Jane Deith

  • Published on 22 Nov 2017 Sections

    Dramatic footage has emerged showing the defection of a North Korean soldier under a hail of gunfire from his former comrades. The officer suffered multiple gunshot wounds as he fled towards South Korea.

  • Published on 19 Nov 2017 Sections

    Investigations are continuing to try to find out the cause of death of a woman, believed to missing 19-year-old Gaia Pope. A body was found yesterday afternoon, near Swanage, close to where some of Gaia Pope’s clothes were found on Thursday. Members of her family say they are absolutely devastated.

  • Published on 17 Nov 2017 Sections

    There has been a mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft above dense woodland in Buckinghamshire. Emergency services were called to the crash site where both aircraft came down close to Upper Winchendon near Aylesbury. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch is investigating.

  • Published on 16 Nov 2017

    The Old Vic theatre says 20 men have come forward to allege they were the victims of inappropriate behaviour by the actor Kevin Spacey. The Oscar winner was the artistic director between 2004 and 2015. The Theatre has apologised and said the ‘cult of personality’ around the Hollywood Star may have stopped people speaking out,…

  • Published on 4 Nov 2017 Sections ,

    Are the investigations into sexual harassment and alleged assaults by politicians a “witch-hunt” as some MPs are now claiming or are they simply a way of finally giving justice to women? Allegations of more Westminster wrongdoing are continuing to surface with Tory MP Charlie Elphicke suspended by his party after it said “serious allegations” emerged…

  • Published on 29 Sep 2017 Sections

    The Civil Aviation Authority has welcomed what it called Ryanair’s capitulation after the Irish airline bowed to demands to clarify customers’ rights to refunds. The airline updated its advice after the regulator threatened legal action, accusing Ryanair of “misleading” disrupted customers. But even today, one passenger said they were still being given the wrong information about…

  • Published on 28 Sep 2017 Sections ,

    The Civil Aviation Authority has warned Ryanair that it could face legal action for misleading passengers about their rights. The regulator has given the budget airline a deadline of 5pm tomorrow to let passengers know about the possibility of being re-routed on another airline if their flight is cancelled. Up to 400,000 people have been…

  • Published on 21 Sep 2017 Sections

    Fewer people want to go into medicine, or stay in the NHS, according to the British Medical Association. It’s looked at applications to medical school, and to specialties like psychiatry and sexual health, and says a crisis is looming in England.

  • Published on 20 Sep 2017 Sections

    England women’s football manager Mark Sampson has been sacked by the FA. He was cleared of recent allegations of racism, but now the Football Association says there was “inappropriate behaviour” in his previous job at Bristol Academy.

  • Published on 23 Aug 2017 Sections

    Eighteen members of two notorious crime gangs in Birmingham have become the subjects of the UK’s biggest-ever gang injunction. The men are now forbidden from associating with each other, entering certain areas of the city, or appearing in music videos promoting gang violence for the next two years. Police officers welcomed the civil injunction, which…

  • Published on 22 Aug 2017

    The former British Home Stores owner, Dominic Chappell, is to be prosecuted by the Pensions Regulator accused of failing to comply with the investigation into the firm’s sale. Mr Chappell is accused of failing to hand over information without a reasonable excuse. BHS plunged into administration last year, throwing thousands of jobs into the balance…

  • Published on 20 Aug 2017 Sections , ,

    US-backed Iraqi forces have launched a major operation to retake the city of Tal Afar – one of the last cities still held by the Islamic State group in Iraq. The Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has told IS fighters still in the city west of Mosul – they have a choice – ‘surrender or…

  • Published on 19 Aug 2017 Sections

    The world famous scientist Stephen Hawking says he fears the NHS is being turned into a “US style insurance system”. He accuses the Health Secretary of “cherry picking evidence” to advance his agenda. But Jeremy Hunt says Professor Hawking is wrong.

  • Published on 18 Aug 2017

    The victims came from at least 34 countries, including the UK. As Theresa May confirmed that a small number of Britons had been caught up in the attack, Foreign Office staff have been deployed to help, and are urgently trying to trace a 7-year-old boy, Julian Cadman, who is thought to have dual British and Australian nationality and is apparently missing.

  • Published on 16 Aug 2017 Sections

    At a cost of £3bn, and weighing in at 65,000 tonnes, the UK’s newest and biggest ship has been welcomed into its Portsmouth base.  Theresa May hailed the HMS Queen Elizabeth as a clear signal that Britain would remain a “fully engaged global power”. But critics have raised doubts, including the cost.