Gear inspections 'not effective'

St Helens Star: The incident occurred at Robin Hood Airport

2:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

An aircraft accident that caused an airport shut down has led to crash investigators to call for safety checks.

Police censured over race bias case

St Helens Star: Firearms officer Pc Carol Howard has received more than £37,000 after she was discriminated against for being a black woman by her boss in the Diplomatic Protection Group, Acting Inspector David Kelly.

11:19am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Scotland Yard tried to "deflect" negative publicity by releasing details linked to the arrest of a police officer who had suffered race and sexual discrimination, employment tribunal judges have found.

Call to widen Trojan Horse probe

St Helens Star: Peter Clarke led an inquiry into the "Trojan Horse" affair

2:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Attempts are likely to have been made to impose a hardline Muslim agenda in other English schools, according to the former anti-terror chief who led an investigation into the Birmingham "Trojan Horse" plot.

Power plants put on winter stand-by

St Helens Star: A fire at Ferrybridge power station is among the concerns relating to peak winter power output

2:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

National Grid is to pay mothballed plants to be online this winter to prevent power cuts, it has said.

Stars angry over hacked nude photos

St Helens Star: A spokeswoman for Jennifer Lawrence said the actress had asked US authorities to prosecute whoever is posting the photos

3:32am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Celebrities including Emma Watson have hit out at hackers suspected of leaking hundreds of naked pictures and explicit videos of some of Hollywood's most famous female stars.

May vows action over exploitation

St Helens Star: South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright is resisting fierce pressure to step down (South Yorkshire Police/PA)

8:23am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Home Secretary Theresa May is meeting with the author of last week's devastating report into the sexual exploitation of at least 1,400 young people in Rotherham, as she promised action to bring perpetrators to justice and prevent the scandal being repeated.

BBC and police face Cliff grilling

St Helens Star: Sir Cliff Richard has been interviewed under caution by police, but not arrested or charged, over a sex crime  allegation

3:29am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The director general of the BBC and chief constable of South Yorkshire Police will be questioned by MPs today over the handling of the search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.

Queen 'not a fan of camera-phones'

St Helens Star: The Queen is not believed to be a fan of selfies

10:53am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Selfies may be all the rage but the narcissistic social media craze has reportedly not found favour at Buckingham Palace.

Clacton poll on Cameron birthday

St Helens Star: Douglas Carswell has defected to Ukip

10:51am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The parliamentary by-election in the Essex seat of Clacton is to be held on October 9.

Woman stabbed with pen on coach

St Helens Star: Cynthia Bell, 66, was stabbed with a pen during an attack on a coach (Lancashire Police/PA)

11:02am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Shocking photos show a pensioner with a pen embedded in her arm after an attack on a coach.



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