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Men jailed for sexual exploitation of teenage girls

Four "devious and manipulative" men who sexually exploited two teenage girls have been jailed for a total of 50 years, police have said.

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Labour candidate to face nine rivals in poll prompted by Jo Cox's death

Labour's Tracy Brabin will face nine other candidates in the by-election prompted by the death of MP Jo Cox, including a number from a range of far-right organisations.

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Trio accused of passing off horsemeat as beef appear in court

Three men have appeared in court over allegations they passed horsemeat off as beef.

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Man, 78, arrested over 1965 murder of West Yorkshire schoolgirl Elsie Frost

A 78-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a schoolgirl who was killed more than 50 years ago.

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Fabric found in Kos search for missing Ben Needham

Police searching for missing toddler Ben Needham on the holiday island of Kos have found information of "slight interest" - including fabric - following an initial excavation of a site close to where he was last seen.

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British woman 'honour killing' trial opens in Pakistan

The trial of the father and ex-husband of a British woman for her alleged rape and murder in a so-called honour killing has opened in Pakistan.

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New search begins for missing toddler Ben Needham on island of Kos

Police teams searching for missing toddler Ben Needham on the Greek island of Kos say they are "optimistic" a new excavation will provide answers, a quarter of a century after the British boy was last seen alive.

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Jail warning for man who scared staff at MP's office months before Jo Cox death

A man who frightened staff in an MP's constituency office three months before the death of her colleague Jo Cox has been warned he will be jailed if he ever repeats his aggressive behaviour.

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Teacher jailed for 20 months after admitting having sex with pupil

A maths teacher has been jailed after having a sexual relationship with a pupil while in his first job - at a top state school which David Cameron's eldest daughter goes to.

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Ben Needham's mother tells of fears as dig begins at Kos site

The mother of missing toddler Ben Needham has said the notion her son was dead never entered her "worst nightmares" until a mystery tip-off to police this year.

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Ben Needham: police to begin new dig on Kos

Police investigating the disappearance of missing toddler Ben Needham will begin excavation work on the Greek island of Kos on Monday in the search for possible remains.

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Ed Miliband 'open to role in Corbyn's shadow cabinet'

Ed Miliband has suggested he would be open to a role in Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet.

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Jeremy Corbyn backs Sarah Champion who admits she 'lost control' in domestic row

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has voiced his support for his domestic violence spokeswoman Sarah Champion, after she admitted she had ended up in a police cell accused of assault after a violent row with her then husband.

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Likely Jo Cox successor Tracy Brabin: Labour must unify after leadership battle

Former Coronation Street actress Tracy Brabin, who is almost certain to become the newest Labour MP next month, has said the party must unify and fight the Tories after the leadership election.

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Ex-Corrie star Tracy Brabin to fight Jo Cox's seat for Labour

Former Coronation Street actress Tracy Brabin has promised to be a "loud, proud and strong Yorkshire voice" after she was selected as the Labour candidate for the by-election called following the death of her friend Jo Cox.

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Businessman and ex-scout leader gets life for 'wicked' sexual abuse of boys

A businessman who used his wealth and position in the community to systematically sexually abuse boys over a period of six decades has been handed a life sentence.

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Silver screen may beckon for record-breaking mothers after Atlantic row

The story of four working mothers who became record-breakers when they rowed across the Atlantic could now be told in a movie.

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132 officers and staff have not assisted police watchdog's Hillsborough probe

A total of 132 police officers and staff have not assisted the police watchdog's investigation into the Hillsborough disaster.

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Ben Needham: mother praises latest police search for son

The mother of missing toddler Ben Needham has reiterated her support for the latest police operation to find out what happened to her son as officers prepare to start digging again on the Greek island where he disappeared 25 years ago.

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Hillsborough victims posthumously awarded Freedom of the City of Liverpool

The 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster have received the Freedom of the City of Liverpool in an emotional "bitter-sweet" ceremony.

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