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January 8, 2019 1:16 AM Kegworth air disaster: 30th anniversary service to be held

A service to mark the 30th anniversary of the Kegworth air disaster, in which 47 people died, is to be held later. A Boeing 737, carrying 126 people, plummeted into the embankment of the M1 in Leicestershire, on 8 January 1989, during an emergency landing. Witnesses described the "absolute devastation" as the plane was engulfed with fire, "bounced" over the carriageway 141

January 6, 2019 5:36 PM Police hunt road-rage cyclist who hit driver with BIKE LOCK

POLICE are hunting a road-rage cyclist who allegedly smacked a van driver over the head with a bike lock. The cyclist fled after allegedly hitting the motorist with his bike lock in broad daylight following an accident in Bristol. But the cyclist escaped on his bike before police arrived. The victim told officers he saw a have-a-go hero chase the cyclist 61

January 2, 2019 2:51 PM Euromillions winner CLAIMS £115m ticket: UK lottery ticket holder comes forward

A EUROMILLIONS ticket holder has come forward to claim the £115million jackpot that was won in the UK. Camelot confirmed a UK ticket holder has presented their ticket to them and it is being verified. The hunt was on for the winning ticket, which had not been claimed since the draw which was held yesterday. Should the ticket be validated, the eye-watering 70

December 28, 2018 4:23 PM Birthday cake for Nazanin locked in an Iranian prison

IMPRISONED Iranian charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe marked her 40th birthday with a slice of cake with her four-year-old daughter. Mr Hunt pressed his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Zarif, about the case in September when they met in New York on the fringes of the UN general assembly. The month before, Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe was granted a threeday 113

December 25, 2018 7:45 AM Abbas Edalat: British professor returns to UK after detention in Iran

A British-Iranian academic who was arrested and detained in Iran on security charges has returned to the UK, the Foreign Office has confirmed. Prof Abbas Edalat, who works at Imperial College London, was detained in Tehran in April. The Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran said he was released last week. British-Iranian charity 94

December 19, 2018 10:44 AM Banksy Port Talbot: Is THIS grafitti of a child a work of art by Banksy?

GRAFITTI resembling the hand of Banksy has popped up along two garage walls in Port Talbot in Wales - but is it a genuine Banksy? Swansea Bay resident Rachel Honey-Jones, 33, said: “It's amazing, an incredible addition to Port Talbot. "Everything about it is political messaging, the way the boy has been drawn, the positioning near the steelworks, the fact it was done just after 267

December 19, 2018 8:12 AM BREXIT LIVE: Verhofstadt sparks furious row with MPs

A BREXIT row has erupted between Guy Verhofstadt and Brexiteers who have warned the EU chief to back off from telling Britain what to do, as a no deal exit from the bloc edges closer. “If no deal is the outcome it will be as much the responsibility of the EU for backing the UK into an untenable position.” His rant comes after Mr Verhofstadt said those 70

December 12, 2018 8:40 AM Theresa May: Will the PM be ousted as leader of the Conservative Party today? Latest odds

A VOTE of no confidence has been triggered in Theresa May, as enough Tory MPs have been sent to the chair of the 1922 Committee of Conservative backbenchers. Here are the latest odds whether Mrs May will be ousted as leader. Theresa May will face a vote of no confidence tonight as enough Tory MPs have sent letters triggering the vote. The announcement 47

December 10, 2018 8:03 AM Transplanted organs gave patients cancer

The family of a man who died after receiving a liver transplant from a donor with undetected cancer has called for more thorough tests. Tom Tyreman, 63, from Stockton, initially recovered after the operation at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital a year ago, but died of cancer in February. There was later found to be a small cancerous tumour in the donor organ 38

November 27, 2018 7:24 AM Take on TONY BLAIR over Brexit! Hunt demands Theresa May take ex-PM in TV debate

THERESA May has been urged during a crunch Cabinet meeting to “debate Tony Blair, not Jeremy Corbyn” if she wants to get Conservative MPs to back her Brexit deal, as hard-Brexit backers insist Boris Johnson should also take part in any TV discussion. Mrs May was urged by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt to present her Brexit agreement as a blow to second 50