Category : England

UK NEWS / England - 2 months ago

'Road-rage' cop fined for head-butting woman

A police sergeant found guilty of head-butting a woman in a "road-rage" attack while wearing a motorcycle helmet has been fined £828. David Sanderson was off-duty when he approached two women in their Ford Fiesta, believing they had been using a mob...

UK NEWS / England - 2 months ago

Marathon runner thanks hero who helped him finish

A London Marathon runner has thanked a fellow athlete who helped guide him to the finish line and was "there to the end". Just 200 metres from the end of the 26.2-mile course, David Wyeth began to stumble and had to be held up by passing runner Matt...

UK NEWS / England - 2 months ago

UKIP: Schoolgirls should have yearly FGM check

Schoolgirls at risk of female genital mutilation would be given mandatory medical examinations to tackle the barbaric practice, under UKIP proposals. The children would be subjected to the routine checks at their schools every year as part of the pa...

UK NEWS / England - 2 months ago

Kids Company bosses face directorship ban

The founder and former trustees of Kids Company face being banned from serving as company directors after the charity collapsed in 2015 amid allegations of serious financial mismanagement. Sky News has learnt that the Government's Insolvency Service...

UK NEWS / England - 2 months ago

British woman loses final Iran jail appeal

A British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran has lost a final appeal over her conviction for allegedly plotting to topple the government. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 38, was arrested at Tehran Airport on 3 April last year as she attempted to return to t...

UK NEWS / England - 2 months ago

Energy stocks hit by Tory threat of bill cap

Big Six energy firms Centrica and SSE each suffered a shares sell-off after the Conservatives signalled energy caps would be in their election manifesto. They were among just three fallers on the FTSE 100, failing to benefit from a wider rally spark...