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Pregnant woman accused of helping husband buy knife for terror plot remanded

The pregnant wife of an alleged extremist has appeared in court accused of helping her husband buy a knife in a plot to carry out a terror attack.

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Ukip's James Carver quits over planned burka ban

Ukip's foreign affairs spokesman has quit his post in protest at leader Paul Nuttall's plans to ban the burka.

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Primary school shut for second day after travellers set up camp nearby

A primary school which closed after travellers moved on to nearby land has remained shut for a second day.

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'No change' to HS2 policy from Government, MPs told

The Government has not changed its policy on HS2, a minister has said, amid reports the project may be scrapped to pay for the fallout from Brexit.

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Wife accused of helping to buy knife for terror plot

The wife of an alleged extremist has been accused of helping him buy a knife in a plot to carry out an attack.

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Parents jailed after toddler left unsupervised in bath drowns

The parents of a 13-month-old boy who drowned after they left him unsupervised in the bath have been jailed.

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Five charged in Villa Park pitch invasion probe

Five men have been charged after allegedly taking part in a pitch invasion during the hotly-contested Aston Villa-Birmingham City football derby.

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'Rebel without a cause' Corbyn unsuitable for No 10 - Tory chief

The Tories have launched a highly personal attack on Jeremy Corbyn, warning the Labour leader would unable to take the "difficult decisions" needed in the event of a major terrorist attack.

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Len McCluskey wins poll to be re-elected as Unite general secretary

Len McCluskey has been re-elected as general secretary of Unite after beating his nearest rival by over 5,500 votes.

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Pop group Steps top iTunes chart 20 years after launch

Comeback pop group Steps are celebrating as chart-toppers after their latest record landed at number one in the iTunes album rankings.

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Former nursery worker pleads guilty to child sex offences

A former nursery worker has pleaded guilty to raping a child and inciting sexual activity with children.

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Euston rail passengers face more delays after trackside fire

Rail commuters suffered a second day of delays after a fire closed London Euston station.

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Unite leadership candidate Gerard Coyne suspended from job

Gerard Coyne, who is challenging Len McCluskey to lead Unite, has been suspended from his post as the union's West Midlands Regional Secretary.

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Fujitsu workers to stage fresh wave of strikes

Workers at Japanese electronics giant Fujitsu are to stage a fresh wave of strikes in a dispute over cuts to jobs and pensions.

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'Major incident' declared as fire crews battle huge delivery warehouse blaze

A fire at a delivery warehouse has been declared a major incident by police as firefighters battle to stop the blaze spreading.

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GBS screening for pregnant women 'can significantly cut risk to newborns'

Screening pregnant women for a deadly infection - which claimed the life of at least one baby at the centre of an investigation ordered by Jeremy Hunt - can dramatically cut the risk to newborns, research suggests.

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Tory election manifesto 'will include PM's Brexit pledges' to stifle rebellion

Theresa May will reportedly include her Brexit negotiating priorities in the Conservative General Election manifesto to lock Remain-backing Tory MPs and the House of Lords into backing her stance .

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100 garden gnomes smashed in 'mindless vandalism' at miniature railway line

More than 100 garden gnomes have been smashed to pieces at a popular family park during an act of "mindless vandalism".

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Police hunt driver after elderly man is seriously hurt in suspected hit-and-run

The driver of a car is being sought by police after a man in his 80s was left with severe head injuries in a suspected hit-and-run.

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BMW workers to strike in bitter dispute over pensions

Workers at car giant BMW are to stage the first of a series of strikes in a bitter dispute over pensions.

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