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Charity boss Justin Forsyth resigns from Unicef

Charity boss Justin Forsyth resigns from Unicef

Image copyright Save the Children Ex-Save the Children chief executive Justin Forsyth has resigned from Unicef as he says he does not want coverage of his past to “damage” the charities. Mr Forsyth faced three complaints of inappropriate behaviour towards female staff before leaving Save the Children, the BBC reported this week. He was accused […]

Brothers, 6 and 2, killed in ‘hit-and-run’ in Coventry

Brothers, 6 and 2, killed in ‘hit-and-run’ in Coventry

Media captionTwo brothers died in the crash at about 14:00 GMT Two brothers aged six and two have died after a suspected hit-and-run crash in Coventry. They were struck by a car on MacDonald Road, Stoke, at about 14:00 GMT and taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. A 53-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman have […]

Harry and Meghan letter sent to palace ‘race hate crime’

Harry and Meghan letter sent to palace ‘race hate crime’

Media captionMeghan Markle speaking to the BBC shortly after her engagement: “I’m proud of where I come from” A letter containing a substance sent to St James’s Palace is being treated as a “racist hate crime”, police said. The Met Police tested the substance and said it was not harmful. No arrests have been made […]

Pair jailed for UK homemade bomb attack plan

Pair jailed for UK homemade bomb attack plan

Image copyright Nectu Image caption Munir Mohammed and Rowaida El-Hassan met on an online dating site A couple has been jailed for plotting a terror attack in the UK using a homemade bomb. Munir Mohammed, from Derby, was handed a life sentence, with a minimum of 14 years. Pharmacist Rowaida El-Hassan has been jailed for […]

Channel 5 ordered to pay £20,000 damages to evicted couple

Image copyright Channel 5 Image caption The programme has run for five series to date Channel 5 has been ordered to pay a couple £10,000 each for the distress of broadcasting them being evicted. Shakar Ali and his wife Shahida Aslam, from Barking, east London, were filmed by Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away after […]

Camden stabbings: ‘Stop using knives’ begs grieving mother

Camden stabbings: ‘Stop using knives’ begs grieving mother

Media captionSadiq Adan Mohamed’s mother, Fowsiya Abdi, begged people to stop using and carrying knives A mother whose two sons were stabbed to death in north London within five months of each other has called for young people to stop using knives. Sadiq Adan Mohamed, 20, died after being stabbed in Malden Road, Camden, at […]

Brit Awards 2018: Stormzy scoops Ed Sheeran to win top prizes

Brit Awards 2018: Stormzy scoops Ed Sheeran to win top prizes

Image copyright PA Image caption Stormzy and Dua Lipa won two Brit Awards each South London grime superstar Stormzy beat Ed Sheeran to the main prizes in a surprise result at the Brit Awards. Stormzy appeared overwhelmed when he scooped best British male and then best British album for Gang Signs and Prayer, which was […]

Cannabis licence considered for Alfie Dingley, 6

Cannabis licence considered for Alfie Dingley, 6

Image copyright Maggie Deacon/PA Wire Image caption At one point, Alfie had 3,000 seizures and 48 hospital visits in a year A licence to allow a boy to legally take cannabis to treat his epilepsy is being considered by the government. Six-year-old Alfie Dingley, from Kenilworth in Warwickshire, suffers up to 30 violent seizures a […]

CCTV emerges of missing Liam Colgan in Hamburg

CCTV emerges of missing Liam Colgan in Hamburg

Image copyright Colgan family Image caption The first confirmed sighting of Liam Colgan was an hour after he was last seen with the stag party The family of a Scottish man – missing after a stag weekend in Germany – have released photos of the first confirmed sighting since his disappearance. Liam Colgan, from Inverness, […]

West Bromwich MP Adrian Bailey attacked by hooded gang on his way home

West Bromwich MP Adrian Bailey attacked by hooded gang on his way home

Image caption Adrian Bailey said he was near to his home in Southwark when he was approached by several people wearing hoodies An MP was set upon by a gang of robbers who jumped on him and attacked him before stealing his wallet and phone. Adrian Bailey, Labour MP for West Bromwich West, was on […]

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