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Hospital staff paying almost £90 a month for parking, study shows

Low-paid nurses and porters are being charged "extortionate" fees of almost £90 a month to use hospital car parks, a new study reveals.

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Ed Sheeran meets terminally ill fan, six, backstage

Ed Sheeran has granted a dying boy's wish by meeting him backstage before a gig.

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Thieves steal phone and bank cards from man suffering stroke

Two "despicable" thieves posed as good Samaritans and stole from a man as he suffered a stroke in the street.

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Help! Beatles inspiration Strawberry Field needs donations to open to public

The children's home that inspired the Beatles hit Strawberry Fields Forever is appealing for help so it can open its doors to the public for the first time.

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Man, 95, spared jail over attempted mercy killing of 88-year-old wife

A 95-year-old man who bludgeoned his wife of 65 years with a lump hammer in an attempted mercy killing has been spared jail.

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Family in tribute to 'wonderful' ex-Navy officer run down with own car

An ex-Royal Navy officer killed trying to stop thieves stealing his car was a "wonderful husband, brother and son", his family have said.

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Virgin Trains and France's SNCF to jointly bid for HS2 franchise

Virgin Trains and French rail operator SNCF will jointly bid to run high-speed trains on the HS2 network.

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Minister hints of new probe into jailed Cammell Laird shipyard workers

A fresh probe could take place into the case of a group of shipyard workers who were jailed in the 1980s for protesting against job losses, a justice minister has hinted.

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Trudy Harrison makes maiden speech days before seeking re-election

Parliament's newest MP has broken her silence in the Commons, just days before she will seek re-election at the snap General Election.

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Labour pledges pay rise for 'undervalued' NHS staff

NHS workers who have been "undervalued, overworked and underpaid" by the Conservative Government will get a pay rise if Labour wins the election, the shadow health secretary will announce.

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Selfie queen Karen Danczuk in bid to be selected as Labour candidate

Selfie queen Karen Danczuk has said she wants to be a "voice of the people" as she launched a bid to stand for Parliament.

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Viewers 'heartbroken' by TV drama about shooting of schoolboy Rhys Jones

Viewers were left "sobbing" and "heartbroken" after watching a TV dramatisation of the murder of schoolboy Rhys Jones.

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Wife of man run down by his own car 'screamed his name' as he lay dying

The wife of an ex-Royal Navy officer screamed his name and desperately called for help as he lay dying in the street after being run over by car thieves, a neighbour said.

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Virgin Trains strike suspended after progress in talks with union

A planned 48-hour strike on Virgin Trains East Coast has been suspended following progress in talks.

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Marathon runner carried across finish line jokes 'I feel like a slight fraud'

The runner who was carried across the London Marathon finish line has joked that he feels like a "slight fraud" and that he should give a piece of his medal to the Good Samaritan who helped him.

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Merseyrail dispute continues as talks collapse

Talks aimed at resolving a dispute over the role of guards on Merseyrail have "collapsed", threatening more strikes.

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Cast of Rhys Jones murder drama faced 'an awful lot of responsibility'

The actress who plays the mother of murdered schoolboy Rhys Jones in a TV dramatisation has told of the "responsibility" she felt in taking on the role.

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Labour seeks to create four patron saints' day bank holidays

A Labour government will seek to create four new UK-wide bank holidays on the patron saint's day of each of the home nations, Jeremy Corbyn has announced.

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Pregnant woman recovers after bleach attack

A pregnant woman is recovering after she had bleach thrown in her eyes, police said.

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'Criminal fraternity' urged to help in hunt for burglars who killed man

A manhunt is under way after a former Royal Navy officer was killed by burglars who ran him over in his own car.

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