Regional

Regional

Heroic driver died saving Alps passengers by ramming coach into mountainside

A heroic bus driver died in a "complete inferno" after deciding to drive straight into boulders on a narrow mountain road to try to save his passengers, an inquest heard.

Regional

Seven summonsed over detention centre 'abuse' with others under investigation

The detective leading one of the country's biggest inquiries into historical sexual and physical abuse was "very confident" more former staff members of a detention centre will be prosecuted for allegedly preying on teenage inmates.

Regional

Newcastle parks to be run by charitable trust in leading move by city council

Newcastle is to hand over the running of local public parks to a charitable trust, in a first for a major local authority as councils face an ongoing spending squeeze.

Regional

High violence levels and severe drug problems recorded at training jail for men

The prisons watchdog has flagged up high levels of violence and severe drug problems at a large men's training jail.

Regional

Queensferry Crossing death 'seemed like a freak accident', inquiry hears

A construction worker fatally injured on the new Queensferry Crossing may have died as a result of a "freak accident", a probe has heard.

Regional

Bridge construction worker recalls helping fatally injured colleague

A construction worker has told how he rushed to help a colleague who was fatally injured while working on the new Queensferry Crossing.

Regional

Addicts selling heroin to feed habit will not be prosecuted - police chief

Drug addicts who sell heroin to other users will not face prosecution under a new scheme, a police chief has said.

Regional

Mother devastated after money raised for charity stolen from home

A mother has been left devastated after thieves broke into her home and stole money raised for a charity which supports her 10-month-old daughter.

Regional

Police criticised as Daryll Rowe continued to spread HIV while on bail

Police have come under fire over claims they put gay men in danger when they released a hairdresser on bail, allowing him to continue a campaign to deliberately infect his lovers with HIV.

Regional

Toddler's fatal head injury 'more likely due to being swung against fireplace'

A head injury which killed a toddler almost 50 years ago was more likely to have been caused by him being swung against a fireplace than him falling out of bed, a paediatrician has told a murder trial.

Regional

Stepfather on 1968 murder charge 'tried to give toddler kiss of life', jury told

A stepfather accused of murdering a toddler almost 50 years ago tried to give the little boy the kiss of life, a jury has been told.

Regional

Hairdresser guilty of trying to infect men with HIV is a sociopath, victim says

One of the men who a hairdresser deliberately tried to infect with HIV - along with nine other male lovers - has branded him a "sociopath whose actions were grotesque".

Regional

Hairdresser guilty of trying to infect men with HIV is a sociopath, victim says

One of the men who a hairdresser deliberately tried to infect with HIV - along with nine other male lovers - has branded him a "sociopath whose actions were grotesque".

Regional

Army 'deeply regrets' death of soldier during live-firing exercise

The Army has said it "deeply regrets" the death of a young soldier who was shot during a live-firing exercise, following the publication of an official report.

Regional

Stepfather lay on top of me in bed, toddler's sister tells murder trial

The sister of a toddler allegedly murdered by their stepfather when he swung the boy's head into a fireplace tearfully described the violence she said she also suffered 50 years ago.

Regional

Calls for Greggs boycott after Nativity scene Jesus replaced with sausage roll

Greggs the bakers has apologised for placing a sausage roll in the Nativity scene to advertise its Advent calendar.

Regional

Woman admits owning dangerous dog which attacked children in playground

A woman has admitted owning a dangerous dog that attacked 12 children in a park.

Regional

Martin Luther King statue unveiled at Newcastle University

A statue of Martin Luther King has been unveiled at Newcastle University by a friend of his that joined the civil rights leader on a visit to the city 50 years ago.

Regional

Handful of affordable new homes can transform rural communities - study

Building just a few affordable homes for young families in rural areas could halt the cycle of decline in England's small towns and villages, according to a new study.

Regional

Bolton Wanderers probe alleged pub brawl involving Gary Madine

Bolton Wanderers are investigating an alleged pub brawl involving striker Gary Madine.

Regional
Load more