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Boy with 'awful injuries' dies at Daventry rail depot

An 11-year-old boy has died after he suffered "awful" electrical burns at a rail freight depot, police have said.

Woman spared jail after helping refugee lover get to the UK

A former Front National supporter has been spared punishment after helping her lover, an Iranian refugee, cross into Britain.

Jeremy Corbyn to force vote on public sector pay

Jeremy Corbyn is challenging Conservatives to back his call for more funding for the police and fire service and for the 1% public sector cap to end.

MP accused of Grenfell fire 'conspiracy' over death count

A London MP has been accused of "fuelling conspiracy theories" after he said he had "sympathy" with the suggestion the authorities were covering up the true number of dead within Grenfell Tower in order to prevent civil unrest.

New fire panel chair Sir Ken Knight advised against retrofitting sprinklers

New fire panel chair Sir Ken Knight advised against retrofitting sprinklers

The panel appointed to "make all public and private buildings safe as quickly as possible" following the Grenfell Tower fire is to be chaired by a former chief fire and rescue officer who advised against retrospective fitting of sprinklers.

Sir Vince Cable likely to become Lib Dem leader

Sir Vince Cable likely to become Lib Dem leader

Sir Vince Cable looks likely to become Liberal Democrat leader after all the party's senior MPs ruled themselves out of the race.

Safe standing area could be tested at League One club Shrewsbury Town

Safe standing area could be tested at League One club Shrewsbury Town

Shrewsbury Town are aiming to become the first English football club with an all-seater stadium to bring in safe standing.

Terminally ill baby Charlie Gard's parents lose European court appeal

Terminally ill baby Charlie Gard's parents lose European court appeal

The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a plea from the parents of a terminally ill British baby to intervene in the case.

Man walks away after being hit by double decker bus in Reading

Man walks away after being hit by double decker bus in Reading

A man had a miraculous escape after being run over by a double decker bus - with CCTV cameras capturing him getting straight up and walking to the pub.

Nicola Sturgeon puts IndyRef2 on hold until Brexit 'clearer'

Nicola Sturgeon puts IndyRef2 on hold until Brexit 'clearer'

Nicola Sturgeon has said there will not be another Scottish independence referendum until "the terms of Brexit are clearer".

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