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(...)

Blackpool native Ryan Humpage was wanted by police in Lancashire in relation to allegations of theft and assault. He was also charged with the rape of a 13- year-old girl.

Police in Northern Ireland have arrested an 18-year-old man accused of rape who was on the run in Ireland over recent weeks.Blackpool native Ryan Hump(...)

Gardaí have issued an appeal for information on Ryan Humpage who was the subject of a Crimewatch UK broadcast by detectives in Lancashire. Image: Crimestoppers UK.

An 18-year-old wanted on suspicion of rape in the UK is being sought in Ireland. Gardaí have issued an appeal for information on Ryan Humpage who was (...)

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in Britain over an alleged terror plot in Australia. He  was held in Blackburn, Lancashire, on Saturday on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation, or instigation of acts of terrorism, Greater Manchester Police said

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in Britain over an alleged terror plot in Australia. The teenager was held in Blackburn, Lancashire, on Saturday o(...)

Research shows that, historically, some of those drawn to being submissive often have to be powerful and responsible in their everyday lives.

When Graham Dwyer’s defence counsel Remy Farrell observed there were many “unique features” to his client’s murder trial, he was perhaps understating (...)