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Three people including police officer fighting for lives after M8 hit-and-run

Three people including police officer fighting for lives after M8 hit-and-run

Three people including police officer fighting for lives after M8 hit-and-run

24 July 2024

Two on-duty officers in an unmarked Volvo S90 were said to have ‘put themselves in harm’s way’ carrying out their duties on the hard shoulder.


Woman needed HIV test after intimate exam with used swab

Woman needed HIV test after intimate exam with used swab

Woman needed HIV test after intimate exam with used swab

24 July 2024

The 40-year-old had to wait three months to be tested for HIV and receive a negative result.


Four arrested in double murder probe after e-bike collision

Four arrested in double murder probe after e-bike collision

Four arrested in double murder probe after e-bike collision

24 July 2024

Two men in their 20s died in the crash involving a black e-bike on a motorway slip road.


New MP says she is ‘no Disney princess’ as she draws inspiration from Pocahontas

New MP says she is ‘no Disney princess’ as she draws inspiration from Pocahontas

New MP says she is ‘no Disney princess’ as she draws inspiration from Pocahontas

24 July 2024

Lauren Sullivan, the MP for Gravesham, made her maiden speech with reference to a historic link to her constituency.


New Welsh Labour leader says ‘last few weeks have not been acceptable’

New Welsh Labour leader says ‘last few weeks have not been acceptable’

New Welsh Labour leader says ‘last few weeks have not been acceptable’

24 July 2024

Eluned Morgan became the new Welsh Labour leader on Wednesday, and is expected to succeed Vaughan Gething as first minister.


Tory leadership race begins after Sunak’s election disaster

Tory leadership race begins after Sunak’s election disaster

Tory leadership race begins after Sunak’s election disaster

24 July 2024

Leadership hopeful James Cleverly said the party had to get out of the habit of ‘rowing amongst ourselves’ but a potentially bitter contest looms.


Youngest MP says Tory government’s response to pandemic ‘politicised’ him

Youngest MP says Tory government’s response to pandemic ‘politicised’ him

Youngest MP says Tory government’s response to pandemic ‘politicised’ him

24 July 2024

Labour’s Sam Carling said the lack of support for schools and students during the Covid pandemic brought him to politics at the age of 22.


MP dedicates maiden Commons speech to late mother who ‘never gave up on me’

MP dedicates maiden Commons speech to late mother who ‘never gave up on me’

MP dedicates maiden Commons speech to late mother who ‘never gave up on me’

24 July 2024

Steve Witherden, a teacher since 2005, made his maiden speech during a debate on education and opportunity.


Husband says inquest should have found who was driving car that killed his wife

Husband says inquest should have found who was driving car that killed his wife

Husband says inquest should have found who was driving car that killed his wife

24 July 2024

An inquest jury heard how Alison Clark died when her car was hit by a stolen BMW going the wrong way down a dual carriageway near Hull, killing four.


Lammy hails new India-UK deal aimed at deepening ties on AI and emerging tech

Lammy hails new India-UK deal aimed at deepening ties on AI and emerging tech

Lammy hails new India-UK deal aimed at deepening ties on AI and emerging tech

24 July 2024

The Foreign Office said the initiative would set out a ‘bold new approach’ for the two countries to work together.


Record numbers of England and Wales police officers sacked or quitting – figures

Record numbers of England and Wales police officers sacked or quitting – figures

Record numbers of England and Wales police officers sacked or quitting – figures

24 July 2024

It is the highest number since comparable records began 17 years ago, according to PA news agency analysis of Home Office data.


Threats from Strictly fans ‘brutal, relentless, unforgiving’ – Amanda Abbington

Threats from Strictly fans ‘brutal, relentless, unforgiving’ – Amanda Abbington

Threats from Strictly fans ‘brutal, relentless, unforgiving’ – Amanda Abbington

24 July 2024

Giovanni Pernice has strongly denied the actress’s claims of ‘unnecessary, abusive, cruel and mean’ behaviour.


Police officer removed from duty after ‘shocking’ airport kicking video

Police officer removed from duty after ‘shocking’ airport kicking video

Police officer removed from duty after ‘shocking’ airport kicking video

24 July 2024

Four men were arrested at Manchester Airport for affray and assault on emergency service workers, police said.


Doctors held ‘outdated’ views about ME, inquest into sufferer’s death hears

Doctors held ‘outdated’ views about ME, inquest into sufferer’s death hears

Doctors held ‘outdated’ views about ME, inquest into sufferer’s death hears

24 July 2024

Maeve Boothby-O’Neill, 27, died at home in Exeter in October 2021 having suffered with the illness for the previous decade.


Bacterial pollution which shut Portobello Beach to swimmers not caused by sewage

Bacterial pollution which shut Portobello Beach to swimmers not caused by sewage

Bacterial pollution which shut Portobello Beach to swimmers not caused by sewage

24 July 2024

Sewage has been discounted as causing the surge in bacteria on July 10, according to the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa).


King’s annual private income from Duchy of Lancaster hits £27m

King’s annual private income from Duchy of Lancaster hits £27m

King’s annual private income from Duchy of Lancaster hits £27m

24 July 2024

The monarch’s multi-million-pound net surplus from the landed estate is separate from the taxpayer-funded Sovereign Grant.


Stormzy pleads guilty to driving Lamborghini with illegally tinted windows

Stormzy pleads guilty to driving Lamborghini with illegally tinted windows

Stormzy pleads guilty to driving Lamborghini with illegally tinted windows

24 July 2024

The British rapper is also facing trial for allegedly using a hand-held mobile phone while driving a Rolls-Royce, court documents show.


One in three of Team GB in Olympics attended private secondary school – analysis

One in three of Team GB in Olympics attended private secondary school – analysis

One in three of Team GB in Olympics attended private secondary school – analysis

24 July 2024

Nearly one in four sportswomen in the squad were educated at a single-sex school, according to the Good Schools Guide.


Sir John Eliot Gardiner steps down from orchestra following assault allegation

Sir John Eliot Gardiner steps down from orchestra following assault allegation

Sir John Eliot Gardiner steps down from orchestra following assault allegation

24 July 2024

He will leave the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra following an allegation he hit a musician last year.


Tributes paid to ‘amazing’ woman killed by American bulldog in Coventry

Tributes paid to ‘amazing’ woman killed by American bulldog in Coventry

Tributes paid to ‘amazing’ woman killed by American bulldog in Coventry

24 July 2024

Kelly Reilly, 33, died following an attack by her pet dog on Monday.


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