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Seven British Normandy veterans receive Legion d'honneur

British Normandy veterans have been awarded France's top military honour for their role in the fight to liberate their country from the tyranny of Nazi occupation.

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M25 killer Kenneth Noye wins court challenge over open prison refusal

Road-rage killer Kenneth Noye has won a High Court challenge against a decision refusing him a move to open prison conditions.

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Moment knifepoint raiders held up shop revealed

Dramatic CCTV footage has been released of terrified store staff being held at knifepoint by two raiders who escaped with around £2,500.

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Suspended jail sentence for teenager who knocked down boyfriend's ex

A teenage mother has avoided a prison sentence after knocking down her boyfriend's former partner in a hit-and-run crash.

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Coastguard scrambled as fire breaks out on car carrier in English Channel

The coastguard has been scrambled to assist after a fire broke out on a car carrier.

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Man tells of ordeal after British wife dies in South Africa torture raid

A British woman has died after being tortured with a blowtorch alongside her husband in their home in South Africa.

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School chiefs must adjust amid funding pressures, warns ex-Ofsted chief

It is up to school leaders to tighten their belts under a squeeze on budgets, Sir Michael Wilshaw said, as he suggested there has been "largesse" in the education system over the last 20 years.

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Lady Colin Campbell found guilty over three-car pile-up

Reality TV star Lady Colin Campbell has been found guilty of causing a three-car pile-up after pulling out into traffic on a dual carriageway.

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Topshop tragedy boy 'killed by queue barrier' during family trip

A 10-year-old boy who died after a queue barrier fell on his head in a Topshop store was shopping with his mother, siblings and grandmother, an inquest has heard.

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Man cautioned over online threats to MPs

A 73-year-old man arrested over online threats made against MPs has been cautioned.

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Shoreham air disaster pre-inquest review postponed

A pre-inquest review due to take place next month into the Shoreham air disaster has been postponed, a coroner has decided.

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Ministers must do more to limit impact of Heathrow's third runway, MPs say

The Government is still not doing enough to demonstrate it can mitigate the environmental impacts of a third runway at Heathrow, MPs have warned.

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Final safety report into Shoreham air disaster to be published next week

Air accident investigators are to publish their final safety report next week following the Shoreham air disaster which claimed 11 lives.

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Rare Hong Kong Plague gold medal fetches £24,780 at auction

A rare gold medal awarded by the Hong Kong authorities to military personnel and civilians who helped deal with a bubonic plague epidemic 123 years ago has fetched £24,780 at auction.

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Sajid Javid: Small firms facing business rate rises will be given extra help

Extra help for small companies facing business rate rises will be announced in the Budget on March 8, Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has announced.

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Restrictions lifted after alert over wartime bomb found in harbour

Restrictions have been lifted after a 500lb bomb discovered during dredging work for the Royal Navy's new aircraft carriers was towed to a safe location to be detonated.

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Passengers hit by delays during rail and Tube strikes

Rail and Tube passengers have suffered delays and disruption because of two separate strikes in rows over staffing.

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Study finds positive bias for homosexual jobseekers if women are hiring

Women are more likely to hire gay and lesbian job applicants over heterosexual candidates who are just as equally qualified, according to a British-led study.

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PM 'has full confidence in Communities Secretary' in business rates row

Theresa May has full confidence in Communities Secretary Sajid Javid, Downing Street said, as more Tory MPs waded into the row over business rates.

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Travel warning amid fresh strikes by rail and Tube workers in separate disputes

Rail and Tube workers are going on strike amid a fresh outbreak of industrial action in separate disputes which will cause travel misery to passengers.

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