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‘Intense’ fire destroys four-storey block of flats in southwest London

A "well developed and intense" fire has destroyed a four-storey block of flats in southwest London.Twenty engines and 125 firefighters were sent to ...
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PM will ‘test to the limit’ law forcing Brexit delay to avoid no-deal

By Aubrey Allegretti, political reporter Boris Johnson will "test to the limit" a law that forces him to try to delay Brexit to avoid no-deal, ...
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Amber Rudd quits Conservatives over PM’s Brexit ‘political vandalism’

Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd has quit the cabinet and the Conservatives, dealing a fresh setback to Boris Johnson's government.Ms Rudd ...
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Schools ‘should open everyday and have police officers to tackle gangs’

Schools should open seven days a week, all year round, and have dedicated police officer attached to them to tackle gang violence, the children's ...
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Ex-teacher makes final plea for assisted dying to be legalised in UK

By Katie Spencer, news correspondent A former teacher who will travel to a Swiss clinic today to end his life has recorded a video calling for ...
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PM’s brother quits: ‘I’ve been torn between family and national interest’

By Greg Heffer, political reporter The prime minister's brother has quit as a government minister and MP as he cited an "unresolvable tension" ...
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Snack tax ‘could be more effective than sugary drinks levy’

Increasing the cost of sugary snacks could be more effective at tackling obesity than the tax on sugary drinks, according to a new study.The ...
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Eggs thrown at baby in ‘racially aggravated’ assault

By David Chipakupaku, news reporter A baby was hit by eggs in a drive-by assault that police believe was racially motivated in Worcestershire.A ...
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Baby dunked in icy water after heart rate rises to 320 beats per minute

By Lucia Binding, news reporter A newborn baby whose heart rate had risen to 320 beats per minute was dunked into a bucket of ice-cold water by ...
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Alfie Lamb car seat death: ‘Arrogant and selfish’ man admits manslaughter

By Tania Snuggs, news reporter A man described as "arrogant, selfish and deeply unpleasant" has admitted crushing a three-year-old boy to death ...
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