Paul McNamara , Reporter

  • Published on 13 Nov 2017 Sections

    A man has been found guilty of carrying out an acid attack in a crowded east London night club which left 22 people hurt. Arthur Collins, the ex-boyfriend of reality television star Ferne McCann, admitted spraying the substance inside the Mangle E8 club during the early hours of April 17th, but claimed he hadn’t known…

  • Published on 12 Nov 2017 Sections

    Remembrance Sunday has been commemorated by a two minute silence at hundreds events around the UK. For the first time the Queen did not lay a wreath at the Cenotaph – instead watching from the balcony of the Foreign Office as Prince Charles took her place.

  • Published on 11 Nov 2017 Sections

    Today’s Armistice Day ceremonies commemorated those servicemen and women killed while serving their country. But it is those who survive with life – changing injuries – or mental scars – that are the focus of Emma Willis. Paul McNamara went to meet her and some of her customers.

  • Published on 6 Nov 2017

    Every party leader in Westminster sat round the table in the Prime Minister’s Commons office this afternoon: an extraordinary meeting called by Theresa May to agree a new independent grievance procedure to tackle claims of sexual harassment in Parliament. Mrs May called it an ‘important step forward’ –  while Jeremy Corbyn said the scandals should…

  • Published on 24 Oct 2017 Sections , ,

    A Briton who had been fighting against so-called Islamic State in Syria has been killed while clearing landmines in Raqqa just days after it was liberated. 24 year old Jac Holmes, who was a former IT worker from Bournemouth, had no prior military training before he joined up with the Kurdish militia, the YPG, two…

  • Published on 22 Oct 2017 Sections ,

    More Brexit headaches for Theresa May as Labour warn they will side with Tory rebels to force a vote unless they get the changes to the repeal bill they want. The Government insists it won’t let a final deal be wrecked, as David Davis heads back to Brussels tomorrow in an effort to continue with…

  • Published on 21 Oct 2017

    The World Health Organisation has come under fire for appointing Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a “goodwill ambassador”. Britain joined the outrage – describing the decision as “surprising and disappointing” – considering his government’s record on human rights abuses. But the WHO praised Zimbabwe’s public health system.

  • Published on 13 Oct 2017

    Another day, yet more accusations. The Harvey Weinstein scandal has more and moreugly sequels, all of them alarming. The US actor Rose McGowan has now alleged that the Hollywood mogul raped her and said when she told the Amazon Studios executive Roy Price about the incident, he ignored her claim. He’s been put on leave of absence…

  • Published on 9 Oct 2017 Sections

    A British-Iranian woman who was hoping to be released very soon from a Tehran prison has been told she could have her jail term extended by 16 years after new charges. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested last year as she tried to leave Tehran with her young daughter Gabriella following a holiday. Her family says the…

  • Published on 21 Sep 2017 Sections

    On the island of Puerto Rico three and a half million residents are without power after Hurricane Maria slammed into the island, bringing destruction and widespread flooding. Meanwhile on the tiny island of Dominica news is just coming through of 15 dead and 20 missing.

  • Published on 20 Sep 2017 Sections

    Puerto Rico has become the latest casualty of Hurricane Maria. It hit the eastern edge of the island early this morning, cutting power and causing widespread damage. The storm, which is a category four with winds of 155 miles per hour, has already killed at least nine people as it tracked across the Caribbean.

  • Published on 15 Sep 2017

    Paul McNamara has the latest on the police investigation into the Parsons Green terror attack

  • Published on 10 Sep 2017

    Parts of Miami are already under water as Hurricane Irma sweeps across Florida. There are tornado warnings for more than three quarters of the state and three people have already been killed.

  • Published on 9 Sep 2017

    Almost seven million Americans have been ordered to leave their homes as Hurricane Irma threatens to engulf almost the entire state of Florida. But in the islands which have been left devastated – the scale of the damage is almost unimaginable.

  • Published on 8 Sep 2017 Sections

    At least 32 people are now confirmed to have died in the Mexican earthquake, the strongest to hit the country for a century. The 8.1 magnitude quake triggered dozens of aftershocks, toppling buildings and sending people running into the streets in panic.