Paul McNamara , Reporter

  • 7 Jan 2019

    Could we be seeing a U-turn on President Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from the fight against Islamic State forces in Syria? The White House’s most senior security adviser John Bolton certainly appeared to apply the brakes by saying that Turkey has to first give assurances not to turn on Kurdish forces who have fought with the US military…

  • 6 Jan 2019

    Former soldiers are finding creative ways to cope with their mental illness. An exhibition by the organisation Style for Soldiers has been showcasing artworks by medically discharged servicemen suffering from PTSD and brain injuries. Their work often reveals the impact of the ‘invisible wounds’ left by war.

  • 31 Dec 2018

    Two children including a 10-year-old girl are among a group of migrants who’ve been detained after landing on a beach in Kent. It’s thought the group, all Iranians – arrived in a black dinghy in Greatstone just after eight o’clock this morning. The Home Secretary has flown back from his holiday to deal with the…

  • 21 Dec 2018

    Flights are back on again tonight after another day of uncertainty and chaos at Gatwick Airport. The runway re-opened this morning after 36 hours of closure caused by drone disruption, then late this afternoon flights were suspended again for around an hour after a drone was spotted. Police have described it as “really high-end criminal behaviour”,…

  • 20 Dec 2018

    The scale of homeless deaths across England and Wales has been described as a “national tragedy”, after new figures showed the number has soared by almost a quarter over the last five years.

  • 10 Dec 2018

    A man has been described as ”evil personified”, after being found guilty of murdering two young girls in a Brighton woodland in 1986.

  • 8 Dec 2018

    France has seen yet another day of anti-government violence and there have been more than 500 arrests. For a fourth weekend in a row, thousands of protesters descended on the capital. Ministers have now claimed that their movement has been taken over by violent infiltrators and today protesters were confronted by thousands of riot police.

  • 7 Dec 2018

    France is bracing itself for what’s being called a “day of rage” tomorrow. Already dozens of tax offices across the country have been attacked and mass protests are planned in Paris and other cities.

  • 2 Dec 2018

    The shadow Brexit Secretary, Sir Keir Starmer, says the Labour Party would try to force a no confidence vote and a general election, if MPs vote against Theresa May’s draft Brexit deal.

  • 14 Nov 2018

    The government has been forced into a major U-turn on the implementation date for changes to maximum bets on fixed odds betting terminals.

  • 12 Nov 2018

    Firefighters in California are working around the clock to contain wildfires that continue to burn their way through the state. Fierce winds are whipping up the flames and 31 people now are believed to have died. Over 220 people are still missing.

  • 11 Nov 2018

    On beaches throughout the British Isles people have come together to mark the centenary of the Armistice.

  • 10 Nov 2018

    Three wildfires across California have caused massive destruction and claimed at least nine lives in the north of the state.

  • 1 Nov 2018

    Sentencing them the judge described the men’s treatment of their victims – who ranged in age from 11 to 17 – as “inhuman”.

  • 26 Oct 2018

    A man’s now in custody in connection with a wave of parcel bombs addressed to prominent critics of President Trump, hours after two more suspicious packages were intercepted.