Increasing numbers of police officers and staff are facing disciplinary action over claims they abused their position for sexual purposes, a watchdog has revealed. Offenders…View More Rise in number of police officers accused of using job for sex
A growing scam which targets house buyers has left victims hundreds of thousands of pounds out of pocket. Fraudsters trick people into sending them their…View More Warning after home buyers tricked into giving scammers up to £640,000
Commuters are abandoning cars amid the petrol crisis and getting back on board trains, buses and the Tube instead. Passenger data yesterday showed a seven…View More Tubes and trains packed with people as petrol pumps run dry
A conspiracy theorist vandalised bus stops with messages such as ‘Jews and gays are grey aliens’, a court has heard. Nicholas Lalchan defaced 17 stops…View More ‘Anti-Semitic’ vandal defaced 17 bus stops 'saying Jews and gays are aliens'
A teenage girl seriously ill in hospital with Covid-19 says she has been called a ‘liar’ and ‘actress paid by the government’ by anti-vaxxers. Maisy…View More Covid teen targeted by anti-vaxxers calling her an actress while she's hospital
The Taliban has insisted all troops must leave Afghanistan in seven days time — as pressure mounted on US president Joe Biden to extend the…View More PM to hold emergency G7 meeting as clock ticks for thousands fleeing Afghanistan
Ex-Gurkha servicemen have ended a Downing Street hunger strike after the government agreed to begin talks with the Nepalese Embassy over pensions. The group had…View More Gurkhas end hunger strike after government agrees to pension talks
The husband of a Formula One circuit boss shot her and her mistress dead after finding them in bed together — then killed himself, it…View More F1 boss and lover 'killed by husband after he found them in bed together'
The RNLI has appointed its first full-time woman lifeboat coxswain. Di Bush will skipper Albert Brown — an all-weather lifeboat at Harwich, Essex. ‘She is…View More RNLI appoints first female lifeboat coxswain in 197-year history
A walker who slipped and plunged 60ft from a clifftop amazed doctors who told her it is rare for anyone to fall so far and…View More Woman miraculously survives after falling 60ft off cliff edge onto rocks
An anti-lockdown protester has denied hounding BBC journalist Nicholas Watt. Martin Hockridge, 57, yelled ‘traitor’ at the Newsnight political editor in Whitehall, central London —…View More Man denies hounding BBC journalist at anti-lockdown protest
A stroke victim’s family has found the stranger with a ‘kind face’ who saved his life — then disappeared. Mathew O’Toole, 47, was sitting outside…View More Dad who had stroke in street finds ‘guardian angel’ who saved his life
The Delta variant’s reproduction (R) rate could reach seven if it was left unchecked, a scientist has warned. Prof Susan Hopkins, from Public Health England,…View More Covid R rate ‘could rise to as high as 7 if Delta variant runs riot’