Why I'm urging other men to get checked for prostate cancer

The diagnosis of late-stage prostate cancer has reached an all-time high, according to figures from the male cancer charity Orchid. Their research found 42.5% of British men diagnosed with the disease find out in the later stages. As Orchid launches Male Cancer...

Teen in court accused of murdering teaching assistant

A 16-year-old boy has appeared in court accused of strangling a teaching assistant in a random attack. The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, made his first appearance in court on Monday, charged with the murder of mother-of-two Lindsay Birbeck, 47, whose...

Man stabbed to death at Tube station

By Tania Snuggs, news reporter A 24-year-old man has been stabbed to death at a Tube station in south London in what police said was a “shocking act of violence”. He was wounded after a fight broke out between two groups of men at Elephant and Castle...

Union fury as Tata closures to hit hundreds of jobs

Tata Steel has announced plans to close two UK operations, blaming a failed sale process. The steelworkers’ union accused the company, which employs around 8,000 staff in the country, of “breaking its commitments” to the workforce through the...

Joker's Joaquin Phoenix tipped for Oscar glory

By Bethany Minelle, arts and entertainment reporter Early reviews are tipping Joaquin Phoenix for an Oscar for his lead performance in Joker. The Hollywood Reporter called it “Phoenix’s film”, praising his “out-there performance” which it...