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Detectives continue to question Tube suspects

Detectives continue to question Tube suspects

Media captionOfficers are searching a residential property in Stanwell near Heathrow Airport Police are continuing to question two men on suspicion of terror offences following Friday’s attack on a Tube train in south-west London. It comes as CCTV images emerged showing a man carrying a Lidl supermarket bag 90 minutes before the bombing. An 18-year-old […]

Police ‘may work with paedophile hunters’

Police ‘may work with paedophile hunters’

Media captionA self-styled paedophile hunter has helped convict a man from Hampshire Police have admitted they may have to work with “paedophile hunters” after research revealed a rise in their evidence being used in court. Figures obtained by the BBC show 11% of court cases in 2014 for the crime of meeting a child following […]

Wayne Rooney due in court on drink-driving charge

Wayne Rooney due in court on drink-driving charge

Image copyright EPA Wayne Rooney is due to appear in court later after he was charged with drink-driving. The former England and Manchester United captain was arrested when police stopped a car in Wilmslow, Cheshire, in the early hours on 1 September. The 31-year-old was released on bail after he was charged with driving while […]

‘Kinder treatments in pipeline’ for child brain cancer

‘Kinder treatments in pipeline’ for child brain cancer

Image copyright Supplied Researchers have found there are seven types of the most common malignant child brain cancer – paving the way for more precise, “kinder” treatments. Medulloblastoma affects about 70 to 80 children a year in the UK and requires intensive treatment including surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. That can leave children with life-altering injuries. […]

Parsons Green: Second arrest over Tube bombing

Parsons Green: Second arrest over Tube bombing

Media captionThe Home Secretary says the second arrest suggests the attacker was ‘not a lone wolf’ A second man has been arrested in connection with Friday’s attack on a London Tube train, police said. The 21-year-old man was arrested in Hounslow, west London, on Saturday night on suspicion of a terror offence and is in […]

M5 crash: Three remain critically injured as four killed

M5 crash: Three remain critically injured as four killed

Media captionEmergency services were called to the scene just after 14:30 BST on Saturday A woman and two children remain critically injured in hospital after an M5 crash that killed four people. A lorry crashed through the central reservation at about 14:30 BST on Saturday and hit at least two vehicles heading northwards, police said. […]

Fire staff on long-term mental health leave up by 30%

Fire staff on long-term mental health leave up by 30%

Image copyright AFP Image caption A number of London firefighters had to take leave after Grenfell The number of UK fire and rescue staff taking long-term sick leave due to mental illness has risen by nearly a third over the last six years, figures show. In London, fire staff taking mental health leave has doubled […]

Parsons Green: Armed police search house over Tube bombing

Parsons Green: Armed police search house over Tube bombing

Media captionPolice cordons are in place around the residential street in Surrey Police have arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of a terror offence in connection with Friday’s attack on a London Tube train. Armed police are searching a house in Sunbury, Surrey, where residents close to the address are being evacuated. The arrest is […]

South Gloucestershire M5 crash: ‘At least’ four dead

South Gloucestershire M5 crash: ‘At least’ four dead

Image caption Queues of six miles have built up on the M5 between Almondsbury and Avonmouth At least four people have died in a crash on the M5, police have said. Emergency services were called just after 14:30 BST to junctions 15 and 14 in South Gloucestershire to a collision involving several vehicles including a […]

Buckingham Palace plays down ‘power struggle’ claims

Buckingham Palace plays down ‘power struggle’ claims

Image copyright PA Image caption Sir Christopher Geidt has been the private secretary to Her Majesty since 2007 The Royal Households say they are “committed to supporting the Queen”, amid reports of a “power struggle” between Her Majesty’s private secretary and the Prince of Wales. The statement follows claims from The Times newspaper that Sir […]

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