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Police criticised as stalker jailed for murder of 'stereotyped' ex-girlfriend

A judge criticised police as he jailed a stalker who murdered his ex-girlfriend five months after officers gave her a fixed penalty notice for wasting their time over him.

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Judges urged to overturn child sex conviction after school worker's suicide

Leading judges have been urged to overturn the child sex abuse conviction of a former boarding school worker found guilty by a jury following his suicide during a trial.

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Police seeking two men who base-jumped from Portsmouth's Spinnaker Tower

Police are hunting two men who broke into the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth before base-jumping from the top.

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How the terror outrage unfolded

This is how events unfolded in the Westminster attack.

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Peace vigil to be held in Birmingham as mosque condemns 'barbaric' attack

A peace vigil is to be held in Birmingham on Friday to promote unity, after the city's most prominent mosque issued a statement condemning the Westminster terror attack as "barbaric and heartless".

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Elderly motorist spared jail over fatal Christmas Eve coffee shop crash

An elderly motorist has been spared jail after admitting causing death by dangerous driving after his car crashed into a coffee shop on Christmas Eve, killing a customer.

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BMW workers to stage new protest in row over plans to close pension scheme

Workers at car giant BMW are to stage a fresh protest as part of a campaign against plans to close their final salary pension scheme, following the failure of talks to break the deadlocked row.

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Ambulance station officer suspended over cut-off 999 call from man found dead

An ambulance station officer has been suspended from the Health and Care Professions Council register on grounds of misconduct after he was found to have failed to follow up an aborted 999 call from a man found dead the following day.

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Thames Water given record £20.3m fine for polluting river with raw sewage

Thames Water has been fined a record £20.3 million for polluting the River Thames with 1.4 billion litres of raw sewage.

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Teenager's murder by obsessed stalker could have been prevented, mother claims

A teenager's murder at the hands of an obsessed stalker could have been prevented if police had listened to her fears, her devastated mother said.

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May tells Dover MP all efforts being made so busy ports are set for Brexit

Every effort is being made to ensure that some of Britain's busiest ports are "ready for Brexit", the Prime Minister has indicated.

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Businessman cleared over friend's death in boat crash

A successful businessman has been acquitted of the manslaughter of his friend of 20 years who died when he crashed a powerful jet-powered boat into his own luxury cruiser.

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Workers to walk out at Atomic Weapons Establishment in pensions row

Workers at the Atomic Weapons Establishment are staging the first of a series of new strikes on Thursday in a long-running dispute over pensions.

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AkzoNobel urged to open talks with US suitor by activist investor

Activist investor Elliott Advisors has urged AkzoNobel to open talks with US suitor PPG Industries, saying it will attempt to oust the Dutch firm's managers if its demands are ignored.

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Four new jails planned as ministers tackle prisons crisis

Plans for four new prisons will be unveiled by Justice Secretary Liz Truss on Wednesday as the Government steps up its drive to reform the crisis-hit jail system.

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Stars mourn 'wonderful' Inspector Morse creator Colin Dexter

The actor who starred as Inspector Morse's sidekick Lewis has paid tribute to the detective's "warm and friendly" creator, Colin Dexter, who has died aged 86.

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Hired skipper cleared of driving boat too fast before fatal accident

A hired skipper has been acquitted of driving too fast in a powerful jet-powered boat on the same day that it was involved in an accident which killed a father-of-one.

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Police called as varsity rugby match turns into mass brawl

Spectators at a university sports day were injured after a rugby match descended into violence.

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George Clooney surprises 87-year-old British fan with retirement home visit

Actor George Clooney has surprised an elderly fan by visiting her in her assisted living home to wish her a happy 87th birthday.

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Harry jokes with old Gurkha comrades at Nepali embassy ceremony

Prince Harry has joked with old Army friends and praised the "unbreakable spirit and resilience" of the Nepali people at a ceremony to celebrate 200 years of co-operation between the UK and the tiny Himalayan country.

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