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Weather: Met Office issues snow and ice warnings as parts of UK told to prepare for 'hazardous conditions'

New yellow weather warnings for snow and ice have been issued and extended to cover the next few days, with snow already falling in parts of the UK…

Reading: Hero crane operator was shaking after fire rescue - as 'beer fund' donations near £7,000

A crane operator who saved a man from a fire has said he was shaking after the tense rescue - as he thanked well-wishers who have donated nearly £7,000…

Jamie Lynn Spears leaves I'm A Celebrity on medical grounds

Jamie Lynn Spears has become the second contestant to leave I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! on medical grounds.

Why are councils going bankrupt?

Nottingham City Council has become the latest local authority to effectively declare bankruptcy as it is unable to fulfil its legal obligation to balance…

BBC Newsnight to be cut to 30 minutes and lose more than half its staff

The BBC's current affairs programme Newsnight will be cut to 30 minutes and lose more than half its staff, the broadcaster has announced.

Endgame: Publisher of book that appeared to name royal as racist 'called journalist within one hour'…

A journalist who spotted that a new book appeared to name a royal at the centre of a racism row says he was called by the publisher within an hour…

£20,000 reward in hunt to track down attacker who stabbed police officer in North Ayrshire

A £20,000 reward is being offered in the hunt for an attacker who stabbed a police officer last month.

Footage shows Brianna Ghey leaving home before she was 'murdered by two teenagers'

Jurors have been shown footage of Brianna Ghey leaving home before she was allegedly murdered by two teenagers.

England captain Owen Farrell announces break from international rugby

England captain Owen Farrell has announced he is taking a break from international rugby.

Woman accused of 1996 murder of 14-year-old Caroline Glachan was 'angry' that teen was 'seeing her partner'

A woman on trial for allegedly murdering a schoolgirl in 1996 had threatened to "batter" her for spending time with a youth she was also seeing, a…

Grand Ole Opry in Glasgow votes to ban use of Confederate flag

Scotland's most famous country music club - which featured in a BAFTA-nominated film - has narrowly voted to ban the American Confederate flag.

British Gymnastics coaches banned from weighing athletes after 'systemic' abuse

British Gymnastics has banned coaches from being able to weigh athletes to stop practices of "systemic" abuse.

Mansfield: Woman arrested after people fall ill from chocolate sold at market

A 63-year-old woman has been arrested after people became sick from chocolate bought at a market stall. 

Cocaine traces found at baby changing area during North Wales Police checks in Gwynedd

Traces of cocaine were found by police in a baby changing area during spot checks of pubs and bars.

'Technical brains' behind near £110,000 cryptocurrency raid in South Lanarkshire sentenced

The 'technical brains' behind a nearly £110,000 cryptocurrency robbery has been spared jail.