By Bethany Papworth

Friday 7 February 2020

Friday 7 February 2020

Phillip Schofield: ITV presenter comes out as gay

Phillip Schofield: ITV presenter comes out as gay

The 57-year-old made the announcement via a statement posted on Instagram

Shamima Begum loses first stage of British citizenship challenge

Shamima Begum loses first stage of British citizenship challenge

Former home secretary Sajid Javid stripped her of her British citizenship, a decision Ms Begum's lawyers argued was unlawful as it rendered her stateless.

'Cunning and sinister' stalker jailed for six years

'Cunning and sinister' stalker jailed for six years

Afzal Miah, 33, bombarded his targets with intimidating voicemails and emails, authorities said

Thursday 6 February 2020

Thursday 6 February 2020

Man jailed for murdering his wife and two daughters in 2006

Man jailed for murdering his wife and two daughters in 2006

Mohammed Abdul Shakur, 46, was found guilty of murdering his wife, Juli Begum, 26, and their two daughters, Anika Khanum, 5, and Thanha Khanum, 6, at the family home in East Ham

Young migrant children rescued from near-freezing conditions in English channel

Young migrant children rescued from near-freezing conditions in English channel

Women and children were seen among a significant number of migrants brought to shore in Dover

Derek Mackay: Rising star of the SNP forced into government resignation

Derek Mackay: Rising star of the SNP forced into government resignation

Derek Mackay, 42, stepped down hours before he was due to unveil his Budget for 2020-21

More than three million EU citizens apply to stay in the UK after Brexit

More than three million EU citizens apply to stay in the UK after Brexit

Home Secretary Priti Patel said: "It's the biggest scheme of its kind in British history and means that EU citizens can evidence their rights for decades to come"

Donald Trump wins impeachment trial and remains in office

Donald Trump wins impeachment trial and remains in office

Mr Trump tweeted after the vote that he would mark his acquittal with a statement at noon on Thursday to "discuss our Country's VICTORY on the Impeachment Hoax!"

Wednesday 5 February 2020

Wednesday 5 February 2020

Military personnel at freshers’ fair could hurt people's mental health, warns Cambridge student union

Military personnel at freshers’ fair could hurt people's mental health

Colonel Richard Kemp, former commander of the British Forces in Afghanistan said the motion was 'pathetic, to say the very least'

Burglar admits sexual assault and murder of woman

Burglar admits sexual assault and murder of woman

A 23-year-old burglar has admitted sexually assaulting and murdering a vulnerable 89-year-old woman

Brexit sparks London 'housing boom'

Brexit sparks London 'housing boom'

Estate agents claim buyer interest is at its highest rate for 15 years

Ryanair ads banned for 'misleading' environmental claims

Ryanair ads banned for 'misleading' environmental claims

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has ruled that the budget airline broke rules on environmental claims and misleading consumers in its press, TV, and radio ads from September 2019

BBC needs to 'move with the times' or face collapse, Culture Secretary says

BBC needs to 'move with the times' or face collapse, Culture Secretary says

The Culture Secretary, Baroness Morgan has said the BBC needs to "move with the times" or it could go the same way as collapsed video rental firm Blockbuster

Tuesday 4 February 2020

Tuesday 4 February 2020

Government 'committed to media freedom', says Minister after press walkout

Government 'committed to media freedom', says Minister after press walkout

The head of the civil service has been urged to investigate the "deeply disturbing" decision to order journalists to leave the press briefing

Brother of Manchester Arena bomber 'just as guilty of murder', Court told

Brother of Manchester Arena bomber 'just as guilty of murder', Court told

Hashem Abedi, 22, is on trial at the Old Bailey accused of helping his brother plan the suicide attack

Emergency law will halt early release for terrorists

Emergency law will halt early release for terrorists

Justice Secretary Robert Buckland said legislation could be tabled within days

BBC licence fee to rise £3 from April

BBC licence fee to rise £3 from April

The cost of the annual television licence fee will increase by £3, from £154.50 to £157.50, from 1 April 2020