Poland opposition party leads anti-government march

Poland’s largest opposition party led a march on Sunday aimed at mobilising voters against the right-wing government, which it accuses of eroding democracy and following Hungary and Turkey down the path to autocracy. The local government in Warsaw estimated that 500,000 people joined the march, led by the opposition party to which the city’s mayor, Rafal Trzaskowski, belongs. Former prime minister Donald Tusk had called on Poles to march with him for the sake of the nation’s future.

Police failed to solve any burglaries in half of neighbourhoods since 2020

Police have failed to solve a single burglary across nearly half of England and Wales recently, official data show. An analysis of police data from 30,100 neighbourhoods found that in 48.2 per cent, no break-ins had been solved in the three years ending March 2023. More than 80 burglaries remained unsolved over the period in each of the three worst...

Man wrongly jailed for murder of West London woman now homeless after spending all his £700k compensation

Colin Stagg was falsely accused for murdering Rachel Nickell

Russia’s most famous icon handed over from museum to church despite protests

The Trinity icon by Andrei Rublev was moved on President Vladimir Putin’s personal order.

Scottish Police Federation accused of failing women

The federation that represents rank and file police officers in Scotland is failing women, whistleblowers and their lawyers have told the Guardian, after an extensive survey of officers and staff described it as “the same old boys’ network”. Following a series of internal reports revealing the extent of racist and sexist behaviour within Police Scotland, as well as the admission by the chief constable, Sir Iain Livingstone, that the force is...

Pro-Ukraine Russian fighters say they have captives, offer exchange

A group of pro-Ukraine Russian fighters said on Sunday they had taken two Russian soldiers captive amid fighting in Russia's Belgorod region and offered to exchange them during a personal meeting with the regional governor. The joint statement by the Freedom of Russia Legion and the Russian Volunteer Corps was posted on the former's Telegram channe...

Library book returned 17,520 days late during amnesty to escape £4,000 fine

The forgetful page turner took out the book in 1975.

Labour civil war rages as left-wing Mayor blasts 'shocking' decision over major new role

"For members not to be allowed the choice of putting me forward as the Labour representative is, frankly, shocking."

South West Londoners beg for 'sorely missed' pub that's a 'lifeline' to community to reopen

The pub has applied for a new licence to sell booze and play music

Israel demands Egypt help in full probe of deadly attack at border

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called the killing of three soldiers by a member of the Egyptian security services a terrorist attack and demanded a full joint investigation with Cairo. Egypt says it is working with Israel to investigate the incident which occurred on Saturday. "Israel relayed a clear message to the Egyptian government. We expect that the

Colombian president’s allies resign amid illegal wiretapping scandal

Two of Gustavo Petro’s closest political allies have resigned as the Colombian president’s office was embroiled in a bizarre scandal involving a nanny, illegal wiretaps and a missing briefcase full of cash. Petro’s closest adviser, Laura Sarabia, and his key political power broker, Armando Benedetti, stepped down on Friday after an investigation by the general attorney into allegations made by Marelbys Meza, the nanny to Sarabia’s son. Meza told...

Seaside town sees incidents drop by half in less than a year after brining in one lone officer

Since the introduction of PC Sam Steele, Maryport, Cumbria, has seen its anti-social behaviour crimes (ASB) reduced by just under half (47 per cent) compared to the same period last year.

Female MPs are not safe in parliament, says Labour's Charlotte Nichols

Labour MP Charlotte Nichols has said female MPs are not safe in Parliament and her party is not doing enough to tackle the issue. Asked by Camilla Tominey on GB News if MPs are safe, she said: “I don't think that female MPs are, but I think that the people that are most at risk are parliamentary staff, particularly young women, and young gay men or...

One dead and six injured after shootings at memorial in Chicago

Multiple people were shot, including a woman who died later in hospital, at an event being held in Chicago to remember a man who died four years ago in a car crash.

Girl, 2, killed and 22 injured after attack on residential building in Dnipro

Girl, 2, killed and 22 injured after attack on residential building in Dnipro -

Woman in her 60 dies after road accident in Accrington as police launch appeal

Lancashire Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage following a fatal collision in Accrington.

Russia-Ukraine war live: girl, 2, killed in Dnipro blast as Kyiv fends off air attack; border town shelled, says Belgorod governor

Girl’s body pulled from wreckage and 22 injured after strike Volodymyr Zelenskiy blames on Russia; fires reported in Shebekino town

US and Saudi Arabia urge Sudan’s warring parties to agree new ceasefire

Sudan descended into chaos after fighting broke out in mid-April.

Migrants told to share single rooms in bid to save millions as UK faces mass immigration

The government believes aside from saving millions of pounds for taxpayers, it will serve as a deterrent for human traffickers.

Eight hurt in head on crash with taxi as man arrested on suspicion of drink driving

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of driving while over the limit and causing injury by dangerous driving, West Midlands police said.

Boy injured after being trapped in inflatable ball and blown away in ‘freak gust of wind'

An air ambulance attended the scene and areas have been cordoned off in Victoria Park in Southport, Merseyside following the incident.

Indian rail crash that killed more than 300 people ‘caused by signalling failure’

Indian rail crash that killed more than 300 people ‘caused by signalling failure’ - More than 300 people died after the collision involving two passenger trains and a goods train in Odisha

Labour ‘will create a cliff edge for energy production’ – union chief

GMB general secretary Gary Smith called on the party to stop putting what was ‘popular’ ahead of what was right for the country.

Scrapping of DRS moves closer as Jack says Sunak should not revoke conditions

Scotland First Minister Humza Yousaf has urged the Prime Minister to revoke the conditions, setting a deadline of Monday for him to do so.

Covid public inquiry to consider if Government knew Cornwall’s G7 summit would be a ‘super spreader’ event

As world leaders and 20,000 others arrived in Carbis Bay in June 2021 Covid rates soared 2,450 per cent, and by 5,000 per cent in the weeks after the meeting

Mayor slams Labour for blocking candidacy after stage appearance with Ken Loach

Mayor slams Labour for blocking candidacy after stage appearance with Ken Loach - Jamie Driscoll accused the party of being ‘anti-democratic’ and urged leader Sir Keir Starmer to reconsider the decision.

Belgian prime minister knocked out after falling off bike

Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo fell off his bike and briefly lost consciousness while out for a ride with his son.

Madeleine McCann suspect makes chilling claim to friend before being reported to police

The prime suspect in the Madeleine McCann case has revealed he was named by an informer after telling him "strange she didn't scream". Convicted rapist and paedophile Christian B made the claim in a letter in which he attacks the police investigation against him. In an effort to clear his name, Christian B has written several letters which contain ...

Johnson is told legal advice funding will stop if he undermines ministers over Covid inquiry

Boris Johnson has been warned that he could lose public funding for legal advice if he tries to “frustrate or undermine” the government’s position on the Covid-19 inquiry. Cabinet Office lawyers told the former prime minister that money would “cease to be available” if he breaks conditions such as releasing evidence without permission, the Sunday Times reported. Johnson has been at the centre of a row as ministers launched a high court bid to...

Murder investigation launched after woman in her 80s found dead

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Killer of three Israeli soldiers was Egyptian border police officer, says army

A man who shot and killed three Israeli soldiers in a rare incident on the Sinai border with Egypt has been identified by the Israeli military as a member of the Egyptian border police. Two Israel Defence Forces (IDF) combat soldiers were killed early on Saturday morning at a military post near Mount Harif, in the Negev desert, the army said. The discovery of their bodies a few hours later triggered a manhunt in which a third soldier was killed,...

Jamie Driscoll: serving Labour mayor ‘barred’ from standing for new North East role - what has he said?

Labour has been accused of “out of control factionalism” over the decision but party sources have said the move is linked to its “zero-tolerance” policy on anti-semitism

Home Office faces legal claims over seizure of asylum seekers’ phones

The Home Office faces a wave of legal claims after the UK’s surveillance watchdog found a blanket policy of seizing thousands of asylum seekers’ mobile phones caused “significant harm”. The Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office has written to a large group of asylum seekers to notify them of their right to bring a case before a specialist surveillance tribunal. In a notice published this week, the IPCO said its investigation into the phone...

Man arrested as gardai seize luxury watches and drugs

The drugs, with an estimated street value of more than 182,000 euro, will be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

Rishi Sunak’s secret Covid messages may reveal plot to oust Boris Johnson, allies claim

Rishi Sunak’s secret Covid messages may reveal plot to oust Boris Johnson, allies claim - ‘What is Rishi hiding?’, asks Boris ally as row deepens over taxypayer-funded legal support for former PM

German protesters clash with police after woman jailed over attacks on neo-Nazis

Dozens of people were detained in Leipzig.

Three police officers injured in north-east England knife attack

Three police officers were taken to hospital after being injured in a knife attack in north-east England on Friday evening. Officers attended an address in Billingham to carry out a welfare check on an individual. At the site, they encountered a man with a knife who became aggressive towards them, leaving two Cleveland police officers with puncture wounds and the third with slash wounds. The three officers were taken to hospital to receive...

Lech Walesa joins hundreds of thousands of Poles in anti-govt march in Warsaw

An enormous anti-government march took place in Poland's capital Sunday, with citizens traveling from across the country to voice their anger at a right-wing administration that has eroded democratic norms and created fears the nation is following Hungary and Turkey down the path to autocracy. The local government in Warsaw estimated that 500,000 people joined the march, which was led by the opposition party to which the city's mayor, Rafal...

Wreckage of bus removed from verge after deadly crash kills one and injures 14

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Scores detained in Hong Kong on Tiananmen massacre anniversary

Hong Kong police searched and detained scores of people on Sunday, four arrested for "seditious" intent, as authorities tightened security for the 34th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown. Restrictions in Hong Kong have stifled what were once the biggest vigils marking the bloody crackdown by Chinese troops on pro-democracy demonstrators, leaving cities like Taipei, London, New York and Berlin to keep alive the memory on the June...

Ukrainian troops say fighting 'regular' Russian soldiers in Bakhmut will be easy

Carnforth stabbing: Boy, 14, in custody after being arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a teenager was stabbed in Carnforth.

Suspect in unsolved student disappearance set to be 'extradited to US on Tuesday'

The main suspect in the unsolved disappearance of American student Natalee Holloway in 2005 has been transferred to a prison near Peru's capital ahead of his pending extradition to the United States.

Search of Nicola Sturgeon’s home ‘proportionate and necessary’, says police chief

Scotland’s chief constable, Sir Iain Livingstone, has said the decision to raid Nicola Sturgeon’s home in April and erect a large tent across the entrance was “proportionate and necessary.” In an interview with the Sunday Times to mark his retirement, Livingstone denied that the move was politically motivated and said the search warrant was independently approved by a judge. He said Operation Branchform, an inquiry into the Scottish National...

Polish official slams 'rotten' response from Germany and France to Ukraine war

EXCLUSIVE: A Polish official claims Macron and Scholtz are 'rotten' due to their lack of support for the war in Ukraine.

More than 50 Ugandan peacekeepers killed in Al Shabaab attack in Somalia, president says

Some 54 Ugandan peacekeepers died when militants besieged an African Union base in Somalia last week, Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni said, in one of the worst recent attacks by Al-Shabaab jihadists in the war-torn country. "We discovered the lifeless bodies of 54 fallen soldiers, including a commander," Museveni said in a Twitter post late Saturday. The veteran leader was speaking during a meeting with members of his governing National...

Bournemouth beach tragedy: Tributes paid as 17-year-old boy who died named by police

Bournemouth beach tragedy: Tributes paid as 17-year-old boy who died named by police - Tributes have been paid to the teenager who was one two victims of the tragedy alongside 12-year-old Sunnah Khan

Ukrainian official says the first steps of the counter-offensive are underway

One person killed in fire at refugee shelter in eastern Germany

A nine-year-old child was reported missing, police said.

No breakthrough in NATO-Turkey talks about Sweden joining

No breakthrough in NATO-Turkey talks about Sweden joining - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says representatives from Turkey and Sweden will meet in just over a week to try to bridge their differences about the Nordic country joining the military alliance