A second PSNI staff member has been arrested in connection with an investigation into the awarding of a number of police vehicle contracts.

A second PSNI staff member has been arrested in connection with an investigation into the awarding of a number of police vehicle contracts. The inquir(...)

Former assitant chief constable Duncan McCausland: was one of the North’s most high-ranking police officers

Former PSNI assistant chief constable Duncan McCausland has said he “strenuously denies” any wrongdoing in relation to a police investigation into a(...)

Peter O’Toole and Anthony Quinn in Lawrence of Arabia

For many decades, dispute has raged as to whether Peter O’Toole, who has died in London at the age of 81, was really born in Connemara. Many claim he (...)

Jimmy Savile pictured in August 2000. Transcripts of a police interview with the former television presenter were published by Surrey Police. Fiona Hanson/PA Wire

Britain’s police watchdog has launched a full investigation into claims that a former West Yorkshire inspector “acted on behalf” of Jimmy Savile befor(...)

The British government made a “compelling and forceful” argument against giving prisoners the vote, prime minister David Cameron has said after two co(...)

Kenyan policemen keep vigil near the Westgate centre in Nairobi this morning.  Kenyan authorities said its security forces were in control of the shopping mall where Islamist fighters killed at least 62 people, and police were doing a final sweep of shops after rescuing the last hostages. Photograph: Reuters

Samantha Lewthwaite was an average girl who was “empty in confidence”, a councillor who knew her has said. Born in Banbridge, Co Down where her grand(...)

More than 40 victims from West Yorkshire have come forward since Operation Yewtree was launched by the Metropolitan Police in October. Photograph:  Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

West Yorkshire Police will today publish a report into its involvement and relationship with Jimmy Savile. The force began a review in J(...)

The scene where a woman  died in a collision on the westbound carriage of the M62 near Pontefract in West Yorkshire between a lorry and a minibus today. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

A woman has died after a minibus carrying women to a hen party was involved in a crash with a lorry, police said today. The minibus was o(...)