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Jail for couple who plotted UK terror attack

A couple who used a life-like dummy and a combat knife to plot a UK terror attack have been jailed.

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Four held over death of elderly man attacked during robbery at his home

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a frail 87-year-old man died from injuries suffered when robbers smashed their way into his home and beat him up.

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Surgeon admits marking his initials on patients' livers during transplant ops

A surgeon has admitted burning his initials on to the livers of two unconscious patients during transplant operations.

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Ex-policeman pleads guilty to making porn images of children as young as two

A former police officer has admitted making indecent images of children as young as two.

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Man sectioned after police officer stabbed

A man who was detained after a police officer was stabbed has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act.

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Police officer stabbed in neck and chest

A 48-year-old man has been arrested after a police officer was stabbed in the neck and chest in Birmingham.

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Lengthy jail terms for members of gang behind jewellery shop robbery

Five members of a robbery gang have been handed lengthy jail sentences after a jewellery shop worker was hit with a hammer during a £250,000 raid.

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Doctor condemns 'outrageous' Uber pricing after £149 quote for ride to work

Uber's surge-pricing during busy periods has been described as "outrageous" by a doctor who was quoted up to £149 for a 10-mile journey during the wintry weather.

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Man dies after 'explosion' at metal smelting factory

A man has died after reports of an explosion at a metal smelting factory in Birmingham.

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McDonnell suggests Parliament could move around Britain

Sittings of Parliament could take place away from Westminster as part of Labour plans to devolve decision-making around the country, John McDonnell has suggested.

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Family of Doctor gets £500,000 payout after suspected asbestos exposure

The family of a doctor who died from cancer, which he believed was caused by breathing in asbestos while walking through a short cut as a medical student, will receive a £500,000 payout.

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Trial of surgeon accused of branding his initials into patient's liver adjourned

The trial of a specialist surgeon accused of branding his initials into a patient's liver has been adjourned.

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Baby threatened in one of 'spate' of attacks by jewel thieves

Ruthless burglars smashed their way into a family's home then threatened to hurt a newborn baby in a bid to uncover cash and valuables.

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Fire crew warning after prankster 'cements' head inside microwave

A YouTube prankster freed by a fire crew after using Polyfilla to "cement" his head inside a microwave has been warned against risking his life for "other people's entertainment".

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Father found to have shaken girl could care for her again, judge says

A warehouseman found to have shaken his baby daughter and caused a brain injury could be allowed to care for the youngster again if therapy is successful, a senior family court judge said.

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Script from famous Two Ronnies sketch up for auction

A rare slice of British comedy history is up for grabs with The Two Ronnies' original "Fork Handles" script due to go under the hammer.

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Hospital closes three wards after norovirus cases found

A hospital has shut three of its wards after some patients were diagnosed with norovirus.

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Firefighters spend hour freeing YouTube prankster who cemented head in microwave

Five firefighters spent an hour working to release a YouTube prankster who cemented his head inside a microwave.

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GE planning to cut 1,100 jobs in UK

GE is proposing to cut 1,100 jobs from its UK power business under an organisational restructure, the firm announced.

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Cricketer Alex Hepburn appears in court in 'rape' case

A professional cricketer has appeared in court accused of raping a woman.

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