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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 […]

Blackpool ‘gas explosion’: Three people injured

Blackpool ‘gas explosion’: Three people injured

Image copyright Lancashire Fire and Rescue Image caption The blast happened in Charles Street shortly before 18.00 BST Three people are in hospital following a suspected gas explosion at a Blackpool guest house. Fire crews and paramedics rescued two people who were trapped in the Charles Street building after the blast shortly before 18.00 BST. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Corbyn: People of Birmingham deserve ‘clean streets’

Corbyn: People of Birmingham deserve ‘clean streets’

Image caption Jeremy Corbyn said he was hopeful of a “resolution” in the dispute Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the people of Birmingham deserve “clean streets”. The city’s bin strike was suspended on Wednesday after the High Court granted an interim injunction against the Labour-run city council’s bid to make some workers redundant. Following John […]

Brexit: Theresa May sets out UK offer to break deadlock

Brexit: Theresa May sets out UK offer to break deadlock

Media captionTheresa May speaks in Florence to outline her Brexit proposals Theresa May has begun delivering a major Brexit speech in which she is expected to tell EU leaders there is a shared responsibility to make it work. The prime minister will say both the UK and EU can be “optimistic about the future” if […]

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 […]

Uber London loses licence to operate

Uber London loses licence to operate

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Some 3.5 million passengers and 40,000 drivers use the Uber app in London Uber will not be issued a new private hire licence, Transport for London (TfL) has said. TfL concluded the ride-hailing app firm was not fit and proper to hold a London private hire operator licence. It said […]

Police Federation says a third of police back carrying guns

Police Federation says a third of police back carrying guns

Media captionPolice Federation chairman Steve White thinks police will carry guns in 15 to 20 years More than a third of police officers in England and Wales believe they should be able to carry guns at all times, a survey of 32,000 officers has found. The Police Federation interviewed a quarter of the workforce, saying […]

Southfields burned garden body: Two charged with murder

Southfields burned garden body: Two charged with murder

Image caption The body was found in a rear garden of a house in Southfields A man and a woman have been charged with murder after a badly burned body was found in a back garden. Ouissem Medouni, 40, and Sabrina Kouider, 34, were arrested in Southfields, on Thursday evening. The pair, of Wimbledon Park […]