National News

Woman Set Children Up As ‘Sexual Playthings’

National News July 27, 2015 at 6:55 pm

A 34-year old from Norwich is jailed for being at the centre of a paedophile ring which played cards to decide who to abuse next.

Missing Boy Died ‘After Slipping Into Pipe’

National News July 27, 2015 at 6:45 pm

Conley Thompson’s grandmother says she is “shellshocked” and describes him as a lovely boy whose “smile could light up a room”.

‘Breaking Bad’ Gang Led By Cancer Sufferer

National News July 27, 2015 at 5:47 pm

A 78-year-old sets up a UK-wide drugs gang to produce crystal meth in a case with “striking similarities” to the hit TV show.

MERS Fears Close Manchester A&E Department

National News July 27, 2015 at 4:28 pm

Worries that patients had caught the potentially-deadly virus cause a temporary shutdown with ambulances diverted.

Dane Bowers ‘Attacked Ex In Row Over Glitter’

National News July 27, 2015 at 3:19 pm

The singer and DJ is accused of squeezing his ex-fiancee’s throat and hitting her when she noticed glitter on his face.

Vicar Who Disappeared During Trial In Custody

National News July 27, 2015 at 2:30 pm

Simon Reynolds went on the run before he was convicted of stealing £24,000 from bereaved families and engaged couples.

Clarke: Sex Assault Claims ‘Off Richter Scale’

National News July 27, 2015 at 12:45 pm

Former chancellor Ken Clarke is giving evidence at the trial of an actor accused of making up sex assault claims against him.

Who Was ‘Salford’s Mr Big’ Paul Massey?

National News July 27, 2015 at 9:41 am

Fears of a revenge attack grow after the notorious gangland figure and former mayoral candidate is gunned down outside his home.

Alton Towers Crash Prompts £47m Profit Warning

National News July 27, 2015 at 7:52 am

The rollercoaster crash at Alton Towers in June has forced its owner Merlin to issue a profit warning.

Missing Boy: Body Found On Building Site

National News July 27, 2015 at 7:30 am

Conley Thompson was last seen at Locke Park in Barnsley on Sunday evening, where he had gone to play with his friends.