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Man who made detonator parts from Christmas lights guilty of bomb bid

A would-be terrorist who improvised detonator parts from fairy lights has been found guilty of attempting to make a pressure-cooker bomb.

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Queen to visit tenant farmers in Duchy of Lancaster

The Queen will visit tenant farmers in the Duchy of Lancaster - held by the reigning sovereign since the 14th century.

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Man who started fire in plane toilet has sentence more than doubled

A man who started a fire in the toilet of a plane carrying more than 200 people has had his prison sentence more than doubled at the Court of Appeal.

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Lib Dems pay tribute to former MP Paul Keetch after death aged 56

Senior Liberal Democrats have paid tribute to the party's former MP Paul Keetch, who has died at the age of 56.

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Armed police on trains across country in wake of Manchester terror attack

Armed police officers are patrolling on board trains nationwide for the first time.

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Man charged with possessing weapon after Birmingham vigil cut short

A man has been charged with possessing an offensive weapon after police made an arrest at a vigil for the victims of the Manchester Arena attack.

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Birmingham's Anglican Cathedral closes doors to public in wake of terror attack

Officials at Birmingham's Anglican Cathedral took the "unprecedented but considered" decision to close its doors in response to the heightened national terror threat.

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Lorry driver arrested after five killed in M6 crash between Stoke and Stafford

The driver of a lorry involved in a crash on the M6 which left five people dead has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

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Seventh arrest over Manchester Arena bombing made in Nuneaton

Police have arrested a seventh suspect in the investigation into the Manchester Arena bombing.

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Complainant claims ex-radio presenter asked him if he wanted to 'have a play'

An alleged victim of two ex-BBC presenters accused of child sex offences has told a court he only discovered their names after recognising their voices on a radio show.

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Ex-nursery worker jailed for 16 years for rape and abuse of boys

An ex-nursery worker who blackmailed and raped a teenage boy has been jailed for 16 years for what a judge called "a disturbing catalogue of sexual corruption and deviancy".

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Birmingham University to open campus in Dubai

Birmingham University is to become the latest UK institution to set up a campus overseas, announcing plans to open in Dubai.

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Inquest into girl's theme park death adjourned

An inquest into the death of an 11-year-old girl who fell from a theme park water ride has been adjourned until November.

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Demand for F-Pace SUV drives record sales and revenues at Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover has driven sales and revenues to record heights thanks to a strong demand for the F-Pace sports utility vehicle (SUV).

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Ex-presenter 'must have known' boys were under-age, indecent assault trial told

The trial of a former BBC presenter charged with indecently assaulting young boys has heard claims that she "must have known" three of her alleged victims were under-age.

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Alleged victim of Rolf Harris 'speaking out for vindication and justice'

One of Rolf Harris's alleged victims said she is speaking out for "vindication and justice" as the entertainer sat in court for the first day since his trial began.

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Ex-nursery worker said he did not care if rape victim killed himself, court told

A former nursery worker who used naked online images to blackmail a teenage boy into being raped claimed he did not care if the victim killed himself.

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Police probing apparent abduction of 12-year-old girl say claim 'made up'

Detectives investigating the apparent abduction of a 12-year-old girl have said the allegation was made up.

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Rapist who fled country is jailed after trying to return to UK

A rapist who fled to Pakistan to escape justice has been jailed - after being caught trying to return to the UK.

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Police officers praised for saving man who sliced own nose off

Six police officers have been praised for saving the life of a man who sliced his nose off while high on drugs.

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