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Baby girl dead and boy, 5, critical after Newpound crash

Image copyright EDDIE MITCHELL Image caption The baby girl died two hours after the crash A baby girl has died and her five-year-old brother is in a critical condition after a car crash in West Sussex. The seven-month-old died in hospital after the crash on the B2133 to Newpound on ...

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Stockport woman accused of murder after garden body find

Image copyright PA Image caption Police say officers had stopped excavating the garden but were still working at the crime scene A woman has been charged with murder after police found a body buried in a Stockport garden. Barbara Coombes, 63, is also charged with preventing the lawful and decent ...

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Plymouth ‘secret wave’ photographer’s truck attacked

Image copyright Ben Landricombe Image caption Ben Landricombe’s vehicle was attacked on the day his pictures of a wave appeared A photographer’s truck was vandalised after pictures of a so-called “secret” wave near Plymouth were published. The words “surf snitch” were sprayed on Ben Landricombe’s pick-up and he was subjected ...

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Cheating and manipulation

Greg, a Canadian lawyer, is 28 but he’s already had 11 serious relationships. He says each of those relationships ended with infidelity, on his part, and severe self-doubt on the part of the women. He is a self-confessed “gaslighter”. “Looking back it’s clear that I was gaslighting the women and ...

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Wildlife Trusts calls for new housing ‘to restore nature’

Image copyright Wildlife Trusts Image caption Trumpington Meadows near Cambridge is one of the Wildlife Trusts’ flagship developments Community orchards, bat roosts and “blue corridors” should be part of new housing projects, according to a major wildlife charity. The Wildlife Trusts said plans to build 1.5 million new homes by ...

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Boris Johnson to raise case at summit

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Mr Johnson last met his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in December Boris Johnson is to raise the case of a British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran with his Iranian counterpart at a summit in Brussels. The foreign secretary will discuss Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s case with Mohammad ...

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Kia Gott: Meningitis C girl to return home in April, parents are told

Image copyright Vikki Mitchell Image caption Kia Gott had all four limbs amputated after she got meningitis in September A one-year-old girl who had all of her limbs amputated after contracting meningitis C will be allowed home by April, doctors have said. Kia Gott, from Bradford, has been in hospital ...

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Newspaper headlines: NHS funding plea and a plastic ‘scourge’

<!– This site is optimised for modern web browsers, and does not fully support your version of Internet Explorer Newspaper headlines: NHS funding plea and a plastic ‘scourge’ By BBC News Staff Image caption NHS Providers, which represents hospitals, has urged the health and social care secretary to give the ...

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Lords vote for second Leveson probe into press conduct

Image copyright PA Image caption The Leveson Inquiry envisaged two stages in its original terms of reference Peers have backed a proposal that would require Theresa May to proceed with the second stage of the Leveson inquiry. Crossbench peer Baroness Hollins had tabled an amendment to the Data Protection Bill ...

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Grenfell Tower fire paramedic caught speeding at 116mph

Image copyright Andrew Price Image caption David Hickling has received The Queen’s Award for his work A paramedic who was one of the first at the scene of the Grenfell Tower disaster has avoided a driving ban after being caught speeding at 116mph. David Hickling, 46, of South Benfleet, Essex, ...

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AA to cut 100 jobs and shut Six Hills training HQ

Image copyright AA/PA Image caption The Automobile Association said the cuts would not include frontline staff The AA plans to cut 100 jobs and close its national training centre. The motoring firm said the majority of the job losses would be managerial and administrative and half of them would be ...

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Tim Farron: I regret ‘gay sex no sin’ statement

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSpeaking on Premier Christian Radio he said he had been “foolish and wrong” Tim Farron has said he regrets stating he did not believe gay sex was a sin during last year’s general election. The ex-Lib Dem leader told Christian Radio he ...

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