National News

Dane Bowers ‘Attacked Ex In Row Over Glitter’

National News July 27, 2015 at 3:19 pm

The singer and DJ is accused of squeezing his ex-fiancee’s throat and hitting her when she noticed glitter on his face.

Vicar Who Disappeared During Trial In Custody

National News July 27, 2015 at 2:30 pm

Simon Reynolds went on the run before he was convicted of stealing £24,000 from bereaved families and engaged couples.

Clarke: Sex Assault Claims ‘Off Richter Scale’

National News July 27, 2015 at 12:45 pm

Former chancellor Ken Clarke is giving evidence at the trial of an actor accused of making up sex assault claims against him.

Who Was ‘Salford’s Mr Big’ Paul Massey?

National News July 27, 2015 at 9:41 am

Fears of a revenge attack grow after the notorious gangland figure and former mayoral candidate is gunned down outside his home.

Alton Towers Crash Prompts £47m Profit Warning

National News July 27, 2015 at 7:52 am

The rollercoaster crash at Alton Towers in June has forced its owner Merlin to issue a profit warning.

Missing Boy: Body Found On Building Site

National News July 27, 2015 at 7:30 am

Conley Thompson was last seen at Locke Park in Barnsley on Sunday evening, where he had gone to play with his friends.

Train Driver Hailed After Cows Derail Engine

National News July 27, 2015 at 7:29 am

The rail worker races down the line to stop an approaching train after a carriage comes off the track in a collision with cattle.

NHS Data Sharing Trial Begins Amid Concerns

National News July 27, 2015 at 6:07 am

The scheme will link the health and social care records of patients in Southend, but campaigners are concerned about privacy.

Drug-Scandal Peer Should Quit Lords, PM Hints

National News July 27, 2015 at 4:05 am

Lord Sewel is under increasing pressure to leave the Lords after being filmed allegedly taking cocaine with prostitutes.

Barristers Strike Over Cuts To Legal Aid

National News July 27, 2015 at 1:38 am

Barristers strike in solidarity with criminal defence solicitors, who face cuts of 8.75% to their fees.