Soldiers could fill in for armed police after dozens of Metropolitan Police officers stood down from firearms duties following a murder charge against one of their colleagues. Scotland Yard has requested military support for counter-terrorism duties if armed officers are unavailable. The Home Secretary has ordered a review of the situation.
The UK has been building the HS2 high-speed railway line since 2017. Years of delay, billions of pounds over budget and now Rishi Sunak is thought to be considering axing part of the HS2 High Speed rail project linking London with the North. Two former Tory prime ministers in David Cameron and Boris Johnson have…
Last weekend, shocking video footage emerged of an attack in Birmingham that left an 11-year-old girl and a young man with serious injuries, prompting a political debate about American XL bully dogs. Today, it was announced that a man had died after being attacked by two dogs outside a school in a village near Birmingham…
Spain’s football chief Luis Rubiales has resigned, after prosecutors began criminal action against him for kissing a member of his country’s women’s team following their World Cup final victory.
Police are said to be working “night and day” to track down terror suspect Daniel Khalife, in London and beyond.
Scotland Yard’s counter terrorism commander says there have been no confirmed sightings so far of Daniel Khalifuh since he escaped from prison at 7.32 yesterday morning.
The father and stepmother of the 10-year-old girl found dead in her Surrey home have said they are willing to cooperate with the authorities in the UK.
Manchester United fans have reacted with fury to reports that the club’s deeply unpopular owners, the Glazer brothers, have decided to postpone its sale.
Charming, extraordinary, flawed, vindictive. Some of the words used to describe Egyptian businessman Mohamed Al-Fayed, who has died at the age of 94.
Spanish prosecutors say they’ve begun a sexual assault investigation into the country’s football federation chief Luis Rubiales – after he kissed midfielder Jenni Hermoso on the lips when her team won the Women’s World Cup.
Some other news now and firefighters in the Canary Islands are battling to control the worst wildfire for decades – which is sweeping through the main resort island of Tenerife.
Another migrant boat tragedy. This time in the East Atlantic. More than 60 people are feared to have died after their boat was found drifting off the coast of Cape Verde. 38 survivors were rescued, including four children.
A search and rescue mission is underway in the Channel after a boat carrying migrants capsized and sank close to Calais in the early hours of the morning, as it tried to reach the UK.
Thirty nine asylum seekers are being hastily taken off the Bibby Stockholm barge after a bacteria which can cause a serious lung infection was found in the water supply.
Yussef Dayes has been hailed as one of the country’s most exciting young musicians – at the heart of a new generation of British jazz artists.