrest teenager after spate of acid attacks

Arrest comes after five acid attacks in east London left several people with facial injuries, police say.

UK police arrest teenager after spate of acid attacks

Europe

UK: Great Repeal Bill to change EU laws

The British government has unveiled the first piece of legislation to make Brexit a reality.

Europe

Spanish royals begin three-day state visit to UK

Spain’s king and queen are in the UK, for a three-day state visit.

Europe

Annual Northern Ireland Unionists march stirs tension

It is one of the most divisive days in Northern Ireland's calendar, when Unionists celebrate their Protestant heritage.

Europe

UK refuses to publish report on 'funding of extremism'

Home Secretary cites "national security reasons" for decision, but critics say it is trying to protect Saudi Arabia.

UK refuses to publish report on 'funding of extremism'

Mental health

Mental health care and rising suicides in UK prisons

"He called me and said very calmly, 'Dad, I have to kill myself'": Why suicides in UK prisons are at an all-time high.

Mental health care and rising suicides in UK prisons

Europe

UK: Theresa May vows to support 'gig economy' workers

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to tackle issues within the so-called "gig economy". But is her own job safe?

Europe

UK High Court: Saudi Arabia arms sales lawful

London court dismisses case that tried to stop Britain's multibillion-pound arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

UK court rejects bid to halt Saudi arms sales

Europe

Fire breaks out in London's Camden Lock Market

London Fire Brigade says more than 70 firefighters called in to tackle the blaze in north London.

Fire breaks out in London's Camden Lock Market

United Kingdom

UK foreign secretary urges dialogue to end Gulf rift

Boris Johnson visits Gulf states in bid to ease tension between Qatar and four other Arab countries.

United Kingdom

Palestine Expo starts in UK despite attempts to cancel

Exhibition of Palestinian culture and history opens in London despite calls for it to be stopped by pro-Israel groups.

Palestine Expo starts in UK despite attempts to cancel