California mudslides death toll rises with 13 still missing

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Hundreds of rescuers are combing wreckage in Southern California for more than a dozen people missing after mudslides that have killed 17 people.... Read More

'UK wellbeing rises after Brexit vote'

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In the year after the UK narrowly voted to exit the European Union, there was a small but significant increase in the population’s feeling of wellbeing, official statistics show. The... Read More

Rises in life expectancy 'levelling off'

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Austerity may be starting to affect life expectancy in England, according to a leading health expert. Life expectancy has been rising for decades, but the latest data shows the rate... Read More

Grenfell Tower: Seven high rises 'fail fire-risk tests'

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Seven residential high-rise buildings in four local authority areas have been found to be covered in combustible cladding following safety tests. Landlords are... Read More

WhatsApp rises as a major force in news media

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WhatsApp is becoming one of the prevailing ways people discover and discuss news, according to a study. But use of the messaging app appears to vary widely between countries. In... Read More

London fire: Death toll rises to 17

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Rescuers do not expect to find anyone else alive in the west London block of flats which was engulfed by a massive fire, the fire service says. London Fire Commissioner... Read More