Retrial for parachute attempted murder accused

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Army Sergeant Emile Cilliers is to face a retrial on charges of attempting to murder his wife by tampering with her parachute – after the first trial jury failed to reach verdicts.

Labour MP suspended amid harassment investigation

Labour have suspended Ivan Lewis MP amid an ongoing investigation into an allegation of sexual harassment. Earlier this month, the Bury South MP denied he had ever made non-consensual sexual comments or sexual advances towards women. It followed allegations, reported...

East 17's Brian Harvey held over 'malicious tweets'

Former East 17 band member Brian Harvey has been arrested over claims he sent malicious tweets. The 43-year-old singer, who made his name in the 90s boy band, is being questioned by police in north London. The Metropolitan Police confirmed they received an allegation...

Study to tackle football dementia links

An independent study has been commissioned into football’s impact on the chances of developing degenerative brain disease. The Football Association and the Professional Footballers’ Association have appointed a Scottish research team to undertake the...

England pegged back in opening day of the Ashes

England were pegged back after a bright start on day one of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane. James Vince (83) and Mark Stoneman (53) shared a second-wicket stand of 125, a bigger partnership than England managed in the whole of the 2013/14 series, after the early...