Storm Atiyah set to batter UK as Met issues warning

Storm-force winds are set to batter Britain this weekend with gusts of up to 70mph. Met Office forecasters say an area of low pressure, named Storm Atiyah by Irish weather service Met Eireann, is expected to move from the west of the country across to the east late on...

Senior British diplomat quits over Brexit 'half-truths'

The UK’s lead envoy for Brexit in Washington has resigned from her role, saying she does not want to “peddle half-truths” about leaving the EU for a government she does not trust. Alexandra Hall Hall has accused the UK government of using...

Teen admits throwing boy, 6, from Tate Modern's 10th floor

Teenager Jonty Bravery, who threw a six-year-old boy from a viewing platform at the Tate Modern art gallery, has pleaded guilty to attempted murder. Recorder of London Nicholas Hilliard QC remanded the 18-year-old in custody ahead of a sentencing hearing in February....

Boy, 14, arrested over 47-year-old man's death

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a 47-year-old man. Police were called to reports of an altercation in Southernwood, Consett, Durham just before 5.33pm on Thursday. The man was found with a serious injury and Durham police...