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Wiltshire Police put into special measures over failure to protect 'vulnerable people'

The police watchdog has “serious concerns” about Wiltshire Police – saying the force is missing opportunities to protect vulnerable…

British Airways to cut a further 10,300 flights until end of October

British Airways (BA) has announced it will cut a further 10,300 short-haul flights until the end of October.

Women's Euro 2022: England beat Austria 1-0 as home side start campaign with victory

England made a winning start to their much-anticipated Euro 2022 campaign with a 1-0 victory against Austria at Old Trafford thanks to Beth Mead's…

Simon Hart resigns as Secretary of State for Wales

Simon Hart has resigned as Secretary of State for Wales following Boris Johnson's refusal to stand down, despite calls from some of his own cabinet…

Mum accused of torturing son to death tells jury 'I should have died instead of him'

A mother accused of torturing her son to death broke down in tears as she told jurors she "should have died instead".

Man accused of rape and faking own death is arrested after 'being aggressive towards hospital staff'

A man involved in extradition proceedings to the United States on a rape charge has been arrested at a Glasgow hospital.

Will Boris Johnson resign as prime minister? Sky News politics team tell us what they're hearing

There's one question on everyone's mind - is Boris Johnson going to resign as prime minister?

Ciaran Leigh Morris: Hit-and-run driver who killed 18-day-old baby has sentence increased on appeal

A hit-and-run motorist jailed for killing an 18-day-old baby after crashing into his pram has had his sentence increased at the Court of Appeal.

Trainee easyJet pilot, 21, dies after mosquito bite leads to infection in her brain

A trainee easyJet pilot died after she was bitten by a mosquito and developed an infection which spread to her brain, an inquest heard.

Sajid Javid says 'enough is enough' and 'problem starts at the top' in first Commons statement since…

Sajid Javid has said "the problem starts at the top" and is "not going to change" in a stinging criticism of Boris Johnson after resigning as health…

Why ministers resigned from Boris Johnson's government - in their own words

Boris Johnson's letterbox is stuffed with resignation letters this week, with an ever-increasing number of MPs quitting their government jobs.

Men and trans women to compete in new 'open' category in British Triathlon events

British Triathlon will soon introduce two categories for competition - one for athletes who were female at birth and one "open" category for men, transgender…

Dozens arrested in Europe-wide crackdown on Channel people smuggling gang

Dozens of people suspected of being part of a criminal network that helped send up to 10,000 people to the UK in small boats have been arrested in…

Nadhim Zahawi made chancellor after Rishi Sunak resigns - as Steve Barclay replaces Sajid Javid as health…

Nadhim Zahawi has been appointed Boris Johnson's new chancellor after Rishi Sunak dramatically quit the role.

Three-legged tortoise called Hope who gets around on wheels could help save critically endangered species

A three-legged tortoise called Hope, who uses wheels to get around, could help save its critically endangered species from extinction.