UN privacy chief brands South Wales Police facial technology as ‘chilling’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Joseph Cannataci is the UN’s first-ever Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy A United Nations privacy expert has criticised South Wales Police’s use of facial recognition technology. Wales’s…


Lisa Dorrian: Wooded areas searched for murdered woman

Image copyright Photo released by PSNI Image caption Ms Dorrian disappeared after a party at a caravan site in Ballyhalbert, County Down, in 2005 Three new sites were searched on Thursday and Friday for missing…

A34 in Oxford closed after diesel spill

Image caption Diversions were set up, taking motorists off the A34 at the Peartree Roundabout A major road through Oxfordshire closed after a lorry spilt 500 litres of diesel on to the carriageway. The A34…

Ed Sheeran’s wedding chapel plan rejected

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ed Sheeran announced his engagement to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn in January Ed Sheeran has been denied planning permission for a private wedding chapel in the grounds of his home….

Winter Hill TV mast fire: Man arrested as blaze continues

Image copyright @Carnforth_Fire Image caption Twelve fire engines remain at the scene A man has been arrested on suspicion of starting a moorland blaze on Winter Hill in Lancashire, close to a TV transmitter mast….

Gosport hospital deaths: Nurses were ‘making patients comfortable’

Image caption More than 450 patients died after being given painkilling drugs at Gosport War Memorial Hospital A nurse who worked at a hospital where more than 450 patients died after being prescribed dangerous doses…

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