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Trampolines on rail tracks and plane in abortive landing as storm hits travel

Storm Doris has caused major disruption to the UK's transport network, with roads, flights and trains severely affected.

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'Room for improvement' in rail safety as Grayrigg derailment anniversary marked

There is "room for improvement" in rail safety despite it being 10 years since the last passenger death in a train crash, industry bosses have warned.

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Minute's silence to be held for victims of Didcot Power Station collapse

A minute's silence will be held to remember the four men who died in the Didcot Power Station collapse a year ago.

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Ministers must do more to limit impact of Heathrow's third runway, MPs say

The Government is still not doing enough to demonstrate it can mitigate the environmental impacts of a third runway at Heathrow, MPs have warned.

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Shoreham air disaster pre-inquest review postponed

A pre-inquest review due to take place next month into the Shoreham air disaster has been postponed, a coroner has decided.

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Storm Doris claims first victim as woman dies after being hit by flying debris

Storm Doris claimed its first victim after a woman died when she was hit by flying debris, and two others were left with serious head injuries in separate incidents.

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Lady Colin Campbell found guilty over three-car pile-up

Reality TV star Lady Colin Campbell has been found guilty of causing a three-car pile-up after pulling out into traffic on a dual carriageway.

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Topshop tragedy boy 'killed by queue barrier' during family trip

A 10-year-old boy who died after a queue barrier fell on his head in a Topshop store was shopping with his mother, siblings and grandmother, an inquest has heard.

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School chiefs must adjust amid funding pressures, warns ex-Ofsted chief

It is up to school leaders to tighten their belts under a squeeze on budgets, Sir Michael Wilshaw said, as he suggested there has been "largesse" in the education system over the last 20 years.

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Man cautioned over online threats to MPs

A 73-year-old man arrested over online threats made against MPs has been cautioned.

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Final safety report into Shoreham air disaster to be published next week

Air accident investigators are to publish their final safety report next week following the Shoreham air disaster which claimed 11 lives.

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Rare Hong Kong Plague gold medal fetches £24,780 at auction

A rare gold medal awarded by the Hong Kong authorities to military personnel and civilians who helped deal with a bubonic plague epidemic 123 years ago has fetched £24,780 at auction.

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Sajid Javid: Small firms facing business rate rises will be given extra help

Extra help for small companies facing business rate rises will be announced in the Budget on March 8, Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has announced.

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Restrictions lifted after alert over wartime bomb found in harbour

Restrictions have been lifted after a 500lb bomb discovered during dredging work for the Royal Navy's new aircraft carriers was towed to a safe location to be detonated.

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Passengers hit by delays during rail and Tube strikes

Rail and Tube passengers have suffered delays and disruption because of two separate strikes in rows over staffing.

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Study finds positive bias for homosexual jobseekers if women are hiring

Women are more likely to hire gay and lesbian job applicants over heterosexual candidates who are just as equally qualified, according to a British-led study.

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PM 'has full confidence in Communities Secretary' in business rates row

Theresa May has full confidence in Communities Secretary Sajid Javid, Downing Street said, as more Tory MPs waded into the row over business rates.

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Travel warning amid fresh strikes by rail and Tube workers in separate disputes

Rail and Tube workers are going on strike amid a fresh outbreak of industrial action in separate disputes which will cause travel misery to passengers.

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Gatwick passenger assistance staff to vote on strike action amid pay dispute

Workers at Gatwick airport who assist passengers with reduced mobility are to vote on whether to strike in a dispute over pay.

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Chef jumped from fourth floor balcony at Bangkok airport, inquest hears

A chef died after jumping from a fourth floor balcony at Bangkok airport where he had spent the past four days after becoming "severely anxious" at the start of a backpacking trip to the Far East.

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