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Barrow LGBT event attack threat: Man arrested

A man was arrested after an LGBT event became the target of threats, police said. Cumbria Police received reports a man was planning to attack people at the event at the New Empire on Dalton Road, Barrow, on Friday night . People were urged to consider staying at home as a precaution, but the venue […]

Brexit: Solution needed for Irish border ‘now’

Brexit: Solution needed for Irish border ‘now’

Image copyright PA Image caption The operation of the Irish border is one of the most sensitive Brexit issues The director general of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has said an urgent solution is needed to Irish border issues after Brexit. Carolyn Fairbairn spoke after meeting business representatives in Northern Ireland and the Republic […]

Camden flats: Hundreds of homes evacuated over fire risk fears

Camden flats: Hundreds of homes evacuated over fire risk fears

Media captionCamden residents react to tower block evacuations More than 800 homes in tower blocks on a council estate in Camden, north London, have been evacuated because of fire safety concerns. Camden Council says people in five towers on the Chalcots estate are being moved for “urgent fire safety works”. The council said it was […]

Brexit: EU leaders says UK offer could ‘worsen situation’

Brexit: EU leaders says UK offer could ‘worsen situation’

Media captionMay: I want to give EU residents certainty European leaders have criticised the UK’s offer to EU nationals after Brexit – with one senior figure claiming it could “worsen the situation” for them. European Council President Donald Tusk said the plan was “below expectations” while German Chancellor Angela Merkel said there had been “no […]

Sex game gas mask death: Kevin Adams guilty of manslaughter

Sex game gas mask death: Kevin Adams guilty of manslaughter

Image copyright Wiltshire Police Image caption Kevin Adams left Dohoon Kim tied up with a gas mask on his face A man whose sexual partner died after he left him tied up with a gas mask on his face has been found guilty of manslaughter. Dohoon Kim, 36, was found dead on the bedroom floor […]

Camden flats to be evacuated over cladding

Camden flats to be evacuated over cladding

Image copyright Getty Images More than 800 homes in tower blocks on a council estate in Camden, north London, are being evacuated because of safety concerns over cladding in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire. Camden Council says people in flats in five towers on the Chalcots estate will be moved for “urgent fire […]

Brexit: EU leaders says UK offer could ‘worsen situation’

Brexit: EU leaders says UK offer could ‘worsen situation’

Media captionMay: I want to give EU residents certainty European leaders have criticised the UK’s offer to EU nationals after Brexit – with one senior figure claiming it could “worsen the situation” for them. European Council President Donald Tusk said the plan was “below expectations” while German Chancellor Angela Merkel said there had been “no […]

Exeter academy skirt boys win right to wear shorts

Exeter academy skirt boys win right to wear shorts

Image caption The pupils acted to bring about a change in uniform policy Boys who wore skirts to school in a protest have won the right to wear shorts to lessons from next year. The boys from Exeter’s ISCA Academy had been told shorts were banned because they were not part of the uniform. But […]

Jeremiah Regis-Ngaujah murder: Life sentence for stepfather

Jeremiah Regis-Ngaujah murder: Life sentence for stepfather

Image copyright West Midlands Police Image caption Chevaze McGregor told police his Christian beliefs meant he believed in physical punishment A man who subjected his partner’s two-year-old son to a “regime of brutality” before murdering him has been jailed for life with a minimum of 21 years. Chevaze McGregor, 27, left Jeremiah Regis-Ngaujah with more […]

Dan Evans: Great Britain Davis Cup player tests positive for cocaine

Media playback is not supported on this device ‘I made a mistake’ – Evans admits failed drugs test British number three Dan Evans has announced he tested positive for cocaine in a drugs test taken in April. The 27-year-old, who has played for Britain in the Davis Cup, learned of the failed test earlier this […]