Man charged after double hammer attack

A man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder following a hammer attack on a mother and daughter which has left them in a critical condition. Joe Xuereb, 27, will appear in court in connection with a serious assault on Ania Gos, 30, and her mother, 64, in...

Three taken to hospital after London shooting

Police have been called to the scene of a shooting in southwest London. Metropolitan Police attended the incident outside Kingsbury Tube station at 9.45pm on Monday. They say it is not terrorism-related. Three people taken to hospital but none of the injuries is...

Foreign Secretary to call for more sanctions on Russia

Jeremy Hunt will use his first speech as Foreign Secretary to call for further sanctions on Russia in response to the Salisbury novichok poisonings. In a wide ranging address in Washington, he will say Vladimir Putin has made the world a more dangerous place and will...

British cities 'are facing a bed bug epidemic'

Cities in the UK are facing a bed bug epidemic, experts have warned. There has been a “vast increase” in the number of reported infestations of the pest this summer, according to CCS pest control manager Karen Henningham. She echoed the concerns of other...

Warning of drug shortages after no deal Brexit

Hospitals face the threat of drug shortages in the event of a no deal Brexit, NHS trusts have warned privately. NHS Providers, which represents hospitals and ambulance services in England, has accused ministers of failing to prepare adequately for the potential...