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Brownhills stabbing: Victim named as Mylee Billingham

Brownhills stabbing: Victim named as Mylee Billingham

Image copyright Family handout Image caption Mylee Billingham died in hospital shortly after being found seriously injured An eight-year-old girl who was stabbed to death has been named as Mylee Billingham. West Midlands Police said she died in hospital shortly after being found seriously injured in Valley View in Brownhills, near Walsall, at 21:15 GMT […]

Snow, ice and flooding affecting the UK

Snow, ice and flooding affecting the UK

Image copyright PA Image caption A car navigates snowy conditions near Fleet Moss in the Yorkshire Dales National Park Wintry conditions are affecting large parts of the UK, with snow and ice and heavy rain from northern Scotland to the southern counties of England. Met Office yellow “be aware” warnings are in place for Scotland, […]

Dad’s tribute to six-month-old girl killed in Gellilydan crash

Dad’s tribute to six-month-old girl killed in Gellilydan crash

Image copyright Luke Ginniver Image caption Luke Ginniver said his daughter Mili Wyn “could melt a million hearts” The father of a six-month-old girl who died in a car crash has paid tribute to his “smiling bundle of joy”. Mili Wyn Ginniver and her aunt Anna Williams, 22, died after their car hit a lorry […]

Brownhills stabbing: Man arrested after girl, 8, killed

Brownhills stabbing: Man arrested after girl, 8, killed

Image caption Police were called to an address in Brownhills on Saturday night A man has been arrested after an eight-year-old girl was stabbed to death. The child was found at an address in Valley View in Brownhills, near Walsall, with serious injuries, at 21:15 GMT on Saturday. She died in hospital a short time […]

Climbers rescued from snow-covered ridge

Climbers rescued from snow-covered ridge

Media captionThe climbers were winched to safety by a Coastguard helicopter Two climbers were airlifted to safety after being discovered in a “precarious position” on a mountain ridge. The pair had survived a night without shelter in sub-zero temperatures after becoming stuck at 3,000 ft at Bidean Nam Bain in Glencoe. Blizzard conditions prevented a […]

Government introduces new product safety office

Government introduces new product safety office

Image copyright LFB Image caption A faulty tumble dryer is believed to have caused a fire in a seventh floor flat in Shepherd’s Bush The government is creating a new Office for Product Safety and Standards to help manage large-scale product recalls and identify risks to consumers. It comes after several fires, including Grenfell Tower, […]

‘Ice Maiden’ team celebrates Antarctica ski record

‘Ice Maiden’ team celebrates Antarctica ski record

Image copyright British Army Image caption The team took 62 days to complete the challenge Six women from the British Army have become the largest all-female group to ski coast-to-coast across Antarctica. The Ice Maiden team began the 1,000-mile expedition on 20 November – each pulling an 80kg sledge behind them. After 62 days on […]

Mary Lou McDonald set to be new Sinn Féin president

Mary Lou McDonald set to be new Sinn Féin president

Image caption Mary Lou McDonald was confirmed as the nominee for Sinn Féin president on Saturday Mary Lou McDonald has been confirmed as the only candidate nominated to replace Gerry Adams as Sinn Féin president. Mr Adams has led the party since 1983. He announced his intention to stand down in November 2017. Sinn Féin’s […]

Ed Sheeran announces engagement

Ed Sheeran announces engagement

Image copyright PA Ed Sheeran has announced he’s engaged to his long-time girlfriend Cherry Seaborn. Posting on Instagram he said they are both “very happy and in love”, joking that their cats are happy for them too. The couple met in school although they only got together in 2015, spending most of 2016 travelling the […]

‘Ice Maiden’ team completes Antarctica ski record

‘Ice Maiden’ team completes Antarctica ski record

Image copyright British Army Image caption The Ice Maidens crossed Antarctica after 62 days on the ice Six women from the British Army have become the largest all-female group to ski coast-to-coast across Antarctica. The Ice Maiden team began the 1,000-mile expedition on 20 November – each pulling an 80kg sledge behind them. After 62 […]

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