A family have described their shock at realising a 30ft-deep sinkhole had opened up in the driveway and swallowed their car - but also their relief that nobody was hurt.
Some critics have slammed plans to install grey 'stealth cameras' on sections of major motorways to target motorists travelling over 70mph.
A fresh flood alert has been issued for the entire south of England as wind and rain threaten to bring more chaos to waterlogged communities.
A "devastated" home-owner has lost cash and jewellery worth £100,000 in a burglary on her city centre terrace house.
Labour wants to make it illegal for drivers to light up in the presence of children. You may agree this is a bad habit: but is legislation really necessary?
Cyclists who ride on pavements face a potential £50 fine. But are our roads so dangerous that cyclists should be allowed to mix with pedestrians, asks motoring journalist and cyclist Maria McCarthy.
A ban on smoking in cars with children present has moved a step closer after peers inflicted a defeat on the government in the House of Lords.
Recent extreme weather has shown the importance of a new deal between the government and flood insurers, an environment minister has said.
It will be illegal for under-18s to buy electronic cigarettes under new legislation proposed by the government.
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