The M6 was closed by police in both directions amid reports of a suspicious van with a bomb on board.
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.
A man who stabbed his wife to death as she prepared for a weekend break with her new lover has been jailed for life for murder.
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".
The dramatic moment police shot the two Woolwich terror suspects has been caught on video.
A man who went on a hit-and-run rampage in Cardiff has admitted the manslaughter of a woman.
A British Airways plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport as eyewitnesses reported seeing the aircraft "on fire" flying over central London.
An arrest warrant has been issued in the US for a rapper owing thousands of dollars who is believed to have faked his own death.
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