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Delivery firm improves workers’ rights after driver death

Delivery firm DPD is to offer holiday and sick pay to thousands of drivers after it was criticised following the death of a worker who was fined for attending a medical appointment to treat his…

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2,000 jobs under threat at fashion chain

Image copyright Select About 2,000 jobs are under threat as another high street retailer faces tough trading conditions. The company that owns Select, a fashion chain aimed at young women, is seeking a Company Voluntary…


Damien Hirst: Giant sculptures unveiled in Norfolk exhibition

Damien Hirst has installed a new art exhibition called Colour Space at Houghton Hall in Norfolk. The artist has replaced 45 Old Master paintings with his new spot paintings. The exhibition also includes giant sculptures…


PC Ryan Canning rape evidence ‘withheld by police’

Image caption PC Ryan Canning could have been jailed for 15 years, had he been found guilty of rape A police force withheld evidence which showed an officer was falsely accused of rape, a lawyer…


Archie Spriggs: Mother guilty of murdering son

Image copyright FAMILY HANDOUT Image caption Archie Spriggs was found at his mother’s home last September A woman used a cushion and scarf to strangle and smother her seven-year-old son on the day of a…



UK opposes Brexit threat to role in EU’s Galileo scheme

Image copyright PA British companies may be frozen out of the European space industry after Brexit, the European Commission says, citing security concerns. The UK’s involvement in the Galileo project, which aims to build a…


Alfie Evans: European Court of Human Rights considers case

Image copyright Alfie’s Army Image caption Alfie Evans’ parents want to take him abroad for treatment The parents of a toddler fighting a decision to switch off his life support have taken their case to…


Rugby rape trial jury told to consider ‘memory lapses’

Image copyright PAcemaker Image caption Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding deny raping the same woman in Mr Jackson’s house in June 2016 The judge in the trial of two Ulster rugby players accused of rape…



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