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Bomb left outside Ardoyne school was designed to kill officers, say police

Bomb left outside Ardoyne school was designed to kill officers, say police

Image caption Ch Supt Chris Noble said the device was “sizeable” and an attempt by dissident republicans to kill police officers Police have said a bomb which was left outside the gates of a primary school in north Belfast could have killed or seriously injured. It was discovered by a passing police patrol near Holy […]

Man killed as thieves take car from outside his house

Man killed as thieves take car from outside his house

Image copyright GMP Image caption Mike Samwell and his wife Jess were woken by noises in their house in the middle of the night A former Royal Navy officer has been killed by thieves who stole his car from outside his house. Michael Samwell, 35, died after confronting intruders who broke into his home in […]

London Marathon runner from Swansea stops for ‘guy in need’

London Marathon runner from Swansea stops for ‘guy in need’

Media captionMatthew Rees helped exhausted David Wyeth across the finish line A London Marathon runner who helped a competitor finish said he was just lending a hand to a “guy in need”. Crowds – including Prince William – cheered on Matthew Rees as he stopped 300 metres from the end to help David Wyeth. Swansea […]

General election 2017: Corbyn says Labour nuclear policy still ‘under discussion’

General election 2017: Corbyn says Labour nuclear policy still ‘under discussion’

Media captionLabour leader Jeremy Corbyn: “I’m angry and fed up” Labour has said it still backs the UK’s Trident nuclear weapons after Jeremy Corbyn said “all aspects” of defence would be reviewed if he won power. The case for renewing Trident was still being discussed, the Labour leader told the BBC, prompting Tory criticism. But […]

General election 2017: Corbyn says Labour nuclear policy still ‘under discussion’

General election 2017: Corbyn says Labour nuclear policy still ‘under discussion’

Image copyright PA Image caption The UK’s existing nuclear submarines are set to be replaced in the 2030’s Labour’s policy on the UK’s nuclear weapons is yet to be settled, but the party would review all areas of defence if elected, Jeremy Corbyn has said. He told the BBC he wanted no more air strikes […]

General election 2017: PM says Tories are ‘party of lower taxes’

General election 2017: PM says Tories are ‘party of lower taxes’

Media captionPrime Minister Theresa May: “Conservatives will continue to be a lower tax party” The Conservatives are “a lower tax party”, Theresa May has insisted, amid speculation her party may raise taxes if they win the general election. Speaking in Dudley, she said Labour’s “natural instinct” was to raise tax. But the prime minister would […]

Acid attacks ‘hidden’ by fearful victims, say police

Acid attacks ‘hidden’ by fearful victims, say police

Image caption Samir Hussain wears a mask to protect his face from the injuries sustained in the attack The true extent of acid attacks in Britain may be hidden because victims are afraid of reprisals, police say. Assistant chief constable Rachel Kearton said she wanted to encourage more victims to come forward. She was speaking […]

General election 2017: PM says Tories are ‘party of lower taxes’

General election 2017: PM says Tories are ‘party of lower taxes’

Media captionPrime Minister Theresa May: “Conservatives will continue to be a lower tax party” The Conservatives are “a lower tax party”, Theresa May has insisted, amid speculation her party may raise taxes if they win the general election. Speaking in Dudley, she said Labour’s “natural instinct” was to raise tax. But the prime minister would […]

Acid attacks ‘hidden’ by fearful victims, say police

Acid attacks ‘hidden’ by fearful victims, say police

Image caption Samir Hussain wears a mask to protect his face from the injuries sustained in the attack The true extent of acid attacks in Britain may be hidden because victims are afraid of reprisals, police say. Assistant chief constable Rachel Kearton said she wanted to encourage more victims to come forward. She was speaking […]

Konta wins for GB after Nastase outburst

Konta wins for GB after Nastase outburst

Media playback is not supported on this device Fed Cup: Play suspended as Johanna Konta leaves court in tears Romania captain Ilie Nastase was banned from the Fed Cup tie against Britain after an incident that left Johanna Konta in tears and her match suspended. In Konta’s match against Sorana Cirstea, Nastase was sent off […]

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