‘Fantasist’ Michael Cremin posed as a barrister to trick the terminal cancer sufferer out of her life savings.  Photograph: Gloucestershire Police /PA Wire

A “fantasist” who posed as a barrister to trick a woman with terminal cancer out of her life savings has been jailed for eight years. Michael Cremin,(...)

There will also be a crackdown on ticket touts at the Cheltenham Festival and checks will be carried out on street traders. File photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Horse racing fans are facing restrictions on drinking in a bid to crack down on antisocial behaviour at popular meetings. Punters attending this year(...)

Dressed for the part - A man in the UK apprehended a robber after he heard a woman’s cries for help. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A “would-be robber” was thwarted after being caught by a man in a Superman costume. Antonio Cortes (32) who was dressed as the caped hero for a chari(...)

A file photograph of  former New Zealand rugby union star Mils Muliaina who was  arrested on on suspicion of sexual assault after playing for Connacht against Gloucester on Friday. He has been bailed. Photograph:  Nigel French/PA Wire.

Former New Zealand rugby union star Mils Muliaina has been bailed after being arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.The 34-year-old, who currently p(...)

Protesters in Minehead in Britain during a candlelit vigil event against the badger cull organised by Somerset Badger Patrol. Photograph: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

The first pilot badger control operations in Britain have begun in west Gloucestershire and west Somerset, the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) said toda(...)