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A union chief has insisted “teachers are not going to back down” as rolling strike action continues into its third week in a dispute over pay. It comes amid a …

A serving officer with Dorset Police has been charged with eight sexual offences, including two charges of rape. Constable Ravi Canhye, 46, will appear at Poole Magistrates’ Court on Friday …

The chairman of the Commons Defence Select Committee has said the British Army is in “dire state” after Sky News revealed a US general privately told the defence secretary the …

Giving children chickenpox vaccines could bring an end to risky pox parties, experts have said. The jabs are not part of the NHS childhood immunisation schedule, but the committee which …

A 16-year-old boy is due to appear in court charged with the murder of a teenage girl who was stabbed to death in Northumberland. Holly Newton, 15, was found injured …

A major search is under way to find a 45-year-old woman from Inskip, Lancashire, who vanished while walking her dog. Nicola Bulley was last seen two days ago – on …

Boris Johnson has claimed Vladimir Putin threatened to kill him with a missile in a call ahead of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The former prime minister has alleged the Russian …

Rishi Sunak has been urged by Labour to “come clean” over what he knew about Nadhim Zahawi’s tax affairs after the PM sacked the Tory party chairman on Sunday. An …

Last-minute talks will be held on Monday in a bid to resolve a teachers’ pay dispute ahead of planned strikes this week. Members of the National Education Union (NEU) in …