Man jumps in garden to avoid gunshots

Police are investigating after a man was shot at in Manchester. The force says at approximately 7.45pm on Tuesday 26 April 2016 the victim, a 30-year-old man, was walking on Kirkstall Road in Middleton when a silver car with three people in it drove past him. The car...

Two feared dead in North Yorkshire plane crash

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a light aircraft crash near Castle Howard in the Ryedale area. North Yorkshire Police say they received a number of calls from members of the public at around 10.40am. The aircraft crashed in fields between Castle...

Livingstone regrets "Hitler" comment

The former London Mayor has been suspended by the Labour party after comments made in defence of MP Naz Shah, who’s suspended over anti-semitic allegations. Mr Livingstone had claimed that Adolf Hitler had supported Zionism before he “went mad and killed...

Education Secretary outlines academy plans

She’s been addressing the National Association of Headteachers Conference in Birmingham. The government says it wants all schools to become academies by 2022. But there has been opposition from teachers, Labour and Conservative politicians and also from some...

Prince pipped by Beyonce to top spot

There was a surge in acquiring the pop icon’s music following his death last week. But Beyonce claimed the number one position with her latest release “Lemonade” which came out before the start of her world tour. However 15 of Prince’s albums...