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Some performances have been cancelled at Radio 1's Big Weekend because of disruption at Heathrow, it was revealed. English electronic music quartet Rudimental were among acts affected at Londonderry in Northern Ireland. A Radio 1 spokesperson said:...
A father who stabbed his adulterous wife to death as she prepared for a weekend break with her new lover has been jailed for life after being found guilty of murder. Former football apprentice Andrew Parsons, 38, will have to serve a minimum of 20 years
Bank holiday travellers faced huge tailbacks on one of the country's busiest motorways as police closed a stretch of the M6 while they investigate a "suspicious vehicle" at a service station. Warwickshire Police have closed the M6 in both...
Liverpool football manager Brendan Rodgers has spoke of his relief after his son Anton was cleared in a sex case involving a teenage girl. Anton, 20, and three teammates from Brighton and Hove Albion football club were found not guilty of sexual assault
A zoo worker has been seriously injured in a tiger attack at an animal park in Cumbria, police said. The 24-year-old woman was in the big cat's enclosure when she was mauled at South Lakes Wild Animal Park in Dalton-in-Furness. She was taken by ambulance
The centre of a small town near Blackpool came to a standstill for the funeral of a young soldier killed in Afghanistan with shops closing and hundreds of people lining the streets. As the hearse carrying Fusilier Samuel Flint's coffin approached St Chad
Liverpool football manager Brendan Rodgers has spoken of his relief after his son Anton was cleared in a sex case involving a teenage girl. Anton, 20, and three team mates from Brighton and Hove Albion football club were found not guilty of sexual assaul
A van driver has admitted running down and killing a mother of three in a hit-and-run frenzy in which more than a dozen other people were injured. Matthew Tvrdon, 32, mowed down parents and young children during a spree in Cardiff last October in which K
A zoo worker has been seriously injured in a tiger attack at an animal park, police said. The 24-year-old woman was in the big cat's enclosure when she was mauled at South Lakes Wild Animal Park in Dalton-in-Furness. She was taken by ambulance to Preston
A Blackburn Rovers footballer will appear in court after allegedly making a homophobic gesture to the crowd while playing against one of his former clubs. Colin Kazim-Richards, 26, has been summonsed to appear in court to answer a charge under Section 5
The BBC has apologised for a Question Time production gaffe that saw a Stormont minister labelled as being a member of "Sinn Fein/IRA". Sinn Fein Education Minister John O'Dowd, who was a panellist on Thursday night's show in Belfast, was...
A prison van containing Dale Cregan - the killer of Police Constables Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone - was involved in a road collision in the Preston area on the way to court, sources said. The van was travelling to Preston Crown Court, where Cregan has b
The unseasonably cold weather in southern areas and the Midlands will make way for a dry and sunny Bank Holiday weekend, forecasters have said. A chilly weather system has sent temperatures plummeting far below what they should be this time of year - but
Four footballers have been cleared of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman in a hotel room. Jurors at the Old Bailey also found them not guilty of voyeurism at a retrial. Brighton and Hove Albion players Anton Rodgers, 20, Lewis Dunk, 21, and George B
The funeral of a soldier from Blackpool killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan will take place. Fusilier Samuel Flint, 21, died when the Mastiff armoured vehicle he was travelling in hit an improvised explosive device (IED) while on patrol in Helmand p
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