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Private company to join search for two-year-old who fell into river

Private company to join search for two-year-old who fell into river

Private company to join search for two-year-old who fell into river

26 February 2024

A search was launched to find Xielo Maruziva after reports that the little boy fell into the River Soar on February 18.


Unionists ‘must convince people across Northern Ireland of UK’s benefits’

Unionists ‘must convince people across Northern Ireland of UK’s benefits’

Unionists ‘must convince people across Northern Ireland of UK’s benefits’

26 February 2024

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson made a plea to the DUP’s ‘detractors’ about the need to recognise that support for the Union is not as strong among the young.


Wettest-ever February in some areas but UK rainfall record unlikely to be broken

Wettest-ever February in some areas but UK rainfall record unlikely to be broken

Wettest-ever February in some areas but UK rainfall record unlikely to be broken

26 February 2024

The UK has seen nearly a third more rain than would be expected for February, the Met Office said.


Murder investigation after man dies in Streatham house fire

Murder investigation after man dies in Streatham house fire

Murder investigation after man dies in Streatham house fire

26 February 2024

A 34-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder and arson with intent to endanger life.


Shapps: RAF will continue strikes until Houthi attacks on Red Sea shipping end

Shapps: RAF will continue strikes until Houthi attacks on Red Sea shipping end

Shapps: RAF will continue strikes until Houthi attacks on Red Sea shipping end

26 February 2024

The Defence Secretary made the pledge as he updated MPs on the latest military operation.


Releasing high-risk prisoner with no further monitoring was ‘concern’ – inquest

Releasing high-risk prisoner with no further monitoring was ‘concern’ – inquest

Releasing high-risk prisoner with no further monitoring was ‘concern’ – inquest

26 February 2024

Paranoid schizophrenic Zephaniah McLeod killed Jacob Billington, 23, and injured seven others months in a stabbing spree after his release.


Families accuse police of ‘ongoing mismanagement’ over Calocane case

Families accuse police of ‘ongoing mismanagement’ over Calocane case

Families accuse police of ‘ongoing mismanagement’ over Calocane case

26 February 2024

Nottinghamshire Police have come under fire from the relatives of Valdo Calocane’s victims.


Pattie Boyd’s love letters from Eric Clapton and George Harrison to be auctioned

Pattie Boyd’s love letters from Eric Clapton and George Harrison to be auctioned

Pattie Boyd’s love letters from Eric Clapton and George Harrison to be auctioned

26 February 2024

The letters will be on public view at Christie’s headquarters in London in March.


Irish president urges countries to ‘think again’ over withdrawal of Gaza funding

Irish president urges countries to ‘think again’ over withdrawal of Gaza funding

Irish president urges countries to ‘think again’ over withdrawal of Gaza funding

26 February 2024

Funding for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees has been frozen by several countries.


England’s school summer holidays should be cut to four weeks, report to say

England’s school summer holidays should be cut to four weeks, report to say

England’s school summer holidays should be cut to four weeks, report to say

26 February 2024

Report author Lee Elliot Major said: ‘It’s time to reform a school calendar that has been stuck in place since Victorian times.’


Embattled Speaker faces more pressure to go after rejecting second Gaza debate

Embattled Speaker faces more pressure to go after rejecting second Gaza debate

Embattled Speaker faces more pressure to go after rejecting second Gaza debate

26 February 2024

Sir Lindsay Hoyle’s decision to deny an emergency debate on Gaza brought a flurry of new signatures to a motion calling for him to resign.


Law to exonerate wronged subpostmasters expected in Parliament ‘next month’

Law to exonerate wronged subpostmasters expected in Parliament ‘next month’

Law to exonerate wronged subpostmasters expected in Parliament ‘next month’

26 February 2024

The Post Office minister made the claim as he updated MPs on the Government’s plans.


Home Office minister says police could have acted to prevent Big Ben projection

Home Office minister says police could have acted to prevent Big Ben projection

Home Office minister says police could have acted to prevent Big Ben projection

26 February 2024

Protesters projected ‘from the river to the sea, Palestine will be free’ onto the Elizabeth Tower as MPs debated calls for a Gaza ceasefire last week.


‘Towering presence’ Lord Jacob Rothschild dies aged 87

‘Towering presence’ Lord Jacob Rothschild dies aged 87

‘Towering presence’ Lord Jacob Rothschild dies aged 87

26 February 2024

Lord Rothschild started his career in the family bank in 1963, before going on to found businesses and charitable foundations.


MP: I suffered far-right abuse after Tory MPs peddled conspiracy and hate speech

MP: I suffered far-right abuse after Tory MPs peddled conspiracy and hate speech

MP: I suffered far-right abuse after Tory MPs peddled conspiracy and hate speech

26 February 2024

Labour’s Dawn Butler asked for action to be taken as she raised her concerns at Home Office questions.


Just Stop Oil protesters guilty of aggravated trespass for disrupting Wimbledon

Just Stop Oil protesters guilty of aggravated trespass for disrupting Wimbledon

Just Stop Oil protesters guilty of aggravated trespass for disrupting Wimbledon

26 February 2024

Deborah Wilde, Simon Milner-Edwards and William Ward climbed over a barrier and threw tinsel and jigsaw puzzle pieces over the court.


NHS in England under ‘severe pressure’ as strike action continues – health chief

NHS in England under ‘severe pressure’ as strike action continues – health chief

NHS in England under ‘severe pressure’ as strike action continues – health chief

26 February 2024

Junior doctors have walked out for the 10th time since March as the bitter row with the Government over pay continues.


Northern Ireland’s education budget needs another £1 billion, says Givan

Northern Ireland’s education budget needs another £1 billion, says Givan

Northern Ireland’s education budget needs another £1 billion, says Givan

26 February 2024

Education Minister Paul Givan said his department is underfunded for the pressures it faces.


Cat killer Scarlet Blake who ‘revelled’ in murder jailed for life

Cat killer Scarlet Blake who ‘revelled’ in murder jailed for life

Cat killer Scarlet Blake who ‘revelled’ in murder jailed for life

26 February 2024

Scarlet Blake, 26, singled out Jorge Martin Carreno, 30, as he walked home from a night out in Oxford in July 2021, before brutally attacking him


Stormont education minister accuses UK Government of ‘letting down’ schools

Stormont education minister accuses UK Government of ‘letting down’ schools

Stormont education minister accuses UK Government of ‘letting down’ schools

26 February 2024

Paul Givan was speaking after a number of integrated schools and shared campuses were told they would no longer get new buildings.


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