For anyone who has ever arrived late to work, an apology will usually suffice. But for one British lord, it was too late to just say sorry.
Princess Eugenie is to marry her long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank, Buckingham Palace has announced.
The UK has offered a larger potential "divorce bill" to the EU - which could be worth up to 50bn euros (£44bn), the BBC understands.
Theresa May has launched her strongest attack on Russia yet, accusing Moscow of meddling in elections and carrying out cyber espionage.
The UK government wanted to set up an internal warning system to monitor and react to decisions made by President Donald Trump, emails show.
Nearly one in four drivers in Britain still illegally makes or receives calls while driving, RAC research suggests.
A major Commonwealth body has announced it will open a branch in the United States, boosting Britain’s hopes of strengthening trade links with the country after Brexit.
Police are investigating after reports of an explosion on a District Line Underground train in south-west London.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been awarded 100,000 euros (£92,000) in damages after a French magazine printed topless pictures of Catherine.
EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says "no decisive progress" has been made on key issues, in the latest round of talks with the UK.
The Queen and Prince William visited a relief centre for Grenfell Tower fire victims, while the missing could number as many as 76, the BBC understands.
As fire crews attend a massive blaze at a block of flats in north Kensington, residents who made it safely out of the inferno have spoken of their terrifying experiences.
A huge fire has engulfed a tower block in Latimer Road, west London, with eyewitnesses claiming people are trapped in their homes.
The Queen's Speech - in which the government sets out its legislative programme - has been delayed for a few days, the BBC understands.
Theresa May has said she will form a government with the support of the Democratic Unionists that can provide "certainty" for the future.
Polling stations have opened for people to cast their vote in the UK general election.
Twelve people have been arrested after the London terror attack which left seven people dead and 48 injured.
Angry demonstrators in Brasilia have started a fire inside the ministry of agriculture and have damaged several other ministerial buildings.
British police on Tuesday identified the suicide bomber who killed 22 people, including children, in an attack on a crowded concert hall in Manchester, and said they were trying to establish whether he had acted alone or with help from others.
Twenty-two people, including children, have been killed and 59 injured in a suspected suicide attack at Manchester Arena.
Police have confirmed a "number of fatalities" following reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena.
The Duke of Edinburgh is retiring from royal duties this autumn, Buckingham Palace has announced.
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has been accused of plagiarising defeated rival François Fillon in a speech she delivered on Monday.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to call a snap general election on 8 June.
The Westminster attacker was British-born and known to the police and intelligence services, the prime minister has revealed.
A woman has died on Westminster Bridge in central London in what police are treating as a terrorist incident.
Prime Minister Theresa May is to officially notify the European Union next Wednesday that the UK is leaving.
MPs have voted by a majority of 384 to allow Prime Minister Theresa May to get Brexit negotiations under way.
Theresa May is set to discuss a post-Brexit trade deal with Turkey during weekend talks in the country with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Parliament must vote on whether the government can start the Brexit process, the Supreme Court has ruled.
The Queen has not attended church on Christmas Day because she is still suffering from a heavy cold.
Allowing ministers to trigger Brexit was Parliament's "clear expectation" when it agreed to an EU referendum, the Supreme Court has been told.
The government has no overall Brexit plan and a strategy may not be agreed for six months, a leaked memo prepared for the Cabinet Office suggests.
UK government must consult Parliament before triggering Article 50 to leave EU, judges rule
Alice Irving woke up in a stranger's bed after a night out drinking during her second year as a graduate student.
David Cameron has accepted his first job since quitting as Prime Minister following the Brexit vote.
European criminals who commit even minor offences will be deported and banned from the UK for up to 10 years, the Home Secretary has announced.
The International Monetary Fund has predicted the UK will be the fastest growing of the G7 leading industrial countries this year
Theresa May will formally begin the Brexit process by the end of March 2017, she has told the BBC.
A Ghanaian-born soldier is suing UK defence chiefs for more than £200,000 claiming they let him get too cold on an exercise.
...In favour of giving teachers more time to properly plan for lessons.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May is likely to trigger the formal process of leaving the European Union early next year, according to a top EU official.
The hijab has become an optional part of the Police Scotland uniform as the force works to encourage Muslim women to join the service.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was killed and five injured in a knife attack in Russell Square, central London.
A woman has died and five other people were injured in a knife attack in Russell Square, central London.
The London trader who lost the Swiss bank UBS £1.4bn ($1.9bn) has apologised and said that banking has not done enough to regain the public's trust.
Britain's decision to leave the EU has led to a "dramatic deterioration" in economic activity, not seen since the aftermath of the financial crisis.
Discussions about the UK leaving the EU must be "frank and open", Theresa May has said as she prepares to embark on her first tour of European capitals.
A news agency linked to so-called Islamic State has confirmed the death of key leader Omar Shishani, whom the US said it killed in March.
Prime Minister Theresa May will continue to form her new government later - as she begins her first full day in Downing Street.
David Cameron said being prime minister had been "the greatest honour" of his life as he prepared to formally resign.
David Cameron has been given a standing ovation by Conservative MPs after his final Prime Minister's Questions.