Clifford launches sentence appeal

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Max Clifford was convicted of eight counts of indecent assault carried out between 1977 and 1984

5:51pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Disgraced PR guru Max Clifford has launched an appeal against his eight-year prison sentence for a string of indecent assaults on four women.

Father caused "terrible injuries"

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Aurimas Medvedevas is on trial at the Old Bailey

5:51pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A young father killed his baby daughter causing her "numerous and terrible injuries", a court heard today.

Officer who shot Pc dead keeps job

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Pc Ian Terry was killed during a Greater Manchester Police (GMP) firearms training exercise

5:51pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A police officer who shot dead a colleague has been given a reprimand but will keep his job despite being found guilty of gross misconduct.

Zoo owner fired shot at tiger

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Sarah McClay was mauled to death by a tiger

5:36pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

The owner of a wildlife park where a woman zoo keeper was mauled to death by a tiger has described how he fired a shot at the animal.

Jury told to ignore celebrity cases

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Dave Lee Travis denies the charges

1:39pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Jurors trying the case of veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis should forget about allegations against other celebrities in the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal as they deliberate their verdicts, a judge has said.

Campaigners in last pleas for votes

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Alex Salmond leaves East Kilbride shopping Centre on the last day of campaigning ahead of voting

2:40am Wednesday 17th September 2014

The two rival referendum campaigns have issued a final rallying call to voters in Scotland, as they prepare to decide the future of the United Kingdom in tomorrow's historic ballot.

DNA tests in Thailand murder hunt

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Hannah Witheridge , aged 23, from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, who was found murdered alongside David Miller on a beach on the Thai island of Koh Tao

6:06am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Police are awaiting the results of DNA tests after finding "strong evidence" in the hunt for the killer of two Britons brutally murdered in Thailand.

British woman tests Ebola vaccine

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Dr Felicity Hartnell, a clinical research fellow at Oxford University, injects a vial of Ebola vaccine to Ruth Atkins

8:49am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A healthy Briton has today become the first volunteer to receive a potentially life-saving new vaccine to tackle the Ebola virus spreading through West Africa.

NHS chief in obesity costs warning

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Simon Stevens claimed obesity 'represents a slow-motion car crash in terms of avoidable illness and rising healthcare costs'

5:36pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

The health of millions of children, the sustainability of the NHS and the economic prosperity of Britain all depend on a radical upgrade in prevention and public health, according to the chief executive of NHS England.

Man held over wartime firearms find

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Police have executed a search warrant in connection with the theft of heritage artefacts and munitions from the two wars

3:37pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Police have arrested a man after raiding a house and finding firearms and ammunition from the two world wars.

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