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Ken Livingstone: Ruling in Labour misconduct case due on Tuesday

Ken Livingstone: Ruling in Labour misconduct case due on Tuesday

Media captionKen Livingstone: ‘I did not say Hitler was a Zionist’ Ken Livingstone has said he is “beginning to think” Labour will not expel him for controversial comments he made about Hitler and a Jewish state. He has appeared before a disciplinary hearing after claiming the Nazi leader supported Zionism in the 1930s. The two-day […]

Paedophile rugby coach caught by police sting online

Paedophile rugby coach caught by police sting online

Image copyright BBC/Kik Image caption Cook was caught after a four-month online sting operation, using apps including Kik and WhatsApp A rugby coach with “a self-confessed interest in young girls” has been jailed after he was caught by a police sting operation. Jacob Cook, 30, from Woodhall Spa, unwittingly spent four months chatting online with […]

Man charged over mother and son killing

Man charged over mother and son killing

Image copyright Other Image caption Peter Wilkinson remains in hospital A man has been charged with the murder of a mother and her 13-year-old son who were stabbed to death at their home. Tracey Wilkinson and her son Pierce were killed in the attack in Stourbridge, while the boy’s father Peter, was seriously injured. Aaron […]

Bin lorry deaths driver Harry Clarke banned from driving

Bin lorry deaths driver Harry Clarke banned from driving

Image copyright PA The driver of the bin lorry that crashed in Glasgow killing six people has been banned from driving for three years. Harry Clarke was also ordered to carry out 150 hours of unpaid work and will be tagged for four months. At an earlier hearing Clarke, 60, admitted culpable and reckless driving […]

NHS operations: Waiting times to rise in ‘trade-off’, boss says

NHS operations: Waiting times to rise in ‘trade-off’, boss says

NHS patients in England face longer waits for hospital operations such as knee and hip replacements in a “trade-off” for improved care in other areas, NHS England boss Simon Stevens says. He said he could no longer guarantee treatment in the 18-week target time. And he said GPs would be asked to cut back on […]

British endurance cyclist Mike Hall killed in road race

British endurance cyclist Mike Hall killed in road race

Image copyright Gene Kehoe A British cyclist has been killed during a race in Australia, police have confirmed. Mike Hall was competing in the Indian Pacific Wheel Race when he was involved in a collision with a car on Friday. The race began on 18 March and was due to finish on Friday. Mr Hall, […]

You’ll wait longer for ops, says NHS boss

You’ll wait longer for ops, says NHS boss

Patients in England face having to wait longer for hospital operations such as knee and hip replacements as the NHS is forced to make a tough “trade-off”. NHS England boss Simon Stevens said he could no longer guarantee treatment in the 18-week target time. And he said GPs would be asked to cut back on […]

Hacking suspect Lauri Love ‘would work’ with US

Hacking suspect Lauri Love ‘would work’ with US

Image copyright PA Image caption Lauri Love says computers have been his way of “interfacing with the world” since childhood A hacking suspect facing extradition to the US said he “would want to work” with its intelligence agencies to highlight system “vulnerabilities”. Lauri Love, 31, who has Asperger’s syndrome, is appealing against an extradition order […]

London attack: Khalid Masood hid ‘dark’ plan

London attack: Khalid Masood hid ‘dark’ plan

A manager at the hotel in East Sussex where Khalid Masood stayed before carrying out the Westminster attack has spoken of her shock. Debbi Hall said Masood came across as a “very pleasant man” when she met him. “He was in fact a very dark person who was about to cause a lot of damage […]

Five family members die in Snowdonia helicopter crash

Five family members die in Snowdonia helicopter crash

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Ruth and Kevin Burke have been named locally in Milton Keynes as two of the crash victims Five members of the same family have been killed in a helicopter crash in north Wales. Two of those on board have been named locally as Kevin and Ruth Burke from Hulcote, near […]