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Hampshire free-runner Nye Newman died from head injuries

Hampshire free-runner Nye Newman died from head injuries

Image copyright PA Image caption Nye Newman died in an accident in Paris on New Year’s Day A free-runner died of “catastrophic” head injuries after he stuck his head out of a Paris Metro to take a selfie. An inquest heard Nye “Frankie” Newman, 17, from Aldershot, Hampshire, travelled with his girlfriend and a group […]

DUP warn Conservatives: Don’t take us for granted

DUP warn Conservatives: Don’t take us for granted

Image copyright Reuters Image caption DUP leader Arlene Foster visited Downing Street a week ago Democratic Unionist Party sources have urged the Conservatives to give a “greater focus” to their negotiations. A senior DUP source said the party could not be “taken for granted” – adding that if the PM could not reach a deal, […]

Finsbury Park attack: Son of hire boss held over Facebook post

Finsbury Park attack: Son of hire boss held over Facebook post

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police are examining the van used in the attack A man has been arrested on suspicion of posting an offensive Facebook post about the London Finsbury Park attack. Police said a 37-year-old, believed to be the son of an owner of the Rhondda Cynon Taff company whose van was […]

UK weather: Fifth day above 30C predicted, matching 1995

UK weather: Fifth day above 30C predicted, matching 1995

Media captionDr Angie Bone of Public Health England offers some tips and dispels some myths on staying cool In the week the sunshine never ends, the UK is close to matching a sizzling June run not seen in two decades. If Wednesday’s temperature tops 30C – and forecasters confidently predict it will – that will […]

London fire: Grenfell victims ‘not being forced to move away’

London fire: Grenfell victims ‘not being forced to move away’

Image copyright PA Victims of the Grenfell Tower fire are not being asked to move hundreds of miles from their homes, the team organising the emergency response says. The Grenfell Response Team also said it was not aware any victims were sleeping in parks and denied claims some could be made “intentionally homeless”. Labour MPs […]

Gerard Coyne sacked by Unite as West Midlands secretary

Gerard Coyne sacked by Unite as West Midlands secretary

Image copyright PA Image caption Mr Coyne says he faced seven charges against him in the disciplinary proceedings Gerard Coyne, who lost the Unite leadership battle to Len McCluskey – has been sacked as the union’s West Midlands regional secretary. Mr Coyne said he was “deeply disappointed, but not surprised” by his dismissal, which he […]

Grenfell Tower fire: Police identify five victims of blaze

Grenfell Tower fire: Police identify five victims of blaze

Image copyright Lee Disson and NicolaGreenArt Image caption Anthony Disson and Ya-Haddy Sisi Saye are among five people to be formally identified by the police Three more victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in North Kensington have been named by the Metropolitan Police. Anthony Disson, 65, Ya-Haddy Sisi Saye, 24, also known as Khadija Saye, […]

Finsbury Park attack: Theresa May condemns ‘sickening’ terror attack

Finsbury Park attack: Theresa May condemns ‘sickening’ terror attack

Media captionFootage shows the suspected attacker being tackled to the ground before the police arrive Prime Minister Theresa May says the terror attack near a north London mosque is “every bit as sickening” as recent ones to hit the UK. She was speaking after a man died and 10 people were injured when a man […]

Grenfell Tower fire: Seventy-nine people feared dead

Grenfell Tower fire: Seventy-nine people feared dead

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Police have released images of the inside of flats where the occupants have been accounted for Seventy-nine people are either dead or missing presumed dead after the fire at Grenfell Tower, police have said. Met Police Commander Stuart Cundy confirmed the figure in a statement on Monday, adding it […]

Ellen Higginbottom murder case: Second man arrested

Ellen Higginbottom murder case: Second man arrested

Image copyright Ellen Higginbottom / Facebook Image caption Ellen Higginbottom was last seen on Friday at Orrell Water Park according to friends A second man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering an 18-year-old student found dead at a beauty spot. Ellen Higginbottom’s body was found at Orrell Water Park, Wigan early on Saturday – […]