A man in his 30s has been arrested in north London over a series of random stabbings after a fifth person was knifed in the street early this morning, yards from the scene of an earlier attack.
Mozambique has begun three days of national mourning as the death toll following Cyclone Idai climbed above 200.
Aid groups say thousands of survivors are trapped in remote areas. Entire villages are under water.
Britain’s most senior police officer has said there is a link between falling police numbers and a rise in violent crime.
Keith Flint, at the age of 49, was found dead at his Essex home this morning. We look back at the fire he and his bandmates started.
Five police officers have been cleared of misconduct by a disciplinary panel investigating their involvement in the death of Sean Rigg, who suffered from schizophrenia.
The Prime Minister has confirmed what many had suspected – next Wednesday’s Brexit vote will not be meaningful, so the government won’t be bound by the result.
If Parliament does not approve the Prime Minister’s deal next week, Brexit should be delayed: this is the view of three senior cabinet ministers who have said they will defy their boss and vote to extend Article 50.
The teenager who raped and murdered a six-year-old girl in Scotland has been named. Aaron Campbell, who’s 16, was found guilty at the High Court in Glasgow yesterday. He’d previously had his identity concealed because he was under 18, but the judge today lifted the restriction saying he couldn’t think of a case which had…
Thousands of schoolchildren across the country have walked out of their classrooms to protest over climate change.
Police in Exeter have been given more time to question a 27-year-old man suspected of murdering three pensioners. The body of an 80-year-old man was found at a property on Monday.
The pilot of the plane involved in the crash at the 2015 Shoreham air show, which left 11 men dead has told a jury that the primary aim of the display “was to avoid risk”. Andrew Hill was giving evidence at the Old Bailey where he is on trial on 11 counts of manslaughter by…
They used to say “every little helps”. But the cuts announced by Tesco today could hardly be bigger. The supermarket giant has announced it will slash thousands of jobs and cut back on fresh food counters in its stores. The cuts come amid ferocious competition between the supermarkets, with the once-dominant giant seeing its market share continue…
The man dubbed the speedboat killer, Jack Shepherd, has been arrested in Georgia after months on the run.
Gunmen have blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. There are reports of at least seven deaths, but no official confirmation yet. Witnesses said two cars were driven at speed into the complex at around 3pm after shots were fired at security guards at its gates. The Somali Islamist…