Individuals could face manslaughter charges over Grenfell Tower disaster

The criminal investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire may consider individual as well as corporate manslaughter charges, the Metropolitan Police said.

(Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA)

Great Ormond Street Hospital owed £30m for treating overseas patients

The UK’s leading children’s hospital is owed £30m for treating overseas patients, figures show.


KPMG cleared of wrongdoing after watchdog probe into HBOS audit

KPMG has been cleared by the accounting watchdog over its auditing of HBOS in the run-up to the lender’s near collapse in the 2008 financial crisis.

(Owen Humphreys/PA)

Red squirrels returning to Aberdeen woodlands in increasing numbers

Red squirrels have made a resurgence in Aberdeen woodlands, while their grey cousins have gone two years without being detected.

(Victoria Jones/PA)

Social housing needs fundamental rethink after Grenfell fire, says Sajid Javid

The Communities Secretary has spoken of the need for a fundamental rethink of social housing in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy as he announced a “top-to-bottom” review of the issues facing the sector.

(Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Brexit has almost one-in-three chance of reversal, says Tony Blair

Tony Blair has claimed there is a near-one in three chance that Brexit will be reversed.

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William discusses drug legalisation with former addicts

The Duke of Cambridge has spoken to former addicts on the controversial topic of legalising drugs.

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Northbound M1 reopened after closure for corrosive substance leak

The northbound M1 has reopened after a nine-hour security alert caused by a “suspicious” object containing a corrosive material.

(Gareth Fuller/PA)

Corbyn wins more control as Labour backs party power shift

Jeremy Corbyn’s proposed overhaul of Labour rules to tip the balance of power away from MPs and towards members who appear more likely to support him and his allies have been approved by the party’s ruling body, sources confirmed.

Signs at an anti-fracking camp near Kirby Misperton in Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

Two arrested as police clear protesters at fracking site in North Yorkshire

Two protesters have been arrested as preparatory work got under way at a controversial fracking site in North Yorkshire.


Family’s tribute to British woman robbed and murdered on Brazil solo adventure

The family of British adventurer Emma Kelty have paid tribute to their “active and determined sister” after she was robbed and murdered while kayaking alone in the Brazilian Amazon.

Antibiotics are losing their effectiveness, experts warned (Julien Behal/PA)

World Health Organisation calls antibiotics resistance a ‘global emergency’

The world is running out of antibiotics, global health leaders have warned.

(Andrew Matthews/PA)

Sir Vince Cable urges wealth taxes, insisting ‘we’re not just Ukip in reverse’

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has called for wealth taxes, as he insisted his party is not just “Ukip in reverse”, caring only about Brexit.

Theresa May and Boris Johnson face an awkward meeting at the UN headquarters (Leon Neal/PA)

Theresa May ‘expects Boris Johnson to remain in Cabinet’

Theresa May is expecting Boris Johnson to remain in her Cabinet as Foreign Secretary, Downing Street has said.

A train pulls in to the platform at Parsons Green tube station (Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP)

Third arrest in Parsons Green train bomb probe

A third man has been arrested in connection with the Parsons Green terror attack, Scotland Yard said.

Humberside Fire and Rescue crews were called to a leak in a tank containing 580 tonnes of hydrochloric acid (Rui Vieira/PA)

Acid leak contained after vapour cloud blows over Hull dock

A port has stressed that “nobody outside the exclusion zone should be concerned” after firefighters returned to help deal with an acid leak for the second time in 24 hours.

Ivanka Trump attends the meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Ivanka Trump vows to join PM in ‘full-throated call’ to fight slavery

Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka has hailed Theresa May for her “remarkable leadership” in the fight against modern slavery, as she vowed the US would join Britain in a “full-throated call” for international action to end the crime.

Twitter application on an iPad (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Twitter suspends almost a million accounts for promoting terrorism in two years

Nearly a million Twitter accounts have been suspended for promoting terrorism in less than two years, new figures reveal.

Pilots operate a simulated flight deck for reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft (Ben Birchall/PA )

Drone pilots could get military medals for campaign against Islamic State

Drone pilots who bomb Islamic State (IS) fighters could be awarded military medals under a review of how servicemen and women are recognised for their contribution to British operations, the Defence Secretary has announced.

The woman was arrested after arriving on a flight from Turkey  (Steve Parsons/PA)

Woman, 22, held at Heathrow on suspicion of terror offence

A woman has been arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of a terrorism offence after arriving on a flight from Turkey.

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