Brexit is DONE: Sunak's deal passes through Commons... but without backing of 70 Tory MPs

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has secured a historic victory after his Brexit legislation passed through the House of Commons by 515 votes to 29, but 70 Tory MPs did not support the deal.

Insurer wins court fight over refusal to pay for Second World War bomb damage

Allianz won its case against the University of Exeter at the High Court.

Suspect in petrol fire attack arrested after ‘returning to mosque in the same clothes’

A man suspected of setting a Muslim worshipper alight was arrested the next day after returning to the mosque in the same clothes to pray. Police are understood to be questioning the individual over both the attack in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham on Monday and a separate incident in which an elderly Muslim man was set on fire outside a mosque i...

Allegations of unlawful special forces executions ‘extremely serious’

The Afghanistan inquiry officially launched on Wednesday, but many of the hearings are set to be held in private.

Robert Hébras, last survivor of a notorious wartime massacre in France – obituary

Robert Hébras, who has died aged 97, was the last of only six survivors of the worst Nazi massacre of civilians carried out on French soil – at Oradour-sur-Glane, a small village in the Limousin region of southwest-central France, then under the control of the Vichy regime. Born in the village on June 29 1925, Hébras could recall the sights and sou...

Partygate: Boris Johnson shown supercut of all the times he told parliament he followed the rules

Partygate: Boris Johnson shown supercut of all the times he told parliament he followed the rules -

Lloyds Bank customer left 'gut-punched' after handing over £153,000 in growing scam

Pensioners are most likely to be victims to romance fraud with the average loss being £12,000, research showed.

POLL: Should Boris Johnson be suspended over Partygate saga?

Former Prime Minister Boris Johnson could face suspension from the House of Commons for his actions during Covid lockdowns if it is decided he intentionally misled MPs.

Missing 12-year-old girl who disappeared without a phone has not been seen for more than a week

Police are appealing for help to find Jamie-Lee Harvie from Ayr, Scotland, who was last seen on March 14.

Man jailed for sending racist and misogynistic messages to MP

Man jailed for sending racist and misogynistic messages to MP - MP Claudia Webbe said she was ‘absolutely devastated’ by the abuse she received.

Tetchy Boris Johnson claims boozy leaving dos 'necessary' when confronted with pictures

Mr Johnson is fighting for his political future as the Commons Privileges Committee probes whether he misled Parliament - which could see him suspended

What is depleted uranium? How deadly shells tipped with dense metal can blast through tank armour

Depleted uranium is considerably less reactive than uranium in its natural form. After undergoing the enrichment process, it takes around a million years for the product to become stable.

BBC blasted for 'dangerous' response after Stacey Solomon's show sparks 1,500 Ofcom complaints

Rabbits in hutches can get spinal deformities, obesity, overgrown nails and behavioural problems

Emergency meeting held after East London councillor 'repeatedly misgendered'

Cllr Keeling proposed an emergency meeting which called on Cllr Vaughan to resign following 'repeated failures'

Serving soldiers arrested in raid on ‘Citizens of the Reich’ network planning to topple state

A police officer was shot as Germany rounded up members of a radical network plotting to overthrow the state and reinstate the Kaiser in a violent coup. Authorities arrested 23 people including serving soldiers and police who are believed to be part of the Reichsbürger movement uncovered late last year. At one address in the south of Germany, an of...

Children hit as Putin unleashes hell on Earth in Ukraine while Zelensky visits frontline

Russia launched several devastating strikes across Ukraine on Wednesday, beginning with a fatal drone attack on the Kyiv region at 3am and culminating in an attack at lunchtime in the Zaporizhzhia region.

Leith docks incident: Paramedics rush 15 people to hospital as ship toppled onto side in Edinburgh

Thirty-three people have been injured after a 250ft ship once owned by the estate of Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen was today toppled over by strong winds.

London driver ‘gives up’ paying for parking as ‘it’s cheaper to pay for a parking ticket’

Londoners have slammed the price of parking in the city

Ship dislodges, tips over in Scotland dry dock; 25 injured

LONDON (AP) — A large ship tipped over while dry-docked in Scotland, injuring 25 people Wednesday, emergency workers said. Police and emergency services were called to the Imperial Dock in Edinburgh after receiving reports that a ship had become dislodged from its holding. The Scottish Ambulance Service said 15 people were taken to the hospital, while 10 others were treated and discharged at the scene. Local police urged the public to avoid the...

Russia says risk of nuclear conflict at highest level in decades

(Reuters) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Wednesday that the risk of a nuclear clash was at its highest level in decades, warning that Moscow was in a "de-facto" open conflict with Washington over the war in Ukraine. Relations between Russia and the United States, long strained, have worsened even further since Russia's invasion of Ukraine last year. In February, Moscow

Brent shop that sells huge 23cm knife to teens made to pay over £3k after getting caught out in trading standards sting

The premises were ordered to pay more than £3k for the offence

Ghost village appears out of reservoir in Spain as country hit by drought

Ghost village appears out of reservoir in Spain as country hit by drought - Northeast Spain has experienced ‘exceptional’ droughts over the last month

Johnson drags Sunak into partygate hearing

Johnson drags Sunak into partygate hearing - The former prime minister said if it was so ‘obvious’ that rule-breaking was going on in No 10, then Rishi Sunak would have been aware too.

Mum ran drug family trafficking ring from her home in one of UK's richest villages

The mum sold cocaine and cannabis with two of her sons.

Mum slams 'disgraceful' council after finding her son's grave flooded on Mother's Day

Rebecca Kelly was left "heartbroken" after finding her son Ben's grave flooded in a foot of water as memorials left were floating in the "mud bath" on Mother's Day.

‘Destroy Ofsted’ says sister of headteacher who took her own life after school inspection

The sister of a headteacher who took her own life following an Ofsted inspection of her school has called on parents to “destroy” the inspectorate’s power. Ruth Perry, 53, was principal at Caversham Primary School in Reading for 13 years. She took her own life in January after learning that the school would be downgraded from Outstanding to Inadequ...

City council goes vegan and bans meat from events

'I am not against veganism but this will not suit everybody.'

Woman in 20s raped in early morning attack as police launch urgent witness appeal

Eyewitnesses have been urged to come forward after the "extremely distressing" offence, with police seeking to offer reassurance to the public.

China watching the world's response to war in Ukraine - Blinken

By Simon Lewis, Humeyra Pamuk and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken told lawmakers on Wednesday that China was "very carefully" watching how Washington and the world respond to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the impact of which he said was being felt in Asia. Speaking on the heels of a visit to Moscow by Chinese President Xi Jinping, Blinken said if

South London council slammed after demolishing leisure centre and only then finding out building a replacement would go £40m over budget

The Kingfisher Leisure Centre was bulldozed in 2022 despite a petition to halt demolition

'People doubt me as a Met Police officer because of my height and some criminals go easier on me'

'It's not all members of the public, it's a small minority, but we have to try to change their views'

Boris Johnson had to swear on a Bible and people had a field day

The Boris Johnson committee showdown got off to a very strange start on Wednesday afternoon, after the former PM was forced to swear on a Bible that he was telling the truth. The 58-year-old is appearing in front of a committee of MPs investigating whether he lied to the House of Commons over the Partygate scandal. Johnson began the hearing by sayi...

"You can put us in jail!" Russians soldiers fed up with war filmed threatening rebellion

Vladimir Putin introduces exclusion zone around lover's forest palace

Vladimir Putin has introduced an exclusion zone around his gymnast lover Alina Kabaeva's forest palace on the edge of Lake Valdai.

Willie the Rescue Dog Helps Rehabilitate Orphaned Fawns

Occurred on January 7, 2023 / Talco, Texas, USA : "Willie is the dog in the video. He was a stray that showed up at our home. I knew the moment that I saw him he was a diamond in the rough! My husband just thought he was ugly and wanted to take him to p

Andrew Tate and his brother Tristan will be kept behind bars for another 30 days

Andrew Tate, his brother and two women were arrested in December on suspicion of human trafficking, rape and organised crime.

London ULEZ: The hilarious but terrifying way people can avoid the new £12.50 charge

It's a terrifying loophole, and you're very unlikely to see it carried out

Brexit vote results in full: Every MP that voted against Rishi Sunak - Did yours rebel?

Boris Johnson and Liz Truss were among 22 Tory MPs who rebelled against the Government in the Brexit vote.

Sunak sees off Tory rebels over his new Brexit deal for Northern Ireland

Sunak sees off Tory rebels over his new Brexit deal for Northern Ireland - Just 22 Tory rebels – including Boris Johnson and Liz Truss – voted against the measure in the Commons.

US bombers joined by Nato allies in show of strength in skies over Europe

US bombers joined by Nato allies in show of strength in skies over Europe -

Desperate Putin, 70, brings Soviet-era T-55 tanks as old as he is out of retirement

A video showing long obsolete Soviet-era T-54B and T-55A tanks on a train carried across Russia, presumably destined for the frontlines of the war, has emerged today.

'He's probably spoken to Sue Gray more than me!': PM hits back at Keir Starmer over Partygate jibe

The Prime Minister noted how the Labour leader is trying to make Sue Gray, a former senior civil servant, his chief of staff.

What is Strep A and its symptoms? Girl at London primary school dies after infection

What is Strep A and its symptoms? Girl at London primary school dies after infection - A 17th child, who was a pupil at a west London primary school, has died after being infected with Strep A

Putin accused of sending body double to Ukraine

Vladimir Putin has been mocked by opponents who suggest that he sent a body double to visit war-torn Mariupol over the weekend.

Ukraine LIVE: Russia scrambles defences as explosions erupt in Crimea after 'drone attack'

The Crimean port of Sevastopol was struck by a drone attack on Wednesday morning, according to Kremlin-backed officials, a day after another explosion was recorded in the northern part of the peninsula.

What is depleted uranium? How dangerous the ammunition is and what Russia said about UK sending it to Ukraine

The British government insists the substance is 'conventional' but critics say the harms are not fully understood

Tory leader who ordered the cutting down of 110 trees in Plymouth city centre QUITS

Richard Bingley announced he is stepping down as leader of Plymouth City Council next Monday after his order to fell the trees on Armada Way sparked local fury and a legal battle.

'Wonderful wife and mother' drowns at beach

"Julie was a wonderful mother and wife and her devotion to her job never compromised her time with her family."

Boris Johnson Partygate probe LIVE: New damning evidence emerges hours before meeting

The former Prime Minister will face a four-hour grilling in front of the Privileges Committee from 2pm today.

Johnson sparks Cummings spat with criticism of ex-aide at Privileges Committee

Johnson sparks Cummings spat with criticism of ex-aide at Privileges Committee - Former prime minister Boris Johnson insisted that any claims by Dominic Cummings, his former top official, could not be relied upon.