The aftermath of the fatal bomb attack on the Mulberry Bush pub in Birmingham. File photograph: PA

A man has been arrested in connection with the murders of 21 people in the 1974 pub bombings in Birmingham. The arrest comes just days before the 46t(...)

Police forensics officers at work in Hurst Street, Birmingham, after a number of people were stabbed in the city centre. Photograph: Jacob King/PA Wirework

The West Midlands police and crime commissioner has said a rise in violence was “almost inevitable” due to the pandemic in the wake of a spate of stab(...)

The Birmingham Six with MP Chris Mullin (centre) outside the Old Bailey in London following their release: (from left) John Walker, Paddy Hill, Hugh Callaghan, Richard McIIkenny, Gerry Hunter and William Power. Behind them is Paul Hill of the Guildford Four. Photograph Joe St Leger

The Guildford Four and the Birmingham Six rounded on Charles Haughey for not publicly declaring their innocence or doing more to seek their release, c(...)

Jack Merritt’s mother Anne (far left), girlfriend Leanne O’Brien (centre) and father David (second right) during a vigil at the Guildhall in Cambridge to honour both him and Saskia Jones after the two of them were killed in Friday’s London Bridge terror attack. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Friends and family of Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt, the two people killed in Friday’s London Bridge attack, have attended memorials to honour them in(...)

 An undated combo handout photo made available by British West Midlands Police showing, members of a Polish human traffickers gang, (top) Ignacy Brzezinski, Jan Sadowski, Julianna Chodakowicz, Justyna Parczewska. (Bottom)  Marek Brzezinski, Natalia Zmuda, Wojciech Nowakowski, Marek Chowaniec. Photograph: West Midlands Police/EPA

Members of the largest-ever UK modern slavery ring which forced more than 400 people into work have been jailed. A three-year police investigation un(...)

Julie Hambleton, whose sister Maxine was killed in the Birmingham Bombing, arriving on the first day of the inquest. Photograph:  Anthony Devlin/Getty Images

Long-awaited inquests into the deaths of 21 people in the 1974 IRA Birmingham pub bombings began on Monday with a minute’s silence for the victims. T(...)

Forensic officers at the scene of the bomb attack on Derry Courthouse. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

A major police investigation is continuing in Derry after a car bomb exploded outside the city’s courthouse on Saturday night. The Police Service of (...)

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(...)

The Bill had proposed setting a minimum passing distance of up to 1.5 metres between a motorist and a cyclist. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Road safety campaigners have said the Government could learn from the success of British police forces in prosecuting motorists who do not keep a safe(...)

David Mesher apologised publicly for the first time over his treatment of 77-year-old Delsie Gayle

The victim of a racist tirade on a Ryanair flight has rejected an apology from the passenger who abused her, after he denied being “a racist person”. (...)

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