Government departments have written off £600 million of taxpayers' money as "fruitless spending" over the past decade, according to new figures.
Woody Harrelson and Emilia Clarke were among the stars on the set of the of the new Han Solo Star Wars spin-off as filming kicked off at London's Pinewood Studios.
A British Islamic State fighter who is believed to have carried out a suicide bombing in Iraq was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, according to reports.
An ex-Oldham Athletic footballer took sexual advantage of a 14-year-old girl who had "a crush" on him after he "bullied" her into meeting up, a jury has heard.
THE heartache of losing a precious newborn son prompted a Widnes couple to change their lives.
GREG Mairs says completing a hat-trick of mixed doubles gold at BUCS Nationals is the perfect way to end his university days.
A new bid to challenge a 1967 conviction for a murder that inspired the classic crime thriller Get Carter has been rejected by the High Court.
Moss Farm men record biggest league win of campaign
NINE tradesman - including eight from Widnes - have been sentenced for trying to steal £300,000 in an organised tax fraud.