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Family 'relieved' after killer of paraglider murdered in Mongolia is jailed

The family of a British paraglider who was murdered in Mongolia have said they are "relieved his killer has been brought to justice" after a man was jailed for 16 years.

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Mobile cancer screening rolled out to boost early detection

Some potential cancer patients could be offered screening in shopping centre car parks in a bid to boost early diagnosis rates.

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Women advised to sleep on their sides in final months to cut stillbirth risk

Stillbirth risk more than doubles if women go to sleep on their backs in the last three months of pregnancy, according to new research.

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Call for public to support preservation of historic textile mills

The North's historic textile mills are disappearing fast despite massive public support against demolition, Historic England said today.

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Google opens Digital Garage in Manchester to boost digital skills for free

Google has opened a new Digital Garage in Manchester as part of a drive to help thousands of people improve their digital skills for free.

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British jihadi listed as 'sniper' in leaked Islamic State records, court told

A British jihadi was listed as a specialist sniper in official Islamic State records leaked to a television reporter by a defector, a court heard.

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N Ireland lottery millionaires hit £1m jackpot two years after £20,000 win

Northern Ireland's newest lottery millionaires are celebrating hitting the jackpot just two years after another mammoth win.

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Staff on Virgin's West Coast line vote to strike in pay dispute

Rail workers on Virgin Trains' West Coast route have voted by nine to one to go on strike in a dispute over pay.

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Arson attack police release CCTV showing accelerant being thrown

Police investigating an arson attack on a DIY store have released footage showing two people throwing accelerant inside the building before lighting a match.

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Man who let dog die in hot car given lifetime ban on keeping animals

A man has been banned from keeping animals for life after he allowed his dog to die in a hot car.

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Woman hanged herself 'because she could not go on without fire victim son'

A woman whose eight-year-old son died in a house fire killed herself because she could not go on without him, an inquest has found.

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Police probing murder of victim on his 21st birthday name man urgently sought

Police have named a man they urgently want to speak to over the murder of a man as he celebrated his 21st birthday.

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Family's hearts 'shattered' by teenager's death in car collision

The family of a 16-year-old boy killed in a road collision have said "our hearts have been shattered into a million pieces".

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Two women sought after woman punched and kicked while eating pizza

Police have released images of two women they want to speak to over an assault on another woman as she ate her pizza.

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Teenager critically injured in crash survived thanks to air ambulance, says aunt

A teenager would not have survived a road crash which killed her two friends without the response of an air ambulance service, her aunt has said.

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Students campaign to replace Gladstone name on University of Liverpool building

Four times British Prime Minister William Gladstone could have his name erased from his hometown university building and replaced by TV news anchor Jon Snow after an anti-slavery campaign launched by students.

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PM: Decision over funds to cover Manchester bombing costs to be made next week

Theresa May has said she expects the majority of the £17 million due to cover costs of the Manchester bombing will be made available to city authorities.

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Father of five who lives as a woman waits for ruling on access to children

A father of five who began a new life as a woman after leaving an ultra-orthodox Jewish community is waiting to see whether she has won the latest round of a legal battle over her children.

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Police appeal after arson attack on Syrian family's home

A Syrian family had to be rescued from their home after an arson attack, police have said.

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I would not be here without the outdoors, says Ben Nevis charity climber

A man who climbed the UK's highest mountain every day for a month to help combat his depression says the outdoors has saved his life.

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