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Zoe de Toledo: Olympic silver medallist and her brain tumour called ‘Steve’

Zoe de Toledo coxed the women’s eight to Olympic silver in Rio ‘Steve’ was with Zoe de Toledo when she won an Olympic rowing medal at Rio 2016. He was with her on the podium…

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PM under pressure over ‘Windrush’ immigration row

The Prime Minister has been criticised after Downing Street turned down a request to discuss immigration problems faced by “Windrush” generation British residents. Ahead of this week’s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London,…


London stabbings: Two dead and one critical in three attacks

Image copyright Cristo Foufas Image caption Forensics teams attended the scene in Brixton on Sunday evening Two people have been stabbed to death in London in separate attacks within 40 minutes of one another. A…


Wetherspoon pub chain shuts its social media accounts

Image copyright PA Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has used Twitter to tell its 44,000 followers that it is quitting social media. The firm’s head office and 900 pubs will quit the micro-blogging site, alongside Instagram…


Windrush cases must be dealt with better, says minister

Image copyright PA Image caption A ‘slap in the face for the Windrush generation’? The government must do “a better job” in dealing with the Windrush generation facing deportation from the UK, Penny Mordaunt has…


Wetherspoon shuts down social media accounts

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon says it is closing down all its social media accounts following the “trolling” of MPs and ethnic minorities. The Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts for all 900 pubs and head office…



Tick fears as Great Orme goats invade Llandudno school field

Image copyright Geograph / John S Turner Image caption Kashmiri goats have lived wild on the Great Orme since Victorian times A school in Llandudno has had to close off parts of its grounds because…


The college cleaner no-one knew was a slave

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe UK slave who lived in plain sight A UK helpline for reporting modern slavery dealt with cases involving 5,000 potential victims in its first year, the…


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