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Ex-Ukip MP charged with submitting false signatures gives evidence

A former Ukip MP accused of misleading elderly constituents into signing electoral forms has said he always made it clear what the documents were.

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Cambridge student died accidentally after taking legal high, inquest concludes

A Cambridge University student who took an LSD-based legal high then fell to his death from a college stairwell died accidentally, an inquest concluded.

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World's longest surviving heart transplant patient celebrates 35 years

A woman who is believed to be the world's longest surviving heart transplant patient is celebrating 35 years since her life-saving operation.

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Modest physical activity for elderly 'beneficial to heart health'

Even modest levels of exercise can help stave off heart attacks and strokes among the elderly, new research suggests.

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Cambridge student who took legal high 'seemed confused' before fatal plunge

A Cambridge University student who took a legal high with his girlfriend and then fell to his death had appeared confused after taking the drug and said "this is so strange, is this real?", an inquest heard.

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'Tragic' Amy died after taking party drug at festival, inquest told

A "beautiful and intelligent" young woman died after taking MDMA at a music festival in a tragic accident, an inquest heard.

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Girls from single-sex schools more confident to call out harassment, says head

Women who have attended single-sex schools are likely to have the confidence to "call out" harassment, a leading headmistress has suggested.

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Toddler's fatal head injury 'consistent with him being swung against fireplace'

Injuries suffered by a toddler almost 50 years ago were consistent with him being swung against a fireplace, a neurosurgeon has told a murder trial.

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Government accused of failing to raise 'hacker' case with US amid suicide fears

Theresa May has been accused of failing to ask Donald Trump to halt extradition action against alleged computer hacker Lauri Love as MPs raised concerns he would be at high risk of suicide.

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Teenagers clung to train underneath cables and waved at passengers, court told

Two teenagers waved to passengers on a rail platform as they clung on to a train underneath overhead electricity cables, a court heard.

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Striking metal peacock feathers among Cambridge University photo contest entries

Metal peacock feathers and a "nano man" are among the striking images entered into the Cambridge University engineering department's 13th annual photo competition.

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Woman taken to hospital after world's largest aircraft comes loose from moorings

One woman was taken to hospital after the world's largest aircraft, Airlander 10, came loose from its moorings causing its hull to rip and deflate.

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Royal Navy destroy wartime bomb left 'dangerously close' to North Sea gas pipe

A Royal Navy minehunter has destroyed a 500lb wartime bomb which was dredged up by a fishing boat and then dropped "dangerously close" to a major North Sea gas pipeline.

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Conservatives gain council seat from Labour in latest local by-elections

The Tories defeated Labour to gain a council seat in the latest local by-elections.

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Tories risk being seen as party of nostalgia and privilege, policy chief warns

The head of Theresa May's policy forum has warned her the Conservatives risk being seen as "a narrow party of nostalgia, hard Brexit, public sector austerity and lazy privilege".

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Firefighter tells how he feared he would die during King's Cross blaze

A firefighter has recalled how he feared for his life during the King's Cross Underground station blaze 30 years ago.

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BT and Huawei join forces to establish research group at Cambridge University

Telecoms giants BT and Huawei have launched a five-year initiative to establish a joint research and collaboration group at the University of Cambridge.

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Man raised arm before being beaten to death with plasterer's whisk, court told

A young man raised his arm as if he was "about to strike" moments before he was beaten to death with a plasterer's whisk during a brawl at an M25 service station, jurors heard.

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Thoughts with victims of ex-boyfriend's nightclub acid attack, says Towie star

Towie star Ferne McCann has expressed her sympathy for the victims of her ex-boyfriend after he was found guilty of an acid attack in a packed nightclub.

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Jail inmate charged with attempted murder of two prison officers

An inmate in a jail has appeared in court charged with the attempted murder of two male prison officers.

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