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Cabinet's Sajid Javid backs Labour's Sarah Champion over child abuse comments

A Cabinet minister has insisted there must be an "honest open debate" about child abuse after a Labour frontbencher quit following a backlash when she claimed the country had a problem with British Pakistani men raping white girls.

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Army doctor sacked for duty of care failure not 'whistleblowing', tribunal rules

A doctor who said he was unfairly sacked by the Ministry of Defence for whistleblowing has had his claim dismissed by an employment tribunal.

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Seven-year-old asks Jeremy Corbyn: 'When will you be Prime Minister?'

Jeremy Corbyn was asked about his plans to become Prime Minister by a seven-year-old girl when he visited a museum in Lancashire.

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Ringo's black suede boots set to fetch £5,000 at Liverpool Beatles auction

Ringo Starr's stage boots are among the items going under the hammer at an auction of Beatles memorabilia.

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Sacked football pundit Peter Beagrie to appeal against assault conviction

Sacked football pundit Peter Beagrie has said he will appeal against his conviction for assaulting his partner.

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Manchester Arena to open doors for first time since terror attack

The Manchester Arena will reopen for the first time since the terror attack with a benefit concert to honour those killed in the bombing.

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'Homeless hero' denies stealing from stricken Manchester Arena attack casualties

"Homeless hero" Chris Parker said "I have done nothing. Absolutely nothing" after he was accused in court of stealing from two people injured in the Manchester Arena bombing

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Teacher denies having sex with schoolboy

A married teacher has denied having sex with a schoolboy she allegedly groomed for more than a year.

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Computer tablets thrown into grounds of jail in smuggling of banned goods

Computer tablets have been thrown into prison grounds in the latest example of contraband smuggling to hit the jail estate.

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Homeless 'hero' charged with stealing bank card at Manchester blast

A man hailed as a homeless hero following the Manchester bombing has been charged with stealing a bank card from the arena on the night of the terror attack.

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Former Celtic player avoids jail over drunken sex assault

A former professional footballer who got into the bed of a stranger and touched her bottom after an eight hour drinking binge has avoided a jail sentence for sexual assault.

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Teenager charged with murder of 18-year-old Sait Mboob during Moss Side brawl

A teenager has been charged with the murder of an 18-year-old man killed in a street brawl.

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Families of Manchester bombing victims to receive £250,000 from public donations

The families of the 22 people killed in the Manchester Arena bombing are set to each receive £250,000 from money donated by the public.

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Man held over teenager's shooting

A man has been arrested over the fatal shooting of a teenager in the street.

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Revolution Bars rejects merger proposal from rival nightclub owner Deltic

Struggling nightclub operator Revolution Bars has rebuffed a merger proposal from rival Deltic Group.

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Hit-and-run victim's mother brands killer's online birthday post 'disrespectful'

A hit-and-run killer who celebrated his birthday in prison on social media just three months after being locked up has been labelled "so disrespectful" by the mother of his four-year-old victim.

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Ex-footballer Chris Killen's sentencing for sex attack delayed until Tuesday

Sentencing of former footballer Chris Killen for a sex attack on a young woman as she slept in her bed has been delayed.

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Sellafield workers to vote on strike action after rejecting 1.5% pay rise

Thousands of workers at the Sellafield nuclear site are to start voting on whether to strike over a "completely unacceptable" 1.5% pay offer.

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Pitch where George Best started out to be protected 'in perpetuity'

The football pitch where George Best first kicked a ball is to be protected forever, Belfast City Council said.

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Man charged with murder after 52-year-old's body found in woodland

A man has been charged with murder after a body was found in Manchester woodland.

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