MPs are expected to hold their crucial vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal next Tuesday, with a Brexit minister insisting the government still expects to win the support of parliament, despite intense pressure from both sides of the...
London’s new knife crime agency must look beyond partisan pressures, prioritise local knowledge, and above all be allowed the freedom to fail, according to the team responsible for Glasgow’s pioneering Violence Reduction Unit (VRU). The mayor of London, Sadiq...
One is a 90-year-old US army veteran turned academic, specialising in Victorian theatre; the other was a thirtysomething Chechen Isis member, sometimes known as “Akhmed the One-armed”. But for the past three years, some branches of the US government...
A 14-year-old boy who was stabbed to death after a car crashed into his moped has been named as Jayden Moody. The child...
High on a hill above Bolton on a sunny Sunday in June, a mother and three children were rushing for a bus on their way to church when they encountered an angry local man, Dale Hart. They had not...
Elizabeth Wray never had very much as a young woman, having grown up in the east end of London between the wars, starting work at 14 to support her younger siblings when their mother died of septicaemia after...
Millions of people were exposed to “shocking” levels of harmful air as a result of moor fires that raged across Greater Manchester this summer, a new study has found. Firefighters and soldiers battled devastating blazes at Winter Hill and...
A pharmacist who murdered his wife in a premeditated attack so he could start a new life with his boyfriend in Australia has been jailed for a minimum of 30 years. Mitesh Patel, 37, strangled his wife, Jessica, with...
An art gallery that pioneered the idea of solo exhibitions and staged the first “white cube” show is to sell more than 300 works to mark its relocation after 142 years on New Bond Street in London. The Fine...
Police in West Yorkshire have arrested 55 men over child sex abuse dating between 2002 and 2009. The men were arrested at addresses...

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