Memorial to the deadliest 'secret' war disaster

Official secrets, a government cover-up and an attempt to avoid blame. It sounds like the back-cover of a spy thriller but these were the circumstances surrounding WWII’s deadliest civilian disaster. For decades, little was known about the Bethnal Green...

'Collapse of rape trial has cost two years of my life'

Liam Allan was accused of rape. However, the case against him collapsed and was thrown out of court after it emerged that a detective had failed to hand over text messages on the accuser’s phone – seriously undermining the case. The 22-year-old law student...

Officers badly hurt after being hit by Maserati

Two police officers have been seriously injured after they were struck by a Maserati sports car while walking back to their patrol car. The male and female PCs, who are in their 30s, were hit as they made their way to the marked vehicle on the A406 near Brent Park in...

Pension auto-enrolment will be rolled out to teens

The Government hopes to get teenagers “into the habit of saving” by extending automatic pensions to those as young as 18 – but critics have attacked ministers for a “shockingly lethargic” pace of change. Ministers plan to lower the...

Fatalities after 'serious collision' in Birmingham

Three people are seriously injured and there have been “a number of fatalities” following a “serious collision” in Birmingham. The crash, which involved several vehicles, happened at about 1.10am at the entrance to the underpass on Lee Bank...