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Birmingham crash: Victim Imtiaz Mohammed ‘was on last job’

Image caption Father-of-six Imtiaz Mohammed, described as a hard-working family man, was killed in the crash A taxi driver killed in a “horrific” six-car crash in Birmingham was on his last job of the night, his brother has said. Imtiaz Mohammed was among six people killed in the accident in Edgbaston in the early hours […]

First female Bishop of London appointed

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sarah Mullally is a former NHS chief nurse The Right Reverend Sarah Mullally has been named as the first female Bishop of London, becoming the most senior woman bishop appointed by the Church of England. She takes over the role from Dr Richard Chartres, who retired in February. Legislation […]

Birmingham crash: First victim named as Imtiaz Mohammed

Image caption Father-of-six Imtiaz Mohammed, described as a hard-working family man, was killed in the crash The first of six victims killed in a “horrific” multi-vehicle crash in Birmingham has been named locally as taxi driver, Imtiaz Mohammed. The father-of-six and his two passengers all died in the accident on Belgrave Middleway, near Edgbaston, in […]

Lebanon murder probe as British woman found dead

Image copyright Family handout Police in Lebanon are investigating the murder of a British woman who worked at the UK embassy in Beirut. Rebecca Dykes’s body was found on the side of a motorway on Saturday. She had been strangled, the BBC was told by senior police sources. Her family said in a statement: “We […]

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017: World 10,000m champion Mo Farah wins

Media playback is not supported on this device Sports Personality of the Year: Mo Farah World 10,000m champion Sir Mo Farah has been voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017. The 34-year-old was presented the award on video link by daughter Rhianna. Farah won his third successive world 10,000m gold medal in London in […]

Appeal over death of Commons deputy speaker’s daughter

Image copyright Lindsay Hoyle Image caption Natalie Lewis-Hoyle, 28, was found unconscious at an address in Beeches Road, Heybridge The daughter of the Commons deputy speaker Lindsay Hoyle has died, prompting an appeal for information about her final hours. Natalie Lewis-Hoyle, 28, was found unconscious at an address in Heybridge, near Maldon, Essex, on Friday […]

Birmingham crash: Six dead in ‘horrific’ smash

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A taxi driver and two passengers were among those killed in the crash in Birmingham Six people have been killed in a “horrific” crash in Birmingham. Three vehicles were involved in the accident on Belgrave Middleway, near Edgbaston, at about 01:00 GMT. Three men in one car died at […]

Birmingham crash: Six dead in multi-vehicle smash

Image copyright PA Image caption Police erected forensic tents at the crash site on Sunday morning Six people have been killed in a “horrific” multiple-vehicle crash. The accident happened on Belgrave Middleway in Birmingham at about 01:00 GMT and involved multiple vehicles. The driver of a taxi died at the scene near Edgbaston, along with […]

Brexit: Theresa May says she ‘will not be derailed’

Image copyright Reuters The prime minister has said the government is “proving the doubters wrong” with its Brexit negotiations. EU leaders agreed talks can move on to the next stage in the new year, shortly after Theresa May suffered her first Commons defeat on Brexit. Writing in two Sunday papers, she vowed she would “not […]

Barack Obama prepares for his Today programme interview with Prince Harry

Prince Harry has interviewed Barack Obama for his guest edit of BBC Radio 4’s Today programme – with some innovative questioning techniques. In the warm-up to the encounter, the prince warns President Obama he will get “the face” if he pauses too long between answers. For his part, the former president asks whether he needs […]