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Cat killer jailed for life for murdering man

Cat killer jailed for life for murdering man

Cat killer jailed for life for murdering man

26 February 2024

Scarlet Blake, 26, was obsessed with violence and death and killed Jorge Martin Carreno, 30, after targeting him during a night out in Oxford in 2021.


Rivers among 27 new bathing spots proposed across England

Rivers among 27 new bathing spots proposed across England

Rivers among 27 new bathing spots proposed across England

26 February 2024

If designated, the sites would receive regular water monitoring from the Environment Agency which would investigate pollution, officials said.


Family of man killed by schizophrenic knifeman will never recover, inquest hears

Family of man killed by schizophrenic knifeman will never recover, inquest hears

Family of man killed by schizophrenic knifeman will never recover, inquest hears

26 February 2024

Jacob Billington, 23, was fatally stabbed by Zephaniah McLeod as he enjoyed a night out with friends in Birmingham in September 2020.


Yousaf demands action from PM over Tory Party ‘riddled with Islamophobia’

Yousaf demands action from PM over Tory Party ‘riddled with Islamophobia’

Yousaf demands action from PM over Tory Party ‘riddled with Islamophobia’

26 February 2024

Humza Yousaf called on Rishi Sunak to instigate an external review of Islamophobia within the Conservative Party following MP Lee Anderson’s comments.


Just Stop Oil protesters in court charged with storming Wimbledon tennis matches

Just Stop Oil protesters in court charged with storming Wimbledon tennis matches

Just Stop Oil protesters in court charged with storming Wimbledon tennis matches

26 February 2024

Deborah Wilde, 69, Simon Milner-Edwards, 67, and William Ward, 66, allegedly threw orange confetti on the courts during The Championships.


Vote for ceasefire at UN and stop exporting arms to Israel, Yousaf tells UK

Vote for ceasefire at UN and stop exporting arms to Israel, Yousaf tells UK

Vote for ceasefire at UN and stop exporting arms to Israel, Yousaf tells UK

26 February 2024

The First Minister said there was ‘no justification’ to send arms to Israel.


Man pleads not guilty to three offences related to XL bully attack

Man pleads not guilty to three offences related to XL bully attack

Man pleads not guilty to three offences related to XL bully attack

26 February 2024

Farhat Ajaz was granted conditional bail ordering him not to be in control or possession of any dog.


Lee Anderson refuses to apologise for Sadiq Khan remarks

Lee Anderson refuses to apologise for Sadiq Khan remarks

Lee Anderson refuses to apologise for Sadiq Khan remarks

26 February 2024

The ex-deputy Tory chair launched a fresh attack on the London Mayor after unleashing an Islamophobia row with earlier comments.


Celtic boss Rodgers urged to apologise over ‘demeaning’ good girl comment

Celtic boss Rodgers urged to apologise over ‘demeaning’ good girl comment

Celtic boss Rodgers urged to apologise over ‘demeaning’ good girl comment

26 February 2024

The football manager made the remark to BBC sports journalist Jane Lewis after Sunday’s 3-1 win against Motherwell.


Delay to Parliament’s restoration risks ‘life-threatening incident’, unions warn

Delay to Parliament’s restoration risks ‘life-threatening incident’, unions warn

Delay to Parliament’s restoration risks ‘life-threatening incident’, unions warn

26 February 2024

Parliamentary unions raised concerns over asbestos and legionella incidents, crashing glass panels and crumbling masonry.


Martha Kearney to step down from BBC Radio 4’s Today programme

Martha Kearney to step down from BBC Radio 4’s Today programme

Martha Kearney to step down from BBC Radio 4’s Today programme

26 February 2024

The 66-year-old will continue working for the radio station and front a new interview series.


Homeowners can face high and unclear estate management charges, says watchdog

Homeowners can face high and unclear estate management charges, says watchdog

Homeowners can face high and unclear estate management charges, says watchdog

26 February 2024

The Competition and Markets Authority raised concerns about charges for the management of facilities such as roads, drainage, and green spaces.


Migrant Channel crossings top 2,000 for year so far

Migrant Channel crossings top 2,000 for year so far

Migrant Channel crossings top 2,000 for year so far

26 February 2024

Figures show 290 people made the journey in five boats on Sunday, the highest number making the crossing in a single day for more than a month.


Financier Lord Jacob Rothschild dies at 87

Financier Lord Jacob Rothschild dies at 87

Financier Lord Jacob Rothschild dies at 87

26 February 2024

The British peer started his career in the family bank, NM Rothschild & Sons, in 1963.


Rivers in ‘desperate’ state, campaigners warn as they urge public to act

Rivers in ‘desperate’ state, campaigners warn as they urge public to act

Rivers in ‘desperate’ state, campaigners warn as they urge public to act

26 February 2024

The Rivers Trust released a report that allows people to check the status of their local river – and want the public to put pressure on politicians.


Jury in trial of man accused of Emma Caldwell murder deliberates for second day

Jury in trial of man accused of Emma Caldwell murder deliberates for second day

Jury in trial of man accused of Emma Caldwell murder deliberates for second day

26 February 2024

Iain Packer, 51, denies the charges against him.


Sunak challenged on NHS as strike continues

Sunak challenged on NHS as strike continues

Sunak challenged on NHS as strike continues

26 February 2024

It comes as junior doctors are staging their 10th strike in their current dispute.


Sunak insists plans to reallocate HS2 funding will be ‘transformational’

Sunak insists plans to reallocate HS2 funding will be ‘transformational’

Sunak insists plans to reallocate HS2 funding will be ‘transformational’

26 February 2024

The Prime Minister defended his decision to scrap the northern leg of the high-speed line and put money into local transport schemes.


Rishi Sunak says MP Lee Anderson’s remarks were ‘wrong’

Rishi Sunak says MP Lee Anderson’s remarks were ‘wrong’

Rishi Sunak says MP Lee Anderson’s remarks were ‘wrong’

26 February 2024

The Prime Minister said the MP had the whip suspended because his comments about Sadiq Khan ‘weren’t acceptable’.


Watchdog opens investigation into eight housebuilders over information-sharing

Watchdog opens investigation into eight housebuilders over information-sharing

Watchdog opens investigation into eight housebuilders over information-sharing

26 February 2024

It came as the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said there is a need for ‘significant intervention’ across the sector.


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