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Last Updated: August 29, 2013, 11:50 pm
 

 




Prince William talks fatherhood, baby George
In his first interview since the birth of baby George, Prince William reveals the young prince "wriggles around a lot" and doesn't seem to want to sleep.

 
Politician pelted with eggs during market walkabout
Ed Miliband's attempt to relaunch his leadership descended into chaos today after the Labour leader was pelted with eggs.

Royal baby prince yet to be named
The Duke of Cambridge says he and his wife are "still working on a name" for their son, the third in line to the throne, as the new family spend their first night at home.

William and Kate present baby prince
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge emerge from hospital to show off the royal baby for the first time.

Crowds celebrate Royal baby at palace
Thousands of well-wishers descend on Buckingham Palace to celebrate the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby boy.

Queen officially opens BBC's new Broadcasting House building
The Queen has officially opened the BBC's rebuilt Broadcasting House, prompting laughter when she appeared behind the newsreaders live on TV.

Prince Philip admitted to hospital
The Duke of Edinburgh has been admitted to hospital for an exploratory operation, Buckingham Palace says.

Queen Elizabeth marks Coronation anniversary
The Queen and Prince Philip join 2,000 guests for a service at Westminster Abbey to mark 60 years since her Coronation.

Two investigated over Kate images
Two people are under formal investigation in France over the publication of pictures of a sunbathing Duchess of Cambridge taken last autumn.

Last respects paid to Lady Thatcher
The Queen has led mourners in St Paul's Cathedral at the funeral of Baroness Thatcher, Britain's longest serving prime minister of modern times.

Security tight for Thatcher funeral
Thousands of police will be on duty as dignitaries from across the world gather in London for the funeral of former UK Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher

London plane fall man identified as Jose Matada
A man who fell to his death in west London from the undercarriage of an aeroplane has been identified.

Ban Ki-Moon pays tribute to Thatcher
The United Nations Secretary-General is said to be saddened to learn of the passing of former Prime UK Prime Minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher.

Tributes paid to Margaret Thatcher
Baroness Thatcher, the UK's first female prime minister, continues to be remembered at home and abroad after her death at the age of 87.

Statement: BHC mourns death of Lady Thatcher
I was shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Lady Thatcher. For my generation she was a defining figure in the British political landscape.

Ex-UK Prime Minister Magaret Thatcher is dead
Former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher has died at 87 following a stroke, her spokesman has said.

Ghanaian, 4 others dead in Canary Islands cruise ship accident
Five crew members including a Ghanaian have died after a lifeboat they were in fell from a cruise ship docked in the port of Santa Cruz de la Palma in the Canary Islands.

UK lawmakers back gay marriage bill
MPs have approved legislation for same-sex marriage in England and Wales, despite the opposition of dozens of Conservative MPs.

Three Britons confirmed dead in Algeria - UK PM
Three Britons are confirmed to have been killed, and three more are believed to be dead following the Algeria hostage crisis, the prime minister says.

Helicopter 'crashes into crane' in London
The emergency services are responding to reports of a helicopter crash in south London.

Half of all food 'thrown away' claims report
As much as half of the world's food, amounting to two billion tonnes worth, ends up being thrown away, a UK-based report has claimed.