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A man has appeared in court in Northern Ireland charged with murdering an 11-month-old baby boy. Sharyar Ali, 31, was looking after Hunter McGleenon while his mother was with her terminally ill grandmother. A pathologist’s report said the boy’s fatal head injury was not accidental. A prosecutor told Newry Magistrates’ Court that Ali, who had […]

Chris Phillips, a former head of the UK National Counter Terrorism Security Office, said the current criminal justice system was “playing Russian roulette” with the lives of the public. He’s speaking out after Usman Khan, released from jail early after he plotted an attack on the London Stock Exchange, killed two people in Friday’s London […]

The last remains of the 39 Vietnamese people who died while being smuggled in a lorry to the UK have been repatriated to their home country. Sixteen bodies and seven urns arrived at Hanoi Airport from London. They were loaded into ambulances to be returned to their hometowns in several provinces in northern and central […]

The London Bridge attacker has been named as convicted terrorist Usman Khan, police said. Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said 28-year-old Khan had been living in the Staffordshire area and officers were searching an address in the county. He added police were “not actively seeking anyone else” over the attack, which left a man […]

Jeremy Clarkson has said he denied the existence of climate change for so long because it sounded like “a fabrication” and he was “earning a living in the car industry”. The long-standing critic of “eco-mentalists” this week admitted he had come to believe in climate change following a trip to South East Asia for his […]

The widower of a police officer killed after a force helicopter crashed into the Clutha pub in Glasgow has said he is “deeply concerned and frustrated” by the outcome of an inquiry. Mark Nelis’s wife Kirsty was one of three helicopter crew members who died when the Police Scotland aircraft fell onto the pub roof […]

A man has been detained by police and number of people have been injured following a stabbing near London Bridge, the Metropolitan Police said. A man has been detained by police and number of people have been injured following a stabbing near London Bridge, the Metropolitan Police said. Footage on social media appeared to show […]

Arsenal have sacked boss Unai Emery following a run of seven games without a win. The Gunners have confirmed Freddie Ljungberg will take charge on an interim basis and pointed to “results and performances not being at the level required” for the reason behind Emery’s exit. The 48-year-old replaced Arsene Wenger in May 2018 but […]

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said there is a debate to be had over the future of the monarchy in the wake of the controversy over the Duke of York. Andrew stepped down from public duties after mounting pressure following his BBC Newsnight interview about his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. After the […]

Boris Johnson has defended disparaging remarks he made about single mothers, telling a voter they were made before he was “even in politics”. An article written by the Conservative Party leader for the Spectator magazine in 1995 has been unearthed in which he described the children of single mothers as “ill-raised, ignorant, aggressive and illegitimate”. […]