A new review has found Government policies are excluding people who are already on the margins of society and that the level of those classed as "working poor" remains very high.
The process to identify new opportunities for the post office network begins today.
The good summer weather last year resulted in an increase in the number of people rescued by lifeboats.
The Central Bank has confirmed it will ease its mortgage limits for first-time buyers.
Pregnant women who smoke are more likely to quit if they are offered shopping vouchers, according to a study.
“What has my child done wrong?...There’s no more time.”
Anything can happen on live TV – including one dog getting very frisky on This Morning.
Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing four foreigners and five guards, and triggering an hours-long stand-off that ended when two assailants set off a grenade that killed them, officials said.
Popular social networking app Snapchat has introduced a handy new feature which brings interesting and important news to its users.
We’ve heard of someone getting a doctors certificate to get out of some strenuous work but this is definitely a new one on us.
He's really stuck on there, guys.
Alicia Vikander has been describing how it felt to see herself as cyborg Ava on screen.
Helen Macdonald has won this year’s Costa Prize for her memoir H Is For Hawk.
This year’s Grammys will feature several collaborations from the stars.
Stephen Fry and his new husband could become parents.
Ireland today: Wintry at times. Feeling cold in the strong to near gale-force westerly wind. ...more weather
Top seed Serena Williams powered into the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Wednesday, but was denied a showdown with elder sister Venus in Melbourne.
Jose Mourinho insisted Diego Costa’s stamps were “accidental” and criticised Brendan Rodgers after Chelsea beat Liverpool to a place in the Capital One Cup final in an ill-tempered, frenetic semi-final second leg at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea 1 Liverpool 0
(Chelsea win 2-1 on aggregate)
Branislav Ivanovic kept his head as Chelsea edged a frenetic, ill-tempered clash with Liverpool to advance to the Capital One Cup final.
Southampton will be without Shane Long for up to six weeks after he fractured a couple of ribs, it is understood.