Regional

Regional

Two arrested as police clear protesters at fracking site in North Yorkshire

Two protesters have been arrested as preparatory work got under way at a controversial fracking site in North Yorkshire.

Regional

Man, 79, remanded in custody on 1972 rape and kidnap charges

A 79-year-old man has appeared in court by video link accused of raping and kidnapping an 18-year-old woman more than 40 years ago.

Regional

Police officer in hospital after assault in Doncaster

A police officer has been taken to hospital after he was seriously injured in an assault in Doncaster.

Regional

Cyril Smith abuse probe: Council boss apologises for 'unforgivable' failings

Rochdale Council's chief executive has apologised for the authority's "unforgivable" response to concerns about sexual abuse at a residential school for boys linked to the late politician Cyril Smith.

Regional

Acid leak contained after vapour cloud blows over Hull dock

Residents were asked to close their doors and windows after a "major" acid leak caused a vapour cloud over an east Hull dock.

Regional

Cyril Smith abuse probe: Council boss apologises for 'unforgivable' failings

Rochdale Council's chief executive has apologised for the authority's "unforgivable" response to concerns about sexual abuse at a residential school for boys linked to the late politician Cyril Smith.

Regional

Woman reported rape after accused appeared on University Challenge, court told

A woman reported that she had been raped by a fellow student after he appeared on the BBC TV quiz show University Challenge, a court has heard.

Regional

Workers to strike over planned closure of Jobcentre office

Jobcentre workers are to stage a fresh strike in protest at plans to close their office.

Regional

Student found dead with 'unexplained injuries' after night out with friends

Police are appealing for information after a 21-year-old student was found dead with unexplained injuries following a night out with friends.

Regional

Student found dead with 'unexplained injuries' after night out with friends

Police are appealing for information after a 21-year-old student was found dead with unexplained injuries following a night out with friends.

Regional

Teenager who stabbed love rival with kitchen knife detained for 10 years

A teenager who killed a love rival with a single stab wound to the heart has been sentenced to 10 years youth detention by a judge who said: "This case is a classic and tragic example of the dangers of carrying knives."

Regional

Don't be a sillytonian - awhape your friends with lost words we could use again

Language experts have compiled a list of "lost" English words in the hope that they could be brought back into modern day usage.

Regional

Fresh appeal to find missing Andrew Gosden 10 years after disappearance

The family of a man who disappeared when he was 14 years old are marking the 10th anniversary of his last sighting with silence as police make a direct appeal to him to get in touch with them.

Regional

Five men face court charged over disturbances at Birmingham jail

A further five men have appeared in court charged in connection with disturbances which caused millions of pounds of damage to Birmingham's Winson Green jail.

Regional

Fracking stage nearer at North Yorkshire site as last permissions signed off

The start of a controversial fracking operation in North Yorkshire has taken a step closer after a council signed off the last planning permissions for the project, prompting renewed activity from campaigners camped near the site.

Regional

Cities 'need Government help to create clean energy schemes'

The Government should help UK cities develop community clean energy schemes that cut carbon and save consumers money on bills, local leaders have said.

Regional

Boeing comes to Sheffield as work starts on first European manufacturing plant

Work has begun in Sheffield on Boeing's first-ever manufacturing plant in Europe in a move that is being hailed as a vote of confidence in the city, the north of England and the UK.

Regional

Young siblings who died after motorway crash named

Two young children who died following a motorway crash have been named by police.

Regional

Rotherham sexual exploitation survivor shocked at refusal of full compensation

A survivor of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham has described her shock at being turned down for full compensation for what she suffered because authorities deemed she had consented to the abuse.

Regional

Inquiry demanded into 'failure of local accountability' in multi-academy trusts

Senior Labour MPs have accused the Government of "incompetence" over a collapsed network of schools and demanded a full inquiry into the accountability of multi-academy trusts.

Regional
Load more