A Victorian circular presentation silver salver, made in Sheffield in 1895 by silversmiths Martin, Hall & Co

Viewing is under way today for tomorrow’s Sunday Interiors auction at Adam’s. More than 500 lots will go under the hammer, including furniture, silver(...)

Undated Greater Manchester Police file handout photo of Dr Harold Shipman, as human remains of some of the serial killer’s victims were kept for more than a decade by police before they were secretly destroyed without the families’ permission, it has emerged. The samples were taken from 12 women to establish cause of death, police said.

Human remains of some of serial killer Harold Shipman’s victims were kept for more than a decade by police before they were secretly destroyed without(...)

 Former Waterford Crystal workers, at the UNITE rally outside Leinster House, calling on the government to protect the workers’ pension entitlements.Legislation is a welcome and long overdue effort  by State but will no doubt face legal challenges

Over four years after Waterford Crystal closed its doors, leaving its workers without a job or most of their pension benefits, the Government finally (...)

 Metropolitan Police officers carry out a raid on a property on the Churchill Gardens estate in Pimlico nearly 5,000 officers must be brought in between now and 2017 just to keep the force’s numbers steady because of retirements. Photograph: Getty

John Kent was a man before his time. In Carlisle in 1837, Kent, the son of a West Indian servant, became the first known black police constable in Bri(...)