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Henry Hicks death: PCs could face dismissal over moped crash death

Four Met police officers face possible dismissal after a jury found an 18-year-old man died when his moped crashed during a police pursuit. Henry Hicks, 18, was trying to flee from police in two unmarked cars when he died, an … Continue reading

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Euro 2016: Chris Gunter defends Wales over England v Iceland celebration

Media playback is not supported on this device Wales defender Chris Gunter has defended the squad after a video appeared to show players celebrating Iceland’s Euro 2016 win over England. England’s second-round exit means Wales, who face Belgium in the … Continue reading

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House Republicans blast Clinton in long-awaited Benghazi report

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pauses as she speaks at a campaign rally in Cleveland, Ohio June 13, 2016. Reuters/Aaron Josefczyk Congressional Republicans on Tuesday accused the Obama administration and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of failing to … Continue reading

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Supreme Court rejects two new abortion cases

An anti-abortion protester demonstrates outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on the first day of the court’s new term in Washington, October 5, 2015. Reuters/Jonathan Ernst The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday let stand lower court rulings that blocked restrictions … Continue reading

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Hands on with India's £3 smartphone

Getting your hands on the world’s “cheapest smartphone” is not easy. Freedom 251 is an Android phone advertised by the Indian company Ringing Bells at 251 rupees (£2.77). In the hand, it feels somewhat like Apple’s iPhone 5. And, surprisingly … Continue reading

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Alice Gross murder suspect Arnis Zalkalns not checked

Police did not check the record of a foreign murderer, who is believed to have gone on to kill schoolgirl Alice Gross, because they were unaware how to do so, an inquest has heard. Arnis Zalkalns was held in 2009 … Continue reading

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Toddler narrowly avoids injury in M&D's Tsunami crash

A mother has spoken of her horror at watching a rollercoaster crash to the ground – just two feet away from her toddler son. Amy Thomas, from Shotts, said debris from the Tsunami ride narrowly avoided hitting three-year-old Dylan. He … Continue reading

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AI fighter pilot wins in combat simulation

An artificially intelligent fighter pilot system has defeated two attacking jets in a combat simulation. The AI, known as Alpha, used four virtual jets to successfully defend a coastline against two attacking aircraft – and did not suffer any losses. … Continue reading

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Strictly Come Dancing: New professionals join line-up

Three new performers will join Strictly Come Dancing’s line-up of professional dancers when the BBC One ratings winner returns in the autumn. Russia’s Katya Jones, Spain’s Gorka Marquez and Ukraine’s Oksana Platero said they felt “privileged”, “excited” and “fortunate” to … Continue reading

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Girl thought Max Clifford would kill her, court told

A teenager feared former celebrity publicist Max Clifford was “going to kill her” when he forced her to perform a sex act on him, a court has heard. The alleged victim, now married with children, told Southwark Crown Court he … Continue reading

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