National News

Jessica Lawson: Pupil Died On School Trip

National News July 22, 2015 at 1:37 pm

The pupil who died has been named as Jessica Lawson, as her sisters paid tribute, saying she was “beautiful” and “a joy to know”.

Oldest Pages Of The Koran Found In Birmingham

National News July 22, 2015 at 11:05 am

The parchment has been dated to the early 7th Century, around the time the Prophet Mohammed was alive.

Chelsea Fans Banned For Paris Metro Abuse

National News July 22, 2015 at 11:04 am

Four men are prevented from attending football matches after a black commuter was abused and shoved off a train in Paris.

Eurotunnel Wants £6.8m In Migrant Costs Repaid

National News July 22, 2015 at 9:08 am

The company asks for cash from the French and UK governments, as disruption from migrants and strikes hits profits.

FGM Victims ‘In Every Part Of England and Wales’

National News July 22, 2015 at 7:12 am

As a report says one in 20 women in a London borough undergoes genital mutilation, one victim recalls the horror of the procedure.

Bungee Accident Victim Was ‘Sweet And Caring’

National News July 22, 2015 at 6:47 am

The 23-year-old was killed when she hit a wall while bungee jumping in Spain as her aunt watched on.

World First Bionic Eye Gives Hope To Millions

National News July 22, 2015 at 3:04 am

Millions of people suffering with the most common cause of sight loss in the developed world are given fresh hope.

Sugary Drinks May Cause 8,000 Diabetes Cases

National News July 22, 2015 at 2:21 am

A Cambridge University study shows that sugar-sweetened drinks alone may cost us £206m over the coming 10 years.

Drone Pilots Warned After Near Miss With Jet

National News July 22, 2015 at 1:57 am

Days after an Airbus A320 is almost hit by a drone while landing at Heathrow, officials warn a collision is “increasingly likely”.

Lorry Crash: Binman Tried To Wake Driver

National News July 22, 2015 at 1:15 am

A court sees CCTV of a bin lorry ploughing into shoppers and hears of frantic efforts to get a response from the driver.