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Police plea over schoolgirl attack video as two teenagers freed on bail

Police investigating a viral social media video which showed a 13-year-old schoolgirl being viciously attacked have bailed two teenagers.

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Police probe 'bleach attack' on 12-year-old

Detectives are investigating whether a liquid hurled at a 12-year-old boy contained bleach.

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Pair deny giving cash to Brussels bomb suspect

Two men have denied giving money to Brussels bomb suspect Mohamed Abrini.

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Curtain to close on Jersey Boys after nine years in London

Hit West End musical Jersey Boys is to close after nine years in London.

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Disabled man should have say in court hearing on future, judge rules

A man who suffers from physical and mental disabilities should be allowed to participate in a hearing at a specialist court where decisions will be made about his future, a judge has ruled.

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Record number of guns on London's streets, warns Britain's top police officer

More guns are being smuggled onto the streets of cities across the UK, Britain's most senior police officer has said.

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Alton Towers fined £5m for Smiler crash after 'catastrophic' safety breach

Alton Towers operator Merlin Attractions has been fined £5 million for a "catastrophic failure" of health and safety rules over the Smiler rollercoaster crash.

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'Banker bribed with sex parties cash in exchange for loans'

A banker was allegedly bribed with "funny money" to spend on girls for sex parties in exchange for loans which consultants he worked with profited from, a court has heard.

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Heroin smuggler jailed four years after going on the run

A 37-year-old man who spent four years on the run in connection with a £1 million drug smuggling operation was arrested trying to hide under a roof.

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Three arrested in modern slavery probe after recycling plant searches

Three men have been arrested in connection with an investigation into modern slavery offences.

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Street preacher told Muslim woman she would burn in hell for wearing tight jeans

A street preacher who told a Muslim woman she would "burn in hell" for wearing tight jeans has vowed to keep his religious views to himself, a court has heard.

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BMW workers ballot due over fighting final salary pension scheme closure

Thousands of workers at car giant BMW are to be asked what action they want to take to fight plans to close their final salary pension scheme.

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Former MP takes case concerning garden waste clearance to UN

A former MP who lost fights in the English courts after trying to force a council to clear garden waste dumped by fly-tippers in Birmingham has taken his case to the United Nations.

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NUS leader unrepentant over Birmingham University 'Zionist outpost' comments

The president of the National Union of Students (NUS) has refused to apologise for comments condemned as anti-Semitic.

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Birmingham mayoral candidate dreaming of global football brand

Birmingham's standing on the world stage is diminished by its lack of successful football clubs, the Labour mayoral candidate for the region has suggested.

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Birmingham mayoral candidate dreaming of global football brand

Birmingham's standing on the world stage is diminished by its lack of successful football clubs, the Labour mayoral candidate for the region has suggested.

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Engineer 'felt pressure to get rollercoaster back in service just before crash'

An engineer "felt pressure" to get the Smiler ride back into service after it developed a fault - shortly before the devastating crash last June in which five people were seriously injured, a report has said.

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Street preacher found guilty after telling Muslim woman she would 'burn in hell'

A street preacher who told a Muslim woman she would "burn in hell" for wearing tight jeans has been found guilty of religiously aggravated threatening behaviour.

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Pedestrian on crutches struck by car dies of injuries in hospital

A pedestrian who was struck by a car while on crutches has died of his injuries in hospital.

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Driver held after pedestrian on crutches 'critically injured' in hit-and-run

An elderly motorist has been arrested after a pedestrian on crutches suffered life-threatening injuries in a hit-and-run.

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