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Michael Kors buying Jimmy Choo in £896m deal

Luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo is to be acquired by US fashion brand Michael Kors in an £896 million deal.

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Fox plays down chicken debate during US visit to discuss post-Brexit trade links

Decisions on whether to allow chlorine-washed chicken to be sold to British consumers would be taken at the “very end stage” of a potential US-UK free trade deal, Liam Fox said as he condemned media “obsession” with the subject.

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‘Deluge’ of drugs fuelled violence at men’s prison, chief inspector warns

A “deluge” of drugs has fuelled violence, debt and self-harm at a men’s jail, the chief inspector of prisons has warned.

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Youths arrested after vandals target Downton Abbey train carriages

Two 17-year-olds have been arrested after a set of antique train carriages that featured in the Downton Abbey TV series were vandalised.

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Six fatal police shootings in 2016/17 highest annual total for 13 years

The number of fatal police shootings in England and Wales has reached the highest level for more than a decade, new figures show.

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Shooting escaped wolf ‘a last resort’, says wildlife park

A wolf has been shot dead after it escaped from a wildlife park.

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Archaeologists find Pictish remains at Moray fort

New Pictish remains have been discovered at a fort thought to have been largely destroyed by a 19th-century development.

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Sir Keir Starmer ‘could face conflict of interest’ over law firm adviser reports

Labour’s shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer could face a possible conflict of interest following reports he may take up a role as adviser to a leading law firm, a Tory MP has said.

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Q&A: What we know about the Charlie Gard case

The parents of Charlie Gard have ended their court action as they tried to take their terminally ill son to the United States for treatment.

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Rail experts probing commuter train explosions

Investigators are looking into the cause of a series of explosions on commuter trains.

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Boris Johnson: Public wants end to ‘political kerfuffle’

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said the general election “did not evolve entirely in the way the Government had hoped”, as he dismissed speculation about a leadership bid.

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Half of children getting foodbank supplies aged five-11, says Trust

Half of children getting foodbank supplies aged five-11, says Trust

Half of children receiving supplies from foodbanks are aged between five and 11, new research has revealed.

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Highway Code’s stopping distances woefully short, warn safety campaigners

Stopping distances in the Highway Code are woefully short because they underestimate drivers’ thinking time, road safety campaigners claimed.

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Labour: Holiday childcare costs up by 51% since 2010

The cost of holiday childcare has risen by more than 50% across Britain since 2010, Labour has said.

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Leaseholds on new-build houses could be banned in bid to end ‘unjust’ practices

Leaseholds on new-build houses could be banned under Government proposals to cut out abuses of the system.

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Older dog walkers more active than non-owners, even in the rain

Dog walking could be key to keeping older people more active, a new study has confirmed.

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Hospitals watchdog says NHS can improve care ‘without more money’

England’s top hospital inspector has called for the transformation of emergency care, insisting that reforming the health service is not just about more funding.

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Charlie Gard’s parents ‘to spend last precious moments’ with terminally ill boy

Charlie Gard’s parents are spending their “last precious moments” with the terminally ill little boy after abandoning attempts to persuade a judge to let him travel to America for experimental therapy.

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Father of missing Corrie McKeague ‘blocks police-search landfill site’

The father of missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague is reported to have blocked the entrance to a landfill site where police were searching for his son.

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Charlie Gard’s parents abandon legal fight after reaching ‘point of no return’

Charlie Gard’s parents have abandoned a legal fight over treatment for their terminally-ill baby son after concluding that he had deteriorated to the “point of no return”.

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