The UK Crown Prosecution Service ends its inquiry into the "Cash for honours" claims with a finding that the evidence is not sufficient to warrant charges being laid.
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- NSA documents show the US and UK spied on Israeli military drones and fighter jets.
- A UK regulatory agency, the Financial Conduct Authority announces plans to cap the interest rates that can be set by payday lenders, as well as their default charges.
- Alan Rusbridger, the editor of "The Guardian", reveals that the British authorities forced the newspaper to destroy computer hard disk drives containing material leaked by Edward Snowden.
- UK police announce that they are calling off the search for missing girl April Jones.
- The BBC confirms that it will not be playing "Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead" in full when it counts down the UK pop chart on Sunday, saying it finds "distasteful" the timing of the song's rise up the charts in the wake of Margaret Thatcher's death.
- Vicky Pryce, ex-wife of former UK Cabinet Minister Chris Huhne is convicted of perverting the course of justice after accepting speeding penalty points on Huhne's behalf.
- The UK's Office of Fair Trading gives the country's top 50 payday loans companies 12 weeks to change their practices after identifying "widespread irresponsible lending".
- British Prime Minister David Cameron says talks between himself and the leaders of the UK's other main political parties on the recommendations of the Leveson report have broken down. Cameron says he will publish a Royal Charter on press regulations on Monday.
- The retrial of Vicky Pryce, the ex-wife of former UK Cabinet Minister Chris Huhne, begins hearing evidence.
- UK Independence Party MEP Marta Andreasen announces she is leaving the party to join the Conservatives.