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Londonderry bomb: Four arrests over ‘reckless’ attack

Media captionThe moment the bomb exploded Police in Londonderry have arrested a further two men in connection with a bomb in the city on Saturday. The men, aged 34 and 42, were arrested in the city on Sunday evening. It followed the arrest of two men in their 20s earlier in the day. The PSNI […]

Police speak to Philip for not wearing seatbelt

Image copyright Geoff Robinson Image caption The new Land Rover Freelander being driven on Saturday Norfolk Police say they have spoken to the Duke of Edinburgh after he was pictured driving without a seatbelt, 48 hours after being involved in a crash near Sandringham in Norfolk. A spokeswoman said “suitable words of advice have been […]

Prince Philip seen behind the wheel two days after crash

Image copyright Geoff Robinson Image caption The new Land Rover Freelander being driven on Saturday The Duke of Edinburgh has been seen driving a new Land Rover two days after being involved in a crash on a road near Sandringham, Norfolk. Pictures in the Daily Mail and The Sun are said to show Prince Philip, […]

Londonderry: Bomb explodes in car outside courthouse

A bomb has exploded inside a car outside the courthouse in Londonderry. The explosion occurred in Bishop Street shortly after police received a warning. They were on the scene when the blast occurred. No one is believed to have been injured. Officers had just started evacuating nearby buildings, including a hotel, when the explosion took […]

Two dead after pigeon dropping infection at hospital

Image caption NHSGGC said an investigation is under way and a control measures have been put in place Two patients have died after contracting a fungal infection caused by pigeon droppings at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said an elderly patient died but from an unrelated cause. Another infected patient […]

Jaden Moodie: Murder arrest over 14-year-old’s stabbing

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Jaden Moodie was knocked off a moped before being attacked A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder by police investigating the death of 14-year-old Jaden Moodie. The Metropolitan Police said it arrested the 18-year-old suspect at an address in Wembley, north-west London. Jaden was found with fatal […]

Windsor Davies: It Ain’t Half Hot Mum actor dies aged 88

Media captionWindsor Davies will be remembered for his role as Battery Sergeant Major “Shut Up” Williams in It Ain’t Half Hot Mum Actor and star of It Ain’t Half Hot Mum, Windsor Davies, has died. Davies, 88, who was best known as the sergeant major in the TV series, died on Thursday, his family said. […]

Differences in GP access across England ‘shocking’

Image copyright Getty Images The variation in the availability of GPs in different parts of England is shocking, doctors’ leaders say. A BBC analysis has found close to a threefold difference between the areas with the most and fewest doctors. In one area – Swale in Kent – there is only one GP for every […]

More mental health checks before Superdrug Botox

Image copyright Getty Images The NHS has told Superdrug it could do more to protect the mental health of customers who want injections to smooth skin or plump lips. The High Street chain started offering Botox and dermal fillers last year. But the NHS said the injections risked fuelling mental health disorders about appearance – […]

‘Frail’ Edinburgh couple face removal to Iran

Image caption Rezvan Habibimarand and Mozaffar Saberi A lawyer for an elderly Iranian couple fighting removal from the UK has said they face spending “living the rest of their days without their family”. Mozaffar Saberi, 83, and Rezvan Habibimarand, 73, bought their Edinburgh flat in the late 1970s. While they have lived in the city […]