The M6 is closed in both directions between two junctions amid reports of a suspicious vehicle at a service station.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of endangering an aircraft after a plane was escorted to the ground by fighter jets.
A female zoo worker has been seriously injured in a tiger attack at an animal park in Cumbria, police have confirmed.
Sky News has been told how Woolwich murder suspect Michael Adebowale spent up to an hour "staring into the sky" on the morning of the attack on Lee Rigby.
In an emotional news conference, the family of the murdered soldier Drummer Lee Rigby have paid a tearful tribute to their "hero".
Police are warning an 86-year-old cheesemaker she may face legal action if she supplies Gloucester's famous annual cheese-rolling event.
Leading characters in TV soaps are promoting unhealthy lifestyles with too much drinking, a poor diet and an almost total lack of exercise, according to an academic study.
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The Co-operative Bank says it will stop lending to new corporate customers as it seeks to repair a major hole in its finances.
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