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RAF Mildenhall: Shots fired in security alert at US base

Image copyright PA A man has been arrested after apparently trying to drive through a checkpoint at a base used by the US Air Force in Suffolk. Shots were fired by US personnel before the man was detained at RAF Mildenhall. He suffered cuts and bruises and is now in the custody of Suffolk Police. […]

Two dead in Loch Lomond hotel fire

Media captionFootage of the fire at Cameron House Two guests have died after fire broke out at the Cameron House Hotel beside Loch Lomond. More than 200 guests were evacuated from the luxury resort after the alarm was raised at about 06:40. Police said one person was pronounced dead at the scene while another died […]

Ofcom to investigate BBC climate change interview

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Interviews with former Chancellor Lord Lawson sparked complaints in 2014 and 2017 Media watchdog Ofcom has launched its first broadcasting standards investigation into the BBC since taking over as its regulator in April. Ofcom will look into whether Radio 4’s Today programme broke broadcasting rules during an interview with […]

Birmingham crash: First victim named as Imtiaz Mohammed

Image caption Father-of-six Imtiaz Mohammed, described as a hard-working family man, was killed in the crash The first of six victims killed in a “horrific” multi-vehicle crash in Birmingham has been named locally as taxi driver, Imtiaz Mohammed. The father-of-six and his two passengers all died in the accident on Belgrave Middleway, near Edgbaston, in […]

Birmingham crash: Six dead in ‘horrific’ smash

Image copyright PA Image caption A taxi driver and two passengers were among those killed Six people have been killed in a “horrific” crash in Birmingham. Three vehicles were involved in the accident on Belgrave Middleway, near Edgbaston, at about 01:00 GMT. Three men in one car died at the scene and a fourth is […]

Birmingham crash: Six dead in six-vehicle smash

Image copyright PA Image caption Police erected forensic tents at the crash scene on Sunday morning Six people have been killed in a “horrific” multiple-vehicle crash. The accident happened on Belgrave Middleway in Birmingham at about 01:00 GMT and involved six vehicles. The driver of a black cab died at the scene near Edgbaston, along […]

Brexit: Theresa May says she ‘will not be derailed’

Image copyright Reuters The prime minister has said the government is “proving the doubters wrong” with its Brexit negotiations. EU leaders agreed talks can move on to the next stage in the new year, shortly after Theresa May suffered her first Commons defeat on Brexit. Writing in two Sunday papers, she vowed she would “not […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2017 final: Winner crowned

Media captionWho waltzed off with the Strictly glitterball? Former Holby City actor Joe McFadden and his partner Katya Jones have lifted the glitterball trophy and been crowned Strictly Come Dancing champions. The pair beat finalists Alexandra Burke, Gemma Atkinson and Debbie McGee and their partners after each couple had danced three times. The Glaswegian, 42, […]

Brexit: Theresa May says she ‘will not be derailed’

Image copyright Reuters The prime minister has said the government is “proving the doubters wrong” with its Brexit negotiations. On Friday, EU leaders agreed talks on the implementation period and future trade could begin the new year. Writing in two Sunday papers, Theresa May vowed she would “not be derailed” from securing an “ambitious” deal. […]

Former PM to lead UK-China investment role

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption As prime minister, David Cameron said the UK and China were in a “golden era” of trade relations David Cameron is to take on a new role leading a UK government-backed investment initiative between Britain and China. The former prime minister will take charge of a £750m ($1bn) fund […]

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