By Samantha King

Thursday 9 January 2020

Thursday 9 January 2020

Donald Trump statue in Slovenia torched

Donald Trump statue in Slovenia torched

A wooden statue mocking US President Donald Trump has been burned to the ground in Slovenia, the birthplace of his wife Melania.

Man dies years after co-worker poisoned his lunch

Man dies years after co-worker poisoned his lunch

A man in Germany has died four years after being poisoned by a co-worker and falling into a coma.

Northern Rail's future being evaluated

Northern Rail's future being evaluated

The government is evaluating a proposal from the train operator on options for continuing its franchise.

Queen 'not consulted' before Sussexes' announcement to 'step back'

Queen 'not consulted' before Sussexes' announcement to 'step back'

Prince Harry and Meghan announced they would be stepping down as "senior" royals and working to become financially independent.

Wednesday 8 January 2020

Wednesday 8 January 2020

Uri Geller: 'I can bring only positivity to Downing Street'

Uri Geller: 'I can bring only positivity to Downing Street'

The spoon-bending psychic has put himself forward for a government job, after Boris Johnson's most senior aide asked "weirdos" to apply.

Labour MP: I'd rate Jeremy Corbyn's leadership with minus figure

Labour MP: I'd rate Jeremy Corbyn's leadership with minus figure

Siobhain McDonagh slated the current Labour leader, and announced she would be backing Jess Phillips to become his successor.

Three Britons dead after Iran plane crash

Three Britons dead after Iran plane crash

Three Britons have died after a Ukrainian passenger plane crashed moments after take off from Iran, officials in Kyiv have confirmed.

Iran launches ballistic missiles at US troops

Iran launches ballistic missiles at US troops

Donald Trump has insisted "all is well", after Iran fired surface-to-surface missiles at two air bases in Iraq housing US troops.

Tuesday 7 January 2020

Tuesday 7 January 2020

Two arrests made after dog tied to rock found in River Trent

Two arrests made after dog tied to rock found in River Trent

A 32-year-old man and 31-year-old woman are currently under investigation after a dog was found tied to a rock in the River Trent yesterday.

'Serious northern regeneration' will help PM win over voters

'Serious northern regeneration' will help PM win over voters

Ann Widdecombe said the north was "forgotten" during the election campaign, and called on the PM to do more for voters outside of London.

Around half of reports of online child sex abuse content 'false'

Around half of reports of online child sex abuse content 'false'

The Internet Watch Foundation dealt with 260,400 reports of child sex abuse material online in 2019, but only 132,700 were actionable.

Elderly man critical after being knocked down by moped gang

Elderly man critical after being knocked down by moped gang

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man in his 80s was knocked down by a moped rider whose gang then circled him before riding off.

Cyprus: British teen handed four-month sentence for gang rape claim

Cyprus: British teen handed four-month sentence for gang rape claim

The 19-year-old has received a four-month suspended sentence for claiming she was raped by a gang of Israeli youths.

Monday 6 January 2020

Monday 6 January 2020

Police appeal after drowning dog found tied to rock in River Trent

Police appeal after drowning dog found tied to rock in River Trent

Nottinghamshire Police are appealing for information after a dog tied to a rock was rescued from the River Trent.

Reynhard Sinaga: 'Evil' serial rapist jailed for life

Reynhard Sinaga: 'Evil' serial rapist jailed for life

The 36-year-old drugged at least 48 men and filmed himself sexually violating them while they were unconscious.

Uber driver sentenced for exposing himself to female passenger

Uber driver sentenced for exposing himself to female passenger

The 51-year-old private hire driver pleaded guilty to one count of exposure and has been added to the sex offenders' register for ten years.

Nigel Farage will 'never say never' to knighthood or peerage

Nigel Farage will 'never say never' to knighthood or peerage

The Brexit Party leader said the House of Lords "needs to go", but refused to rule out the possibility of becoming a Sir or Lord.

Tobias Ellwood 'expecting reprisals' after US air strike in Iran

Tobias Ellwood 'expecting reprisals' after US air strike in Iran

Iran has vowed to take "severe revenge" after an Iranian general was assassinated in a US air strike at Baghdad airport.

Boris Johnson calls for 'de-escalation' after US air strike in Iraq

Boris Johnson calls for 'de-escalation' after US air strike in Iraq

The Prime Minister said he would not "lament" the death of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani, but called for "de-escalation from all sides".

Tuesday 31 December 2019

Tuesday 31 December 2019

Thousands enter into civil partnerships after law change

Thousands enter into civil partnerships after law change

From today, heterosexual couples can tie the knot in a civil ceremony instead of a marriage.

Border Force responding to migrant boats spotted in English Channel

Border Force responding to migrant boats spotted in English Channel

It comes after more than 60 migrants were rescued by the French and British authorities on Sunday.

Nearly 6,500 children investigated by police for sexting offences

Nearly 6,500 children investigated by police for sexting offences

Since 2017, 6,499 children under the age of 14 have been investigated for taking or sharing indecent images of themselves or other minors.

Friday 27 December 2019

Friday 27 December 2019

Free hospital parking to be rolled out from April

Free hospital parking to be rolled out from April

Blue badge holders and patients who must regularly attend appointments for long-term conditions will get free hospital parking from April.

Chef who won £1m lottery jackpot still worked Christmas Day shift

Chef who won £1m lottery jackpot still worked Christmas Day shift

The single father worked from 10am until 4pm on Christmas Day, as well as working Boxing Day and is planning to work this weekend.

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