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UK landmarks join big switch-off for Earth Hour

People are being urged to join UK landmarks and famous sites around the world as they switch off their lights for an hour on Saturday night to back action on climate change.

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Eye movements could expose lies about recognising faces

Tiny eye movements can reveal if a person is lying when they claim not to know another individual, research has shown.

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Manchester 'top for house price growth' across major UK cities

Manchester is now leading the way for house price growth across the UK's major cities, with property values there up by nearly 9% year-on-year - according to an index.

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Helicopter crashes next to River Thames after going into a 'spin'

The pilot of a helicopter which crashed near a river after going into a spin gave a "thumbs-up" as he escaped with minor injuries, a witness said.

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Detectives unravelling final hours of Westminster killer Khalid Masood

A bigger picture of the final hours and violent past of Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood is being created by detectives who are trying to find out if he acted alone or had support.

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Westminster terror attack claims fourth innocent victim

The Westminster terror attack has claimed its fourth innocent victim, as police confirmed that a 75-year-old man has died in hospital.

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'Distracted' rail worker seconds from being hit by 85mph train

A railway worker narrowly avoided being hit by a train travelling at 85mph.

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Family of murdered Westminster policeman thanks those who tried to save him

The family of the policeman killed in the Westminster terror attack has thanked those who tried to save his life, and said they care that the officer is remembered for his "selfless bravery and loving nature".

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Southern Railway's parent firm sees complains soar amid industrial dispute

The rate of complaints by passengers travelling on trains operated by Southern Railway's parent company soared at the end of last year.

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Parents of woman crushed by frames urge companies to stop ignoring public safety

The parents of a lawyer crushed to death in the street by half ton windows have called on construction companies to stop ignoring public safety, as a supervisor was found guilty of her manslaughter.

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Police criticised as stalker jailed for murder of 'stereotyped' ex-girlfriend

A judge criticised police as he jailed a stalker who murdered his ex-girlfriend five months after officers gave her a fixed penalty notice for wasting their time over him.

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Judges urged to overturn child sex conviction after school worker's suicide

Leading judges have been urged to overturn the child sex abuse conviction of a former boarding school worker found guilty by a jury following his suicide during a trial.

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Police seeking two men who base-jumped from Portsmouth's Spinnaker Tower

Police are hunting two men who broke into the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth before base-jumping from the top.

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Elderly motorist spared jail over fatal Christmas Eve coffee shop crash

An elderly motorist has been spared jail after admitting causing death by dangerous driving after his car crashed into a coffee shop on Christmas Eve, killing a customer.

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BMW workers to stage new protest in row over plans to close pension scheme

Workers at car giant BMW are to stage a fresh protest as part of a campaign against plans to close their final salary pension scheme, following the failure of talks to break the deadlocked row.

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Ambulance station officer suspended over cut-off 999 call from man found dead

An ambulance station officer has been suspended from the Health and Care Professions Council register on grounds of misconduct after he was found to have failed to follow up an aborted 999 call from a man found dead the following day.

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Thames Water given record £20.3m fine for polluting river with raw sewage

Thames Water has been fined a record £20.3 million for polluting the River Thames with 1.4 billion litres of raw sewage.

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Teenager's murder by obsessed stalker could have been prevented, mother claims

A teenager's murder at the hands of an obsessed stalker could have been prevented if police had listened to her fears, her devastated mother said.

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May tells Dover MP all efforts being made so busy ports are set for Brexit

Every effort is being made to ensure that some of Britain's busiest ports are "ready for Brexit", the Prime Minister has indicated.

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Businessman cleared over friend's death in boat crash

A successful businessman has been acquitted of the manslaughter of his friend of 20 years who died when he crashed a powerful jet-powered boat into his own luxury cruiser.

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