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Minister warns 'not to count chickens' over money pledged to NHS by Brexiteers

The NHS should not "count any chickens" when it comes to getting the £350 million promised by Brexiteers during the referendum campaign, a health minister has said.

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Police officer charged after drugs probe

A serving police officer has been charged with misconduct in a public office and a drugs offence after a police narcotics probe.

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Lorry driver jailed for woman's crossing death failed to secure stabiliser arm

A lorry driver who killed a mother-of-one when he failed to secure a metal stabiliser arm on his vehicle has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.

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Only one man to face trial over alleged offences at Cyril Smith-linked school

Only one man will face trial over alleged historical sex offences at a residential school for boys linked with the late politician Cyril Smith, it has been confirmed.

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Child victims of sex abuse labelled 'promiscuous' despite exploitation

Victims of child sexual abuse were described as having "consensual" relationships, "making choices" when in dangerous situations and being "promiscuous" despite clearly being exploited, Ofsted has said.

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16 million people of working age have less than £100 in savings, study shows

More than 16 million working age people across the country have less than £100 in savings available, research has found.

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Police chief suspended over Hillsborough to challenge commissioner in court

South Yorkshire chief constable David Crompton has responded to his forced removal by his police and crime commissioner (PCC) by saying he will challenge the decision in the courts.

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Baker leaves the tent after failure to blossom in floral challenge

Rav Bansal has admitted he felt like a "cat that was running out of lives" as he became the sixth contestant to exit The Great British Bake Off.

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Post-Brexit free trade with EU will be possible, claims Liam Fox

Liam Fox and fellow senior Tories have insisted Britain can maintain free trade with the European Union and control over immigration after Brexit despite fresh warnings that it would be "impossible".

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Virgin West Coast contract cleaners to vote on industrial action in jobs row

Contract workers who clean Virgin West Coast trains are to be balloted for industrial action in a dispute over jobs.

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Blackpool Pleasure Beach unveils details of £16.25m rollercoaster

A new multi-million pound rollercoaster featuring a UK first will be built at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, the amusement park owners have revealed.

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Arriva wins new Cross Country train contract and pledges faster services

Rail passengers on the Cross Country network have been promised more seats and faster services after Arriva was awarded a new contract to continue running the franchise, the Department for Transport (DfT) said.

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Baker leaves the tent after failure to blossom in floral challenge

Rav Bansal has admitted he felt like a "cat that was running out of lives" as he became the sixth contestant to exit The Great British Bake Off.

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Man charged over crash death of daughter, nine

A man has been charged with causing the death of his nine-year-old daughter by dangerous driving.

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Briton remanded over 'terror offences' linked to Ukraine conflict

A British man has appeared in court charged with terrorism offences linked to the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

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Life term for man who stabbed to death disabled neighbour

A man who killed his disabled neighbour and injured her 79-year-old mother in a frenzied knife attack has been jailed for a minimum of 10 years.

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Flight diverted due to smoke in cabin 'after Samsung tablet overheated'

A passenger jet was forced to divert to Manchester after a Samsung tablet overheated causing smoke to be released in the cabin, according to reports.

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Funding target reached for hometown sculpture honouring Victoria Wood

Victoria Wood's fans have met the £20,000 crowd-funding target to build a sculpture of the late comedian in the town she grew up in.

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No fresh prosecution over blaze that claimed life of firefighter

No fresh prosecution will take place over the death of a firefighter despite an inquest jury concluding he was unlawfully killed by two 15-year-old girls who started a blaze deliberately.

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Man to appear in court facing 'terror charges' linked to eastern Ukraine

A 41-year-old man has been charged with two terrorism offences linked to the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

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