Darshna Soni , Home Affairs Correspondent

  • Published on 26 Jun 2017

    EU citizens living in Britain have been given some reassurance of their post-Brexit rights by the Prime Minister. But the “settled status” she offers will be conditional on British expats being offered the same rights by the EU states in which they live. So how re-assured do Britain’s EU residents feel?

  • Published on 20 Jun 2017 Sections

    The Metropolitan Police have been given permission to hold the man suspected of yesterday’s van attack on Muslim worshippers in north London until the weekend. Darren Osborne was arrested on suspicion of murder, attempted murder and terrorism offences and is still being questioned. And police in South Wales have confirmed a report on this programme…

  • Published on 30 May 2017

    The US singer Ariana Grande will return to Manchester for a tribute concert on Sunday, joined by a host of global stars. Proceeds will go to the emergency fund for the victims of last Monday’s bomb attack at the end of Grande’s concert at the Manchester Arena. News of the concert comes as the police…

  • Published on 25 May 2017

    Despite the leaks, in Manchester the investigation into the attack is continuing apace. There were more arrests overnight and several properties are still being searched. In America renewed reports suggested the bomber may have travelled to Syria.

  • Published on 24 May 2017 Sections

    South Manchester has become home to migrants from the east over many generations – more recently from countries like Syria, Somalia and Libya, which has a significant but fast-growing community. The streets were home too to the bomber, Salman Abedi, whose family came from Libya – and have gone back there. He’s known to have…

  • Published on 23 May 2017

    The suicide bomber has been named by police tonight as 22-year-old Salman Abedi. Another 23-year-old man was arrested today as officers carried out raids in two areas of the city.

  • Published on 19 May 2017 Sections

    Oh to play the king, especially one this awful or misunderstood. Sir Ian McKellen, Kevin Spacey and Mark Rylance have all been Richard III. Now Mat Fraser is the latest to join this distinguished list. Not so famous, perhaps, but he does have something the others don’t: a physical disability. It means he can bring…

  • Published on 14 May 2017

    Labour used to be able to count on the vote of minority communities in Britain’s cities, but loyalties appear to be shifting.

  • Published on 9 May 2017 Sections

    An 11 year old girl has died after being injured at a Staffordshire theme park. The girl fell off the Splash Canyon water ride at Drayton Manor Park this afternoon.

  • Published on 3 May 2017

    Leaving the EU without a trade deal could put at risk up to 80 per cent of the UK’s farming exports. That’s according to a House of Lords report which says Brexit could have a huge impact on Britain’s agricultural industry

  • Published on 28 Apr 2017 Sections

    A leading breast surgeon who carried out life-changing operations for absolutely no medically justified reason has been found guilty of 20 counts of wounding.

  • Published on 30 Mar 2017 Sections ,

    A Briton who was a leading developer of the online currency Bitcoin and projected as a future billionaire, has been under police investigation for going to Syria to fight against the Islamic State group.

  • Published on 24 Mar 2017 Sections

    As detectives continue to investigate Khalid Masood’s networks, the city where he was living, Birmingham, has once again been linked to terrorism.

  • Published on 23 Mar 2017 Sections ,

    To Birmingham now, where police officers have been active all day as they seek to find out more about Khalid Masood and any possible associates.

  • Published on 13 Mar 2017 Sections ,

    For rail travellers, those dreaded three words: bus replacement service. That’s been the story for thousands of rail travellers today as staff at Merseyrail, Northern Rail and Southern Rail walked out in a dispute over driver-operated trains.