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  • 3 Jul 2018

    A healthcare worker has been arrested on suspicion of murdering eight babies and the attempted murder of six others at the Countess of Chester hospital – after a year long police investigation. Cheshire police described the woman’s arrest as a significant step forward – and said all the families involved were being kept fully updated

  • 1 Jul 2018

    Millions of Mexicans are voting today in local and presidential elections – with the left wing front runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador hoping his third attempt to win power will succeed. He’s held a commanding lead in the polls – with voters angry over widespread crime and corruption, as well as the state of the…

  • 30 Jun 2018

    Firefighters have declared a major incident on the west Pennine moors – after two large moorland fires converged. More than 80 firefighters have been redeployed to tackle the fires on Winter Hill and Scout Road, near Bolton – and people are being urged to stay away.

  • 15 Jun 2018

    Five drill musicians have been banned from writing lyrics encouraging violence and ordered to warn police before they record or perform any songs. In the first judgement of its kind, the judge imposed a three- year criminal behaviour order on the gang members, who are serving sentences for conspiracy to commit violent disorder. All of them…

  • 10 Jun 2018

    He left the G7 summit in chaos after refusing to sign its concluding statement. His trade adviser following up by declaring there was a ‘special place in hell’ for the Canadian Prime Minister. But now US President Donald Trump has landed in Singapore for a far more diplomatically challenging meeting with North Korean leader Kim…

  • 4 Jun 2018

    Gwent Police say they won’t be re-opening the investigation into the Jeremy Thorpe scandal, after closing down an inquiry last year into allegations of an attempt to murder the former Liberal leader’s ex-gay lover Norman Scott. Officers have now spoken to the alleged hitman Andrew Newton, after discovering that he was not dead, as they…

  • 12 May 2018

    How should people with M.E. be treated by the NHS? Campaigners demonstrating in central London today complain that the condition, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome, is seen as having a psychological rather than physiological cause.

  • 28 Apr 2018

    Despite being suspected of attacking more than 100 women, John Worboys was granted parole after spending a decade in jail.  Two of the women he attacked successfully challenged that decision and he remains behind bars. Now the government has set out plans to reform the parole system.

  • 13 Apr 2018

    Sir Cliff Richard has claimed that he felt “forever tainted” after the BBC covered a police raid on his home, telling the high court it was as if everything he had ever worked for was being torn apart. The singer has taken legal action against the broadcaster, claiming their coverage of the search following a…

  • 16 Feb 2018

    Justice has been served, say victims of the ex-football coach Barry Bennell after he was convicted of a series of sex offences against boys. But why didn’t clubs and football authorities do more to investigate the claims in the first place instead of allegedly trying to brush them all under the carpet? Crewe Alexandra, where…

  • 15 Feb 2018

    He was known as a skilled and successful talent-spotter who could make young children’s footballing dreams come true. But he was also a “child molester on an industrial scale”. A jury at Liverpool Crown Court today convicted the former Crewe Alexandra and Manchester City youth coach Barry Bennell of seven more sex offences against young…

  • 20 Oct 2017

    Pollution is linked to the deaths of nine million people each year across the world, and, according to the most comprehensive analysis to date, it’s not just a problem in poorer, developing nations. The UK has one of the worst records in Europe, with 50,000 pollution-linked deaths in 2015, a higher proportion than in many other European countries.

  • 18 Oct 2017

    A number of Grenfell survivors were among hundreds of Kensington and Chelsea residents who had another testy meeting last night with the tenant management organisation. There are concerns about how the council plans to change the way they run social housing in the borough. But some residents say they now have an opportunity to take…

  • 15 Oct 2017

    New figures from the Salvation Army show that cases of modern slavery in Britain have soared in recent years. The Salvation Army, which is contracted by the government to provide the support offered to victims of human trafficking, says the increase may be down to better monitoring – the UK now has a Modern Slavery…

  • 14 Oct 2017

    Willem Dafoe and director Sean Baker talk about their new film The Florida Project, which looks at poor families living in the shadow of Disney World.