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Six injured in east London ‘acid attack’

Six injured in east London ‘acid attack’

Media captionFootage of police and other emergency services around Stratford has been shared on social media Six people have been injured in Stratford, east London, in a reported acid attack. Police were called to Stratford Centre, opposite Westfield, just before 20:00 BST, following an “altercation” between two groups of males where a noxious substance was […]

Three hurt in guest house ‘gas explosion’

Three hurt in guest house ‘gas explosion’

Image copyright Paul Marks Image caption Two people were taken to hospital and two were treated at the scene in Charles Street Four people have been hurt in a suspected gas explosion at a Blackpool guest house, with two airlifted to hospital. Fire crews and paramedics rescued two people trapped in the Charles Street building […]

Five injured in east London ‘acid attack’

Five injured in east London ‘acid attack’

Media captionFootage of police and other emergency services around Stratford has been shared on social media Six people have been injured in Stratford, east London, after a reported acid attack. Police were called to Stratford Centre, opposite Westfield, just before 20:00 BST. A man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. Police said […]

Corrie Mckeague: Missing airman’s mum to walk his final steps

Corrie Mckeague: Missing airman’s mum to walk his final steps

Image caption Corrie Mckeague’s mother will return to the site where her son was last seen The mother of a missing airman has offered to walk people through her son’s final known steps on the anniversary of his disappearance. Corrie Mckeague, 23, has not been seen since 24 September 2016 following a night out in […]

Two babies die in ‘tragic accident’ in Wildmill, Bridgend

Two babies die in ‘tragic accident’ in Wildmill, Bridgend

Image caption The two baby boys were not breathing at the address in Wildmill, Bridgend, police said. Two five-month old baby boys have died after they were found not breathing at a house in Bridgend. Emergency services were called to an address in the Wildmill area of the town at 10:05 BST on Saturday. The […]

Uber London licence: ‘Direct anger at firm’ says mayor

Uber London licence: ‘Direct anger at firm’ says mayor

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Some 3.5 million passengers and 40,000 drivers use the Uber app in London London Mayor Sadiq Khan says anger from customers and drivers over Uber losing its licence should be directed at the company. More than 500,000 people have signed a petition, started by Uber, to urge Transport for London […]

Theresa May urges EU to retain trade terms for two years after Brexit

Theresa May urges EU to retain trade terms for two years after Brexit

Media captionTheresa May says an “implementation period” of two years “will create valuable certainty” for the UK and EU PM Theresa May has said there should be a transition period of “about” two years after Brexit, during which trade should continue on current terms. EU migrants will still be able to live and work in […]

Parsons Green attack: Man in court charged with attempted murder

Parsons Green attack: Man in court charged with attempted murder

Image caption Ahmed Hassan faces charges of attempted murder and causing an explosion likely to endanger life An 18-year-old man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder in connection with the bomb attack on a London Tube at Parsons Green. Ahmed Hassan, of Sunbury, Surrey, is also accused of causing an explosion likely to […]

Parsons Green attack: Man charged with attempted murder

Parsons Green attack: Man charged with attempted murder

Image copyright Reuters An 18-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with the Parsons Green terror attack. Ahmed Hassan, of Sunbury, Surrey, will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court this afternoon, when he will also face a second charge under the Explosive Substances Act. Three other men, aged 25, 30 and 17, remain […]

Brexit: PM bids to break deadlock with two-year deal offer

Brexit: PM bids to break deadlock with two-year deal offer

Image copyright Reuters Theresa May will tell EU leaders there is a shared responsibility to make Brexit work “smoothly” as she attempts to break the deadlock in negotiations. In a major speech in Florence on Friday, she will say history will judge Brexit “not for the differences we faced, but for the vision we showed”. […]