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Man to appear in court on terror charges after Manchester investigation

A 48-year-old man is due to appear in court charged with terrorism offences following an investigation in Greater Manchester

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Man told children prospect of 'life with him down south' was better, court hears

A man embroiled in a child custody fight with his estranged wife suggested that life "down south" would be better than living in Lancashire, a family court judge heard.

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Tony the Tawny owl-right now after Storm Ophelia branch line rescue

An owl has been rescued by railway workers after becoming trapped under a tree during Storm Ophelia.

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Man charged with terrorism offences

A 48-year-old man has been charged with terrorism offences following an investigation in Greater Manchester.

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Woman fighting to take mother off hospital treatment tells judge she 'has gone'

A woman who is fighting for the withdrawal of life-prolonging treatment for her brain-damaged mother has tearfully told a judge: "My mum has gone."

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Crews on foreign ships in UK waters endure 'atrocious' conditions, says union

Seafarers on foreign-flagged ships in British waters are working under "atrocious" conditions, often without pay, it has been claimed.

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Wife 'held dying husband's hand after he was run over by car thieves'

A sobbing widow told a court she clutched her husband's hand telling him she loved him as he lay dying after being run over by car thieves.

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Former bishop 'would have faced child abuse claims quiz'

A former bishop would have been questioned over a string of allegations of historical child sexual abuse, police said.

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Man who killed woman and set fire to her body jailed for minimum of 21 years

A man who brutally murdered a woman before putting her body into a suitcase and setting fire to it has been jailed for a minimum of 21 years.

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Sellafield firefighters walk out in pay strike

Firefighters at the Sellafield nuclear site have launched the first of two 12-hour strikes in a dispute over pay and conditions.

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Government vows to 'do all it can' over Vauxhall job cuts

Plans to cut 400 jobs at Vauxhall are "particularly disappointing", a Business Minister has said, as she told MPs she had spoken to a union chief and the UK head of the car giant.

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Man denies killing ex-Royal Navy officer in car raid

A man has admitted burgling the home of an ex-Royal Navy officer, but denied being responsible for his death.

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Family dispute over continuing brain-damaged woman's care following fall

A family is in dispute over the ongoing care of a brain-damaged woman who has no capacity to make any decisions about her health, a court has heard.

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Vauxhall to axe 400 jobs at Ellesmere Port plant

Vauxhall is cutting 400 jobs at the firm's Ellesmere Port factory by the end of the year.

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Eight men charged with drugs offences after major police operation

Eight men have been charged with drugs offences after police executed search warrants across Scotland, Cheshire and North Wales as part of a major investigation.

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Ian Brady to be disposed of 'with no music or ceremony' as last request refused

"Uniquely evil" Ian Brady has been denied his last request for music at his cremation.

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Holiday bug liars jailed as judge warns fraudsters: Expect the same

A couple have been jailed for making fake holiday sickness claims in a landmark case.

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Eight men charged with drugs offences after major police operation

Eight men have been charged with drugs offences after police executed search warrants across Scotland, Cheshire and North Wales as part of a major investigation.

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Search for man seen 'booting' faithful dog Izzy as she waited outside shop

A man has been caught on CCTV kicking a dog in a random attack as it waited for its owner outside a shop.

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Man given suspended jail term for rooftop protest at politician's home

A man who staged a rooftop protest at the home of former Government minister Edward Timpson has been handed a suspended jail sentence.

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