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Wolverhampton Stabbing: Family Of Jasmine Forrester, 11, 'Utterly Devastated' By Her Death

Saturday  22:50,   10 february 2018

The father of an 11-year-old girl who was stabbed to death has said her family is “utterly devastated”.Jasmine Forrester died in hospital on Friday afternoon with her family at her side. She was stabbed at a house in Kent Road, Wolverhampton in the[...]

Body of one missing hillwalker found

Saturday  20:56,   10 february 2018

Searches are ongoing for his brother and will continue into Sunday. We can sadly confirm that mountain rescue teams have recovered the body of Alan Gibson, one of two missing brothers and who failed to return from a hillwalk in the #Achnashellach[...]

Johnson attacks 'horrendous' Rohingya conditions

Saturday  20:55,   10 february 2018

Boris Johnson has criticised the "horrendous living conditions" that Rohingya Muslim refugees are "having to endure" during a visit to Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh.More than a million are living in crowded and unsafe refugee[...]

Prince Harry Cheers in the Stands at Rugby — Minus Meghan Markle

Saturday  19:11,   10 february 2018

Prince Harry is enjoying a rugby-filled Saturday — on his own. Fiancée Meghan Markle did not join him, but she will be by his side on Tuesday when the couple visits the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. © Eddie Mulholland - WPA Pool /Getty[...]

Killer who smiled as he ran over designer goes on the run after prison release

Saturday  03:35,   10 february 2018

Mark Woolley, 52, who was jailed for life in 2001 for the killing of costume designer Elizabeth Sherlock, has not been seen since January 31.Mark Woolley was jailed for life in 2001 for the killing of costume designer Elizabeth[...]

Tributes paid to woman who died in M5 crash

Friday  23:10,   09 february 2018

The family of Elaina Beard say they have been left heartbroken by her death.The family of Elaina Beard from Bridgwater, Somerset, said they were “totally heartbroken” by their[...]

Who are the IS fighters nicknamed 'The Beatles'?

Friday  22:05,   09 february 2018

The capture of two British men in Syria means all four of the IS fighters in a notorious group nicknamed 'The Beatles' are now accounted for.American officials revealed on Thursday Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh had been detained by[...]

Hand-delivering Article 50 letter cost almost £1,000

Friday  20:35,   09 february 2018

Two civil servants travelled on Eurostar Business Premier class to Brussels with the historic letter.Two civil servants travelled to the Belgian capital with the letter by Channel Tunnel train on return business-class tickets costing £491.50 each,[...]

‘Historically significant’ car crashed by Jim Clark to go under the hammer

Friday  09:13,   09 february 2018

The 1961 Aston Martin DB4 GT is expected to sell for a seven-figure sum.The 1961 Aston Martin DB4 GT is expected to fetch a seven-figure sum after being owned by the same family for nearly half a[...]

What the papers say – February 9

Friday  09:12,   09 february 2018

Foreign aid, the NHS and interest rates are also making headlines.The Times leads on an investigation which it claims shows workers for Oxfam “covered up the use of prostitutes” in Haiti. The charity said the internal investigation into the[...]

Paedo scientist: 'That's the rap sheet from hell'

Friday  08:20,   09 february 2018

A young academic who lured victims into committing horrific sex attacks told investigators when they finally confronted him with his crimes: "That sounds like the rap-sheet from hell."Matthew Falder, 29, persuaded a father to rape and[...]

2 of ISIS’s Infamous British Fighters Are Captured by Syrian Kurds

Thursday  23:45,   08 february 2018

The men were part of a notorious group of Islamic State militants known as the “Beatles” because of their British accents. Officials identified the two men captured as Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh. They were the last two members of the[...]

Pet shops face puppy sales ban

Thursday  12:03,   08 february 2018

Pets shops could be banned from selling puppies to stop dogs being exploited. Environment Secretary Michael Gove said the Government will look at a ban as part of a package to drive up welfare standards.Breeders will face enhanced licensing[...]

Missing skiers found after search by rescue teams

Thursday  09:13,   08 february 2018

Aerial footage shows the two missing skiers had dug into snow in a bid to keep warm after they became lost in the CairngormsOne of the pair, realising they were lost as night fell on Tuesday, sent a text message to a family member asking them to[...]

3,500-mile Australian bike race cancelled after death of British cyclist

Thursday  09:12,   08 february 2018

The prolific rider was hit by a car near the Australian capital Canberra.Mike Hall, 35, died near the Australian capital, Canberra, after being struck by a car during the Indian Pacific Wheel Race, from Fremantle to the Sydney Opera[...]