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Suspect dies after Taser fired

Suspect dies after Taser fired

A man has died after he was shot with a Taser by police responding to reports of a house burglary.

May accused over child abuse probe

May accused over child abuse probe

A campaigning Labour MP has warned that the Government looks as though it does not "want to get to the truth" about historic child abuse after Home Secretary Theresa May indicated that the troubled inquiry panel could be disbanded and replaced.

Xmas in hospital for 'suicidal' man

Xmas in hospital for 'suicidal' man

A mental health campaigner whose own battles with depression saw him launch an international search for the man who saved his life is being admitted to hospital after having suicidal thoughts.

Switch-off leaving shires in dark

Switch-off leaving shires in dark

Three-quarters of English councils are switching off or dimming some street lights at night, a survey has revealed, leading to claims that significant areas have been "plunged into darkness" since the Government took office.

Sex abuse police officer faces jail

Sex abuse police officer faces jail

A paedophile police officer who subjected his victim to "horrendous" attacks is expected to be jailed today.
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Thousands homeless over Christmas

Thousands homeless over Christmas

The festive season is not a jolly time for everyone - and thousands of young people face being homeless this Christmas.
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Shoppers out for final Xmas splurge

Shoppers out for final Xmas splurge

Supermarkets and high streets across Britain will be swamped as shoppers make their final purchases before Christmas.
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Centres leading genes project named

Centres leading genes project named

Eleven English centres that will spearhead a genetic revolution in the NHS have been named.
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Man, 22, shot dead in car attack

Man, 22, shot dead in car attack

A young man has been shot dead and another injured as they sat in a car in a city centre.
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Tara in airport lounge rage arrest

Tara in airport lounge rage arrest

Socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson has been cautioned by police after a "disturbance" at Heathrow Airport.
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