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'Shifting goalposts' on PIP will hit 160,000 disabled people - Labour

Around 160,000 disabled people will be stripped of benefits entitlements after the Government shifted the goalposts to deal with legal rulings, according to Labour.

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M25 killer Kenneth Noye wins court challenge over open prison refusal

Road-rage killer Kenneth Noye has won a High Court challenge against a decision refusing him a move to open prison conditions.

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Zachary Quinto slams Trump over transgender students at Oscar Wilde Awards

Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto criticised President Donald Trump's decision to rescind public-school bathroom rules for transgender students as he received an Oscar Wilde Award.

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RBS cost-cutting drive expected to result in job cuts after £7bn annual loss

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has reported a £7 billion annual loss and announced a major cost-cutting drive expected to result in large-scale job losses.

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Remain campaign outspent Leave by £5m in EU referendum

The Remain campaign outspent Leave by a margin of more than £5 million in last year's EU referendum, new figures have revealed.

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Two held in connection with escape of murderer Shaun Walmsley

Police investigating the escape of a murderer from custody have arrested two people on suspicion of assisting an offender.

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British media have 'demonised' Ukip and made me a virtual prisoner, says Farage

Nigel Farage has said he is living like a "virtual prisoner" and is "frightened" to leave his home because of the way the media has "demonised" Ukip.

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Jeremy Corbyn pushing for guarantee for EU nationals in UK post-Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn will step up pressure on Theresa May to guarantee the status of EU nationals in the UK after Brexit amid growing confidence in Labour they can force a Government concession on the issue.

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Woman dies as Storm Doris causes damage and travel disruption

A woman has been killed after being struck by flying debris and a girl was left with life-threatening injuries as Storm Doris brought winds of up to 94mph to the UK.

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'Disappointed' McDonnell urges Labour unity after Tory victory in Copeland poll

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has issued a plea for Labour unity, as one of the party's MPs branded its loss in the Copeland by-election a "disaster" which showed it was on track for a "catastrophic" general election defeat under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.

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Man who shot toddler in head with air gun due to be sentenced

A man who shot an 18-month-old boy in the head with an air gun is to be sentenced today for grievous bodily harm.

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New home-buyers could need £23,000 to get onto property ladder

People aspiring to get on the property ladder across England and Wales could find themselves needing more than £23,000 for a deposit and moving costs, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS) data.

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Soaring energy bills a result of government intervention, report finds

Electricity prices have soared because of constant intervention in the energy sector by successive governments, a Parliamentary report has found.

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Pressure from parents seeing children misdiagnosed with special needs

Children are being misdiagnosed with special educational needs due to pressure from pushy parents, according to a poll.

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Man, 23, detained over 'murder' of pensioner last year

A man has been detained by police investigating the alleged murder of a pensioner in Aberdeenshire almost a year ago.

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Net long-term migration to UK reaches two-year low of 273,000

Net long-term migration to the UK has fallen to its lowest level in more than two years after a jump in numbers of eastern Europeans leaving the country, figures have revealed.

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Unions and Government in bid to secure British jobs in proposed Peugeot takeover

Unions and the Government are ramping up efforts to secure thousands of British jobs after Peugeot pointed to "speedy" cost savings as part of its potential takeover of Vauxhall and Opel.

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Government warned over price intervention as Centrica reports profits rise

British Gas owner Centrica has fuelled further controversy over energy prices after reporting another rise in profits, while boss Iain Conn warned against Government intervention in the sector.

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Tunisia deaths could have been prevented but for 'gross neglect' inquest told

The deaths of 30 Britons in the Tunisia terrorist attack could have been prevented had there not been "gross neglect" by the travel companies they depended upon, an inquest has been told.

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May and Australian PM compare notes on contacts with Trump

Theresa May and her Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull have compared notes on their contacts with US President Donald Trump since his inauguration last month.

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