Royal wedding 2018: Royal Family thanks public

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPrince Harry and Meghan share a kiss on the steps outside St George’s Chapel The Royal Family has thanked those who travelled to Windsor for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Thousands of people lined the streets to see the couple on their big day, […]

Fire crews tackle Westminster restaurant blaze

Image copyright London Fire Brigade Image caption The restaurant in Westminster was closed when the fire broke out Ten fire crews have tackled a blaze at a restaurant in central London. London Fire Brigade (LFB) sent 72 firefighters to Cafe Ravioli, on Horseferry Road in Westminster, at about 23:45 BST on Saturday. Most of the […]

Police investigate ‘vicious’ Brightlingsea school row

Image copyright Thrive Academy Image caption Catherine Hutley and Nardeep Sharma are currently suspended from their roles at Thrive Partnership Academy Trust Police were called to investigate a string of allegations made amid a “vicious campaign online” surrounding a school, it has emerged. The BBC understands the allegations were made by parents about the Colne […]

Manchester Arena attack: Minute’s silence to be held at run

Image caption Athletes Sir Mo Farah and Lily Partridge will take part along with Martin Hibbert (centre) A minute’s silence will be held at the Great Manchester Run later in tribute to the people who died in last year’s terror attack in the city. Twenty-two people were killed by a suicide bomber at an Ariana […]

Rail timetables overhaul aims to boost frequency and reliability

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Passengers have been urged to plan ahead and check revised timetables A rail timetables overhaul billed as the biggest in the UK has begun – but it may leave some users behind. Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is rescheduling every train in its franchise, which includes Southern, Thameslink and Great Northern […]

New MOT tests come into force

Image copyright Getty Images Changes to the MOT test come into force on Sunday, which introduce new categories under which a vehicle can fail or pass. The categories include “dangerous”, “major” and “minor” which determine whether a car, van or motorcycle must be taken off the road or can be driven as long as repairs […]

Romford killing: Man charged with murder of Rosina Coleman

Image copyright Met Police Image caption The body of 85-year-old Rosina Coleman was found at her home in Romford A man has been charged with murdering an 85-year-old woman who was found dead in her home. Rosina Coleman was discovered by a handyman at her house in Ashmour Gardens, Romford, east London, at about 11:30 […]