How rural churches can boost wifi connectivity

Rural communities with little or no wireless internet are getting an unlikely boost from churches hosting satellite dishes. St Giles Church in rural Essex is what you might expect of a 15th Century parish church. The stone building is on a small hill surrounded by...

Jo Cox husband quits charities amid harassment claims

The husband of murdered Labour MP Jo Cox has quit two charities set up in her name following accusations of sexual harassment. Brendan Cox has apologised for the “hurt and offence” that some of his past behaviour had caused. Responding to allegations...

'Loving mother' stabbed to death: Man charged

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 24-year-old woman found stabbed to death at a flat in Manchester. Michael Marler, 37, appeared on crutches, wearing a body brace around his torso and over his grey tracksuit as he stood in the dock at the...

Earthquake strikes southwest Britain

An earthquake has struck southwest Britain, the British Geological Survey has confirmed. A spokesperson said it was a “reasonably-sized” quake, with reports on social media of it being felt from Cornwall to Liverpool. More...

Oxfam 'knew about abuse report a decade ago'

Oxfam has admitted it knew about a Save the Children report from a decade ago that suggested “significant” abuse was being carried out by aid workers overseas. The 2008 report surfaced on Friday following a series of allegations this month where...