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RAF Mildenhall: Shots fired in security alert at US Suffolk airbase

Image copyright PA A man has been arrested after driving through a military checkpoint, getting close to an aircraft at a base in Suffolk used by the US Air Force. Shots were fired by US personnel before the 44-year-old British man was overcome by staff at RAF Mildenhall. The base was temporarily put into lockdown […]

BBC and Guardian sued over Paradise Papers leaks

Law firm Appleby is taking legal action against the BBC and the Guardian over their reporting of leaked documents detailing offshore tax-avoidance schemes, known as the Paradise Papers. It is suing for breach of confidence and wants the documents disclosed. Appleby said confidential information had been taken in a “criminal act”. The BBC and the […]

RAF Mildenhall: Shots fired in security alert at US base

Image copyright PA A man has been arrested after apparently trying to drive through a checkpoint at a base used by the US air force in Suffolk. Shots were fired by US personnel before the man was detained at RAF Mildenhall. He suffered cuts and bruises and is now in the custody of Suffolk Police. […]

Two dead in Loch Lomond hotel fire

Media captionFootage of the fire at Cameron House Two guests have died after fire broke out at the Cameron House Hotel beside Loch Lomond. More than 200 guests were evacuated from the luxury hotel after the alarm was raised at about 06:40. Police said one person was pronounced dead at the scene while another died […]

Uber driver arrested after Briton murdered in Lebanon

Image copyright Family handout Police in Lebanon have arrested an Uber driver in connection with the murder of a British woman in Beirut. The body of Rebecca Dykes, who worked at the British Embassy in the city, was found by a motorway on Saturday. A senior Lebanese security source told the BBC the arrested man […]

Princess Charlotte to start nursery school in January

Image copyright Getty Images Princess Charlotte will begin attending a London nursery school in January, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced. The couple’s daughter, aged two, will start at the Willcocks Nursery School, close to their Kensington Palace home. Earlier this year Charlotte’s brother Prince George, four, started at Thomas’s Battersea, an £18,000-a-year […]

Wayne Rooney ‘really enjoying’ community service

Image copyright PA Image caption Wayne Rooney arriving at Stockport Magistrates’ Court Wayne Rooney says his drink-drive punishment of community service in a garden centre is “refreshing” and “relaxing”. Rooney was ordered to complete 100 hours’ unpaid work in September after admitting being nearly three times over the legal limit when stopped by police. The […]

Ministers meet to thrash out Brexit end deal

Image copyright Reuters Theresa May and her senior ministers are to formally discuss for the first time what the UK’s long-term relationship with the EU should be. The EU has agreed that Brexit negotiations can now move on to discussing the UK and the EU’s future relationship. Until now they have only been discussing “divorce” […]

Lebanon murder inquiry arrest after UK woman’s death

Image copyright Family handout Police in Lebanon investigating the murder of a British woman who worked at the UK embassy in Beirut have arrested a man, a source has said. Rebecca Dykes’s body was found on the side of a motorway on Saturday. She had been strangled, the BBC was told by police sources, who […]

Guests evacuated as fire engulfs hotel

Image copyright PA Image caption Dozens of people were evacuated from the hotel and surrounding properties Nearly 50 guests have been evacuated from a hotel in Deeside as emergency services tackle a serious fire that has engulfed the building Forty-five firefighters are trying to control a fire in the roof of the Gateway to Wales […]

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