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Prince Harry ‘wanted out’ of Royal Family

Image copyright Getty Images Prince Harry was once so disillusioned with being part of the Royal Family that he decided he “wanted out”. Having considered giving up his title, he finally decided he should remain and “work out a role for myself”. Speaking to the Mail on Sunday, the prince ...

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Archbishop tells PM to ‘draw the poison from Brexit’

Image copyright PA Image caption The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby urged Mrs May to set up a cross-party commission The Archbishop of Canterbury has urged the Prime Minister to set up a cross-party commission to “draw much of the poison” from Brexit negotiations. Writing in the Mail on Sunday, ...

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Extra security for ‘Europe’s largest Eid party’ in Birmingham

Image caption Numbers of people attending the Eid event in Small Heath Park have increased each year Armed officers and extra patrols are expected at what is billed as Europe’s largest end of Ramadan party. Organisers expect up to 100,000 people at Birmingham’s Small Heath Park on Sunday for Eid ...

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Scheme to limit commercial bins on city streets launched

Image copyright Google Image caption West Nile Street is one of eight areas which will be included in the scheme A scheme to limit the amount of time commercial waste bins are left on the street is being launched in Glasgow. Containers found on streets and lanes in eight areas ...

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Growing up with cancer

Every day in the UK seven teenagers find out they have cancer. At the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow, the Teenage Cancer Trust has set up a specially-designed “teen-only” unit. The unit brings together young people from all over Scotland who are dealing with cancer, so they don’t have ...

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Millennial magic

Image copyright Getty Images Jeremy Corbyn continued his drive to appeal to young people with a visit to Glastonbury this weekend. But how can politicians get more young people to support them at the ballot box? Turnout amongst 18-24 year olds rose from 43% in 2015 to 54% in the ...

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Cash for sick child’s treatment stolen

Image caption Dawson Willcock was diagnosed with the rare cancer in January and so far none of the chemotherapy treatments have been successful Cash donated for a 21-month-old child’s cancer treatment has been stolen. Dawson Willcock was diagnosed with hepatoblastoma, a rare form of liver cancer, in January but chemotherapy ...

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Foo Fighters finally headline Glastonbury

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The band broke the Pyramid Stage’s midnight curfew Foo Fighters have finally stepped onto Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage, two years after they were forced to pull out of the festival. Days before their headline performance in 2015, Dave Grohl fell off stage and broke his leg ...

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PSNI seize drugs and alcohol from teens

Image copyright Twitter Image caption Some of the items collected as part of Operation Snapper The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has appealed to parents after they seized a haul of drugs and alcohol from young people in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon on Friday. About 250 items were collected ...

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Terry Wogan’s statue unveiled in Irish home town

Image copyright Alan Place Image caption The sculpture has been erected at Harvey’s Quay in Limerick, on the banks of the Shannon A statue of the late BBC broadcaster, Sir Terry Wogan, has been unveiled in his native Limerick in the Republic of Ireland. Sir Terry died 18 months ago ...

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Bethnal Green fire: Building evacuated as flames spread

Image copyright Roy Cuthbert Image caption Fifty eight firefighters are fighting the blaze in Bethnal Green Residents of a block of flats in east London have been evacuated from the building because of a fire. One person has been treated for the effects of breathing in smoke at the four-storey ...

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Missing priest found dead on beach

Image copyright Google/CatholicChurch Image caption Father Vazhachira was last seen near St John Church A priest who went missing from a church in Edinburgh last week has been found dead on a beach in East Lothian. Father Martin Xavier Vazhachira was last seen at St John The Baptist Roman Catholic ...

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