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14 candidates fight Commons by-election in Witney seat vacated by David Cameron

Fourteen candidates are to contest the parliamentary by-election resulting from Tory former prime minister David Cameron's resignation as MP for Witney.

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Soldier died after speeding driver sent him flying 50ft, court told

A soldier died after he was "knocked out of his shoes" and sent flying 50ft (15m) into the air by a speeding driver who failed to spot him walking in the middle of the road, a court has heard.

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MPs hit back at French president over criticism of UK stance on Calais migrants

Francois Hollande has come under fire after claiming Britain must "play its part" in managing the Calais migrant crisis as France prepares to close down the Jungle camp.

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Portsmouth council's Labour leader quits party after Jeremy Corbyn's victory

The leader of the Labour group of Portsmouth City Council has resigned from the party following the re-election of Jeremy Corbyn as leader.

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Former BBC employee to face trial over alleged indecent assault in 1980s

A former BBC employee will face trial over allegations he indecently assaulted a woman while he worked for the company more than 30 years ago.

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Executive at owner of Southern Railway quits to take charge of HS1

An executive of the owner of Southern Railway is to leave the company for a top job elsewhere in the industry.

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Co-op delivery man 'underpaid by more than £14k'

An independent co-op has made a payout to a delivery man who was underpaid for four years by more than £14,000, it has been reported.

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Co-op delivery man 'underpaid by more than £14k'

An independent co-op has made a payout to a delivery man who was underpaid for four years by more than £14,000, it has been reported.

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Rail passengers face months of industrial conflict, warns union leader

A union leader has warned of months of industrial conflict on the railways as disputes over staffing threaten to cause fresh travel chaos for hundreds of thousands of passengers.

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Girl, 15, 'raped in playground'

Detectives are investigating after a 15-year-old girl reported that she had been raped in a children's playground.

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Girl, two, suffered 'shocking' injuries at hands of mother, her partner or both

A two-year-old girl was left with "very shocking" injuries after being pinched, punched, poked and smacked by one or both of the people caring for her, a family court judge has concluded.

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Zoe Ball and husband Norman Cook announce separation 'with great sadness'

Zoe Ball and her DJ husband Norman Cook - better known as Fatboy Slim - have announced their separation after 18 years together.

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Dover MP calls for new patrol force after police detain three suspected migrants

A Conservative MP has renewed calls for a new patrol force for the English Channel after three suspected migrants were detained by police.

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Former candidate cuts up membership card of 'fatally damaged' Labour Party

A former Labour parliamentary candidate has cut up his membership card after Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected as the party's leader.

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Zoe Ball and husband Norman Cook announce separation 'with great sadness'

Zoe Ball and her DJ husband Norman Cook - better known as Fatboy Slim - have announced their separation after 18 years together.

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Man faces 'murder bid' charge after woman 'stabbed' and children 'attacked'

A 29-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with an incident in which a naked woman and two children were allegedly attacked.

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Lugworms' love lives under the spotlight as part of Spermwatch

The public are being asked to keep an eye on the love lives of lugworms as part of a research project called Spermwatch.

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Grandmother thanks firefighters after ferris wheel rescue drama

A grandmother with a fear of heights has thanked the "amazing" firefighters who rescued her and her grandson from a broken-down ferris wheel which left the pair stranded 35ft in the air.

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Vitamin B levels during pregnancy linked to eczema risk in child, study suggests

Infants whose mothers had a higher level of a particular type of vitamin B during pregnancy have a lower risk of eczema at the age of 12 months, according to new research.

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Firefighters rescue tarantula from house blaze in Southampton

A tarantula has been rescued by firefighters after a fire broke out in its owner's house.

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