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Woman who had 'luxury lifestyle' awarded over a third of husband's £40m fortune

A 64-year-old woman who enjoyed an "extraordinarily luxurious lifestyle" during the eight years she spent with her wealthy second husband should get more than a third of a £40 million fortune, a divorce court judge has ruled.

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Hospital doctor cleared of sexually assaulting student in bar

A hospital doctor has been cleared of grabbing a student between the legs while he was on a night out in a busy city bar.

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Coventry named UK City of Culture for 2021

Coventry will be the next UK City of Culture in 2021, it has been announced.

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'Paisley has won through this process' organisers say despite defeat

Paisley has "won" despite not becoming the UK City of Culture 2021, according to organisers.

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Coventry named UK City of Culture for 2021

Coventry will be the next UK City of Culture in 2021, it has been announced.

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Two men deny murdering Vietnamese woman found dead in burning car

Two men have appeared in court to deny murdering a Vietnamese woman whose body was found in a burning car.

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Man faces jail for riding bike into couple

A 36-year-old man who rode his bicycle into a couple was warned he will be jailed after he admitted causing them grievous bodily harm.

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Work to start straight away in Coventry after winning UK City of Culture bid

Those backing Coventry's winning UK City of Culture bid said work will start straight away to deliver plans for an historic cultural programme in 2021.

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Weeping Chennai Six member flies home saying words cannot describe his feelings

The latest member of the Chennai Six has touched down on British soil, saying words could not describe how it felt after spending more than four years in an Indian jail.

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Councillor says sorry for Donald Trump deathwish post on Facebook

A local councillor has apologised for a Facebook post in which she hoped President Donald Trump would be "assassinated".

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Tail-wagging new leash of life for champion pet slimmer Alfie

A beagle who used to stop halfway up the stairs because he was too fat has been named as Britain's biggest loser in a pet slimming competition.

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Workers give up Christmas gift to help fund colleague's cancer treatment

Hundreds of staff at a car parts plant have given up their traditional Christmas gift from their employer to help pay for life-saving treatment for a colleague.

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'Trailblazing' jail has serious drug problem, inspectors find

A large men's jail selected among a group of "trailblazing" establishments in a Government shake-up has a "very serious" drug problem, an inspection report concludes.

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Virgin East Coast rail workers vote on strike action in pay row

Workers on Virgin's East Coast rail line will start voting this week on whether to go on strike in a dispute over pay and conditions.

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'Paisley has won through this process' organisers say despite defeat

Paisley has "won" despite not becoming the UK City of Culture 2021, according to organisers.

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Lottery funding for pilot scheme to help communities become more active

Millions of pounds of Lottery funding will be invested in a new pilot scheme to help those living in a select number of communities become more active, Sport England has announced.

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Reward offered after cable thieves cause disruption to Metro services

A £1,000 reward has been offered after thieves caused disruption on the Tyne and Wear Metro system by stealing cables.

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Body found in search for British man who fell into Amsterdam canal

Police searching for a missing British man who fell into an Amsterdam canal have found a body.

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Man who murdered love rival after ex texted him oral sex photo given 22 years

A career criminal who murdered his love rival after his ex-girlfriend texted him a photo of her performing oral sex on the other man will serve more than 22 years behind bars.

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Football fan arrested 'after pulling pants down at game'

A Sunderland fan whose team who have not won at home for almost a year was arrested after pulling his pants down at the Stadium of Light.

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