Birmingham crash: Six dead in six-vehicle smash

Birmingham crash: Six dead in six-vehicle smash

Image copyright PA Image caption Police erected forensic tents at the crash scene on Sunday morning Six people have been killed in an “horrific” multiple-vehicle crash. The accident happened on Belgrave Middleway in Birmingham at about 01:00 GMT and involved six vehicles. The driver of a black cab died at the scene near Edgbaston, along […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2017 final: Winner crowned

Strictly Come Dancing 2017 final: Winner crowned

Media captionWho waltzed off with the Strictly glitterball? Former Holby City actor Joe McFadden and his partner Katya Jones have lifted the glitterball trophy and been crowned Strictly Come Dancing champions. The pair beat finalists Alexandra Burke, Gemma Atkinson and Debbie McGee and their partners after each couple had danced three times. The 42-year-old, who […]

Former PM to lead UK-China investment role

Former PM to lead UK-China investment role

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption As prime minister, David Cameron said the UK and China were in a “golden era” of trade relations David Cameron is to take on a new role leading a UK government investment initiative between Britain and China. The former prime minister will take charge of a £750m ($1bn) fund […]

Brexit: UK must not be EU ‘colony’ after Brexit

Brexit: UK must not be EU ‘colony’ after Brexit

Media captionConservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg tells Newsnight the EU’s terms for a transition period are unacceptable. A leading Brexiteer has said the UK cannot become a “colony” of the EU during the two year transition period after Britain’s withdrawal in 2019. EU leaders have agreed Brexit talks can move on, with the UK staying in […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2017 champion to be crowned

Strictly Come Dancing 2017 champion to be crowned

Image caption Gemma, Joe, Alexandra and Debbie are battling it out in the final After four months of rigorous training – and just as rigorous spray-tanning – the winners of Strictly Come Dancing 2017 will lift the glitterball trophy on Saturday night. The remaining celebrities – Gemma Atkinson, Alexandra Burke, Joe McFadden and Debbie McGee […]

Student Liam Allan ‘betrayed’ after rape trial collapse

Student Liam Allan ‘betrayed’ after rape trial collapse

Media captionLiam Allan had been on bail for two years before his trial collapsed A man whose rape trial collapsed after detectives failed to disclose vital evidence to the defence said he felt “betrayed” by police and the CPS. Liam Allan was charged with 12 counts of rape and sexual assault but his trial collapsed […]

Salford fatal fire: Family ‘won’t be broken’

Salford fatal fire: Family ‘won’t be broken’

Media captionThe children’s aunt Claire Pearson shared her memories of them The aunt of four children who died in a house fire in Salford says the family is trying to cope with their grief but “nothing will ever break us”. Demi Pearson, 15, and siblings Brandon, eight, and Lacie, seven, died in the blaze in […]

‘Stay at home’ warning over ice on roads

‘Stay at home’ warning over ice on roads

Image copyright Getty Images Police in parts of Scotland have advised drivers to avoid going out on the roads unless “absolutely necessary”. Officers in the Aberdeen area said adverse weather conditions have caused multiple collisions. NHS Tayside has said icy conditions have resulted in a “sharp increase” in injuries involving broken bones. The Met Office […]

Brexit: EU leaders agree to move talks to next stage

Brexit: EU leaders agree to move talks to next stage

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Donald Tusk has given the green light to the next phase of talks EU leaders have agreed to move Brexit talks on to the second phase but called for “further clarity” from the UK about its future intentions. Talks will now move on to the long-term relationship between the UK […]

Met Police to conduct urgent review after rape trial collapse

Met Police to conduct urgent review after rape trial collapse

Image copyright News UK Image caption Liam Allan, seen here with his supporters outside court on Thursday, had been on bail for two years before his trial collapsed The Met Police is to hold an “urgent” review of a rape case after being accused of failing to disclose vital evidence. Liam Allan, 22, was charged […]

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