Finland killings: Briton who helped victims says he is ‘not a hero’

Finland killings: Briton who helped victims says he is ‘not a hero’

Image copyright Hassan Zubier/Facebook A British man who went to the aid of victims of a knife attack in Finland has told the BBC he is “not a hero”. Hassan Zubier, a paramedic born in Kent who now lives in Sweden, said he did “what he was trained for” when a knifeman stabbed two women […]

Bury St Edmunds head teacher ‘locked children in rooms’

Bury St Edmunds head teacher ‘locked children in rooms’

Image copyright Google Image caption Alison Earl was the head teacher at Tollgate Primary School from 2014 to 2015 A head teacher who punished children by locking them in rooms has been found guilty of unprofessional conduct. The National College for Teaching and Leadership panel was told children at Tollgate Primary School in Bury St […]

Singer stops gig after fan ‘groped’

Singer stops gig after fan ‘groped’

The Architects interrupted their gig in Amsterdam on Friday after the lead singer claimed he saw a fan being groped. Sam Carter said: “I saw a girl, a woman, crowd surfing over here. I’m not going to point out who but I saw you grab at her boob.” The British metalcore band from Brighton told […]

Vehicles left dangling as car park collapses in Nottingham

Vehicles left dangling as car park collapses in Nottingham

Image caption No-one was injured in the collapse Vehicles have been left dangling from the edge of a city centre car park after it partially collapsed. Part of a wall came away at the NCP Nottingham City site in Cumberland Place shortly after 04:00 BST. A spokesman for NCP said the front facia had “fallen” […]

UK McDonald’s staff vote to strike

UK McDonald’s staff vote to strike

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Global fast-food giant McDonald’s could face its first UK worker strikes Fast-food company McDonald’s could face its first staff strike in the UK, after workers at two stores backed a call for industrial action. Employees at McDonald’s restaurants in Cambridge and Crayford, near London, voted overwhelmingly for a strike. […]

Sir Bruce Forsyth: TV legend dies aged 89

Sir Bruce Forsyth: TV legend dies aged 89

Media captionHow Brucie entertained us for decades Sir Bruce Forsyth, the veteran entertainer and presenter of many successful TV shows, has died aged 89. The former Strictly Come Dancing host had been unwell for some time and was in hospital earlier this year after a severe chest infection. His long career in showbusiness began when […]

Spain attacks: Fears for missing child

Spain attacks: Fears for missing child

Image copyright AFP Theresa May says the government is “urgently” investigating reports of a child with British nationality who went missing in the Barcelona attack. Julian Alessandro Cadman, seven, who has dual nationality, was separated from his mother when a van was driven into crowds on Las Ramblas on Thursday. His grandfather, who lives in […]

Michael Barrymore to get damages over rape and murder arrest

Michael Barrymore to get damages over rape and murder arrest

Image copyright PA Image caption Former TV presenter Michael Barrymore has faced a lengthy court battle for damages The entertainer Michael Barrymore is to get “more than nominal damages” after claiming his wrongful arrest by police destroyed his career. The 65-year-old was detained 10 years ago on suspicion of the rape and murder of Stuart […]

Visits to UK rise amid fall in pound

Visits to UK rise amid fall in pound

Image copyright AFP The number of visitors to the UK rose to 3.5 million in June, up 7% from the same month last year, according to official figures. The number of visitors from North America shot up by 34%. While in the UK, the visitors spent £2.2bn, a rise of 2%, the Office for National […]

The Sun doesn’t run the Labour Party – Jeremy Corbyn

The Sun doesn’t run the Labour Party – Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn has hit back at a report in the Sun newspaper claiming Labour mayors Andy Burnham and Sadiq Khan will be “frozen out” of Labour’s conference. The story – which originally appeared in the Huffington Post – says the mayors will be left off the speakers list at the event in September. It says […]

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