• 16 July 2018 Image copyright @MPSCannHall Image caption The Wanstead Flats blaze was so extensive it can be defined as a wildfire, firefighters said Firefighters in London have issued an urgent safety warning and said they are "praying for rain" after a large grass fire in east London.More than 220 firefighters attended the blaze on Wanstead Flats in Redbridge on Sunday.London Fire Brigade (LFB)...

  • 16 July 2018 Image copyright Daughters' Rights campaign Image caption (L-R) Lady Eliza Dundas, Sarah Long, Lady Willa Franks, Tanya Field and Hatta Byng are involved in the case Five daughters of hereditary peers are to challenge a law that stops them from being elected to the House of Lords.They are taking the government to the European Court of Human Rights in a bid to end the system of male...

  • 16 July 2018 Image copyright Alamy The number of people moving to the UK from EU countries was the lowest it has been for nearly four years in 2017. But there was a rise in those coming from outside the EU, the Office for National Statistics said, with net migration the highest since 2011.Overall net migration, the difference between the number of people coming to live in the UK for at least 12...

  • 16 July 2018 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRichard Bacon, who was diagnosed with ADHD aged 42, was taken ill with suspected pneumonia earlier this monthTelevision and radio presenter Richard Bacon is out of a medically induced coma.The 42-year-old, who lives in Los Angeles, was taken ill on a flight from the US to Britain earlier this month with suspected...

  • 16 July 2018 comments Related TopicsFarnborough Airshow Image copyright Reuters A model of the UK's planned new fighter jet, the Tempest, has been unveiled at the Farnborough Air Show. The UK's Defence Secretary, Gavin Williamson, said the jet could be used with either pilots or as a drone. The craft will eventually replace the existing Typhoon fighter jet. It will be developed and built by BAE...

  • 16 July 2018 Image copyright Harry Uzoka Image caption Harry Uzoka died outside his home in Shepherd's Bush A male model was knifed to death by another model who was "not as successful" as him in a row over a girl, a court has heard.Harry Uzoka, 25, died on the pavement outside his home in Shepherd's Bush, west London, after he was stabbed.The killing was the result of an argument between the...

  • 16 July 2018 The christening of Prince Louis has been marked by the release of a set of family photographs.The four images were taken by celebrity photographer Matt Holyoak following the baptism in The Chapel Royal at St James's Palace."Everyone was so relaxed and in such good spirits, it was an absolute pleasure," Mr Holyoak said.The photos were taken in the morning room and garden of Clarence...

  • 16 July 2018 Related TopicsThailand cave rescue Image caption Vern Unsworth (R) helped bring top international cave rescuers to the mission, including Rob Harper (L) A British cave diver who helped rescue 12 Thai boys from deep within a cave has said he is considering suing tech entrepreneur Elon Musk.In now-deleted tweets, Mr Musk had called Vern Unsworth a "pedo guy" after the cave expert...

  • 16 July 2018 Related TopicsGrenfell Tower Inquiry Image caption Marcio Gomes escaped the fire with his wife, Andreia, and two daughters - but his unborn baby died A fire station manager advised a Grenfell Tower resident to go back and get his children, despite fearing he "probably would not survive".Jason Oliff said it was an "impossible decision" with "no right or wrong answer", the Grenfell...

  • 16 July 2018 Related TopicsBrexit Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May denies Brexit deal is 'dead in the water'Theresa May has been accused of "caving in" to Conservative Brexiteers after agreeing to their changes to a key piece of legislation.Critics said accepting the amendments to the Customs Bill meant the prime minister's recently announced trade proposals...

  • 15 July 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Debenhams has said its cash position is "healthy" after reports some insurers have reduced cover for its suppliers.The Sunday Times said the retailer was facing "a cash crunch" because some credit insurers had tightened their terms for Debenhams suppliers.The department store said its relationship with credit insurers was "constructive" and all were...

  • 15 July 2018 Image caption The man was taken to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff A man was injured when a pony bolted free from a pen at a county show and hit him.Eyewitness Mike Hughes said a girl fell off the pony before it ran into the pedestrian area at the Bridgend County Show.The Welsh Ambulance Service confirmed paramedics were called to the show just after 12:20 BST.The man...

  • 15 July 2018 Image copyright Family handout Image caption Sean Cox was assaulted before a football match A Liverpool fan who was attacked before the team's Champions League semi-final has "regained consciousness", it has been reported.Sean Cox, from Ireland, suffered head wounds before the game with Roma at Anfield in April.Two Italian men have been charged with violent disorder.Mr Cox's...

  • 15 July 2018 Image copyright @MPSCannHall Image caption London Fire Brigade sent 40 fire engines to the blaze More than 225 firefighters have been tackling a large grass fire in east London, which has led to huge plumes of smoke being seen across the capital.London Fire Brigade sent 40 fire engines to the blaze, on Wanstead Flats near Stratford, just after 16:00 BST after receiving more than 110...

  • 15 July 2018 Image copyright Met Police Image caption Luc Blieck is described as white and 5ft 11in tall Police are searching for a man they say is a "vulnerable" Belgian tourist who has gone missing on a sightseeing trip to London.Luc Blieck, 57, who has learning disabilities and does not speak English, got separated from a group near Big Ben at 15:30 BST on Friday.Officers said Mr Blieck, who...

  • 15 July 2018 Related TopicsAmesbury Novichok poisoning Image caption Matthew Rowley, whose brother Charlie was poisoned, says he found the Novichok in a perfume bottle The nerve agent that poisoned two people in Amesbury was contained in a perfume bottle, the brother of one of the victims has said.Matthew Rowley said his brother Charlie, who is seriously ill in hospital, told him he had picked...

  • 15 July 2018 Image copyright family picture Image caption Gina Ingles, 34, Milo Ingles, four, and Toby Jarrett, 26 A man has been arrested in connection with a house fire that killed a woman and her four-year-old son.Gina Ingles, 34, and Milo, four, were found in Croxden Way, Eastbourne, a day after Tuesday's blaze.Detectives said a 47-year-old man from Eastbourne was arrested on Sunday morning...

  • 15 July 2018 Related TopicsTrump UK visit Image copyright Getty Images Donald Trump has left Scotland, after spending two nights at his Turnberry resort. His presidential motorcade was seen leaving the hotel on the Ayrshire coast on Sunday afternoon, heading towards Prestwick Airport. On the runway he boarded Air Force One with his wife, Melania, and the plane took off at 16:12. He is due to...

  • 15 July 2018 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May reveals the advice President Trump gave her over BrexitDonald Trump told Theresa May she should sue the EU rather than negotiate over Brexit, she has told the BBC.The US president said on Friday at a joint news conference he had given Mrs May a suggestion - but she had found it too "brutal".Asked by the BBC's...

  • 14 July 2018 Image copyright PA Image caption Passengers are being advised to check websites for revised timetables Train passengers have been warned to expect disruption on Sunday due to staff shortages caused by hot weather and the World Cup Final.Great Western Railway (GWR) warned a "significant number" of its trains would be without crew.Northern, which will operate an amended timetable,...