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Royal Navy destroy wartime bomb left 'dangerously close' to North Sea gas pipe

A Royal Navy minehunter has destroyed a 500lb wartime bomb which was dredged up by a fishing boat and then dropped "dangerously close" to a major North Sea gas pipeline.

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Toddler's fatal head injury 'more likely due to being swung against fireplace'

A head injury which killed a toddler almost 50 years ago was more likely to have been caused by him being swung against a fireplace than him falling out of bed, a paediatrician has told a murder trial.

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Woman taken to hospital after world's largest aircraft comes loose from moorings

One woman was taken to hospital after the world's largest aircraft, Airlander 10, came loose from its moorings causing its hull to rip and deflate.

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Conservatives gain council seat from Labour in latest local by-elections

The Tories defeated Labour to gain a council seat in the latest local by-elections.

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Man raised arm before being beaten to death with plasterer's whisk, court told

A young man raised his arm as if he was "about to strike" moments before he was beaten to death with a plasterer's whisk during a brawl at an M25 service station, jurors heard.

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Tories risk being seen as party of nostalgia and privilege, policy chief warns

The head of Theresa May's policy forum has warned her the Conservatives risk being seen as "a narrow party of nostalgia, hard Brexit, public sector austerity and lazy privilege".

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Firefighter tells how he feared he would die during King's Cross blaze

A firefighter has recalled how he feared for his life during the King's Cross Underground station blaze 30 years ago.

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BT and Huawei join forces to establish research group at Cambridge University

Telecoms giants BT and Huawei have launched a five-year initiative to establish a joint research and collaboration group at the University of Cambridge.

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Thoughts with victims of ex-boyfriend's nightclub acid attack, says Towie star

Towie star Ferne McCann has expressed her sympathy for the victims of her ex-boyfriend after he was found guilty of an acid attack in a packed nightclub.

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Jail inmate charged with attempted murder of two prison officers

An inmate in a jail has appeared in court charged with the attempted murder of two male prison officers.

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Restructuring construction industry's training board a 'hammer blow', Unite says

A large number of jobs are at risk under plans to "radically" alter the structure of the construction industry's training board, a union has warned.

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Young man beaten to death at M25 service station, murder trial told

A young man was beaten to death with a plasterer's whisk during a brawl at an M25 service station after one of his alleged killers shouted "I'm the man", a court heard.

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Bedfordshire Police 'may be forced to stop attending vehicle crime'

Police in one county may be forced to stop attending vehicle crime and retail thefts worth less than £100, MPs have heard.

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NHS let us down in worst way possible, heart defect baby's parents tell inquest

The parents of a baby girl who died while waiting for a delayed heart operation told an inquest they had been let down by the NHS "in the worst way possible".

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British backpacker and friend 'found dead in Cambodian hostel'

A young British tourist and her Canadian friend have reportedly been found dead in a backpackers' hostel in Cambodia.

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Water quality standards 'excellent' in 65.4% of English bathing areas

Almost two-thirds of England's bathing spots met "excellent" standards for water quality this year, down slightly on last year, official figures show.

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Eye experts call for drivers to have compulsory sight tests every 10 years

Motorists should face compulsory sight tests every 10 years to stay on the road, leading eye experts have said.

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Towie star's ex-boyfriend guilty of nightclub acid attack

The ex-boyfriend of reality TV star Ferne McCann has been found guilty of an acid attack in a packed nightclub.

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Former Ukip MP Bob Spink 'misleading' on doorstep, false signature trial told

A former Ukip and Conservative MP used a "casual and misleading" approach on the doorstep while canvassing for the local elections, a court heard.

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Police did not contribute to teenager's crash death, inquest finds

The actions of police did not contribute to the death of a teenager who crashed a car into a tree while he was being pursued by officers, an inquest concluded.

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