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86-year-old jailed for motorway U-turn that caused death of motorcyclist

An 86-year-old man who caused the death of an ex-police motorcycle instructor by carrying out a U-turn on a motorway has been jailed for 18 months.

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Psychiatrist did not risk assess epileptic teenager who drowned, tribunal finds

A psychiatrist did not carry out any risk assessments on an epileptic teenager who drowned in a bath at an NHS care unit, a medical tribunal has found.

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Man held 22 years after absconding from jail ordered to serve rest of sentence

A man who was arrested 22 years after absconding from an open prison has been ordered to serve the remainder of his original five-year sentence behind bars.

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HMS Victory to be fitted with new £3m steel cradle

Multi-million pound works are under way to create a new cradle for Nelson's flagship HMS Victory to prevent it sagging under its own weight.

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Hundreds left without luggage after Gatwick system failure

Hundreds of holidaymakers have been left without their luggage after a failure at Gatwick Airport saw them arrive at their destinations bagless.

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Nearly 70,000 sign petition urging more transport investment in northern England

Almost 70,000 people have signed a petition demanding a Government U-turn on transport policy ahead of a summit meeting of northern political and business leaders this week.

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'Nectar a decoy to protect flowers' critical reproductive parts'

Flowers might produce nectar as a "brilliant distraction technique" to protect their reproductive parts, scientists believe.

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Memorial for Shoreham Air Show crash victims to be built

A "place for reflection" is being created as a memorial for the 11 men who died in the Shoreham Air Show crash.

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Family of boy, 7, killed in Barcelona attack 'blessed' to have had him

The family of a seven-year-old boy killed in the Barcelona terror attack have said they were blessed to have had him in their lives.

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Briton who went to aid of Finland attack victims heard 'heart-breaking scream'

A British man who said he was not a hero after being stabbed in a suspected terror attack in Finland has told how he tried to save a woman's life after hearing a "heart-breaking scream".

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British man hurt helping Finland attack victims says: 'I am not a hero'

A British man injured while helping victims of a suspected terror attack in Finland has said: "I am not a hero."

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Tributes paid to Oxford University student who died after Nepal landslide

An Oxford University medical student who died following a landslide in Nepal has been described as "the best of people" by a friend.

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Tributes paid to Oxford University student who died after Nepal landslide

An Oxford University medical student who died following a landslide in Nepal has been described as "the best of people" by a friend.

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Driver banned after motorway crash while 79 times over drug-drive limit

A driver who was found to be 79 times over the drug-drive limit following a motorway crash has been banned from driving for three years.

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Shipwreck excavations off Kent coast shed new light on voyagers' untold stories

A shipwreck that has laid off the Kent coast for more than 250 years is helping shed new light on international trade on the high seas, including the lucrative and endemic smuggling that went with it.

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Judgment reserved in disabled man's challenge to care cuts ruling

Judgment has been reserved in a landmark challenge in the Court of Appeal over cuts by a local authority to the care funding of a severely disabled man.

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Teenager inspired by scientist Alan Turing gets Oxford place with straight A*s

An 18-year-old maths fanatic inspired by legendary computer scientist Alan Turing is celebrating after getting one of the highest A-level results in the country with five A*s.

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'Significant increase' in prisoner violence at young offender facility - report

Safety is a "major concern" at a young offender institution rife with drugs, violence and gang-related activities, an inspection report warns.

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Jobs lost as Brexit-hit pound forces Southern Salads into administration

Around 260 jobs have been lost at food supplier Southern Salads after the Brexit-hit pound forced the company into administration .

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Former Southampton FC youth coach faces trial over sexual offence allegations

A trial date has been set for a former Southampton FC youth coach accused of a series of charges of sexual offences.

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