The Dutch Government has linked its decision to activate what it refers to as a "hard Brexit" plan for customs to "divisions within the British Conservative Party" and a "remaining lack of clarity" from Britain that is "impeding negotiations". A letter seen by
Amber Rudd says the UK is working with the US to make sure two captured jihadists who were part of a group nicknamed "The Beatles" face justice for their crimes. Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh were the last members of the group of four Britons said to have participated in the torture
The family of a teenage boy who died along with his grandfather when the pensioner's car was hit by a train at a level crossing say he was "handsome and intelligent". Will Hallett, 15, and Barry Hearnshaw, 72, were killed at a level crossing at Barns Green in Horsham, West Sussex, just
DC Mick Stainsby, who is investigating the crime, said: "The CCTV footage captures the horrific incident taking place. The attacker is described as white or tanned, around 5'6" tall and aged between 16 and 19.
Matthew Falder, 29, humiliated his victims and blackmailed them into performing ever-increasing acts of depravity on themselves and others, including the rape of a toddler. The computer whizz-kid committed all his crimes online, hiding behind dozens of false identities on the dark web.
Children as young as 10-years-old have fallen victim to "upskirting" - the act of taking photographs under dresses without consent, according to new figures. Campaigners have called for urgent changes to criminalise the act alongside other sexual offences as there is no current law banning
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could be in trouble after getting caught up in a scuffle with fans after his team's shock FA Cup exit. The resulting scuffle was caught on TV cameras, with the Argentinian appearing to swing his arm at a Wigan fan before being pulled away by Wigan defender Cheyenne
Bitcoin has failed as a currency measured by standard benchmarks, and is neither a store of value nor a useful way to buy things, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Monday. "It has pretty much failed thus far on ... the traditional aspects of money. Nobody uses it as a medium of exchange
The head of Oxfam GB will be questioned by MPs today over the sex scandal that has engulfed the charity. Mark Goldring will appear before the Commons International Development Committee, along with the chair of trustees, Caroline Thomson, and Winnie Byanyima, the executive director of Oxfam International
The NSPCC says an average of 177 alleged sex crimes against children a day were recorded in 2016/17, a record high. In all there were 64,667 reported offences against children under the age of 18, an increase of 15% on the previous year. Offences included rape, sexual assault and grooming.
Britain's pensions regulator twice ignored requests from trustees of collapsed outsourcing firm Carillion to force the company to plug its pension deficit, MPs said on Tuesday. The Pensions Regulator has come under fire for taking insufficient steps to protect pension scheme members of troubled
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Oxfam hid information about sexual misconduct from authorities in Haiti, a senior official in the Caribbean nation said on Monday, and he vowed to launch a wide-reaching investigation into charities operating there. Oxfam officials met Haiti's planning and external cooperation
Britain's financial sector will be "the servant of industry not the masters of us all" if the opposition Labour Party gets into power, its leader Jeremy Corbyn will say on Tuesday, accusing bankers of taking the economy hostage. Corbyn, a socialist who has won over many voters with his
Taxi app Uber is dropping a legal appeal against the introduction of more stringent English language tests for drivers in London after the city's transport regulator said it would water down its stringent proposals. Uber took legal action in 2016 against Transport for London (TfL) after it said
Brexit minister David Davis will say on Tuesday that Britain has no plans to recast itself as a regulation-light economy undercutting rivals on the continent, as he attempts to dispel a major concern of European Union leaders. In the second of several speeches by ministers intended to lay out the government
British manufacturers urgently need clarity on whether the country will clinch a Brexit transition period to smooth its departure from the European Union, the head of a body representing the industry will say on Tuesday. With Prime Minister Theresa May hoping to secure an approximately two-year transition
Britain's Supreme Court was hearing on Tuesday whether a plumber hired on a self-employed basis should have received workers' rights, in a case which could affect the business models of major firms operating in the gig economy. Taxi app Uber [UBER.UL], car service Addison Lee and takeaway food
A man killed a teenage boy after losing control of a Ferrari F50, a court has heard. Matthew Cobden was asked whether Alexander Worth, 13, could have a picture with the high-performance car in August 2016. Winchester Crown Court heard the 39-year-old offered to give the youngster a ride instead - and
The legacy of the Troubles was cited as a factor in the rise in suicides. More people have taken their own lives in Northern Ireland since the Good Friday agreement than were killed in political violence during the Troubles between 1969 and 1997, the latest regional figures on suicide reveal. The statistics
Jeremy Corbyn will speak at EEF manufacturing conference in London on Tuesday. Jeremy Corbyn will promise in a speech that a future Labour government would “intervene to prevent hostile takeovers” like investment firm Melrose’s £7.4bn bid for British manufacturing company GKN. The Labour leader will
Jeremy Corbyn will address the EEF conference a day after an ‘away day’ for senior Labour figures. Jeremy Corbyn is to attack the Conservatives’ “lack of clarity” on the future economic relationship with Europe in a speech a day after the Labour leader is said to have faced down lobbying from his own