The Sun’s front-page story on on Lord Sewel. The peer is facing calls to quit the House of Lords. Photograph: EPA/Andy Rain

The Metropolitan Police have launched an investigation into allegations of drug use by Lord Sewel and executed a warrant on an address in central Lond(...)

Lord Sewel has been suspended from the Labour Party following allegations that he took drugs with prostitutes. Photographs: PA

Lord Sewel has been suspended from the British Labour Party following allegations that he took drugs with prostitutes. The peer remained a member of t(...)

Lord Sewel’s behaviour was described by Lords speaker Baroness D’Souza as “shocking and unacceptable”. Photograph: Suzanne Hubbard/PA Wire

A British peer is facing a police investigation after quitting as deputy speaker of the House of Lords over a video allegedly showing him taking cocai(...)

 Lord Sewelwho has resigned as Lords deputy speaker after a newpaper  published video of him allegedly taking drugs with prostitutes. Photograph: PA

Lord Sewel is facing a police investigation after quitting as Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords over a video allegedly showing him taking drugs wit(...)

Police handout photographs of Ryan Byrne who was mistakenly released from Wandsworth Prison

Police in Britain are hunting a robber serving a nine-year jail term who was released from prison in error. Ryan Byrne (34) was mistakenly freed from (...)

Grenadier Guards are due to take part in the Armed Forces Day on Saturday. Photograph:  Getty

British police have encouraged the public to attend events as normal after it was reported that an Armed Forces Day parade had been targeted by Islami(...)

File photo  of British Airways aircraft parked at the airline’s engineering base at London’s Heathrow airport. The two men are believed to have clung on to a British Airways plane as it flew more than 8,000 miles (12,875 km) from Johannesburg in South Africa to Heathrow.  Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

A stowaway has plunged to his death from a plane and landed on a shop in a high street in London. A second man who did not fall from the plane is bein(...)

Scotland Yard said the doctor and two nurses have each been charged with “manslaughter by gross negligence and failing to take reasonable care of other persons who may be affected by acts or omissions at work”

A doctor and two nurses have been charged with the manslaughter of a woman from Ireland who had an abortion in London. Dr Adedayo Adedeji (62), Gemma (...)

A taken from CCTV issued by the Metropolitan Police of a white van seen in and around the Hatton Garden area over the Easter weekend, when the multi-million pound jewellery raid took place. Photograph: Handout/Press Association

Eight men are due to appear in court charged with conspiracy to burgle in connection with the Hatton Garden jewellery raid.Detectives from the Metropo(...)

Inside the vault at the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit company which was robbed over the Easter weekend. Photograph: PA

Nine men have now been arrested in connection with the Hatton Garden jewellery raid which saw 72 safety deposit boxes looted. Scotland Yard said a fur(...)