Children aged 11 are upskirting teachers, says union

Pupils as young as 11 have taken pictures up the skirts of teachers, a union has said. The teaching union NASUWT says an increasing number of female teachers and girls have been the victim of upskirting. General secretary Chris Keates, speaking at the union’s...

Mother-of-five, 34, killed in hit-and-run

By Rachael Kennedy, news reporter A mother-of-five has been killed and several others injured in a hit-and-run in Wigan. Five people have been taken to hospital for treatment, including a 13-year-old girl whose injuries are described by police as serious. Police were...

Arrests after 'devastating' fire on Ilkley Moor

By Rachael Kennedy, news reporter Several arrests have been made over a large fire on West Yorkshire’s Ilkley Moor. The blaze broke out on Saturday afternoon on the hottest day of the year, spreading rapidly across the dry terrain. Around 70 firefighters were...

Climate change protesters to 'pause' London rebellion

Climate change protesters who have spent the last week bringing parts of central London to a standstill have said they are going to “pause” their rebellion and concentrate on political objectives instead. Extinction Rebellion (XR) campaigners say they want...

Labour 'must back' another Brexit referendum

By Rachael Kennedy, news reporter The Labour Party must back a second referendum on Brexit in order to defeat Nigel Farage’s “backward-looking brand of politics”, Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has said.  Encouraging fellow party members to stop...