A 10-year-old Muslim  mistakenly wrote that he lived in a “terrorist house” rather than a “terraced house” during an English lesson at a Lancashire school. File photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

A 10-year-old Muslim boy was questioned by police after mistakenly writing that he lived in a “terrorist house” rather than a “terraced house”. The y(...)

Royal Irish Fusiliers at Gallipoli in 1915. Photograph: Lt Ernest Brooks/IWM via Getty Images

On January 9th, 1916, five British and Irish medical officers boarded a lighter from the tip of the Gallipoli peninsula and sailed to the converted tr(...)

Residents in York are evacuated by members of a Mountain Rescue team after the River Foss bursts its banks. Photograph:: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Hundreds of people are being evacuated from their homes as flooding continues across the north of England. Police in York advised between 300 and 40(...)

Soldiers helping to set up flood defences in Appleby as the British army has been called in to support efforts to protect flood-hit areas of Cumbria amid fears that more heavy rain will fall. Photograph: : 2LANCS/MoD Crown Copyright/PA

Dry conditions have been forecast for St Stephen’s night after a rainfall warning for many parts the south and east expired. But Met Éireann has warn(...)

Furniture and fittings piled up outside a house as the clean-up continues following flooding in Carlisle, Cumbria. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Flood-hit Cumbria in the UK is preparing for a second weekend of potential flooding as more rain is expected to hit the north of England. Although o(...)

August 1960: George Harrison (second right), Paul McCartney (centre),   Stuart Sutcliffe (fourth left) and Pete Best (right)  of the Beatles’ then current line-up, with members of their touring party, at the Arnhem-Oostberbeek War Cemetery, the Netherlands,  as the band journeyed from Liverpool to Hamburg. File photograph: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Researchers claim to have discovered the first World War grave of the grandfather of former Beatle George Harrison in northern France. Pte Henry Harr(...)

Captain Nigel Edwards gives Paul Dunne a hug on the 18th as Britain and Ireland win the Walker Cup. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

You could call it fate or destiny, but that wouldn’t do justice to the hours spent on the range, on the putting green or in the gym. It’s mainly about(...)

A 15-year-old British boy has admitted encouraging a terror attack targeting police officers at an Anzac Day parade.

A 15-year-old British boy has admitted encouraging an Islamic State-inspired terror attack targeting police officers at an Anzac Day parade in Austral(...)

The man in the dripping wet plastic mac dug into his bag of chips. “It’s not a bit like Morecambe, where I went a couple of years ago,” he said. “But (...)

The Smiler ride at Alton Towers Resort in Staffordshire – one of the people seriously injured in last week’s  crash has had her left leg amputated. Photograph: PA

One of the people seriously injured in last week’s Alton Towers rollercoaster crash has had her left leg amputated above the knee, doctors have confir(...)