Fire crews battling blaze at Southend Airport aircraft hangar

Firefighters are tackling an aircraft hangar blaze at Southend Airport.

The number of EU citizens working in the UK has hit a new record high (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Record number of EU citizens working in UK

The number of EU citizens working in the UK has hit a new record high, official figures show.

Big Ben's famous bongs will be silenced for four years from next week (Yui Mok/PA)

Parliament to consider ding-dong over Big Ben bong ban

Parliament will review plans to silence Big Ben for four years during renovation work after Theresa May joined the growing backlash against the move.

(Anthony Devlin/PA)

Obama’s response to Charlottesville becomes most-liked tweet ever

A post by Barack Obama responding to the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville has become the most-liked tweet in history.

Nestle's Walnut Whip dates from 1910 (Tom White/PA)

Nestle launches nut-free Walnut Whip range – and Twitter goes nutty

Nestle is launching a nut-free range of its classic Walnut Whip in a move that has angered some chocolate lovers.

Avoiding check points or any other physical infrastructure on the Irish border is the UK Government's number one priority when negotiating post-Brexit arrangements ( Brian Lawless/PA)

No physical changes to Irish border arrangements proposed after Brexit

The Government will argue against any new technological or physical monitoring on the Irish border in Brexit talks over the future of its only land frontier with the EU.

(Joe Giddens/PA)

Two men arrested after woman’s body found in burning car

Police have arrested two men on suspicion of murder after a woman’s body was found in a burning car.

Employment climbed by 0.3% to a record 75.1% in June (Philip Toscano/PA)

Employment boost and pay growth ease pressure on households

Employment has reached an all-time high and pay growth picked up pace, easing the pressure on cash-strapped households confronted by higher inflation.

(Stefan Rousseau/PA)

May slams Trump for failing to condemn far-right after Charlottesville violence

Theresa May has criticised Donald Trump for not singling out white supremacists for criticism following deadly unrest in Virginia, insisting there is “no equivalence” between fascists and their opponents.

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds (Brian Lawless/PA)

Manchester Arena to open doors for first time since terror attack

The Manchester Arena will reopen for the first time since the terror attack with a benefit concert to honour those killed in the bombing.

(Steve Parsons/PA)

PM says HMS Queen Elizabeth gives ‘clear signal’ of UK’s role on world stage

The UK’s new £3 billion aircraft carrier is a clear signal the country will remain a fully engaged global power, Theresa May said, as the ship arrived in Portsmouth.

(Justin Tallis/PA)

Charles and William attend Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Prince of Wales and the Duke of Cambridge are to attend the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

Forensics at the scene of a robbery at Boodles in Knightsbridge, London (Lauren Hurley/PA)

Luxury jewellery store robbed by gang on motor scooters

A luxury jewellery store on one of London’s most prestigious streets has been targeted by robbers on motor scooters who used hammers to smash through counter displays.

(Nick Potts/PA)

Dame Laura Davies to compete in European Senior Tour event

Dame Laura Davies will make history as the first woman to compete in a European Senior Tour event in next year’s Shipco Masters in Denmark.

(Lauren Hurley/PA)

Three sought over clashes following death of man after police chase

Police have released photos of three people they want to trace after violent clashes and criminal damage on the streets of London.

Antonio Reyes-Minana was jailed after infecting former partners with HIV (PA)

Man jailed after infecting former partners with HIV

A man has been jailed for infecting two former lovers with HIV after keeping quiet about having the virus.


Suspect’s brother arrested in model kidnap probe

Police investigating the alleged kidnapping of a British model in Italy have arrested the brother of the chief suspect in the West Midlands.

(Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport)

Gylfi Sigurdsson passes Everton medical and is on verge of completing move

Gylfi Sigurdsson is on the verge of completing his highly anticipated move from Swansea to Everton.

(Aaron Chown/PA)

Birmingham bin collections to resume as union suspends action in jobs row

Bin collection will return to normal in Birmingham after progress was made in a long-running dispute involving refuse collection workers, conciliation service Acas said.

(Danny Lawson/PA)

Homeless ‘hero’ in court over stolen bank card on night of Manchester attack

A man hailed as a “homeless hero” after the Manchester Arena bombing has appeared in court accused of stealing from two of the victims of the attack.

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