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Lyme disease high risk in southern England and Scottish Highlands

The South of England and the Scottish Highlands have been earmarked as high risk areas for Lyme disease.

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Labour prepared for 'assault' on pound after taking office, says McDonnell

Labour has prepared for scenarios including a run on the pound after taking power, John McDonnell said.

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Suspended sentence for Oxford student who stabbed boyfriend with bread knife

A promising Oxford University medical student who stabbed her boyfriend during a drunken assault with a bread knife has avoided prison - meaning she could return to her studies.

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Bookies could be forced to pay levy for addicts' treatment under Labour plans

Bookmakers could be forced to pay a new levy to help treat problem gamblers under plans being set out by Labour.

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Snake handler found dead with serious injuries as pet reported nearby

Police are investigating the death of a man who was found dead with serious injuries with his pet snake reportedly nearby.

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Corbyn: North Korea crisis highlights case for nuclear weapons-free world

Nuclear weapons should be negotiated away "as quickly as possible", Jeremy Corbyn said.

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New technology could lead to increased poverty, Labour warns

Labour is warning the rise of machines in a new industrial revolution could worsen poverty and inequality.

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Duke of Cambridge to visit Milton Keynes for 50th anniversary celebrations

The Duke of Cambridge will visit Milton Keynes to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the famous new town.

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Labour to unveil 'cradle-to-grave' education system

Labour will pledge to never limit people's aspiration to succeed as it unveils further details about its flagship national education service.

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Corbyn: North Korea crisis highlights case for nuclear weapons-free world

Nuclear weapons should be negotiated away "as quickly as possible", Jeremy Corbyn said.

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Labour prepared for 'assault' on pound after taking office, says McDonnell

Labour has prepared for scenarios including a run on the pound after taking power, John McDonnell said.

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Boycott Uber, Starbucks and Amazon, union urges over worker 'abuse'

People have been encouraged to boycott Starbucks, Uber and Amazon because their products are "cheap at the expense of workers", a leading union boss has said.

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Labour considers plans to force bookies to pay for addicts' treatment

Bookmakers could be forced to pay a new levy to help treat problem gamblers under plans being set out by Labour.

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Dramatic footage shows parent driving car at teacher

Police have released dramatic video footage of a parent who drove at a teacher at the school gates, carrying him on the bonnet of the car before he was thrown to the ground.

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Rescue operation after man falls 70ft from cliff top

A rescue operation has been launched after a man fell 70ft from a cliff top.

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Taxi drivers hold Labour conference rally to demand better regulation

Taxi drivers will hold a rally outside the Labour conference on Monday calling for urgent reform of regulation in their industry.

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Labour divisions exposed as conference vote on Brexit ruled out

Labour divisions over Europe erupted after conference delegates agreed not to push the issue of Brexit to a vote.

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Police probing mystery flammable substance which forced M3 closure

Police are still unsure what the mysterious material that sparked the 11-hour full closure of the M3 was.

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Union urges Government to appoint a youth affairs minister

The Government is being urged to appoint a youth affairs minister to help reverse the "systematic erosion" of services for young people in recent years.

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Three Royal Marines accused of inflicting 'cruel' punishments on junior soldiers

Three senior Royal Marines forced junior soldiers to carry out "humiliating" punishments on each other, including one named after the Quentin Tarantino movie Django Unchained, a court martial has heard.

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