A second inquest into the death of a father-of-three who suffered fatal injuries in a high-speed police pursuit concluded today, with a jury finding the way the chase unfolded contributed to the death.
The last 12 months have seen heartening tales of community action interspersed with trauma, tragedy and political intrigue. Harry Taylor and Sam Volpe take a look back at the biggest stories we've brought you in 2018 - and a couple of the weirdest, too.
When the Conservative Liberal Democrat coalition announced plans to introduce Universal Credit back in 2010, they said that merging six existing benefits into one would reduce child poverty, simplify the social security system and ensure work always pays.
High Court judge Sir Ross Cranston, who last week blocked Transport for London's (TfL) plans to begin building the CS11 cycle superhighway in Swiss Cottage, has denied TfL permission to appeal his judicial review ruling.
Sitting in the High Court last week took me back to my childhood. No, it wasn't one spent anywhere near a courtroom of any kind. In fact, it was Transport for London's trump argument that took me back.
Contaminated blood scandal victims have slammed the former director of the Royal Free Hospital's haemophilia centre after unearthing a recording which sees her admit to non-consensual blood testing of patients and criticise campaigners.