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Arthur Collins charged over London nightclub ‘acid attack’

Arthur Collins charged over London nightclub ‘acid attack’

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Police said Arthur Collins was arrested in Northamptonshire on Saturday The boyfriend of The Only Way Is Essex star Ferne McCann has been charged with 15 offences following an alleged nightclub acid attack. Arthur Collins, 24, is charged with 14 counts of wounding with intent and one of throwing […]

Patient waits four years to leave hospital

Patient waits four years to leave hospital

Image copyright Getty Images A hospital patient has been waiting nearly four years to leave hospital after being declared fit for discharge. The unnamed patient, who has a “serious mental health condition”, learning disability, and physical health problems, has been in a hospital bed for more than 1,338 days. The patient is expected to leave […]

Stricter punishments for speeding offences in England and Wales

Stricter punishments for speeding offences in England and Wales

Image copyright Getty Images Tougher punishments for the most serious speeding offences have come into force in England and Wales. Under new guidelines, fines for drivers caught doing 51mph in a 30mph zone or 101mph on a motorway will start from 150% of weekly income, rather than the previous level of 100%. The Sentencing Council […]

Croydon tram crash: Drivers ‘fell asleep’ on fatal line

Croydon tram crash: Drivers ‘fell asleep’ on fatal line

Media captionDrivers say they have fallen asleep in trams Four drivers have admitted falling asleep while operating trams in Croydon, where seven people were killed after a tram derailed in November 2016. Drivers said a safety device, known as “a dead man’s handle”, failed to activate and stop their trams. Tram Operations Ltd, which runs […]

Bomb left outside Ardoyne school was designed to kill officers, say police

Bomb left outside Ardoyne school was designed to kill officers, say police

Image caption Ch Supt Chris Noble said the device was “sizeable” and an attempt by dissident republicans to kill police officers Police have said a bomb which was left outside the gates of a primary school in north Belfast could have killed or seriously injured. It was discovered by a passing police patrol near Holy […]

Man killed as thieves take car from outside his house

Man killed as thieves take car from outside his house

Image copyright GMP Image caption Mike Samwell was a former Royal Navy officer A man has been killed by thieves who stole his car from outside his house. It happened in the early hours after Michael Samwell and his wife were woken by a noise and he went to investigate, Greater Manchester Police said. Soon […]

London Marathon runner from Swansea stops for ‘guy in need’

London Marathon runner from Swansea stops for ‘guy in need’

Media captionMatthew Rees helped exhausted David Wyeth across the finish line A London marathon runner who helped a competitor finish said he was just lending a hand to a “guy in need”. Crowds – including Prince William – cheered on Matthew Rees as he stopped 300m from the end to help David Wyeth in the […]

General election 2017: Women’s Equality Party leader to challenge MP Philip Davies

General election 2017: Women’s Equality Party leader to challenge MP Philip Davies

Image caption The Women’s Equality Party leader says many women are being shut out of the political debate The leader of the Women’s Equality Party, Sophie Walker, is to stand against Tory MP and male rights advocate Philip Davies in the election. If elected in the West Yorkshire seat of Shipley, she said she would […]

Rail royalty Flying Scotsman meets modern era trains

Rail royalty Flying Scotsman meets modern era trains

Media captionThey lined up on the East Coast Main Line at Tollerton, North Yorkshire Four trains from different eras have travelled side by side in a special event celebrating the past, present and future of Britain’s railways. The world-famous locomotive Flying Scotsman was joined by an HST and InterCity 225 from Virgin Trains’ fleet, and […]

Chorlton-cum-Hardy man killed during car theft

Chorlton-cum-Hardy man killed during car theft

Image copyright Jobo89 Image caption The victim was found with serious injuries and died later in hospital A man has been killed by thieves who stole his car from outside his house. It happened in the early hours after Michael Samwell and his wife were woken by a noise and he went to investigate, Greater […]