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Manchester attack: UK threat level raised to highest

Manchester attack: UK threat level raised to highest

Image copyright European Press Agency The UK terror threat level has been raised to its highest level of “critical”, meaning further attacks may be imminent, Theresa May has said. The move came after investigators were unable to rule out whether Manchester bombing suspect Salman Abedi acted alone, the prime minister said. Military personnel will now […]

Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, dies aged 89

Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, dies aged 89

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sir Roger Moore has died at the age of 89 following “a short but brave battle with cancer” Actor Sir Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond, has died aged 89, his family has announced. He played the famous spy in seven Bond films including Live and Let […]

Manchester attack: The search for missing loved ones

Manchester attack: The search for missing loved ones

Media captionCharlotte Campbell hasn’t heard from her daughter Olivia since the concert Thousands of people turned to social media to help find missing relatives following the terror attack at Manchester Arena. Charlotte Campbell has been trying find her daughter Olivia, 15, who has not been seen since the Ariana Grande concert, scene of the blast […]

Charlie Gard’s parents urge judges to reverse court decision

Charlie Gard’s parents urge judges to reverse court decision

Image copyright PA Image caption Charlie’s rare disease has left him unable to cry and made him deaf The parents of a baby with a rare genetic condition have urged appeal judges not to stand in the way of their “only remaining hope” of his survival. Chris Gard and Connie Yates are appealing a High […]

Rolf Harris will not give trial evidence, defence lawyer says

Rolf Harris will not give trial evidence, defence lawyer says

Image copyright Julia Quenzler Image caption Rolf Harris listened to proceedings in court via a hearing loop Rolf Harris will not give evidence in his defence at his indecent assault trial, his lawyer has told the court. Defence barrister Stephen Vullo made the announcement to the jury at Southwark Crown Court in London. The entertainer […]

General election 2017: New warning over social care plans

General election 2017: New warning over social care plans

Image copyright Science Photo Library Tory plans to change how social care is funded in England could be derailed by councils, a former minister has warned. The party wants to include the value of someone’s home when deciding how much they must pay towards care at home – but allow them to pay after they […]

General election 2017: Tories ‘won’t look again’ at social care plans

General election 2017: Tories ‘won’t look again’ at social care plans

Media captionDamian Green says a £100,000 inheritance is “reasonable” Damian Green has said the Conservatives will not “look again” at plans to fund social care in England, despite fears they will be unpopular with voters. The Tory manifesto says elderly people needing care at home would have to meet the costs but could keep £100,000 […]

General election 2017: Tories ‘won’t look again’ at social care plans

General election 2017: Tories ‘won’t look again’ at social care plans

Media captionDamian Green says a £100,000 inheritance is “reasonable” Damian Green has said the Conservatives will not “look again” at plans to fund social care in England, despite fears they will be unpopular with voters. The Tory manifesto says elderly people needing care at home would have to meet the costs but could keep £100,000 […]

Whales die off coast of East Anglia

Whales die off coast of East Anglia

Image caption An area close to Felixstowe Pier has been sealed off Three whales have died off the coast of East Anglia. An area south of Felixstowe Pier in Suffolk has been sealed off after a 30ft (9m) female whale washed up on the beach there. The first whale, a minke calf, was spotted on […]

Church of England fund sees ‘stellar’ returns

Church of England fund sees ‘stellar’ returns

Image copyright Getty Images The Church of England’s investment success has pushed it into the top ranks of the world’s best performing funds of its type last year. The fund made a 17.1% on its 2016 investments, more than double the 8.2% it made in 2016, according to the Church Commissioners annual report. The Church […]

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