• 17 Sep 2018

    Former soldier Tobias Ellwood told the inquest he’d rushed to give CPR to PC Keith Palmer, telling a doctor who arrived at the scene “you’re going to have to order me to stop”.

  • 14 Sep 2018

    A terrorist brandishing two foot-long knives stabbed a police officer in an “animated and frenzied” attack inside the Palace of Westminster, yet armed officers were “nowhere to be seen”, an inquest has heard. Witnesses described horrific scenes as PC Keith Palmer was attacked by Khalid Masood, before he was brought down by a plainclothes officer who shot…

  • 12 Sep 2018

    Fifteen million pounds in cuts to public services, from youth services to gritting the roads. Amid noisy protests outside, councillors in Somerset have voted to slash spending over the next two years, declaring the authority had “a duty to live within our means”. Councillors blamed cuts in government funding and warned if they didn’t make the sweeping cuts…

  • 10 Sep 2018

    Last year’s Westminster Bridge terror attack was described as “82 seconds of high and terrible drama” as the inquest opened today. The families of the four people and a police officer who were killed during the March rampage read out tributes to their loved ones. Their killer, Khalid Masood, was shot dead by armed police…

  • 28 Aug 2018

    Of all the suggestions put forward to curb the current spate of violence engulfing London and other cities there’s none as guaranteed to divide opinion as increasing police powers to stop and search.

  • 26 Aug 2018

    In a rare TV interview, Alexander Coe – better known as Sasha – talks about his place in dance music’s history and about how the industry is starting to talk about mental health after the recent death of the DJ Avicii, who is thought to have taken his own life.

  • 22 Aug 2018

    There’s a darker side to parts of Britain’s wool trade, exposed by an undercover investigation by animal rights group PETA Asia. Every year, for health reasons, sheep have their winter fleeces removed. But in footage given exclusively to this programme, sheep shearers are filmed punching, kicking, and stomping on the heads of animals, raising questions about…

  • 19 Aug 2018

    The founder of the Superdry fashion chain has given a million pounds to those campaigning for a vote on a final Brexit deal. Multimillionaire Julian Dunkerton believes there is ‘a genuine chance to turn this around’. And he claims his company would not have been a global success story if Brexit had happened 20 years…

  • 11 Aug 2018

    The chemical giant Monsanto has been ordered to pay more than two hundred million pounds in damages – after a jury in the United States backed a claim by a groundsman that a pesticide contributed towards his terminal cancer. The firm has insisted British consumers are safe to use the product – declaring the “science…

  • 6 Aug 2018

    A new trial is underway to test whether stem cell transplants could put an end to Crohn’s disease. 115,000 people in this country alone have the chronic condition – an inflammation of the gut which can be painful, exhausting and require major surgery. Anja Popp went to find out more and meet one person who…

  • 5 Aug 2018

    Venezuela’s president was in the middle of his speech at a military commemoration in Caracas when two explosions were heard, causing soldiers to scatter. The government lost little time in describing the incident as an attack involving explosive drones. But firefighters said gas canisters had exploded in a nearby apartment. Meanwhile many of the culprits…

  • 23 Jul 2018

    They are called the ‘working homeless’ – 33,000 people in the UK with jobs, but still no proper place to call home. New research by the housing charity Shelter has revealed that more than half of all families living in temporary accommodation are actually in work. The charity says the numbers have shot up by…

  • 20 Jul 2018

    Doctors in the UK should be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis, according to the government’s chef drug advisers, after an initial review found there was evidence it could have “therapeutic benefit” for patients with some conditions. The review process was launched by the Home Secretary Sajid Javid after several high-profile cases involving children with epilepsy…

  • 19 Jul 2018

    Three police officers and five members of the public have been honoured for their bravery during last year’s London Bridge terror attack. They include two people who were killed as they went to the aid of others. Awards also went to a couple who rushed to help a police officer, injured as he confronted the…

  • 14 Jul 2018

    Former Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams has called on people who attacked his home with an explosive device to meet him and explain their motives.  Mr Adams said two of his grandchildren were in his driveway just 10 minutes before last night’s attack.