British Labour MP Stella Creasy. Peter Nunn, from Emersons Green, Bristol, has been jailed for 18 weeks at City of London Magistrates’ Court for bombarding her with abusive messages after she backed a campaign to put Jane Austen on the £10 note. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/PA Wire

The Labour MP for London’s Walthamstow spoke of how she feared for her safety as a Twitter troll was jailed for 18 weeks for bombarding her with abusi(...)

Donegal-born Hugh O’Donnell in a digger on his  illegal dump in Berkshire. His dump site was the size of five football pitches.

An Irishman who was given the longest-ever jail sentence for illegal dumping in Britain two years ago has been sentenced to a further three years in j(...)