Sports presenter Clare Balding makes an official complaint to the UK's Press Complaints Commission (PCC) over an article mocking her sexuality in "The Sunday Times".
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is formally referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) amid allegations of corruption during his tenure as Mayor of London. Johnson is alleged to have awarded a close friend, American technology entrepreneur Jennifer Arcuri, "thousands of pounds" in public business funding, according to the "The Sunday Times".
Following recent attacks in Manchester and London, "The Sunday Times" says a leaked Home Office report reviewing the attacks proposes a new strategy increasing information sharing on terror suspects from MI5 to other organisations before they are considered to require surveillance. Also included are harsher sentences for terror offences, and additional attention on "communities where the threat from terrorism and radicalisation is highest".
A surge for the yes-campaign following the TV debate "Scotland Decides: Salmond versus Darling" culminates with a poll from YouGov and The Sunday Times showing that a majority will vote in favor of Scottish independence.
Mordechai Vanunu, who spoke about Israel's nuclear ambitions to "The Sunday Times" in 1986 and was referred to as a "prisoner of conscience" by Amnesty International after Israel imprisoned him for that action, is released from prison again after serving three months for meeting foreigners, including his Norwegian girlfriend, in 2007. He requests that he be allowed to leave Israel.
The UK's Press Complaints Commission rejects a complaint by the husband of Stephen Gately about Jan Moir's "Daily Mail" article following his death but its head calls Moir's writing "extremely distasteful".
Former Northern Irish First Minister Peter Robinson, leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, tells "The Sunday Times" that the conduct of his wife, politician Iris Robinson, with her young lover has led him to shake hands with deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness (Sinn Féin) for the first time.