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Parsons Green tube stabbing: Victim named as Omid Saidy

Parsons Green tube stabbing: Victim named as Omid Saidy

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Omid Saidy was stabbed to death outside Parsons Green Tube A man killed outside Parsons Green Tube station was stabbed after confronting a drug dealer, Scotland Yard has said. Omid Saidy was fatally wounded and two others were injured in the attack on Monday night. The 20-year-old from Fulham […]

MI5 boss Andrew Parker warns of ‘intense’ terror threat

MI5 boss Andrew Parker warns of ‘intense’ terror threat

Media captionMI5 chief Andrew Parker: ‘Over 3,000 extremists in the UK’ The UK’s intelligence services are facing an “intense” challenge from terrorism, the head of MI5 has warned. Andrew Parker said there was currently “more terrorist activity coming at us, more quickly” and that it can also be “harder to detect”. The UK has suffered […]

Mike Samwell death: Widow ‘held dying husband’s hand’

Mike Samwell death: Widow ‘held dying husband’s hand’

Image copyright Kelvin Media Image caption Jessica Samwell broke down in tears as she gave evidence at Manchester Crown Court A widow sobbed as she told a court how she held her dying husband’s hand and told him she loved him after he was run over by car thieves. Mike Samwell, 35, had been woken […]

Amber Rudd calls Brexit without a deal ‘unthinkable’

Amber Rudd calls Brexit without a deal ‘unthinkable’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The home secretary said security co-operation must be at the heart of the UK’s future relations with the EU The prospect of Brexit happening without any deal being reached between the UK and the EU is “unthinkable”, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said. Ms Rudd was responding to a question […]

South Africa murders: Man admits charges after Roger and Christine Solik killed

South Africa murders: Man admits charges after Roger and Christine Solik killed

Image copyright Family picture Image caption Roger and Christine Solik emigrated to South Africa in the early 1980s A man who killed a Welsh couple who emigrated to South Africa has told a court he and a companion kidnapped them then decided to “get rid” of them. Roger and Christine Solik’s hands and legs were […]

NHS surgery waits run into years in Northern Ireland

NHS surgery waits run into years in Northern Ireland

Image caption Megan’s mum Karen says she is considering paying privately for her daughter’s operation Patients in Northern Ireland are waiting three years to see a consultant about having surgery following a GP referral. The BBC has obtained exclusive figures showing long waiting times before a decision to operate. In Northern Ireland, targets say most […]

Sainsbury’s to cut up to 2,000 administrative jobs

Image copyright Newscast Sainsbury’s has said it will cut about 2,000 jobs in its human resources and central support departments. The chain, which is the UK’s second biggest supermarket, says the “difficult decision” is part of a wider plan to cut costs. The restructuring will affect roles in stores, as well as in the company’s […]

Mike Samwell death: Stolen car ‘driven backwards and forwards’ over victim

Mike Samwell death: Stolen car ‘driven backwards and forwards’ over victim

Image copyright GMP Image caption Former submarine officer Mr Samwell died in hospital from his injuries on 23 April An ex-Royal Navy officer was run over and crushed to death trying to stop thieves stealing his car as his wife looked on, a court has heard. Mike Samwell, 35, had been woken in the early […]

MI5 boss Andrew Parker warns of ‘intense’ terror threat

MI5 boss Andrew Parker warns of ‘intense’ terror threat

Image copyright MI5 Image caption Andrew Parker said staff were “deeply affected” when terror attacks were successful The UK’s intelligence services are facing an “intense” challenge from terrorism, the head of MI5 has warned. Andrew Parker said there was currently “more terrorist activity coming at us, more quickly” and that it can also be “harder […]

Amber Rudd calls Brexit without a deal ‘unthinkable’

Amber Rudd calls Brexit without a deal ‘unthinkable’

Image copyright House of Commons The prospect of Brexit happening without any deal being reached between the UK and the EU is “unthinkable”, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said. Ms Rudd was responding to a question about the impact on security of nothing being agreed before the UK leaves. “We will make sure there is […]

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