Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has condemned the "miserable disruption" inflicted on Londoners by Extinction Rebellion - telling demonstrators to protest lawfully or go home.
A senior police officer has expressed his concern at "a new breed of terrorists coming through the ranks" following the murder of journalist Lyra McKee.
The family of a pensioner shot with a crossbow and now fighting for his life say they cannot think of anybody who would want to harm him.
Police officers were attacked by revellers after a house party "got out of hand" in Manchester.
Footballers who boycotted social media for 24 hours in a protest against racism have received further abuse online for taking part in the campaign.
Conservative councillors in Derbyshire have voted to go on "strike" and not help candidates campaign in the upcoming European elections, in an extraordinary show of local defiance to the national party.
The Met Office has confirmed that today is the warmest day of the year so far - with temperatures reaching 25.5C (78F) in Hampshire.
A search is taking place for a man thought to have gone missing in the River Tyne in Newcastle.
A rapist has been jailed after being pictured in a screenshot by the victim's boyfriend, who witnessed the start of the horrifying attack in a FaceTime call.
Julian Assange was always respectful but went through "hell" in the Ecuadorian embassy as officials tried to "break him down", according to a former senior diplomat.