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Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage speaks to the media outside the count centre for the European Parliament election in Southampton on Sunday night. Photogrph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Nigel Farage’s newly formed Brexit Party is on course for victory in the European Parliament elections in the UK, sidelining the Conservatives and Lab(...)

Four children killed in a house fire in Stafford. Photograph: Google maps

Four young children were killed when a fire ripped through their family home in the English West Midlands early on Tuesday. Riley Holt (8), Keegan Un(...)

A forensic officer inspects the scene of the car bombing in Derry. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Police in Derry believe the dissident republican group the New IRA was behind an explosion outside the city’s courthouse on Saturday night. “Our pr(...)

Britain’s opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn said “a wreath was indeed laid” for “some of those who were killed in Paris in 1992”. File photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Jeremy Corbyn has said he was present but not involved at a wreath-laying ceremony for members of the group that carried out the Munich Olympics massa(...)

File photograph of Chloe Ayling speaking to reporters  the weekend after her ordeal.

A British model has told how she feels vindicated after the man she accused of kidnapping her for ransom was convicted and jailed for nearly 17 years.(...)

Police have lost tabs on nearly 500 registered sex offenders in Britain, according to a report.

Police have lost tabs on nearly 500 registered sex offenders in Britain, according to a report. The missing include rapists and paedophiles, includin(...)

The ambulance crew had been responding to a 999 call from the defendant’s next-door neighbour in Stoke-on-Trent. Photograph: iStock

A 26-year-old British woman has been fined £120 after admitting swearing at paramedics and leaving a foul-mouthed note on their ambulance. Kirsty Sha(...)

Comprising 3,200,000sq ft of mixed use development, the urban regeneration scheme is to contain 25 buildings, including Grade A office space, shops, restaurants, two hotels and new homes

Coventry City Council is set to invest in a development by Irish property group Cannon Kirk in a bid to kickstart a multi-million pound sterling schem(...)

 Police officers work at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on Lee Bank Middleway, Edgbaston, in Birmingham, which left six people dead and a seventh critically injured. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Police have appealed for witnesses to a multiple vehicle crash in which six people died, as they work to understand what caused the “harrowing” collis(...)

Go-Ahead’s London bus business has failed to retain some contracts in the face of increased competition. Photograph: iStock

Go-Ahead Group, the company recently awarded a contract to run around 10 per cent of Dublin Bus routes, aims to make 15-20 per cent of its profit abro(...)

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